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Venue & Travel

Venue Information

Detroit Aerial Panorama during sunset
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Dr W
Detroit, MI 48243

Hotel Information

Head over to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America’s Venue + Travel page for the most up-to-date hotel information.

Spinnaker Summit has a joint room block with KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2022. Here are the discounted rates:

Please note, rooms will most likely sell out in advance of the room block close dates listed below. We encourage you to book early to secure a room at the conference rate.

Important: The Linux Foundation will never reach out to attendees by phone to make hotel reservations for our conferences. Please be advised that the most secure way to book in our discounted room block is by using the direct booking link provided below or by calling the hotel directly. If you receive a phone call or email from someone claiming to be with The Linux Foundation or the hotel and they attempt to sell you a hotel room, please email us at housing@linuxfoundation.org.

Need more info or have questions? Please contact us at housing@linuxfoundation.org.

Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center

At the Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center, we have negotiated a discount rate of $210 + taxes and daily fee/assessments.

Rate Includes: Basic Wi-Fi in sleeping rooms.

Distance to Huntington Place: .7 miles / 12 min walk

Room Block Closes: October 7, 2022
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: October 23, 24, 27, 28

Hotel Rating: ★★★★ | Hotel Website

Cancellation Policy
Up to 48 hours prior to arrival, to avoid a one night’s room and tax fee.

Early Departure Fee: $121.00

No-Show Fee: One nights room and tax

getting there


Detroit Metropolitian Wayne County Airport (DTW)

Driving Time to Venue: 23 minutes
Distance to the Venue: 21.7 miles

Driving Directions from DTW to Venue


There are several ways to use public transportation. A Detroit People Mover station is located inside Huntington Place on the 4th floor near Congress Street. More details on the People Mover, Q-Line, and FAST bus service are available through Huntington Place.

Airline Discounts

American Airlines

Discounts of up to 5% off published fares are available during the travel dates of October 19-30, 2022 on American Airlines for Detroit, MI (DTW).

To book discounted flights through American Airlines, please follow the below steps:

  • Search for flights to DTW on www.aa.com over the above listed event dates 
  • Select your preferred flights 
  • On the PASSENGER DETAILS page enter the promotion code listed below 
  • Select your preferred seats
  • Your discount will appear on the COST SUMMARY page prior to finalizing your purchase 

American Airlines Promotion Code:  61H2DU

Additional Ticketing Details: 

  • Electronic ticketing is required.
  • Tickets may be purchased through the agency of record, or by calling the local American Airlines reservations number. In the U.S., call Meeting Services at 1-800-433-1790. A Service Charge, which is subject to change, may apply when ticketing through American Airlines. 
  • You will not see a discount until you have entered your traveler details. 
  • Under the Secure Flight program, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires American Airlines to collect Secure Flight Passenger Data (SFPD). This includes a passenger’s full name (as it appears on their government-issued ID they plan to travel with), date of birth, gender and TSA-issued Redress Number (if applicable). AAdvantage members are strongly encouraged to save their SFPD to their account profile by going to aa.com/MyAccount.  For more information about the Secure Flight program, visit aa.com/secure-flight or www.tsa.gov/secureflight Ticketing Agency is responsible for adding all Secure Flight Passenger Data. 
  • AADVANTAGE members may accrue mileage on MCD fares.
  • AADVANTAGE upgrades are allowed after ticketing, subject to the rules of the AAdvantage program.
  • Access TRAVEL.STATE.GOV on the internet for travel advisories.

Delta Airlines 

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for KUBCON + CLOUDNATIVECON EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA 2022.

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 AM – 7:30 PM (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMV8A

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

Discounts between 2% – 10% off published fares are available during the travel dates of May 12 – November 2, 2022 to both KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe in Valencia, Spain (VLC) or KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America in Detroit, MI (DTW). 

To book discounted flights through Delta Airlines, please follow the below steps:

  • Search for flights to DTW on www.delta.com over the above listed event dates 
  • Enter the meeting event code listed below – Please use all CAPS
  • EVENT CODE APPLIED will show under the fare cost for all eligible flights 

Delta Airlines Event Code:  NMV8A

Additional Ticketing Details:  

  • Must adhere to TSA regulations and SFPD guidelines.
  • SkyMiles may be earned. Fare rules apply. SkyMiles travel award redemptions are not permitted.
  • Once ticketed, if changes occur, an administrative fee may apply in addition to any difference in the fare.
  • The routings and booking classes for Codeshare airlines change frequently, so please contact your Delta Specialist when using carriers other than Delta to verify the correct booking class.
  • Reservations and ticketing is also available by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. 

United Airlines

Discounts between 2% – 10% off published fares are available during the travel dates of October 20-3, 2022 on United Airlines for Detroit, MI (DTW). Discounts vary based on selected booking class.  

To book discounted flights through United Airlines, please follow the below steps:

  • Search for flights to DTW on www.united.com over the above listed event dates 
  • Expand the section named ‘Upgrades, certificates and promotion codes’
  • Enter the promotion code listed below – Please use all CAPS
  • SPECIAL OFFER will appear above the fare cost for all eligible flights 

United Airlines Event Code:  ZKKW153315 (case sensitive)

Additional Ticketing Details:

  • MileagePlus members earn Premier Qualifying Dollars and miles for their travel
  • You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at (800) 426-1122
    • Monday – Friday – 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM ET
    • Saturday – Sunday – 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET 
  • Booking fees are waived for Meeting Reservations. 
  • International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.