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1st July 2019

Network with Others While Learning How to Attract Local Business in San Ramon

The social media and marketing event of the year for locally minded business leaders is set to take place this fall at the Roundhouse Conference Center at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon, California. Will you be there? SocialSurvey’s Create Wow Summit (#WOW19) kicks off on Sept. 4 in beautiful San Ramon.

The three-day event is a fantastic opportunity to do some in-person networking while you learn how to dominate on a local level. Attendees will learn from thought leaders in the worlds of social media and marketing and gain access to exclusive tips, techniques, technological trends, and best practices for the ever-important goal of attracting local business.

In addition, guests will learn how to become a digital leader within their community. A conference like this provides a rare opportunity to learn new strategies while testing your current in a real-time networking environment. Planning where you will stay and how you will make the most of your time in San Ramon during #WOW19 with SocialSurvey is the key to making your visit a success.


How can you get to #WOW19 with SocialSurvey if you’re coming from out of town? The closest airport to San Ramon is Oakland International Airport (OAK). You can get from the airport to San Ramon in roughly 28 minutes by car. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is also pretty close. It will take you about 40 minutes to get from SFO to San Ramon.

It is possible to use Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) to get between San Francisco and San Ramon. Travelers coming from San Francisco or Oakland International Airport would take BART to either the Walnut Creek or Dublin/Pleasanton stations and would then board a 30-minute bus ride to Bishop Ranch Transit Center, where the conference center is located. Also, several major freeways connect to San Ramon via Highway I-680.


You’ll need to think about where to book your stay if you’ll be coming from out of town to attend #WOW19 for all three-day event. Many people who visit this venue for various events throughout the year choose to stay at the Hyatt House San Ramon because of its proximity and highly regarded reputation.

This business hotel is ideal for both long-term stays and short-term stays. It is essential to choose a hotel that knows how to cater to business travelers when browsing San Ramon hotels for #WOW19 with SocialSurvey. That’s because you’ll need to get a good night’s rest to show up ready to soak up information and make a great first impression every time you shake someone’s hand. Comfort and access to amenities like computers, workstations, a fitness center, and convenient dining options will ensure that you will be prepared to make the most of your time at the conference and come across as professional while networking.

The San Ramon Marriott is another modern option located on a beautiful property just across the street from the Roundhouse. Guests can walk or board a complimentary shuttle to the conference center. This hotel also offers teambuilding activities for those companies that bring several employees to #WOW19 or other conferences throughout the year.

Dining and Drinks

Where can you eat while staying in San Ramon for this year’s big marketing conference? The Roundhouse Conference Center at Bishop Ranch contains three restaurants: Bishop Farms, Quarterly Pizza, and The Pinto. There are also tons of restaurants in the vicinity of the conference center. You will be able to take your pick from sushi, Italian, and standard American fare. The list of restaurants to consider includes:

  • Zachary’s Chicago Pizza
  • Primavera Ristorante
  • The Habit Burger Grill
  • Plucked Chicken and Beer
  • Sakura Japanese Cuisine
  • Fat Maddie’s Grille

What if you want to grab something quick? You’ll find Wendy’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and In-N-Out Burger all just right down the road from the conference center. You’ll also find Taco Bell and Burger King on surrounding streets.

Of course, nobody will blame you if you just want to grab something to eat once you’re back at your hotel room. It is the most convenient option if you’re going to call it an early night and spend time preparing for the next day of the conference.

You’ll have several options to choose from if you decide to stay at a popular choice like the Hyatt House San Ramon. This hotel has a restaurant called H Bar that’s open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. every day except for Sunday. The hotel also has a convenient 24-hour market called H Market, where you can grab snacks. Hyatt House provides free breakfast for guests at its omelet bar every morning.

Making the Most of Your Time in San Ramon

Do you want to squeeze in just a little bit of sightseeing when you have some downtime before, after, or during #WOW19 with SocialSurvey this fall? The list of fun things to do in San Ramon includes shopping at City Center Bishop Ranch in the heart of San Ramon, walking all or some of the 32 miles that make up the beautiful Iron Horse Regional Trail or playing some golf at an 18-hole championship golf course at Bridges Golf Course.

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