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Traveling to Anaheim

Welcome to Anaheim

As a city built on imagination, Anaheim is where all of your inner enthusiasts can have their day. Visit Anaheim and discover an atmosphere where hip hangouts and hidden gems inspire animated attitudes from visitors and locals alike. From the magic of Main Street to a collective of one-of-a-kind flavors, scenes, sights, and sounds ― we invite you to experience the authenticity of all things Anaheim and come hang with us.  Before you leave your city, be sure to check out the official Anaheim, California website.

WE19 Registration is open.  Registration will be provided by Convention Data Services (CDS).  CDS has many years of experience with providing registration services and is committed to excellent customer service. 

NEW: onsite registration will be available in multiple areas:

  • Anaheim Convention Center (lobby): 800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802 (This will be a full-service registration area)
  • Marriott Anaheim: North Registration (near meeting rooms), 700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA  92802
  • Hilton Anaheim, Main Level, Registration Desk: 777 Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802

Registration Hours:

  • Tuesday, November 5, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 7, 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 8, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 9, 7:30 a.m. –  12:00 p.m.


We are excited to be partnered with ONPEAK Housing services.  ONPEAK is a full-service housing company and will support all of our WE19 bookings. Book now! 

Conference hotels will be available to the following groups:

  • Professional attendees
  • Collegiate attendees
  • Faculty Advisors
  • Corporate Partnership Council Companies/Exhibitors
  • Government Rated rooms (government ID available – limited rooms)
  • Group blocks are available.  A group is considered more than nine (9) reservations.  Individual reservations are also available at each category.

A: Refer to our housing instructions coming soon for exact booking information.  Do not book hotels directly, as you will receive higher rates.  Note that registration and housing services will not be combined.  However, we encourage you to book registration and housing during the same period, so that you do not forget.

Most hotels are less than 5 blocks walking distance from the Anaheim Convention Center.

Book your housing now.

Airports and Transportation

Traveling to Anaheim and around Orange County is easy, with four major airports and convenient transportation options – from public transit to shopping and airport shuttles.

John Wayne Airport (SNA)
Rated the highest in customer satisfaction among large airports in North America for two years in a row, John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) is the gateway to everything Orange County has to offer. The Airport prides itself on providing a convenient and easy travel experience, featuring four adjacent parking structures, valet parking, and self-service ticketing kiosks to expedite the travel process. SNA offers flights to more than 20 nonstop destinations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and with more than 250 arrivals and departures each day, it serves an average of 868,630 passengers each month.

SNA Ground Transportation Link:
Price average (per trip) for transportation options:

  • Taxi:  $60.00
  • Uber:  $20-$30
  • Shuttle Bus:  $30

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Your Gateway to Anaheim and the World
LAX has nine terminals serving more than 50 domestic and international airlines. The terminals include Terminal 1 through 8 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Alaska Airlines and United Airlines both use Los Angeles as a hub, while American Airlines and Southwest Airlines use it as a focus city. More than five million passengers go through LAX in a month, while the average number of flights on a daily basis is around 1,200. The terminals are arranged in a U shape with all departures on the upper level of each terminal and all arrivals on the lower level. Many airlines offer curbside check-in or self-check-in services for convenience, and every terminal has its own baggage claim carousels.

LAX Ground Transportation Link:
Price average (per trip) for transportation options:

  • Taxi:  $110
  • Uber:  $40-$60, depending on traffic
  • Shuttle Bus: $19-$24 one way or $34-45 round trip

Ontario International Airport (ONT)
Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the fastest growing airport in the United States, according to Global Traveler, a leading publication for frequent fliers. Located in the Inland Empire, ONT is approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a full-service airport with nonstop commercial jet service to 19 major airports in the U.S., Mexico, and Taiwan, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There is an average of 67 daily departures offered by nine air carriers. More information is available at

Ontario Ground Transportation Information:
Price average (per trip) for transportation options:

  • Taxi:  $60.00
  • Uber:  $40
  • Shuttle Bus:  $38-$50 round trip

Long Beach Airport (LGB)
Long Beach Airport is three miles northeast of downtown Long Beach and serves the Orange County and Los Angeles Area.  For flight ability, please visit

Long Beach Airport Ground Transportation Options:

Price average (per trip) for transportation options:

  • Taxi:  $65.00 – $80.00
  • Uber:  $40
  • Shuttle Bus:  $38-$50 round trip

Artic: Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

ARTIC provides rail, bus, taxi, and other services for daily commuters, visitors and leisure travelers. Visit the link below for more on transit services, shops and dining and everything you need to know about parking, getting to ARTIC or about the station’s design.

Click here to see a complete list of options.

Weather, Parking, Restaurants, and Anaheim Facts

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Join SWE at WE19 in Anaheim November 7-9, 2019