The conference will be held at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge. The discounted room rate is available until Tuesday, May 30, 2017, or until our room block is full (whichever comes first). Our room block has sold out prior to the deadline the past few years, so make your reservation early.


Hotel Details (Conference Hotel)

**The discounted hotel block is sold out during our conference dates. Overflow hotel information is posted below. If you have any questions, please email

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge
5350 E. Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054

The room rate is $189 per night (single/double) plus tax, which is currently 12.57% per night.  Reservatons will be accepted until Tuesday, May 30, 2017 or until the block is full (whichever comes first). Attendees staying in the IRE block at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge will receive complimentary wireless Internet in their guestrooms during their stay. Reservations must be canceled 7 days prior to arrival in order to avoid a penalty of one night’s room and tax. 

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**The resort fee of $29 per night (plus tax) is waived for attendees who book in the IRE discounted block. At check-in, attendees will have the option to add the resort fee of $29 per night (plus tax) to their stay if they choose.  The following amenties are included in the resort fee.

$10 self-parking or $10 discount on valet parking; complimentary use of the On Demand Fitness Center in Revive Spa*; complimentary dinner appetizer from Meritage, an Urban Tavern or Stonegrill, one per entrée purchased with maximum of two per room, up to a $12 value each**; Wildfire Golf Driving Range with unlimited balls and use of clubs on range, proper golf attire required; complimentary golf bag storage at Wildfire Golf Club; complimentary use of tennis facilities, includes up to four racquets; Complimentary two hour bike rental, based on availability, up to four bikes. Daily resort fee is $29 ($164 value)* An age requirement of 16 years old for use of the fitness facilities applies** Roy’s Restaurant is not included in complimentary appetizer offer


Hotel Details (Overflow Hotel)

Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View (2.1 miles from the main conference hotel)
5665 E. Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85054

The room rate is $119 per night (single/double) plus tax, which is currently 12.57%.  Reservations will be accepted until Wednesday, May 31 or until the block is full (whichever comes first). If you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so at least 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid any cancellation fees.

**Shuttle transportation is only provided Monday-Friday with limited seating through the Residence Inn. Attendees are on their own for transportation between the overflow hotel and the conference hotel.

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Airport Ground Transportation

SuperShuttle is offering attendees a discount on airport transportation. Reservations can be made online.  The group code is 5NZFV. When searching for the drop-off location, the conference hotel is listed as JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

Please contact with any questions.


Need a roommate?

Use our public spreadsheet to find and request a roommate. Enter your details and they’ll be automatically added to the list below. It can take 15-20 minutes to see your changes reflected in the spreadsheet below. Please remove your information once you’ve found a roommate.

IRE provides this forum as a service to conference attendees. The organization is not responsible for or involved in any roommate matches.

If you have trouble accessing the spreadsheet, please contact Sarah Hutchins,


If you have any general conference questions, please contact Stephanie Sinn, director of events, at or at 901-286-7549.