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Fall 2014 Ideas@50+ San Diego Event Banner - AARP


Event Details

When | Where

Sept. 4-6, 2014

San Diego
Convention Center

111 West Harbor Drive

San Diego, CA 92101


If you have questions about Ideas@50+, please contact us.

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Shuttle Service

Shuttle service will be provided between all Ideas@50+ host hotels and the San Diego Convention Center throughout the event.

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Ideas@50+ San Diego

Friday Night

Boomer Superstar Contest
Randy Jackson hosting and Emilio Estefan judging the Boomer Superstar competition at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Randy Jackson                                Emilio Estefan

Patti Austin and Taylor Hicks judging the Boomer Superstar contest finals at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Patti Austin                                      Taylor Hicks


Friday night is the finale of the AARP Boomer Superstar Contest hosted by Randy Jackson. This evening of entertainment will feature live performances by the top five finalists, Grammy-winning R & B and jazz vocalist Patti Austin and special guests. Along with Austin, our panel of celebrity judges will include 19-time Grammy-winning musician and producer Emilio Estefan and American Idol winner Taylor Hicks who will also perform.


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Tickets are $25, general admission seating.         


Saturday Night

John Mellencamp performing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

John Mellencamp

Los Lobos and Mavis Staples performing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Los Lobos                                       Mavis Staples


Join us on Saturday night, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. for a very special Ideas@50+ concert. Three of the finest musical acts of our time will take the stage for one night of music magic. John Mellencamp with special guests Los Lobos and Mavis Staples will close out Ideas@50+, live in the San Diego Convention Center.


Get Your Tickets Now

Tickets start at $45 and are on sale now through Ticketmaster or by phone at 800-745-3000.

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Ideas@50+ San Diego
Registration & Hotels

Register and book your hotel for Ideas@50+ in San Diego using any of these options:

Ticket Costs*

AARP Members – $25

Non-members – $35


*Non-member registration includes a 1-year AARP membership.


Need Assistance With Registration?

Call 1-800-650-6839 and one of our registration specialists will be happy to assist you with your Ideas@50+ registration and hotel reservations, or contact us.

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