The 2018 ELFA Annual Convention will be held at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, 5350 East Marriott Drive, Phoenix, Arizona 85054 USA. The ELFA room block is now full at the JW Marriott Phoenix and we encourage attendees to visit our ELFA dedicated hotel link for other local hotels near the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa at https://tinyurl.com/ELFAHotelLink.
Those planning to arrive early to participate in the ELFA sports tournaments or community service projects on Sunday, October 14th are urged to make hotel reservations early.
A number of suites have been reserved for private entertaining. Companies wishing to hold private parties should plan to schedule these on Monday, October 15th any time after 5:30 pm. Please contact Lisa Ramirez, VP Business and Professional Development at email@example.com or 202-238-3414 to reserve a suite. Please specify the type of function, timing and number of people expected.
The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is located in Phoenix, AZ. The resort's location allows guests to explore nearby Phoenix attractions like TPC Scottsdale, Pinnacle Peak, Cave Creek and Desert Ridge Marketplace.
The Resort is accessible from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), from Deer Valley Road and from 51 North. The resort is 22 miles from Sky Harbor and an approximate $65-dollar cab ride. For directions, please go here: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/phxdr-jw-marriott-phoenix-desert-ridge-resort-and-spa/.
For further information about the convention locale and all it has to offer, please visit their website at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phxdr-jw-marriott-phoenix-desert-ridge-resort-and-spa/
Business casual dress for education sessions is encouraged. The temperature range in Phoenix during October is a high of 86° (daytime) to a low of 62° (nighttime). Suggested dress for social events is as follows: