Turbo Week XX

August 27, 2024  –  August 29, 2024

 

We welcome Turists from all over the globe to our 20th Turbo week in San Francisco this August.

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Description

Join us for two full days of programming and three evenings to bond with your team and connect with other Turists. Hear about the business, and get charged to finish off ‘24 and start ‘25. Let’s Go! Don’t miss our DJ dance party on closing night. This year’s theme is Nostalgic 90’s! RSVP by 5pm PT on Monday, July 29th.

Monday, August 26

Leadership team travels to SF

Tuesday, August 27

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Leadership Day
Location – The Conservatory @ One Sansome

  • Single day programming for the Turo Leadership team (Director+)
  • Meals
    • Lunch
    • Cocktail hour before heading out for Team Night

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Team Night
Location – Throughout San Francisco

  • An evening activity with your team
  • Team leaders are working on programming now
  • An earlier night to be ready for programming of Day 1 of Turbo Week
  • Meals
    • Dinner
    • Your team leaders will be paying for the event

Wednesday, August 28

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Program – Day 1
Location – Pier 27

  • Andre’s welcome
  • External speaker: Christian Idiodi
  • Paradigm Reach: Inclusive Culture
  • Breakout sessions in the afternoon
  • Meals
    • Breakfast
    • “Mixer” lunch
    • Cocktail hour
    • Dinner (Buffet & grab-n-go options will both be available)

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Evening – Day 1 
Location – The San Francisco Exploratorium

  • 3 Turo bands – London, Phoenix, & SF
  • Explore the museum w/interactive exhibits
  • Food & beverages
    • Sweet treats
    • Beer, wine, mocktails, and other drinks

Thursday, August 29

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Program – Day 2 
Location – Pier 27

  • Board panel
  • More choose your own sessions
  • Andre’s Wrap Up
  • Meals
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Make your own SF dinner plans

7:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Evening – Day 2
Location – Temple Nightclub

  • 7 hours of DJ dance music
  • Food & beverages
    • Both savory & sweet treats
    • Beer, wine, mocktails and other drinks
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FAQ

Traveling to Turbo Week?

All About Hotels

All hotel stays must be included in your RSVP. RSVP deadline is end of the day, Monday, July 29.


Hotel Stays

Hotel rooms have been secured at three different hotels [see below]. Anyone living 51 or more miles from San Francisco may request a hotel room. Be sure to include this in your RSVP.

All Turists will need to adhere to the below check-in/check-out dates. All other nights may not be expensed and need to be covered by you.

Check in – Tuesday, Aug. 27

Check out – Friday, Aug. 30

*Exception – Director+ leadership team may check in on Monday, Aug. 26.

Hotel Payment
Room stay, tax, and hotel fees will be covered by Turo. Be prepared to provide a personal credit or debit card upon check-in to cover all incidentals. Turo will not pay for any incidental charges to the room.

Our Hotels

Hotel Riu Plaza

Hotel Zoe

Hotel Zephyr

We will send you details about your hotel room approximately 2 weeks before the event.

All About Flights
Please refer to the travel and expense policy to know how much you can expense; each location is different. Flight schedules must align to the hotel check-in and check-out dates listed above.

If you book flights arriving early, you will need to cover the cost of your hotel(s) for any nights that fall outside of what is provided. 

Pay your Own Flight + Expense via Coupa
If you are able to pay for your flight, please book your flight ASAP and follow the expense guidelines in the policy.

Virtual Credit Card for Flight Payment
If you are unable to pay for your flight, you may request a Turo virtual credit card in order to book your flight. Fill out this form ASAP. A Workplace team member will process the request and send you the details. Continue to follow our expense policy.

I Live in the Bay Area?

51 miles Outside SF (aka Remote, CA-based employee)

Follow the same guidelines as other Turists that are flying in. If you’re driving in, refer to our expense policy, but parking, mileage (not gas) can be expensed. If renting a car is necessary, expense up to $300 for the rental and gas (not mileage). Save your receipts, follow the expense guidelines in the policy.

Hotel rooms will be provided, be sure to register.

Within 50 miles of SF

We will provide a lyft stipend that you can put toward your commute.

Carpool, rideshare if you can!

Hotel rooms will not be provided. If we have last minute cancellations, rooms will be raffled off the week before the event.

Meals @ Turbo Week

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are provided

The following meals will be provided, be sure to RSVP and include any dietary restrictions!

