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70th Annual Employee Benefits Conference

70th Annual Employee Benefits Conference Hotel Information
Sunday, November 10-Wednesday, November 13, 2024

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, CA

Hotel Options

We work diligently to ensure there are a variety of hotel options available that meet your personal needs and budgetary requirements. Only those hotels that meet our strict standards for quality and value are utilized, and the high volume of hotel rooms used allows us to provide the lowest rate available. To ensure you continue to receive the best rates available, please make your hotel reservation through the International Foundation. Hotel reservations are confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis. Best available will be assigned. If you don't receive your preferred hotel, contact [email protected] to be waitlisted.

Wishing to prepay your stay? Please contact the International Foundation's registration team at [email protected] or (888) 334-3327, option 2 for details. All requests need to be submitted to the hotel 14 days prior to arrival for the hotel to honor your request.

Hotel Solicitations: Please be aware, companies (outside of the Foundation) implying that certain hotels have been sold out or that they can provide better rates during our conference ARE NOT endorsed by the Foundation, ARE NOT working on behalf of the Foundation and ARE considered scams. Any reservations made through these organizations are not legitimate. The International Foundation is the ONLY organization that would potentially contact you regarding your hotel reservations. Hotel choices and rates are published on our website below and in other Foundation materials.

Select a hotel below for more details.

Pricing

Until September 30, 2024

$1,795.00

US Member

Members Only

US Non-member

After September 30, 2024

$2,095.00

US Member

Members Only

US Non-member

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Hotel

Hotel Deadline: Monday September 23, 2024

You will be charged a US$500 deposit upon registration.

  1. Embassy Suites by San Diego Bay Downtown
    Block: 250
    Room Rates: $279 s/d
  2. Hard Rock Hotel San Diego WAITLIST
    Block: 250
    Room Rates: $309 s/d
  3. Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island*
    Block: 100
    Room rates: $249 s/d
  4. Hilton San Diego Bayfront* WAITLIST
    Block: 1,000
    Room Rate: $316 s/d
  5. Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter WAITLIST
    Block: 150
    Room Rate: $315 s/d
  6. Hotel no longer available
  7. Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter
    Block: 100
    Room Rate: $286 s/d
  8. Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection*
    Block: 150
    Room Rate: $279 s/d
  9. InterContinental San Diego* LIMITED 
    Block: 200
    Room Rate: $307 s/d
  10. Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego LIMITED
    Block: 650
    Room Rate: $309 s/d
  11. Margaritaville Hotel San Diego Gaslamp Quarter WAITLIST
    Block: 100
    Room Rate: $286 s/d
  12. Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina WAITLIST
    Block: 500
    Room Rate: $321 s/d
  13. Omni San Diego Hotel WAITLIST
    Block: 350
    Room Rate: $305 s/d
  14. San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter LIMITED
    Block: 200
    Room Rate: $315 s/d
  15. Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina*
    Block: 200
    Room Rate: $264 s/d
  16. Hotel no longer available
  17. The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter*
    Block: 300
    Room Rate: $289 s/d
    Additional Rooms at $349 s/d
  18. AC Hotel San Diego Downtown Gaslamp Quarter
    Block: 50
    Room Rate: $289 s/d (King only)
  19. Andaz San Diego
    Block: 60
    Room Rate: $305 s/d
  20. Pendry San Diego LIMITED
    Block: 240
    Room Rate: $307 s/d

Shuttles will be provided to these hotels.

*Union Property

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Cancellation Policy

Cancel and transfer fees are based on registration fee paid: 60+ days of meeting is 10%; 31-59 days of meeting is 25%; within 30 days of meeting is 50%. Hotel deposit is forfeited for cancellations/ transfers received within 3 days of arrival. Registration fee is forfeited once program commences. For details, see www.ifebp.org/policies.

Hotel rates include a $10 nightly per room facility charge. Taxes and fees are not included in room rate.

Hotel Details

Reservation Deadline: Monday, September 23, 2024

You will be charged a US$500 deposit upon registration. Please specify your hotel requirements on the registration form.

