BUILD is upon us – Picture of the Anaheim Convention Center

BUILD is upon us people.

I’ll be live blogging about Windows 8 from the BUILD conference starting on Monday morning.

I’ll have more pictures for you but check out this picture that Long Zheng took this morning.

Looks like it’s a little rainy in Anaheim huh?

Click on the picture for a larger image…

For those coming from out of town, here are some directions:

Anaheim Convention Center
800 W. Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 765-8950
FROM POINTS NORTH

  •  Take I-5 South.
  •  Take the HARBOR BLVD. exit.
  •  Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
  •  Merge onto S. HARBOR BLVD.
  •  Cross W. Katella Ave.
  •  Turn RIGHT onto CONVENTION WAY.
  •  Anaheim Convention Center is straight ahead.

FROM POINTS SOUTH

  •  Take I-5 North.
  •  Take the KATELLA AVE. exit toward DISNEY WAY.
  •  Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto ANAHEIM WAY.
  •  Turn LEFT (west) onto E. KATELLA AVE. (becomes W. Katella Ave.)
  •  Turn LEFT onto S. HARBOR BLVD.
  •  Turn RIGHT onto CONVENTION WAY.
  •  Anaheim Convention Center is straight ahead.

FROM POINTS EAST

  •  Take CA-91 West.
  •  Merge onto CA-57 South toward SANTA ANA.
  •  Take the KATELLA AVE. exit.
  •  Turn RIGHT (west) onto E. KATELLA AVE. (becomes W. Katella Ave.)
  •  Turn LEFT onto S. HARBOR BLVD.
  •  Turn RIGHT onto CONVENTION WAY.
  •  Anaheim Convention Center is straight ahead.

FROM LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (LAX) BY CAR

  • Head East on WORLD WAY/CENTER WAY.
  • Take the CA-1 S/SEPULVEDA BLVD SOUTH ramp toward I-105.
  • Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp.
  • Stay straight to go onto ramp.
  • Merge onto S SEPULVEDA BLVD/CA-1 S.
  • Take the I-105 E/IMPERIAL HWY WEST ramp toward IMPERIAL TERMINAL.
  • Merge onto I-105 E toward NORWALK.
  • Merge onto I-605 N.
  • Merge onto I-5 S toward SANTA ANA.
  • Take the HARBOR BLVD. exit.
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
  • Merge onto S. HARBOR BLVD.
  • Cross W. Katella Ave.
  • Turn RIGHT onto CONVENTION WAY.
  • Anaheim Convention Center is straight ahead.

FROM JOHN WAYN AIRPORT (SNA – ORANGE COUNTY) BY CAR

  •  Head Northeast on AIRPORT WAY toward DEPARTING FLIGHTS.
  •  Stay straight to go onto ARRIVING FLIGHTS.
  •  Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto AIRPORT ARRIVALS.
  •  Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto AIRPORT WAY.
  •  Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto AIRPORT EXIT/AIRPORT WAY.
  •  Take the exit.
  •  Merge onto CA-55 N.
  •  Merge onto I-5 N toward LOS ANGELES.
  •  Take the KATELLA AVE exit toward DISNEY WAY.
  •  Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto ANAHEIM WAY.
  •  Turn LEFT (west) onto E. KATELLA AVE. (becomes W. Katella Ave.)
  •  Turn LEFT onto S. HARBOR BLVD.
  •  Turn RIGHT onto CONVENTION WAY.
  •  Anaheim Convention Center is straight ahead.

FROM LONG BEACH AIRPORT BY CAR

  •  Head South on E DONALD DOUGLAS DR. toward PARKING/PASSENGER PICK UP.
  •  Turn RIGHT onto N LAKEWOOD BLVD./CA-19.
  •  Turn LEFT onto E WILLOW ST.
  •  Merge onto I-405 S.
  •  Take CA-22 E toward GARDEN GROVE.
  •  Take the exit toward HARBOR BLVD. SOUTH.
  •  Merge onto TRASK AVE.
  •  Turn LEFT onto HARBOR BLVD.
  •  Turn LEFT onto CONVENTION WAY.
  •  Anaheim Convention Center is straight ahead.

FROM ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BY CAR

  •  Head South on TOWER ST. toward LINDSAY PRIVADO DR.
  •  TOWER ST. becomes JURUPA ST.
  •  Turn RIGHT onto S. ARCHIBALD AVE.
  •  Merge onto CA-60 W toward LOS ANGELES.
  •  Take CA-57 S toward SANTA ANA.
  •  Take the KATELLA AVE. exit.
  •  Turn RIGHT (west) onto E. KATELLA AVE. (becomes W. Katella Ave.)
  •  Turn LEFT onto S. HARBOR BLVD.
  •  Turn RIGHT onto CONVENTION WAY.
  •  Anaheim Convention Center is straight ahead.

BUS AND RAIL INFORMATION ROUTES
Local bus service is provided by Orange County Transportation Authority. OCTA can be
reached at (714) 636-RIDE (7433) or www.octa.net/busrail. The following bus routes have stops near the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC):
Route 50 Long Beach – Anaheim via Katella Ave.: stops on W. Katella Ave. between S. Harbor
Blvd. & West St., short walk South to Anaheim Convention Center entrance.
Route 205 Laguna Hills – Anaheim: stops on W. Katella Ave. between S. Harbor Blvd. & West St., short walk South to Anaheim Convention Center entrance.
Route 430 Anaheim Metrolink/Amtrak Station – Anaheim Resort: stops at S. Harbor & W. Katella Ave., and also stops at West St. & W. Katella Ave., short walk South to ACC.

  • Rodney Jerkins

    Very cool! This looks like it’s going to be amazing

  • Usman

    Its going to be a great conference! 

  • Penta2100

    I seriously am about to hyperventilate due to anxiety. HURRY UP BUILD! 

  • Jh9783

    cant wait woo hoo!!!!