Know Before You Go

We're excited you will be joining us for ANTEC® 2020!

To make your experience the best possible, here are a few things you should know before you go.

Weather in Detroit

March/April average high: 78°F/25°C
March average low: 55°F/13°C.

What to Pack

All attire is business casual during the day. We recommend you dress in layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary.

ACCLAIM — A Celebration of Inspiring Plastics Professionals on Sunday evening is business attire.

Casual attire is recommended for the ANTEC® Welcome Reception-Monday evening at the at the Margaritaville.

Airport Ground Transportation

The distance between San Antonio Airport(SAT) and Marriott Rivercenter is approximately 8 miles south and a drive of 9 minutes. The hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Estimated taxi fare: $25USD (one way)

Alternate transportation: Uber or Lyft — $22–$39

Visit SAT airport website.

Driving directions from airport to venue:

Take 281 South to Commerce St Exit. Make a right at the light (Commerce) and continue down 1 block; hotel is on the righthand side, at the corner of Bowie and Commerce.

Parking Information

On-site parking, fee: $37 USD daily

Valet parking, fee: $43 USD daily

Fees will be taxed / Onsite parking limited-offsite parking required for oversized vehicles-garage clearance 6ft 6in

Offsite Self Parking information available starting at $35USD/day.


All pre-registered attendees will be emailed a registration barcode. Bring this barcode to the onsite registration area to expedite your check-in process. Barcodes printed or on your mobile device will be accepted.

Onsite Registration

Sunday, March 29 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
Monday, March 30 7:00 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday, March 31 7:00 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 17:00 AM–5:00 PM
Thursday, April 2 7:00 AM–noon

If you have any issues with your ANTEC® registration, please come to the SPE registration area located in the Marriott Rivercenter 2nd floor. Your SPE name badge is required for admission to all events INCLUDING networking events.

SPE Information Booth

Located in the Marriott Rivercenter 2nd floor. Charge your phone, pickup your giveaways, update your headshot and more! SPE staff members will be available during event hours to answer your conference questions.


Use #ANTEC20 in your posts to be connected to our conference stream. Retweet, follow threads or start a trending post. Text, picture, video and GIF posts will show on our social wall. You can follow SPE on Twitter too.


Mention or tag @SPE: Inspiring Plastics Professionals or @4speplastics in your posts — whether they are graphics or videos. Set your posts to public so they can be shared on our social wall.


Use #ANTEC20, #plastics or mention @SPE: Inspiring Plastics Professionals to share your photos and videos to our online network of industry professionals.


Tag @4spe_plastics to share your photos, videos and live story with our followers online.

Please follow SPE before you go too!



Copyright & Permission to Use

SPE may take photographs and audio/video recordings during the conference, pre-conference meetings and receptions that may include attendees within sessions, networking areas, exhibition areas, and other areas associated with the conference both inside and outside of the venue. By registering for this event, all attendees are providing permission for SPE to use this material at its discretion on SPE's websites, marketing materials, and publications. SPE retains ownership of copyright to all photographs and audio/video recording obtained at this event and attendees may request copies of any material in which they are included.

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