Embassy Suites by San Diego Bay Downtown

1. Embassy Suites by San Diego Bay Downtown

Block: 250 | Room Rates: $279 s/d
Enjoy views of the bay and San Diego skyline from our hotel, less than a mile from San Diego Convention Center, Petco Park, and the USS Midway Museum. The Gaslamp Quarter is a 15-minute walk away. We have an indoor pool, and we offer Stretch U in the fitness center. Wake up to free made-to-order breakfast.

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

2. Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Block: 250 | $309 s/d
You’re the main act in San Diego. At Hard Rock Hotel, we immerse you in our musical amenities, world-class service, and intoxicating location in downtown San Diego. Tour the Gaslamp Quarter on an Electra bike and walk a block to Petco Park. Plug in, push play, and tune out in a spacious suite featuring The Sound of Your Stay® music amenities, Rock Royalty Lounge access, and a private terrace overlooking the city. Wherever you want to go, we take you there, from the Rock Shop® to the rooftop pool.

Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island

3. Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island*

Block: 100 | $249 s/d
Find us on San Diego Bay, just across from the San Diego Airport (SAN). Hotspots like PETCO Park, Little Italy, and the San Diego Zoo can be reached in 10 minutes. SeaWorld, Seaport Village and San Diego Convention Center are within six miles. We offer a free airport shuttle (4:30 am - 11:30 pm), bike rental, and an outdoor pool.

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

4. Hilton San Diego Bayfront*

Block: 1,000 | $316 s/d
Rising above the San Diego Bay and steps from the Gaslamp Quarter and Petco Park, Hilton San Diego Bayfront is the signature SoCal resort. Enjoy a tailored, urban coastal experience with bright and unparalleled views in every guest room, relaxing amenities, and locally inspired dining.

Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

5. Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Block: 150 | $315 s/d
Ideally situated in the historic heart of downtown San Diego, Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter is conveniently located directly across the street from the San Diego Convention Center. This architecturally rich 12 story midrise hotel is surrounded by the city’s most popular restaurants, shops, theaters, galleries, and nightlife. Hilton Gaslamp successfully combines modern design with attentive service. In addition to the Wild Hare Bar Garden restaurant & lobby lounge, the hotel features a delightful, open-air Terrace, available for all guests to enjoy. This hotel is a quick walk from the Rady Shell, Embarcadero Park, Seaport Village, and all downtown San Diego’s best visitor activities. The hotel staff is experienced at warmly welcoming convention attendees.

Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter

7. Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter

Block: 100 | $286 s/d
The Hotel Indigo® San Diego Gaslamp Quarter hotel is one with the neighborhood. Join us for great MLB action as the San Diego Padres welcome a new and exciting season. Just a squeeze play away from Petco Park. Pregame at our Level 9 Rooftop Bar where fire pits keep things warm on cool summer nights. The San Diego Convention Center is within walking distance, perfect for a stop at the Gaslamp Quarter on your way. Our hotel is well known for its warm hospitality and inspired service and is also enthusiastically pet-friendly. Our award-winning, green hotel is LEED-certified.

Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection

8. Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection*

Block: 150 | $279 s/d
Seamlessly blending contemporary comfort and boutique sophistication, Hotel Republic San Diego Autograph Collection offers everything you need for an unforgettable coastal California getaway. Embrace excitement just steps from our hotel, courtesy of our convenient location. Dance the night away among Victorian architecture at the Gaslamp Quarter, a premier entertainment district, and explore the vibrant restaurant scene in nearby Little Italy. After exploring the city, retreat to serene accommodations with flat-screen TVs, sleek workstations and sweeping views from our hotel in downtown San Diego, CA. When hunger strikes, delight in the convenience of room service or indulge in flavorsome cuisine and refreshing cocktails at our two restaurants. During your downtime, work up a sweat at our 24-hour fitness center. Elegant and flexible, our ballroom and outdoor venues create the perfect backdrop for your wedding reception or business conference. Our Gaslamp Quarter hotel invites you to escape the ordinary.

