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Hotel & Travel Information

Experience Phoenix, AZ in all its splendor while attending ATA Nexus 2024. We’ve curated a list of top things to know and travel tips to ensure your stay is seamless and memorable. Dive into the heart of the desert, and let the vibrant energy of the city complement your event experience. Travel smart, stay comfortably, and immerse yourself in Phoenix!

Hotel Information

External view of the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel


100 N 1st St, Phoenix, AZ 85004




Additional Accommodations and How to Book Your Room


Phoenix can become very busy in May, and we encourage you to book your hotel accommodations early for the best selection and price to receive exclusive reservation perks.


ATA has negotiated discounts by securing a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to help with your trip to ATA Nexus 2024. Attendees who book through Connections Housing, ATA’s official housing company, receive exclusive reservation perks by booking in the ATA block! Book now for the best selection and price.


To reserve by phone: 702.476.6976


Customer Service:


Click here to book online.


To reserve a block of 10 or more rooms email

Conference Venue

External view of the Phoenix Convention Center
Additional view of the side entrance to the Phoenix Convention Center
West entrance of the Phoenix Convention Center
External view of the Phoenix Convention Center
Additional view of the side entrance to the Phoenix Convention Center
West entrance of the Phoenix Convention Center

Phoenix Convention Center


100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004




Light Rail & Directions from Airport


The Valley Metro Light Rail offers a convenient 18–22 hour service, seven days a week, with stops every 12–20 minutes along its 28-mile stretch. Notably, there’s a dedicated stop at the Phoenix Convention Center.


For those arriving from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport: take the free PHX Sky Train from Level 3 of Terminal 4 to the 44th Street PHX Sky Train Station. From there, take the elevator or escalator down to the platform of the 44th St/Washington Valley Metro Rail stop. If you are traveling from Terminals 2 or 3, take the free black and silver PHX Airport Shuttle to Terminal 4 and then proceed to Level 3 to connect with the PHX Sky Train. The PHX Sky Train and Airport shuttles are designed for travelers with luggage and run seven days a week, 24 hours a day.


Beyond the light rail, Phoenix offers other public transit options like the Phoenix Transit Bus and Phoenix Dial-a-Ride. For comprehensive details on these services, including operational hours and contact information, click here.




The Phoenix Convention Center provides a convenient spot for rideshare drop-off and pick-up. The Rideshare Zone is on 3rd Street, north of Washington Street. Rideshare companies have mapped out the Convention Center, and the various apps should send you to a convenient, safe spot when you’re coming or going.


For more information and area maps, click here.

Explore Phoenix

Phoenix skyline and mountains

Phoenix, Arizona, is a sun-drenched blend of natural beauty, urban sophistication, and cultural depth. As the capital and fifth-largest U.S. city, it seamlessly melds its iconic desert landscape with Southwest traditions. South Mountain Park Preserve, the nation’s largest municipally managed park, offers over 50 miles of trails, ensuring nature is always within reach. The city’s luxury resorts and world-class golf courses promise unparalleled relaxation. Phoenix’s culinary scene, recognized by the prestigious James Beard Foundation, is complemented by a thriving craft brew culture. The Musical Instrument Museum, Symphony Hall, and the historic Heard Museum showcase the city’s rich artistic and cultural heritage. From ancient Hohokam revelations at the Pueblo Grande Museum to the diverse flora at the Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix is a city of endless discovery.

International Attendees

Important Travel Documents


We anticipate that the 2024 conference will draw approximately 5000 attendees from across the United States and other parts of the world. Our conference provides an opportunity for leading professionals from medical institutions, technology organizations, government and the private sector to come together to share information and learn from one another.


Visa Requirements


Visa requirements vary for each country, and it is recommended for international attendees to visit their respective country’s US Embassy to determine required documentation. Below are helpful quick links from the US Department of State.


To estimate how long you will have to wait to get an interview appointment to apply for a visa, please go to the Visa Wait Time website.


If you have questions or need any additional support, please contact DeAnna Grosbaum.