Home to DSC 2018 – San Antonio Celebrates Tricentennial

We are excited about hosting DSC 2018 in San Antonio.  We are especially thrilled to have the opportunity to do so during The San Antonio Tricentennial! Make plans to join IFDA in San Antonio as the city celebrates 300 years of vibrant art, history, culture and innovation! Learn more about all there is to do in San Antonio, America’s 7th largest city.  Come early, stay late and enjoy all that the city has to offer!

Please Note: This year you must register to the conference before you will be able to reserve a guest room at the conference rate.  A housing link will be sent to you with your confirmation details.

If you have questions and to reserve rooms for groups of 10 or more please contact Grace Hong by e-mail at ghong@ifdaonline.org.

Grand Hyatt San Antonio

600 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Housing Deadline: October 5, 2018

The Grand Hyatt San Antonio located on 600 E. Market Street is the official headquarters hotel of DSC 2018. The hotel is located on the San Antonio River Walk and is adjacent to the convention center. 

The Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk located on 123 Losoya Street is the overflow hotel. It is .6 miles to the San Antonio River Walk and is .4 miles to the convention center.

Room Rates: $224/night plus applicable tax and service fees. This discounted rate will be made available to IFDA meeting attendees three days before and after the conference based on availability.


The San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk located on 889 East Market Street is the overflow hotel.  This hotel is located along the San Antonio River Walk and is directly across the street from the convention center. Rate is $224/night plus applicable tax and service fees. ***THIS HOTEL HAS SOLD OUT***

Other Travel Information

Weather & Dress: It’s beautiful in San Antonio in October! The average daytime high at this time of year is 82 °F, and average nighttime lows of 60 °F. Conference attire is business casual.

From the Airport: San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is located approximately 9 miles (11 minutes) from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

There are a number of ground transportation options from the airport to downtown San Antonio.
City Bus: $1.30 Day Pass
Super Shuttle: $19 One-Way; $34 Round-trip
Ride Share: Uber, Lyft and Get Me services app based services are available
Taxi Cabs: $25-30 One-Way service between the airport and downtown