InterContinental San Diego

9. InterContinental San Diego*

Block: 200 | $307 s/d
Sophistication has arrived on the downtown waterfront, bringing together the best of the city and the bay. InterContinental San Diego welcomes you to experience modern luxury, with contemporary coastal decor and well-appointed guest rooms, all of which showcase breathtaking water views. Above all, InterContinental’s golden icon ensures your every need is met with warm Southern California spirit. Experience the laid-back spirit of San Diego in our 400 elegant guestrooms, club rooms and suites along the downtown waterfront. Floor-to-ceiling windows accent every room, welcoming in the Southern California sunshine and framing breathtaking views of the San Diego Bay and skyline. Inside, modern amenities and other luxe touches come together to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

10. Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

Block: 650 | $309 s/d
Explore Southern California’s vibrant culture and natural beauty from our waterfront hotel in downtown San Diego. Enjoy spacious guest rooms and family suites with stunning views and upscale amenities, just steps from the city’s top attractions, like Petco Park and more. Our hotel guests enjoy easy access to San Diego’s best beaches, the downtown restaurant scene, Seaport Village, and a variety of entertainment venues.

Margaritaville Hotel San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

11. Margaritaville Hotel San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Block: 100 | $286 s/d
Margaritaville Hotel San Diego Gaslamp Quarter is the brand’s first city-center location on the West Coast, seamlessly blending the excitement of a metropolitan oasis with the carefree feeling of the islands. Located in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Margaritaville Hotel San Diego sits on the corner of 6th and J Street, nestled between East Village, Petco Park and The Gaslamp. The hotel’s premier location is close to everything but not on top of anything, within walking distance of some of the city's top attractions including Petco Park, the San Diego Convention Center, and the USS Midway Museum. The hotel is also just a short drive from the city's world-renowned beaches, golf courses, public parks, and other attractions. Margaritaville Hotel San Diego’s 235 guest rooms and suites will evoke casual luxury punctuated by tropical accents featuring white shiplap walls, rattan fixtures and beachy hues.

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

12. Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Block: 500 | $321 s/d
Let your mind travel at Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina and inspiration will follow. Whether you are in San Diego, CA for business or leisure, you will be charmed by our upscale hotel lodging and tranquil bayfront setting. Our hotel overlooks our private marina on West Harbor Drive near the San Diego Convention Center, the Gaslamp Quarter and Petco Park. Every hotel room and suite has impressive views of the city or San Diego waterfront. Enjoy relaxing reading chairs, flat-screen TVs, desks, and Wi-Fi; many rooms have private balconies. Indulge in the exclusive setting of the M Club, offering continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres. Pamper yourself at our hotel's day spa, work out in our 24-hour gym or take a dip in our outdoor pools. Indulge with creative American, Mexican, and Asian-fusion fare at our award-winning restaurants. Event planners love our hotel’s picture-perfect indoor and outdoor venues, combining nearly 271,000 square feet of function space with bespoke event services.

Omni San Diego Hotel

13. Omni San Diego Hotel

Block: 350 | $305 s/d
Omni San Diego Hotel, a 21-story luxury hotel, is connected via skybridge to the San Diego Padres Ballpark. Nestled in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter and across the street from the Convention Center, the hotel is just moments away from the city´s top sites and attractions. Take in the extraordinary views of the San Diego Bay, the downtown skyline or ballpark from the comforts of your guest room or enjoy the sun-soaked outdoor terrace with a pool, fireplace, and the Terrace Bar & Grill.

San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter

14. San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter

Block: 200 | $315 s/d
Experience the excitement of downtown San Diego when vacationing or travelling for business at the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter hotel. Enjoy boutique style service, sleek decor and intuitive service combined with San Diego's premier dining, nightlife, and shopping. Rooms and suites feature a collection of unique amenities adding comfort and convenience to every stay. Utilize our mobile check in app for a touch free arrival experience. Join us at our multi award winning ALTITUDE SKY LOUNGE, located 22 stories high with sweeping view of the city and bay. We offer bottle service, wine, craft beers, signature cocktails, mouthwatering appetizers and more. Step outside our hotel to enjoy the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, the heart of San Diego's dining and entertainment district. Stay minutes away from white sandy beaches, Seaport Village, San Diego Zoo, Little Italy, Balboa Park and Museums, Coronado, Old Town, Legoland and SeaWorld. Be in the center of the action at San Diego Marriott.

