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SDC 2016 is taking place at
Moscone West in San Francisco!

SDC 2016
Moscone West
800 Howard St
at the corner of Fourth & Howard streets
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Stay at one of the fabulous SDC 2016 hotels near Moscone West – we have rooms set aside exclusively for our attendees. Book your hotel room directly in our registration system when you register for your conference pass.
(Psst! Registration is OPEN! Register today before we sell out!)

Don’t forget to take advantage of our Hotel Rebate Program! Find out more on the Registration pricing page.

Official SDC 2016 Hotels
Hilton San Francisco
Union Square
333 O’Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Room Rate: $279 USD plus taxes and fees
Parc 55
San Francisco
55 Cyril Magnin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Room Rate: $279 USD plus taxes and fees
San Francisco
Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Room Rate: $309 USD plus taxes and fees
St. Regis
San Francisco
125 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Room Rate: $425 USD plus taxes and fees
Spread the Word!

You are going to be at one of the largest, knowledge-rich and sneak peek-filled developer conferences on the planet – Samsung Developer Conference! You probably want to shout from rooftops, or you know, Twitter, right? Here are some tools to help you let the world know that you are attending SDC 2016.

Social shout outs

Use these tweets and posts to let your communities know that you are going to SDC 2016 this April!

I just saved myself a seat at Samsung Developer Conference #iheartSDC2016. Attendance sells out fast. Check it out
Time w experts, 1000s of #prizes, great sessions, network w #devs. SDC 2016 #iheartSDC2016. I’m going. Are you?
Time to sink my teeth into the future of Samsung development. I just registered for Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco this April. Who else is going? Let’s meet up. Looks like there will be a ton of experts on-site, plus sessions and labs. And of course, an awesome party and thousands of prizes – from devices and gear to dedicated time with engineers and free support. Check it out!


Use one of the following banners on your website, blog, Facebook, Twitter, and more to share your excitement about SDC 2016. You can download the banner by clicking on the image or simply copy the HTML code and paste into your webpage.

Email Signature Add-ons

Simply copy and paste these email add-ons for your signatures and let people know you are heading to SDC 2016!

I'm attending Samsung's premier development event! Join me!
April 27-28, 2016 | Moscone West, San Francisco
Register today! SDC2016.COM

Event Overview – Blog and Website

Use the below content to let people know on your blog or on your company website that you are coming to SDC 2016 and give them some idea of the content and activities you will be part of!

The Samsung Developer Conference is one of the largest developer conferences in the world. Samsung brings experts from around the world to connect with thousands of developers, entrepreneurs and leaders.

Attendees will have access to more than 60 sessions, workshops, expert areas, partner solutions showcases, hands-on play areas for the latest tech, an epic CELEBRATION, and this year Samsung is working with its partners to give away thousands of prizes – from devices to gear to free support and access to experts.

Developers want to build on the technology of tomorrow, so Samsung is bringing it to them at SDC 2016!

I’m attending, join me! Register today

One-Slide Overview

You can use this One-Slide Overview about the conference to talk about SDC 2016 in your customer presentations. Download Here.

Quick Links

Looking for a quick link to important info about SDC 2016? We can help! Check out the below for important pages and sharing links.

SDC 2016 Website
Register for SDC 2016!

Social Networks

Fun in San Francisco

Brought to you by our Official Travel Partner Expedia for Samsung

Expedia, the Official Travel Partner of SDC 2016, is pleased to help SDC attendees enhance their visit to San Francisco by booking a fabulous activity. Extend your SDC 2016 trip and enjoy some fun and sun in the gorgeous city of San Francisco. To book these and other fantastic packages, please visit GALAXY APPS on your Samsung Device to download the exclusive Expedia for Samsung app. The Expedia for Samsung app is a mobile travel concierge aimed to help Samsung users discover, plan and save. Users can book hotels, flights, rental cars right from their mobile phone. Samsung device owners are guaranteed to receive the best offers available from Expedia, along with other VIP benefits and dedicated customer support.

Alcatraz Package: Cruise & City Tour

See the wonders of the city on this hop-on hop-off tour, including Golden Gate Park, Pier 39, and Union Square, and then venture offshore, cruising past the notorious former federal prison on Alcatraz Island.

Golden Gate Seaplane Flight

Get a bird's-eye-view of San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge with a narrated seaplane tour. This 30-minute excursion soars above the city’s most celebrated landmarks, including infamous Alcatraz Island, the towering sequoias of Muir Woods, and the golden hills of California’s wine country.

Total Yosemite Experience

Spend a day soaking up the natural splendor and breathtaking beauty of Yosemite National Park on this full-day excursion from San Francisco. Trek to a grove of giant sequoias, marvel at features like El Capitan, and enjoy free time to explore the park's outdoor wonders and historic lodges on your own.

