Welcome to Navis World 2017

The 11th biennial Navis World will once again provide a forum for participants to learn best practices in business and operations management from an international group of terminal and supply chain industry professionals. Industry and technology product experts from Navis, ports and terminals, partners, and other industry associations will present sessions and deliver information on the latest technologies and process improvements that are being used today to optimize terminal and supply chain processes.

Navis World 2017 is an invitation only, 3-day Navis customer conference that brings together more than 300 marine terminal executives, directors, managers and IT personnel from around the world. Every other year, leaders in supply chain operations gather to network and learn about the latest and most innovative solutions that are helping to improve operational efficiencies. 

If you have been to Navis World in the past, you know this is your opportunity and one stop to connect with your colleagues from across the globe and bring home the latest technology innovations.  

We at Navis look forward to seeing you March 27-30, 2017 in San Francisco and to once again bring you an event filled with useful and innovative information in an environment that facilitates collaboration.

Who Attends?

Navis World is a must attend event for all Navis, XVELA and Interschalt customers and partners looking to drive the future development of operational technologies and improve logistics technology expertise. You will leave Navis World with the tools and information necessary to improve productivity and efficiency in everyday operations.

Registering for Navis World

Registration is open for Navis World 2017. To register go to the Register Now button at the top of the page.

Intercontinental Hotel

Front Desk: +1.415.616.6500 • Fax: +1.415.616.6581

The InterContinental San Francisco is the Bay Area’s upscale and modern hotel destination. The 32-story glass tower sparkles high above the city, standing sentry over the South of Market (SoMa) area. The smoke-free hotel is convenient to everything, including Union Square, Chinatown, BART and the Powell Street Cable Car Turnaround. Enjoy onsite amenities: spa, 24- hour fitness gym and indoor pool.

Reserve a Room

Don't delay, reserve your room at the InterContinental Hotel when you register! Rooms will sell out at the discounted negotiated price.

Visa Requirements

Please note that United States visa requirements vary depending upon your country of citizenship. Visit the U.S. Department of State website to find out if you need to apply for a visitor visa or if you qualify for entry under the Visa Waiver Program. If a visa is required, advance travel planning and early visa application are important. You can request a Navis World event invitation document when you register for Navis World to provide with your visa application to help expedite the process.

Airline Travel

Air Travel arrangements are made directly through your corporate travel agent and booked to San Francisco (SFO) or Oakland (OAK) International Airports.


The Intercontinental is approximately 15 miles from San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK) International Airports. For driving directions from SFO airport, go here. For driving directions from OAK airport, go here.


Taxis are available from either SFO or OAK for an estimate fare of $40 - $60 plus tip (approximately 25 minutes).

Airport Transfers

Pre-arranged vans provide service between SFO/OAK and passenger-specified locations in shared ride vans. Depending on the number of passengers, pre-arranged vans may make multiple stops. Passengers must make reservations with the pre-arranged van service in advance of pick-up at SFO or OAK.

Pre-arranged vans serving San Francisco from SFO and OAK can be found at:

SFO -   www.flysfo.com/web/page/tofrom/transp-serv

OAK -  www.oaklandairport.com/ground_transportation.shtml

Rental Cars

Rental cars are not necessary for your trip to San Francisco unless you plan to extend your visit and explore outside the city before or after Navis World.


Phone: +1 650 992 2278

BART operates rapid rail service directly between SFO and San Francisco. The SFO BART Station is located on the Departures/Ticketing Level of the International Terminal (Boarding Area G side). BART is easily accessed from any terminal by riding SFO's AirTrain to the Garage G/BART Station stop.

BART also operates rapid rail service directly between OAK and San Francisco via AirBART Shuttle. Please note that Bus ticket machines do not make change. AirBART fares can also be paid on-board the bus with exact change only.

All BART stations are accessible to the handicapped. Elevators for the handicapped may also be used by airline passengers with luggage.


Business casual attire is appropriate for all functions related to Navis World. Please keep your attire layered for unpredictable temperature fluctuations that may occur in the various conference rooms. We have planned one off-site event, a light jacket is recommended.

Spring time in San Francisco can be cool and possible chance of rain. Days can be sunny or partly cloudy and nights are cool and foggy. It can be windy as the fog comes into the city when the sun sets. Average temperature high is 65 F/ 18.3 C and low is 50 F/ 10 C.

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