Sheraton San Diego

15. Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina*

Block: 200 | $264 s/d
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina has embarked on a multi-million dollar renovation, set to emerge in in 2024 with reimagined guest rooms, meeting space, and public spaces with intuitive design, new tech-forward experiences and four unique new dining venues. Drawing on its roots as a community hub for locals and guests, the redesign focuses on the hotel’s public spaces and emerging as the future of the world’s gathering place. Have a true San Diego experience with a location in the heart of the San Diego harbor, yet just minutes from San Diego Airport with a free shuttle. Enjoy being near downtown, Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Zoo, and Petco Park, for a fun time in the city. You can also explore the vibrant city—from our refreshing waterfront atmosphere. Families will love our sprawling outdoor pool complex, offering ample opportunities to soak in the San Diego sunshine; our hotel also boasts a state-of-the-art fitness center.

Complimentary airport shuttle service to and from San Diego International airport runs daily. Confirm times with the front desk.

The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

17. The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter*

Block: 300 | $289 s/d
Additional rooms at $349 s/d Experience one of San Diego’s top-rated hotels. The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter consistently ranks among the city’s top 10 hotels on TripAdvisor. Recharge and explore downtown San Diego, CA, from our pet-friendly, centrally located hotel. Relax year-round in the San Diego sun with hotel amenities designed to support your well-being. Make a splash in our rooftop pool or take a ride by the bay on our hotel bikes. Elevate your fitness routine with the Peloton bikes and TRX machines in the fitness studio. Taste a variety of fine So-Cal fare at Bronze Bird® Food Wine & Spirits. Host a memorable meeting or event in our hotel ballrooms or on our rooftop terrace. Grab a cup of coffee to go from Ingredients Café and stroll to nearby attractions, including the Gaslamp District, San Diego Convention Center, Little Italy, Petco Park, and the picturesque San Diego waterfront. Plan your ideal stay in San Diego, CA, with a reservation at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter.

AC Hotel San Diego Downtown Gaslamp Quarter

18. AC Hotel San Diego Downtown Gaslamp Quarter

Block: 50 | $289 s/d (King only)
The AC Hotel is right in the center of it all! Located in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, known as the epicenter of the local nightlife scene, and home to some of the cities’ best restaurants. Do not miss Techo Beso, located on our rooftop, which is a high energy restaurant and night club, inspired by the sun-drenched beaches of Tulum with live DJs. We are within walking distance to Petco Park, the San Diego Convention Center, and Seaport Village. As soon as you enter our hotel lobby, you will be intrigued by our sleek European design and will enjoy a stylish stay from start to finish. Join us for breakfast in the AC Kitchen, featuring a European style breakfast spread with artisan meats and cheeses and our signature egg dishes. Unwind at the end of the day in the AC Lounge serving tapas and handcrafted cocktails. Everything you need right here in the San Diego Gaslamp Quarter.

Andaz San Diego

19. Andaz San Diego

Block: 60 | $305 s/d
Look out over the bustling Gaslamp Quarter from the rooftop of Andaz San Diego, where contemporary living spaces epitomize Californian cool. Our historic building, which opened in 1913 for the World’s Fair, celebrating the completion of the Panama Canal, is just a half mile from Petco Park and surrounded by vibrant nightlife, renowned restaurants and popular attractions.

20. Pendry San Diego

Block: 240 | $307 s/d
Located downtown in the heart of the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, Pendry San Diego is just blocks from the San Diego Convention Center and Petco Park, as well as dozens of bars and eateries, vibrant nightlife, beaches, shopping, and more. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you’ll be inspired by San Diego’s creative, welcoming culture.