Conference Venues by Admin There Are Many Wonderful Venues for Conferences in Scottsdale The City of Scottsdale is an ideal conference location and located less than 10 miles away from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Guests will find plenty of Scottsdale hotels and resorts just minutes away from the airport. There are many wonderful venues to choose from, whether you are looking for a formal conference setting or a place that is a bit more casual. If you'd like professional help in planning your conference, a quick visit to www.scottsdale.com will connect you with the city's best resources for event planners, tourist attractions, restaurants and more. Luxurious Elegance The Phoenician Meeting and Conference Center, part of the Phoenician luxury resort located on east Camelback Road, is a gorgeous conference venue. With 160,000 square feet of conference space to work with, the Phoenician can accommodate large and small conferences with ease, indoors or outdoors. The furnishings are elegant, with classic lines and rich fabrics utilized throughout. State-of-the-art audio visual equipment is available for business conference presentations or for video conferencing with those unable to attend in person. Contemporary Art The Calvin Charles Gallery on North Marshall Way offers an out-of-the-ordinary conference venue. This setting is as contemporary and modern as the art it features. The site has three event spaces and while there is on-site catering available, you are also welcome to bring in your own caterer for your conference. This site is suited for conferences with 150 attendees or less. Be sure to check on the availability of the rooftop sculpture garden when scheduling your event in this always interesting art gallery. Sonoran Desert Beauty At Desert Foothills, your conference can take place in the midst of the beauty and vibrant colors of the Sonoran Desert. Located in northern part of the city, this venue can host conferences with as many as 1,000 attendees. There are three event spaces to choose from-the west lot, the cookout and the barn. The Desert Foothills skilled event planners are happy to help you with the planning and the myriad of details involved in the success of your conference.