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Venue and Accommodations

Useful information to plan your trip for mSBW.

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Conference Venue

The conference will be held at Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley, San Jose, California, USA. 

Please refer to the map link below for your information:


The exact location is 1350 N First St, San Jose, CA 95112


Please use the link below to book your room at the Holiday Inn San Jose. Make sure to use the group code, AIC, to be booked for mSBW the conference. Please reach out to Tere Petersen, should you need further assistance. 

Getting to the Conference

The closest airport to the venue is the San Jose International Airport. 

  • Holiday Inn San Jose can be reached by car (~10 minutes) or public transportation (~20 minutes).

San Francisco International Airport is 35 miles away from the venue. 

Oakland Aiport is 33 miles away from the venue. 

The Holiday Inn also provides complimentary shuttles to and from the San Jose Airport. Meeting attendees can call the hotel at 408-453-6200 and request pick up. The shuttle will takes 5 to 10 minutes to reach the San Jose Airport. Pick up is available from 5 AM to 11:30 PM. Attendees may arrange their return trip at the front desk.

Information provided here is subject to change - please take care to check before traveling.


Public transportation is available through subway, buses, and taxis. For more details, utilize the Holiday Inn Website

Travel Justification Letter

Requesting travel funds from your institution? Please use our Justification Letter to help make your case. 

Travel and Visa

Attendees are responsible for their own travel plans and visas, as required. Please allow extra time for visa processing.

Visa invitation letters can be provided, upon request, by Hillary Syeda at To help expedite the request, please research the particular requirements of your country of citizenship and provide all relevant information in your request.

Discover San Jose 

More info on travelling to San Jose 

Information provided here is subject to change - please take care to check before traveling.