All events will take place at:
The Flamingo Resort Hotel
2777 Fourth Street
Santa Rosa, California 95405
Lectures and seminars take place in the Flamingo Ballroom. Westar Institute registration and the Polebridge Press bookstore will be located in the Alexander Room, across the lobby from the hotel registration desk.
The convention room rate at the Flamingo is $129 single or double occupancy, plus tax. For reservations, call 800-848-8300/707-545-8530 or visit the Flamingo website. A block of rooms will be held until February 15 at which time they will be released for sale to the general public. Book early to ensure a room. Reservations will be on a space available basis at the group rate. To reserve rooms at the convention room rate beyond the meeting dates (3/15/2016 to 3/20/2016), call the hotel directly rather than using the online link.
Alaska Airlines provides nonstop service to the Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa (STS) from Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Santa Rosa is also served by San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK) airports.
The Airport Express provides service from SFO and OAK to Santa Rosa. Travel time is about two hours. The fare is currently $34 one-way with a $2 discount for seniors (62+), military, and students. The new Santa Rosa drop-off point is located 1.8 miles from the Flamingo at the Veterans Memorial building. From there you must get a cab.
Currently buses depart San Francisco airport every hour, on the half-hour, from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Airport buses pick up on the Lower Level (outside Baggage Claim area) in the center island at the pillars marked “Airporters.”
Buses depart Oakland airport every two hours, on the half hour, from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Buses pick up out- side the Baggage Claim area, at the Ground Transportation Center platform marked “4D Scheduled Buses.”
Airport bus schedules change frequently. To be sure of up-to-date schedules and fares, for maps, and to get online discounts, visit www.airportexpressinc.com or call toll free at 800-327-2024.
The Flamingo Hotel is located at the corner of 4th Street and Farmers Lane in Santa Rosa, approximately 55 miles north of San Francisco.
Take Hwy 101 North to Santa Rosa
Exit Hwy 12 (East toward Sonoma)
Stay on Hwy 12 (which joins Farmers Lane) to 4th Street