Convention Center, Hotel, and Travel Information
The MySQL Users Conference 2006 will be held at The Santa Clara Convention Center, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Tutorials and sessions will be held in the Grand Ballroom and the Exhibit Hall will be held in Exhibit Hall A at the center.
Click here for a map of the venue (PDF).
Just off of US Highway 101, The Santa Clara Convention Center is convenient to the Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area. The San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland International Airports are located within minimal driving distance.
Convention Center Address
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, which is connected to the Santa Clara Convention Center, is the headquarters hotel for the MySQL Users' Conference. The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is a treat, located within walking distance of Paramount's Great America theme park and a 72-par championship golf course. Looking to make a splash? Jump into the Hyatt's oversized pool or soak up some rays on the 5,000-square-foot pool deck. However you like to relax, The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara will make you feel right at home.
Make your hotel reservations by phone, call:
The cutoff date for room reservations is: March 29, 2006.
Guest Room: $179.00
NOTE: Due to the overwhelming popularity of the MySQL Users' Conference, our original room block at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara has sold out. The hotel has made additional rooms available at the rate of $179.00.
In order to receive the group room rate, you must identify yourself as attending the "MySQL Users Conference 2006" Reservations received after the cutoff date of March 29, 2006 or after the room block is sold out (whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. All rates are single or double occupancy. All room rates listed above do not include a 9.5% local & state tax (subject to change without notice).
Please provide 24 hours' notice when cancelling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.
The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
There are public transportation options available to and from all Bay Area airports at minimal cost. The Great America VTA Light Rail stop is directly in front of the hotel and convention center, and provides an easy connection to the San Jose International Airport, Downtown San Jose, Mountain View, and Caltrain. Using Caltrain you can easily connect to San Francisco International Airport, Downtown San Francisco, and BART.
From San Jose International Airport
From San Francisco International Airport
From Oakland International Airport
Tip: Bring cash for your fares! VTA Light Rail accepts cash only, and gives limited change. BART accepts cash and credit cards, and gives limited change. BART has a minimum credit card purchase of $20.00, so bring cash instead.
Please Note: Parking fees are approximate and completely subject to change without notice.
If you are looking to save money on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. We have set up a room-share mailing list to facilitate finding a suitable roommate. Please visit the Room Sharing page to submit your information and be added to the mailing list. The list will be updated and broadcast weekly.
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United Airlines is the official airline of the MySQL Conference. If you or your travel agent call United's toll-free number (1-800-521-4041) to book your reservations, you will receive a 5% discounnt off the lowest applicable discount fare, including First Class or a 10% discount off full fare unrestricted coach fares, purchased 7 days in advance. An additional 5% discount will apply when tickets are purchased at least 30 days in advance of your travel date. Discounts also apply on Shuttle by United and United Express. Call United's Specialized Meeting Reservations Center at 1-800-521-4041 to obtain the best fares and schedule information. Make sure you refer to Meeting ID #539TN. Dedicated reservation agents are on duty 7 days a week from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM EST. Mileaage Plus members receive full credit for all miles flown to this meeting.You must refer to Meeting ID #539TN in order to receive the conference attendee discount. Be certain to give either your travel planner or the United reservation agent (1-800-521-4041) this number.
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