Phoenix, Arizona

The NAPHIA 2017 Leadership Forum will be in Phoenix, Arizona from May 23-25 at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix in the heart of downtown Phoenix.

Phoenix, Arizona is a city known for its sunny desert climate, urban entertainment options, incredible shops and services and a year-round outdoor lifestyle. There will be plenty of time to go off-leash and hike the nearby trails, take a tour, shop the streets, play a round of golf on your choice of hundreds of courses in this golfer’s paradise or just take in the beautiful desert scenery.

Learn more about Phoenix, Arizona by following the links below:

Map of Phoenix

Getting There

Tourism Information

Things to do in the desert

Phoenix, Arizona has many unique attractions to visit before and after the 2017 Leadership Forum. Here are just a few ideas to get your tail wagging:

DBG Cactus GalleryDesert Botanical Garden – has over 50,000 plant species from around the world on 140 acres. The Garden offers tours, workshops and lectures on horticulture, botanical art and illustration, nature art and photography and a variety of other topics.

Phoenix Art Museum Katz WingPhoenix Art Museum – is the largest fine art museum in the Southwest that features objects from Asia, America, Europe and beyond.

Old Town MissionOld Town Scottsdale – a popular destination in Downtown Scottsdale with Southwestern culture. Take a walk and enjoy a variety of causal and upscale shops, eateries and art galleries.

Troon North at the Four SeasonsTroon North Golf Club – has been named king of the Scottsdale “must-plays” by as it offers two 18-hole courses with stunning views of the desert landscape. Although it is only one of the hundreds of courses to choose from, it’s certainly a must for serious golfers.

Echo Canyon, Camelback MountainCamelback Mountain – offers two challenging trails and is a favorite amongst not only tourists, but locals as well. With an elevation of 2,704 feet and scenic views, it’s the perfect way to get in a popular activity when visiting the desert.

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Ro Ho En – (the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix) is a 3.5 acres Japanese stroll garden that includes a tea garden and tea house. 

Music Instrument Museum – displays more than 6,500 instruments collected from around 200 of the world’s countries and territories. You’ll even be able to play a variety of instruments. 

Phoenix Comicon – is on from May 25 – 28, 2017 at the Phoenix Convention Centre.

Heard Museum –  is an institution that successfully combines the stories of American Indian people from a personal perspective with the beauty of art. 

Taliesin West – is Scottsdale’s only National Historic Landmark and offers tours.