Microgrid California Venue

Crowne Plaza Foster City

To make reservations call: 1-888-233-9527

Or, book a room online.

Crowne Plaza Foster City – San Mateo is the venue for Microgrid California. The hotel is centrally located on the San Francisco Peninsula between Downtown San Francisco and Silicon Valley with convenient access to attendees coming from the East Bay. The venue is only 9 miles from the San Francisco International Airport and provides complimentary airport shuttle to and from the hotel.

The Crowne Plaza hotel offers attendees free Wi-Fi access, free parking, a 24-hour business center and 2 restaurants. Amenities include views of the Foster City lagoon, walking distance to an outdoor shopping center with upscale shops, plus a free shuttle to the popular Hillsdale Mall.

Hotel address: 1221 Chess Dr., Foster City, CA 94404

Hotel Reservations

Conference attendees and sponsors can make reservations online. Or by calling 1-888-233-9527. Let them know you are part of the “Microgrid California event.”

Microgrid Knowledge has reserved a limited number of rooms starting at $159. This block of rooms will be held until Monday, September 25, 2021, unless the room block fills before that date.

To reserve your room, please use this online booking link.

Air Travel

The official airport is the San Francisco Airport (SFO)

SFO is only 9 miles from the Crowne Plaza – Foster City, the venue for Microgrid California.

Local Transportation

Taxi service from the airport to the Crowne Plaza is approximately $60 to $75 and takes roughly 15 minutes. The hotel’s airport shuttle is currently suspended due to the pandemic.

Tourist Information

Visit the San Mateo County visitor website for more information on things to do while visiting Foster City.


In early October, the weather in Foster City CA is generally sunny ranging around 76 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and dropping to 57 degree late in the evenings.


Attire for the conference sessions is business casual. Speakers and panelists are advised to wear business attire.