Sonoma & Napa Valley Wine Country Tour

Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and head to California's premier wine country and relish the serene vineyard vistas on your way to tastings at 3 wineries in the Napa and Sonoma valleys. Then tantalize your palate with various vintages while you learn about the winemaking process and the area's history.

San Francisco CityPASS

Skip the ticket lines at 5 of San Francisco's most popular attractions with a multi-ticket booklet that’s valid for 9 consecutive days. Explore the city on your own schedule, visiting attractions in whatever order you like.

Expedia is the Official Travel Partner for SDC 2016. Please download Expedia for Samsung from Galaxy Apps on your Samsung phone for low airfares, car rentals, and local activities.


Samsung Developer Connection is giving back to the local communities, and we want you to join us. For every can, box and package of non-perishable food that SDC 2016 participants donate to the SF-Marin Food Bank, Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) will match it. Don’t have any cans to donate? Don’t worry, we’ll take the change and bills in your pockets too. Not attending SDC 2016, but want to give back? Perfect! You can donate online through the SDC 2016 Team page. There are so many ways to give back while at SDC 2016. See you, and your food donations, there!

What is SDC 2016?

The Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) is the premier event for the Samsung developer community. This is one of the largest developer events in the world featuring more than 60 sessions, workshops, hands-on opportunities with the latest technology and devices, and areas where Samsung platform experts can connect with and help attendees. SDC 2016 is designed for developers, for entrepreneurs, for leaders. We know developers want to build on the technology of tomorrow, and we are bringing it to them.

Is this event for me?

If you are interested in developing on Samsung technology such as devices running Android or Tizen, HTML5 development, Virtual Reality hardware, wearables, Internet of Things such as smart home or smart office solutions, then the answer is YES! SDC attendees can expect to see the latest technologies and future innovations from Samsung and our partners and learn how to build tomorrow’s technology, today.

Where is SDC 2016 being held?

This year, SDC 2016 is from April 27 – 28, 2016 in San Francisco at Moscone West, San Francisco.

Why should I attend?

Developers: Hone your skills and get your questions answered through sessions, discussions with our partners and in our dedicated expert areas. Our experts are ready, so bring on your toughest challenges! SDC 2016 is the best place to learn new techniques and tricks and play with tomorrow’s technology, today. The next big app is just round the corner and Samsung technologies will run it. Learn how to make the most of your app and work with Samsung to generate the highest revenue possible for your apps.

Startups: Get connected! SDC 2016 provides a robust group of developers, industry experts, influencers, business leaders and investors. Our session catalog is built to provide you with information and solutions to real-world problems. SDC 2016 provides the best opportunity to connect directly with Samsung technology experts and to understand the opportunities that Samsung creates for entrepreneurs.

Partners: Be part of a sold out developer show that brings together thousands of coders, creators, business leaders and influencers from across the globe. Samsung works with our partner community to highlight the strength of the Samsung ecosystem and has specifically designed the show floor to give partners the best opportunities for showcasing their solutions and networking with the Samsung developer community.

Need a business case to convince your boss? Check out our Biz Reasons.

Where can I find a schedule of events?

The agenda for SDC 2016 can be found here.

How do I register?

Do not delay! Register now! Please note the different pass types and be sure to select the one that best suits your needs.

What are the accommodations for the event?

SDC 2016 has arranged for special rates at a number of hotels within walking distance to Moscone West. Hotel information and details are part of the registration process. Attendees are responsible for booking their own transportation from the airport. Additional hotel information can be found here.

What is the cancellation policy?

Attendees may cancel their registration in writing via email. Send a cancellation email to before 11:59 p.m. PST on March 30, 2016 for a refund, less a US$50 cancellation fee. If attendees cancel after 11:59 p.m. PST on March 30, 2016, no refunds will be issued.

Who will be speaking at SDC 2016?

With two keynotes and 60 sessions, we promise a packed schedule with phenomenal speakers. Genevieve Bell, VP of Intel’s Corporate Strategy Office, John Pleasants, our EVP of Media Solutions Center America and Pranav Mistry, head of Think Tank Team for Samsung just to name a few. Stay tuned for additional exciting announcements!

Who will be the entertainment at the epic Samsung Celebration?

Stay tuned. The lineup for our celebration is looking great!

What is the Hands-On Workshops day?

The pre-event workshop day takes place on April 26, 2016 for a select number of attendees. Space is limited, so register now. These workshops will give developers a chance to get increased hands-on time with the latest Samsung platform tools and technologies. The in-depth sessions might include Samsung Gear and wearables APKs, SmartThings (IoT) APKs, Samsung mobile device and Galaxy Apps APKs, Samsung Virtual Reality APKs and more. More information is available here.

Do I need to buy a SDC 2016 pass in order to attend the Hands-On Workshops day?

Yes. Only registered attendees of SDC 2016 can register for the Hands-On Workshops day on April 26, 2016. More information is available here.