Tuesday, 8/27 – Dinner as part of your team night outing. Director+ leadership team will also receive lunch.

Wednesday, 8/28 – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Thursday, 8/29 – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will also provide snacks, coffee, tea and water throughout the day.

The expensing of any meals listed above will not be approved. Refer to the travel and expense policy for travel day meal expenses.

Session Content - In the Works

Attendees will Register & Choose Sessions

Unlike previous years, we’re working to diversify our daily content and will be offering multiple sessions for you to choose from. Some sessions will include everyone, like our keynote from Andre, while others may be department specific or you can choose based on interest. We’ll release more detail and options to RSVP for sessions in early August.

Wellness Space

For Nursing Parents & Prayer

We will offer a dedicated Wellness space at Pier 27. This space will be equipped with similar offerings to our on-site wellness rooms. You can expect to find a closed, private space with a chair, typical supplies, and a small refrigerator.

We ask that you limit your time to 30 minutes.

Nursing at Turbo Week?

Turo is pleased to offer nursing parents access to Milkstork, the world’s first breast milk shipping company. Be sure to get this set up in advance. More information can be found here.

Transportation?

We ask that all attendees walk to and from venues. The only exceptions to that are airport transfers and temple nightclub. Please rideshare or carpool throughout the event.

Walking

  • To and from venues
  • Hotels to Pier 27 (17 mins)
  • Pier 27 to Exploratorium (8 mins)
  • Exploratorium to hotels (24 mins)

Need an accommodation? Email peopleops@turo.com

Carpool

If you’re local and driving, carpool where possible.

Lyft/Ride-share

  • Airport Transfers – we will issue codes as we get closer, please carpool.
  • For those that live within 50 miles of SF, we will issue you a rideshare stipend.

BART/MUNI/Ferry

For those of you extending your stay or wanting to explore:

San Francisco has a robust metro system called BART, Bay Area Rapid Transit. Bart can be taken directly into San Francisco from SFO airport and runs every 10-15 minutes and takes about 40 minutes. BART can also take you across the bay to Oakland.

MUNI is San Francisco’s bus and local metro lines. MUNI connects with bart up and down Market street and can take you out to the ocean, the Presidio, or Golden Gate Park.

San Francisco also has a robust Ferry system that can take you to north to Sausalito/Larkspur or East to Oakland/Vallejo. 

All public transit requires you to obtain a Clipper card and add money to the card. The clipper card can be swiped for entry on all of the above. Clipper cards can be bought in all stations.

Health & Safety?

Your health and safety and top of mind. Please review and refer to the below safety information throughout our event.

Emergency Contact Information

For all emergencies, dial 9-1-1

San Francisco Police Dept. (non-emergency) 415-553-0123

San Francisco Fire Dept. (non emergency) 415-558-3200

Lorie Boyd, Chief People Officer – 650-279-5133

Ains Hill, Director Workplace Experience – 510-409-2110

See Something, Say Something

Car Parking

  • Smash and grabs are at an all time high. Do not leave anything in your vehicle. Devices are being used that can detect bluetooth, so even out of sight items are not safe.
  • Report stolen laptops to:
  • Turo IT – Submit a ticket
  • File a police report online here.
  • Report lost/stolen office access badges to Turo Workplace.

General Awareness

  • Walk with Purpose.
  • Don’t look at your phone and keep your head up.
  • Keep on ear free if listening to music.
  • Keep valuables in bags, zipped up, etc..

Misc. Areas to Note

  • We recommend walking up and down Market Street or the Embarcadero. Generally speaking the areas where our hotels are and the venues are heavily trafficked tourist locations.
  • The area between 5th St. and 8th St. and Mission St. and Turk St. is where most SF services for unhoused people are located. Due to this, you will encounter unhoused folks on the streets.
  • If someone approaches you, let them know you can’t help and just continue walking.
  • Stay on main streets if you’re concerned.

Consulate Information

Australian Consulate

  • 575 Market Street Suite 1800 San Francisco, CA 94105

  • 415-6443-3620

  • Website

Canadian Consulate

French Consulate

Italian Consulate

  • 2500 Webster St. San Francisco, CA 94115

  • 415-292-9200

  • Website

UK Consulate

  • 1 Sansome Street, Suite 850 San Francisco, CA 94104

  • 415-617-1300

  • Website 

Questions or Feedback? Contact turboweek@turo.com

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