The workshop will be held at the SAS® training center in Irvine.

SAS Training Center
Jamboree Center
5 Park Plaza, Suite 900
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone 949-517-9300

Travel Information
Embassy Suites and Ayres Hotel provide transportation to and from the SAS training center. Please arrange this transportation through the front desk of the hotel. Students staying at Hotel Irvine can walk the short distance to the training center.

All three recommended hotels provide transportation to and from the Orange County John Wayne Airport. To request transportation from Embassy Suites or Ayres Hotel, please use the hotel courtesy phone located in the baggage claim area. For transportation to Hotel Irvine, please use the Hotel Irvine airport check-in desk located in the baggage claim area.

Parking
The closest parking is available in the garage directly behind Building 5 for $20 per day. Workshop participants will need to enter and exit through the visitor entrance located near Coronado Street. All-day visitor parking is located on Level 1. If no space is available there, participants should park on Level 2 or higher in any space not marked reserved.

Directions from Orange County's John Wayne Airport to training center and Hotel Irvine
As you depart the airport terminal/rental car area, stay in the left lanes until you see signs to MacArthur Boulevard. At MacArthur Boulevard, proceed straight through the traffic signal onto Michelson Drive. Drive approximately 1 mile on Michelson Drive and turn left onto Jamboree Road. Stay in the left lanes as you proceed across the freeway. (The right lanes take you directly onto the freeway.) The hotel entrance will be on your right. The training center is located just behind the hotel in Building 5.

Directions from Orange County's John Wayne Airport to the Embassy Suites
As you depart the airport terminal/rental car area, stay in the left lanes until you see signs to MacArthur Boulevard. Turn left onto MacArthur and proceed over the 405 freeway. Turn right on Main Street. The Embassy Suites will be located on the right, just past Gillette at 2120 Main.

Directions from the San Diego Freeway (405) to the training center
Take the San Diego Freeway (405) exit at Jamboree Road. (If you are coming from the Los Angeles or North Orange County area, turn left onto Jamboree. If you are coming from the San Diego or South Orange County area, turn right onto Jamboree.) Just after crossing the (405) freeway, you will see the entrance to Jamboree Center on your right.

Metrolink from Los Angeles
Take the Metrolink train from Los Angeles Union Station to Tustin Station, which is 3.2 miles from the training center. From Tustin Station take the Irvine i-Shuttle Route B and exit at the Main and Park Place stop, at the entrance of Jamboree Center. SAS is located in Building 5 at 5 Park Plaza, Suite 900, within this center. The shuttle commute time from Tustin Station is about 15 minutes.

Amtrak
Participants traveling from San Diego County can take the Amtrak train to the Irvine train station, which is 10.1 miles from the training center. From there, take the OCTA bus line (Orange County Transit Authority) or a taxi to the training center. See North County San Diego Transit for more information.

Recommended Hotels
You are responsible for making your hotel reservation. Rates are based upon availability and subject to change without notice. For other hotels in the area, please call the training center at 949-517-9326. For hotel directions, select "Reserve online" below.

Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa/Newport Beach
325 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-549-0300
800-322-9992 (ask for SAS rate)
Reserve online

$159
Includes Internet access; parking; on-site restaurant; bar and room service; cookies each afternoon; happy hour specials; transportation to/from training center, John Wayne/Orange County Airport, and 5-mile radius. 3.7 miles from training center.

Embassy Suites Hotel
2120 Main Street
Irvine, CA 92614
800-445-8667
Reserve online (corporate
code 0333600100 under Room Type Preferences > Special Accounts)
 
12% off best available rate.
Includes complete breakfast/evening reception and shuttle (request at front desk during check-in). 1.1 miles from training center.
Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614
866-396-4201
Reserve online
(corporate code CR36476)

$189
Includes shuttle to and from airport, Internet access, continental breakfast, on-site restaurant and café, room service. Located in Jamboree Center within walking distance to training center.
Courtyard by Marriott
2701 Main Street
Irvine, CA 92614
949-757-1200
800-228-9290
Reserve online
Contact hotel directly for current rates.
Includes Internet access, parking, on-site café. Within walking distance to training center.

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