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October 21–24 in San Diego, CA
October 21-24 * San Diego, CA


Pack your gear! You're headed to the finest barracks San Diego has to offer!

When you envision California, you think of a relaxed environment that features a diverse landscape of both beach communities and mountain getaways. Nestled in Southern California between the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay, moments from San Diego's popular Gaslamp Quarter lies Loews Coronado Bay Resort, the venue for this year's annual meeting.


DirectEmployers Association is always mindful of budgetary constraints when choosing hotels for our annual meeting & conference. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort for those individuals who would like to stay in the same facility as the event.

Loews Coronado Bay ResortLoews Coronado Bay Resort

4000 Loews Coronado Bay Road
Coronado, California 92118
Phone: (619) 424-4000
Reservation Line: (800) 815-6397

The room block rate has expired but you can still book your room for Operation DEAM13!


DEAM13 attendees are encouraged to fly to the nearby San Diego International Airport. Upon arrival, you have a few transportation options available to help you make your way to the resort.

Renting a Car   Car rental reservation boards are located near the baggage claim areas in Terminals 1 and 2. Either use the courtesy phones to request a shuttle transport to your car rental company of choice or take a shuttle that regularly operates at the center traffic aisle of Terminal 1 and at the traffic island at the far west end of Terminal 2.

The current parking charges for guests at Loews Coronado Bay Resort are as follows:

  • Valet Parking – $30.00 per day maximum
  • Self Parking – $25.00 per day maximum

Parking charges are subject to change without notice.

Taking a Taxi   If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the transportation plaza. A transportation coordinator will place you in the first available taxi – unless you specify a particular taxi company.

Directions to Hotel

  • Take Interstate 5 South
  • Exit onto Coronado Bay Bridge (California State Highway 75)
  • Cross the bridge
  • Turn left onto Orange Avenue (turns into Silver Strand Highway 75)
  • Continue through the village of Coronado and past the US Naval Amphibious Base
  • The hotel is approximately 3.5 miles South of the Base across from Silver Strand State Beach
  • Turn left onto Loews Coronado Bay Road and through the gates to the hotel
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