ELFA 62nd Annual Convention
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The 2023 ELFA Annual Convention will be held at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, 5350 East Marriott Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85054.

The ELFA discounted hotel room block and overflow hotel are now sold out. We encourage you to book through your own preferred hotel websites. Such as Hotel.com.

Shuttle transportation will be provided by ELFA to and from the Residence Inn and the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge beginning on Sunday, October 22 at 6am, through Tuesday, October 24 at 11pm. Shuttles will run every 30-minutes during the convention.

JW Marriott Desert Ridge

Those planning to arrive early to participate in the ELFA sports tournaments or community service projects on Sunday, October 22nd are urged to make hotel reservations early.

Hotel Location and Contact Info

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 85054
Tel: +1 480-293-5000
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Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View

Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5665 E. Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
Tel: +1 480-563-1500
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Getting There

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 $60-dollar cab ride.

For directions, please visit their website.


CM Driving Services- Private Car
(480) 567-9786

Yellow Cab Arizonia
The provider of taxi service at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. For more information about Yellow Cab please visit their website at https://yellowcabaz.com/ or call (480) 888-8888.

Onsite Hotel Car Rental
Go Rentals JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge
5350 E Marriott Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Phone: (800) 464-8267

Uber and Lyft
On demand rides

What to Pack

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:

  • Sunday Evening Welcome Reception: Business Casual.
  • Monday/Tuesday Optional Spouse Programs casual attire, comfortable shoes.
  • Tuesday Night Party: casual attire.

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