SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION 1
There’s a reason Phoenix has emerged
as the nation’s fifth-largest city and
first in population growth. This city is
bursting with excitement, youthful energy
and new investment.
Just how happening is Phoenix? Last
year Money Magazine named it the
third-hottest city for tech jobs in the U.S.,
and Forbes called Phoenix a top city
for young professionals.
Today’s Phoenix is also open-minded
and diverse, attributes that have
earned it a score of a perfect 100
on the Human Rights Campaign’s
Municipal Equality Index for five
For groups looking to convene in Phoenix,
the fundamentals are all in place:
• Great airlift coupled with efficient
local transportation? Check.
• Award-winning downtown convention
• Top-notch city-center hotels, plus
gorgeous five-star resorts nearby?
• Affordability and value? Check.
But it takes more than the basics to put
on a great meeting or exposition. That’s
why planners love today’s Phoenix.
Phoenix boasts an attractive and
bustling downtown, thanks to the
tech entrepreneurs, artists, historic
preservationists and young college
students who make their homes there.
The result is a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly community that hops with
activity day and night.
Prefer a resort setting? Greater Phoenix
is home to some of the nation’s finest
destination resorts, with amenities such
as championship golf, noteworthy spas
and top-notch meeting facilities.
TO BE SURPRISED
For groups that convene in Phoenix, 325 days of sunshine,
exceptional resorts and a stunning desert setting are just
icing on the cake.