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Convention Center

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

The Phoenix Convention Center is located in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The center is within walking distance to the conference headquarters hotel, fine dining, shopping, entertainment, and has its own dedicated stop on the Metro Light Rail line. You will find downtown Phoenix is a walkable and welcoming city.

Airport

Sky Harbor International Airport
3400 E. Sky Harbor Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85034

The Phoenix Convention Center is four miles from Sky Harbor International Airport. Guests flying into Phoenix have multiple transportation options, including shuttles, taxis, sedans or the Metro Light Rail, which has dedicated stops at the Convention Center.

Once You’ve Landed

Sky Harbor is located only 4 miles from downtown Phoenix, and arriving passengers can make that trip aboard light rail for only $2. A taxi or ride-share trip takes five minutes and typically costs $15-20.

Metro Light Rail

With 28 stations and trains arriving every 10 minutes, Metro Light Rail moves the masses in a hurry. The 26-mile system carries riders to hotels, restaurants, museums and sports arenas in Central Phoenix, and also links Phoenix to the nearby cities of Mesa and Tempe. A one-way pass costs $2, and an all-day pass is $4. Light-rail passes can be purchased at vending machines located at each station. The headquarters hotel and the convention center stop is #10033 Van Buren/ Central Avenue. 

Taxis

Compared to other major metropolitan areas, Greater Phoenix has some of the most affordable taxi services in the nation. The typical fare from the airport to downtown is $15-$20. The following taxis are contracted to pick up passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor:

  • Apache Taxi: (480) 557-7000
  • AAA/Yellow Cab: (480) 888-8888
  • Mayflower Cab: (602) 955-1355

Ride Share

Passengers arriving at Sky Harbor can use ride-share services such as Uber and Lyft for airport pickup. Drivers with ground-transportation permits will meet passengers in a prearranged ride-share pickup area outside baggage claim.

Downtown Ambassadors

Easy to spot in their bright-orange shirts, Ambassadors are walking concierges who know everything about downtown. No matter what you’re looking for—a place to eat, a happy-hour beverage, information about performances or sporting events—an Ambassador can help. They roam the sidewalks of downtown from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m., seven days a week, 365 days a year.