We recommend comfortable shoes, a bag and/or backpack, sketchbook and pens/Sharpies. We also recommend pre-plannning a meeting place and time with your group in case you become separated.
We have teamed up with multiple, yummy, food trucks to come satisfy your hunger. Food trucks will be parked right outside the convention doors on the Grand Plaza and will be serving during the entire period of the show days.
DesignerCon will take place no matter rain or shine. The weather in California can be tricky so check on the top toolbar of this site and see what it is before you head out but either way we will be waiting for you. If you’re traveling then usually a light jacket will take care of you even with the coldest California Fall day or night.
We are proud to announce that we have partnered with the Sheraton Park Hotel of Anaheim for DesignerCon 2021. The hotel is located right down the street from the convention center which makes it extremely convenient. Rooms are $150/night special rate for our vendors and attendees.
Sheraton Park Hotel | 1855 South Harbor Boulevard Anaheim, California 92802
If you are having problems booking with the Sheraton Park due to rooms being sold out or dates not being available or if you just want another option, we are happy to offer the Portofino Suites at our special rate of $145. Use the link below or call 1-888-297-7143 supply code DESI1110.
Portofino Suites | 1831 South Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA, 92802
We would like to remind all attendees that please only use the link provided above to book your hotel room(s) to avoid fraud. There have been many so-called "third party travel companies" that will claim to offer better rates for hotel rooms either at the hotels above or nearby ones. DO NOT BE FOOLED, these companies are not legitimate. Please only use the links from this site or use the hotel’s direct website to book rooms.
If you are flying in to go to the show then the closest airport to the Anaheim Convention Center is John Wayne Airport (SNA); 14 miles distance from convention. Since this is a smaller airport it may not offer many flights especially from other countries; for that we recommend flying to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX); 37 miles distance from convention. Both airports offer free shuttle services from the airport to Disneyland which is located next to the convention center.
Anaheim Convention Center
Events are held in Exhibit Halls C & D of the Convention Center.