Hotel & Travel


Hotel & Travel 

Hotel Information

NCS Annual Conference hotels are for registered attendees only. You will have the opportunity to book your hotel immediately after completing your online registration. Once you have completed your registration, follow the directions in your confirmation email, which will direct you to the online reservation system for the NCS Annual Meeting.

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel


Discover luxurious decadence in downtown Phoenix's vibrant landscape at Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel. Offering 4-Star services and urban decor, this convenient hotel boasts an ideal location near an incredible array of attractions, including the Phoenix Convention Center, Chase Field, Talking Stick Resort Arena and the Phoenix Art Museum. Enjoy pillow top bedding, designer bathrooms and high-speed Wi-Fi access.

NCS discounted rate:

  • Standard Room: $229/night
  • Student Room Rate: $199/night

Hyatt Regency Phoenix


Located across the street from the Phoenix Convention Center, Hyatt Regency Phoenix places downtown Phoenix at your feet. Walk to the Arizona Center Shops and entertainment at CityScape, located two blocks from the hotel.

NCS discounted rate:

  • Standard Room: $229/night
  • Student Room Rate: $199/night

Room Sharing

If you are interested in sharing a room with a fellow attendee to cut down on costs, please sign up via the NCS 18th Annual Meeting room share sign up.

Please note that the NCS Executive Office does not manage communications between those interested in a room share. The document linked above is a self-managed, shared document. 

Flight and Transfer Information

Flight Information

  • When booking your flight, be sure to arrive and depart from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).
  • Hotels are approximately a 15-30 minute drive to and from PHX depending on traffic. Transportation options include taxi or ride share services.

International Visitors

Visas: Apply Early

The U.S. State Department has said that applications for a temporary visa to enter the United States now require a longer processing time. Please apply early this year. NCS has no influence over the granting of visas.

International Invitation Letters

Need a visa invitation letter? Please email your name, address and company name after you have completed your meeting registration to After your request is reviewed it takes 3-5 business days to receive your invitation letter by email.

Destination Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona, known as the Valley of the Sun, offers a unique blend of urban culture and outdoor adventure. With an average of 300 sunny days a year, you will be certain to have a marvelous time exploring outdoor desert treasures and southwestern culture. Below are resources to help you make the most of your experience.

Top 10 Phoenix Attractions

Day Trip In and Around Phoenix

Popular Downtown Restaurants