Welcome to San Diego

From the moment you arrive in sunny San Diego you’ll understand why this city is consistently named a top meeting destination. In addition to year-round sunshine and near-perfect weather, San Diego is soaked in culture, 70+ miles of sparkling coastline, friendly locals, a vibrant downtown and an endless assortment of unique neighborhoods to explore.

Take the time between or after your meetings to enjoy everything this city has to offer. Whether you want to learn how to surf in La Jolla, taste the local flavors at a five-star restaurant in the Gaslamp Quarter, stroll the peaceful beaches of Coronado, explore the museums of Balboa Park or take a cruise on the bay, San Diego has something for everyone.

Once inside, there are amenities throughout our convention center at your fingertips. The dynamic city, paired with an award-winning, state-of-the-art convention center, makes San Diego the perfect place to relax and conduct business - all in one trip.

Convention Center Address

San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101


San Diego's sun-sational climate makes it the ultimate year-round destination. Days are frequently warm, even in winter, and evenings are pleasantly cool, so bring a light jacket. This region boasts an average daily temperature of 71 degrees Fahrenheit and 300 sunny days.  Click here for average temperatures.

Flight Discounts to San Diego

EB has arranged for discounted fares with our preferred carriers Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, and United Airlines for travel from Apr. 1 —Apr. 10 to San Diego for EB 2020. Discounts range from 2% up to 10% depending on your location and fare class.

Southwest Airlines®

Southwest Airlines is offering an 8% discount off Anytime & Business Select® fares and a 2% discount off select Wanna Get Away® fares for travel to and from San Diego for EB attendees. Book your travel before March 18, 2020 to take advantage of the discounted rates.  Discounts are available for travel April 1 through April 10, 2020.

Book here:

By flying Southwest Airlines, you will also receive the following benefits:

  • 50% bonus Rapid Reward points for your travel to and from the convention with Rapid Rewards # added to your reservation. To enroll in the Rapid Rewards program, visit the Rapid Rewards site.
  • No baggage fees (first two bags)
  • No change or cancellation fees
  • No peak travel or fuel surcharges
  • Consistently ranked the "Best in Customer Service" by DOT

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts of 2% - 10% depending on your booking class for US and international travel to EB.
Please click here to book your flights! Our discount meeting code is pre-filled using this link.

 You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1 (800) 328-1111, Monday–Friday, 7:00 am – 7:30 pm (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code: NY2XG
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via the reservation 800 number.

United Airlines

We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to our upcoming event.
Visit www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter ZHGU790980 in the Offer Code box to receive your discount. MileagePlus members earn Premier Qualifying Dollars and miles for their travel.

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at (800) 426-1122, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time or Saturday – Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.

Public Transportation

The San Diego region has plenty of public transportation options that include busses, shuttles, train and light rail to get you around the city.

  • MTS - The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) offers fast and convenient service from the airport to the Convention Center. MTS operates the San Diego Trolley, with a stop right outside the convention center. In addition to the trolley, The Flyer, MTS bus route 992, directly services the airport and the downtown area.  Please visit the MTS website for information on various routes, fares and schedules.

  • Coaster - The North County Transit District's Coaster provides train service that links downtown San Diego to the region's coastal communities. Stretching from downtown San Diego to Oceanside, the Coaster is a great way to enjoy the California coastline.

  • San Diego Free Ride - There is a new environmentally-friendly electric shuttle service bringing all of downtown San Diego closer. Best of all, this service is completely free to ride. Wave down one of the San Diego Free Ride electric vehicles and hop on and off as you wish. San Diego Free Ride runs seven days a week, 12-9pm and later on weekends. Wave them down or text (619) 821-0520 .

Host Societies

Experimental Biology is the annual meeting of five Host Societies. By becoming a member of one of the societies below before registering, you can save up to $200 off the price of regular registration. Click a Host Society logo below to join today and save:

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