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JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

Event Types

Whether you're planning a trade show, a business retreat, a grand event, or an intimate gathering, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa provides the flexible spaces and creative choices that will make your event a standout success.

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Business Meetings

The resort's grand ballrooms can be configured for business events of any size; for example, our Grand Canyon ballroom divides into 13 salons. Numerous conference and hospitality suites provide spaces for breakouts and special presentations. Ask about our exhibit space for trade shows, our flexible setup options and our elegant appointments for high-level meetings.

Outdoor Events

A spectacular outdoor celebration, a gracious terrace reception, a signature theme party with customized menus and props … we bring your visions to extraordinary reality. Explore your outdoor options:

  • The Ballroom Lawn, bordered by our Desert Botanical Garden, offers 20,000 square feet of lushly landscaped space with views of the McDowell Mountains.
  • The 15,000-square-foot Sunset Lawn offers majestic views under the colorful desert sky.
  • The Wildflower Terrace provides 2,800 square feet of celebration space.
  • Tierra Madre, our expansive 19,250-square-foot outdoor space, offers both beauty and privacy.


Green Meetings

All our Event Planning and Operations Supervisors and Managers are Marriott International-certified in Green Meetings. In addition, our resort employs conservation measures from energy-efficient lighting and extensive recycling to using effluent water at the Wildfire Golf Club.

Learn about our recycling strategies and water and energy conservation efforts. (PDF) 

Learn more about green meetings at Marriott.

Meetings Brochure (PDF) 

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