Western Regional Gas Conference – Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Hotel Contact Number and Address

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch 7700 E McCormick Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 (480) 991-9000

How Do I make Room Reservations?

You may make hotel reservations online using the following link: Link to follow soon.

You may also call the hotel at:

Room Reservations: (480) 991-9000 and use Western Regional Gas Conference as the group code.

You must mention the Western Regional Gas Conference to get the $119.00 per night rate. (Taxes will also be added to the room rate.)

Other hotel information and links can be found here: The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch (hilton.com)

How do I get to the event from the airport (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - PHX)?

Options include a taxi, Uber or Lyft, or Super Shuttle. The is currently no shuttle service provided by the hotel. Shared ride services are abundant, and they respond quickly. Make sure you have the Uber or Lyft app on your phone before using those service. Rental car service is available at Sky Harbor International; however, the location is somewhat remote and requires a 5-minute shuttle ride to the offsite rental car location.

Where is the Registration Desk?

The Registration Desk is in the Grand Coronado Ballroom foyer area. Registration packets may be picked up after 1 PM on Monday, August 22 or at any time during the event. The Registration Desk is also the central point of contact for any questions about the conference. If you have any issues or if the Registration Desk is vacant, feel free to contact Robert Clarillos at 480-263-2260.

How do the lunches and breaks work?

Luncheons at the WRGC are served buffet style and feature a variety of fine prepared entrees, salads, and desserts. You may return during lunch for as much food as you like. Please contact Robert Clarillos or Sheila Deringis at the Registration Desk in the event of lost meal coupons. Breakfast is provided as an assortment of Continental snacks in the "snack shacks." The hotel now has two "snack shack" areas for your convenience. Eating areas are in the Vendor Display area and we will have some outdoor dining available, which we will announce. We also will make announcements during the opening session if there are any changes.

Where is the Conference Business Center?

For all business needs (photocopying, printing from flash drives, shipping, internet access, etc.) the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch has a business center located on the conference level adjacent to the snack shack. The hotel concierge can assist with any shipping services or business center needs. A map of the hotel will be provided in the registration packet.

Is there a hotel Valet Service?

The hotel offers a valet service for guests and for conference attendees. Tips are appreciated. There is no charge for self-parking.

Where can I park if I do not want to valet?

There is no charge for self-parking. Valets can direct you when you check in. The self-parking option onsite is limited and not guaranteed.

Is the Internet Access Free?

Yes. Complimentary wireless Internet service is available in the guest rooms and will be provided free of charge in the meeting rooms and Vendor Display area. Guests of the hotel may contact the WRGC Registration desk for the password. If you need special internet access, such as a hard line, please contact us.

How does Vendor Set-Up and Breakdown Work?

Vendors are responsible for the set-up and breakdown of their own tabletop or other displays. Shipments to the hotel should indicate "Western Regional Gas Conference" as well as the name of the vendor. Hotel staff will retrieve vendor exhibit materials from storage. 120-volt power is provided, as well as seating for two at each display area. Vendors are responsible for breaking down their exhibits and arranging for shipment or pickup. Wireless internet service will be provided. If you require wired internet, please contact the hotel as charges for this will be billed to you separately. If the display is large, a drayage company may be required to receive, store, and bring the display into the Vendor Display area in the Grand Coronado ballroom and/or you may need to purchase two booths or a larger display area. If you have a display that is larger than a typical tabletop display, please contact Robert Clarillos about pricing as the vendor fees are for a standard tabletop display, only.

What is close to the hotel for Dining?

The hotel has a restaurant in the main front desk building as well as a bar area that can serve some simple food choices. There are a number of restaurants within a short, shared service ride in Old Town Scottsdale. More information on restaurants and attractions will be provided in the delegate packet.

Does the hotel have a Health and Fitness Center?

Yes. Check with the front desk upon check-in for the location of the fitness area. The hotel also has full spa services available.

Tuesday Evening Reception and Door Prize Raffle (Get Acquainted Session)

Join us on Tuesday after the last sessions in the Vendor Display Area for an exciting time! Meet our Vendors at their display booths, have some appetizers and enjoy free beer and wine or visit the cash bars. The raffle will begin at approximately 5 PM. Each year the vendors and the Western Regional Gas Association provide many excellent door prize gifts for our attendees.

Area Information

Here are several links to visitor web sites for the Scottsdale/Old Town Scottsdale area: Scottsdale 2022: Best of Scottsdale, AZ Tourism - Tripadvisor

Old Town Scottsdale | Official Website of Old Town Scottsdale (oldtownscottsdaleaz.com)

 

 
     
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