Hotel & Travel


Room, board, transportation, and all other expenses are the responsibility of the participant. The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is accepting room reservations at a discounted rate of $175* per night (single/double) for ELI 2018 participants. This special rate will be offered three days prior to and three days after the conference dates of December 9-13, 2018, subject to room availability at time of reservation. The following services are included in the room rate: wireless internet in guest rooms, access to fitness center, daily USA today, unlimited calling to local and 800 phone numbers, two-hour bicycle rental, and complimentary self and valet parking. These items are subject to change.

*Not included in the guest room rate are state and local taxes (currently 13.92%) in effect at the time of check-out.

The cut-off date for accepting reservations into the conference block is November 12, 2018. Reservation requests received after this date will be accepted at the hotel’s prevailing rate based on availability.

Beautifully reimagined to reflect the beauty, warmth and community spirit of the Sonoran Desert, The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch welcomes you to a secluded oasis. Where conversations flow and connections are made, you’ll discover a AAA Four Diamond retreat for the senses. However you wish to spend your days, your next unforgettable experience awaits just off the beaten path.

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 E. McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Reservations: 800-540-0727; Main: 480-991-9000

From Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch is conveniently located only 17 miles away from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, and there are numerous transportation options available.


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The following links provide information about visiting the Phoenix area and other popular Arizona destinations, many within easy driving distance from the hotel.

Phoenix Area

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Phoenix Travel Guide

Fodor's Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe Travel Guide

Things To Do


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