San Jose Welcomes GPU Technology Conference 2013
In your free time the choices for fun are endless in downtown San Jose. With over 100 restaurants, theaters, museums and nightlife, there is something for all ages.
SHOW YOUR BADGE: The merchants of downtown would like to cordially welcome you to San Jose by offering you special discounts while you’re in town for your conference.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The San Jose Event Calendar includes the latest dates for events at Ballet San Jose, Broadway San Jose, Children's Musical Theater, Opera San Jose and Symphony Silicon Valley, among other local venues.
WEATHER: San Jose enjoys a moderate climate, with over 300 days of sunshine each year. In March you should expect highs in the mid 60’s and night time lows in the high 40’s. There is a chance of precipitation so an umbrella could be handy. Pack a jacket for your evening outings.
AIRPORT: San Jose International Airport is located only 4 miles from Downtown. With 9 domestic and international carriers, 118 daily flights and 31 non-stops, SJC is the perfect airport to fly into. Taxis can be picked up outside of each baggage claim and costs approximately $25 each way. Shared Super Shuttles are also available for $15.
TRANSPORTATION: Whether it is getting from the airport to Downtown via Light Rail or taking the bus to amazing shopping destinations, San Jose has it all. San Jose is served by most major car rental companies at the airport as well as in house at several downtown hotels…AND, ZipCars live here too!
HOTEL: Multiple Downtown San Jose Hotels are offering deeply discounted rates to GPU attendees. To book your room at these exclusive prices click on the icon and then scroll down to the hotel section. Most special rates are good until March 1, 2013 so be sure to secure your room soon.
NCAA MARCH MADNESS: The pinnacle of college basketball hits San Jose during the GPU Technology Conference. The 2013 NCAA 2nd and 3rd round Men’s Basketball Championships will be taking place at the HP Pavilion from March 21 -23, 2013 at the HP Pavilion. Tickets are still available for all die hard college basketball fans.
SAN JOSE - LIKE A LOCAL
San Jose is known as a business mecca, but it’s not all about work. Visitors will discover that Silicon Valley takes play seriously, making the most of its 300 days of great weather.
California’s 3rd largest city is one of the safest, boasting a variety of family activities and plenty to do for the culture vultures too.
• VISIT over 200 downtown dining and entertainment options with free downtown high-speed wireless Internet.
• PLAY at 193 regional and city parks and gardens, including 54 miles of trails for the best hiking, walking and biking under the sun.
• EXPERIENCE an abundance of cultural offerings and attractions including the Tech Museum, the Winchester Mystery House, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo, the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, the San Jose Museum of Art and Santana Row, San Jose’s premier shopping destination.