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Hotel & Travel

Conference Hotel

The meeting venue is the Fairmont San Francisco. A limited block of rooms has been set aside at a special AUPresses rate: $259 a night (+tax). Guests can receive complimentary guestroom Internet access AND complimentary access to the fitness center if they sign up for the Fairmont President’s Club (no charge to enroll). A direct link to allow guests to make bookings will be available in March 2018.

The last day to make a reservation at the discounted rate (subject to availability) is Monday, May 14, 2018, but book early, as this block of rooms tends to go quickly.

Beware of housing scams. The Association has not authorized and will not authorize any third-party housing company to contact attendees. Please disregard any such phone calls or emails should anyone try to contact you.

Travel Information

Travel by Air

Travelers to the San Francisco Bay Area can use either the San Francisco International Airport (about 15 miles from the Fairmont) or the Oakland International Airport (about 20 miles from the Fairmont).

Travel by Car

The Fairmont San Francisco address is:

950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Driving directions to the Fairmont are available on the hotel website here:


Fairmont Hotel Garage is located on the corner of Powell and California Streets.

  • Valet parking for guests is $71 (tax included) per night including unlimited access.
  • Parking for visitors is $6 for every twenty minutes or $15 per hour with a daily maximum of $62 (tax excluded)
  • Parking fees are subject to a 14% city tax & a 1.5% Tourism Improvement District Assessment.

San Francisco Travel Guide

There’s much do in the area and a detailed guide will be available closer to the meeting.

In the meantime, some resources are below:

General San Francisco Information

Nob Hill Neighborhood

Local guide

For Book lovers

Robert Grabhorn Collection on the History of Printing and the Development of the Book at The San Francisco Public Library

Map of San Francisco Bookstores

For Baseball Fans

The Oakland A’s are scheduled to play the Angels at home June 15, 16, & 17. The San Francisco Giants are at home on June 18 & June 19 and currently scheduled to play the Florida Marlins.