Know Before You Go

Conference Location

San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 525-5000

Headquarter Hotel

Marriott Marquis San Diego
333 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA, 92101
(619) 234-1500

Traveling to San Diego

By Air The closet airports to San Diego are the San Diego International Airport (SAN) and the John Wayne Airport (SNA). Most hotels do not offer shuttle service. Once you’ve landed, take an Uber, taxi, public transit, or rent a car to get downtown.

Public Transportation From the airport, you can reach downtown San Diego via Amtrak, COASTER, city bus, and the trolley service. Learn more.

Ride Share UberX is typically more affordable than cab fare and runs around $12-$15 from the airport to the Marina District. Learn more.

Taxis Average cab fare from the airport to the convention center is $16-$25, and all major credit cards are accepted. Learn more.

Car Rental Check out the full list of available rental car agencies at the San Diego International Airport.

Directions to Convention Center

Driving South on Interstate 5: Take Front Street exit. Continue on Front Street until you reach Harbor Drive, turn left. Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving North on Interstate 5: Take Cesar Chavez Parkway exit, turn left. Follow Cesar Chavez Parkway to Harbor Drive, turn right. Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on Interstate 8: Take Highway 8 (West) to 163 South. Follow into the city (will turn into 10th). Follow 10th Avenue to Market Street, turn right. Take Market Street to Front Street, turn left. Take Front Street to Harbor Drive, turn left. Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on 94: Take 94 West into the city. 94 West will turn into “F” Street. Follow “F” Street to 8th Avenue. Take 8th Avenue to Market Street, turn right. Take Market Street to Front Street, turn left. Take Front Street to Harbor Drive, turn left. Follow signage to parking entrance.

From San Diego International Airport: Drive out of parking lot. Follow signs to Interstate 5/Downtown. The ramp will put you on Harbor Drive going south. Follow signage to parking entrance.

Parking

On-site vehicle parking is available at the San Diego Convention Center. Rates may range from $15-$35 on days when there are special events downtown. Other downtown San Diego parking lots vary in pricing. Learn more.

Parking also is available at all OMED-contracted hotels. Contact your OMED hotel for rates and details.

Registration

Full registration as well as one-day passes are available. View registration fees and check out the OMED program for the latest updates.

Key OMED Events

  • Friday, Oct. 5, General Session: Keynote speaker Nicholas J. Webb will discuss how disruptive innovators are boldly changing the industry.
  • Saturday, Oct. 6, General Session: Join us to hear keynote speaker Peter M. Bach, MD, MAPP discuss his stanch efforts to increase understanding of the prescription drug development process and pricing model in his role as Director of the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Hotel Reservations

All hotel reservations can be made online through Experient.

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