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OSCON 2010 Hotel & Travel Information

Convention Location

Oregon Convention Center (map)
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97232

Hotel Reservations

We have negotiated special rates for OSCON attendees at the nearby hotels within walking distance of the OCC. We recommend you make your hotel reservations for OSCON as soon as possible. Hotel rooms are limited and will sell out early.

Additional Hotel Rooms

O'Reilly Media has secured additional hotel rooms at the Crowne Plaza Portland Convention Center. Please call 503-233-2401 and identify yourself as attending "O'Reilly Open Source Convention". Deadline for reservations is June 22, 2010 or when the room block sells out.

Room Rate: $144.00 plus tax per night.

DoubleTree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Portland

Lloyd Center 1000 NE Multnomah
Portland, OR 97232
(2 blocks from the OCC)

Room Rate: $154.00 per night plus tax (currently 12.5%) for single or double occupancy.

The DoubleTree is sold out for the conference.

Reservations

  • By Phone: Call (800) 996-0510 and reference the group code "O'Reilly Media, Inc." to receive the discounted room rate.
  • Online: Reservations can be made via the hotel's website. To obtain the discounted room rate make sure you enter the group code OMI in the "Group / Convention Code" section of the reservations page.

The cutoff date to make your room reservations is June 19, 2010. In order to receive the group room rate, you must request the group rate for "O'Reilly Media, Inc." Reservations received after the cutoff date of June 19, 2010 or when the room block is sold out (whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state & local taxes (currently 12.5%) in effect at time of check-in.

Parking at the Double Tree Hotel

  • Valet Parking
    $21.00 per night
  • Self Parking
    $18.00 per day
    Prices subject to change

Red Lion Hotel - Portland Convention Center

1021 N.E. Grand Avenue
Portland, OR 97232
(Across the street from the OCC)

Room Rate: $125.00 per night plus tax (currently 12.5%) for single or double occupancy.

The Red Lion is sold out the nights of July 17, 21, and 22.

Reservations

  • By Phone: Call (800) 343-1822 and reference the group code "O'Reily Media, Inc. OSCON" to receive the group room rate.

The cutoff date to make your room reservations is June 19, 2010. In order to receive the group room rate, you must request the group rate for "OSCON 2010." Reservations received after the cutoff date of June 19, 2010 or when the room block is sold out (whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state & local taxes (currently 12.5%) in effect at time of check-in.

Room Sharing

If you are looking to save money on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. The OSCON 2010 wiki contains a Room Sharing page where you can post information about yourself along with the type of room sharing situation with which you are most comfortable. If not comfortable with posting your info, simply peruse the listing of others looking for room sharing situations who you can contact.

Getting There

Portland International Airport (PDX)

The Portland Int'l Airport serves approximately 120 domestic and international cities by 17 commercial airlines.

MAX Light Rail

For affordable & convenient transportation from the Portland International Airport (PDX) to the hotels and Convention Center, hop aboard the Airport MAX light rail "Red Line". The Double Tree Hotel, Red Lion Hotel and the Oregon Convention Center are all located on the MAX light rail line with service to and from Portland International Airport. For a minimal fee, (currently $1.95) MAX will transport guests from the airport directly to the Hotel and/or OCC's doorstep. Service runs every 15 minutes seven days a week between 4:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m.

International Attendees

Please visit travel.state.gov for important information about international travel to the United States.

Travel Assistance

Vivian V. Russel Travel Services

The official O'Reilly conference travel planner offers one-stop shopping for your air travel and other travel needs in connection with your attendance at OSCON.

Vivian V. Russell Travel Services
1967 Evelyn Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Email: vivianv@sonic.net
Phone: (707) 525-0550, Fax: (707) 525-0560
Web site: www.vivtravel.com

Rental Cars

Hertz

Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the "Hertz Interactive Reservation System" to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars for the conference. Or call Hertz Reservations at 1-800-654-3131 and mention code #01XY0035.

United Airline Discount

United

Purchase your ticket online at united.com and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares. After you link to united.com, enter your origin and destination, travel dates. Click on more search options and enter your promotion code number 564MN; then we will display the available flights. There are no fees for booking on line at united.com when you use the special promotion code. Code is case sensitive so please use capital letters. To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit, united.com.

O'Reilly Media, Inc. assumes no responsibility or liability for the facilities or services provided by the vendors and suppliers. Anyone attending this conference releases O'Reilly from any and all claims that may arise out of attending at this convention.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

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