Did you know that San Diego, also known as America’s Finest City, was from the early 1930s to the late 1970s, the tuna capital of the world? Or that the city had the first drive-in restaurant in the United States? There’s a lot to discover while traveling to San Diego. Start planning your trip to AclaraConnect 2018 in the beautiful city of San Diego today!

For additional help, below are additional travel details:



AclaraConnect has contracted with the Marriot Marquis for discounted rates for attendees. Reservations can be made online here.

Please make your AclaraConnect hotel room reservation using the link posted. Do not call hotels directly. Room blocks will close on April 23, 2018, make sure to get your reservation early.

If you need help making a reservation or have questions regarding an existing reservation, please contact (877) 622-3056.

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

333 West Harbor Drive

San Diego, California 92101


Book your ticket into San Diego International Airport, which is located about approx. 3.5 miles from the conference venue.

Transportation from the airport


Ride-sharing with Uber is available in San Diego. Visit their site for more information

Taxi Service

Taxis are easily accessible curbside just outside of baggage claim. Approximate cost: $18 USD (one way)

Rental car

San Diego International Airport has a consolidated Rental Car Center facility for pick-ups and drop-offs for rental car companies. Free dedicated shuttle buses run continuously to transport customers between the airport terminals and the rental car center. For more information click here.


If you are driving to the conference, you can access directions for the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina here.

Making your travel plans

When making your travel plans, please keep in mind the following dates and times.*

Monday, May 14

Conference Registration Opens   8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Social Tours – Begin at 10:00 am

Pre-Conference Training 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Opening Night Reception – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Tuesday, May 15

Continental Breakfast  Begins at 7:00 am

Welcome to #AclaraConnect 2018 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Breakout sessions  Begin at 10:45 am

Entertainment  Begins at 6:30 pm

Wednesday, May 16

Continental Breakfast – 7:00 am to 8:00 am

General Session 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Breakout Sessions  Begin at 9:00 am

Networking & Drinks Reception  5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Thursday, May 17

Post-conference training 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Evening – On Own

*This agenda is subject to change.

Preparing for your visit

San Diego is a great place to visit!

For more information on shopping and dining in San Diego, please visit this site.

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