Directors Of Large Gardens 2020 Meeting

Directors Of Large Gardens 2020 Meeting

January 22-24, 2020  | Phoenix, AZ

Optional Tours Saturday, January 25

Directors of Large Gardens 2020 Meeting

Local Hosts: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Desert Botanical Garden, and Tucson Botanical Gardens

Meeting Schedule At-a-Glance:

Wednesday, January 22
Welcome Reception
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Desert Botanical Garden

Thursday, January 23
Meeting Sessions
9:00 am-4:45 pm
Desert Botanical Garden
6:30 pm-9:00 pm Dinner, Location TBD

Friday, January 24
Meeting Sessions
9:00 am-4:45 pm
Desert Botanical Garden
6:30 pm-9:00 pm Dinner, Location TBD

Saturday, January 25
Optional Field Trips- $40 per person, including lunch
Tucson Botanical Gardens, leader Michelle Conklin, Executive Director | 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM
Boyce Thompson Arboretum, leader Lynne Nemeth, Executive Director | 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM

Information for guests: 
Guest registration includes meals and drinks for dinner on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Guests are encouraged to join the Saturday field trips. 

No special activities are scheduled for guests during the day on Thursday and Friday. The Concierge at Valley Ho can assist with Spa and other activities. (Early booking is recommended.) Old Town Scottsdale is a short walk from the hotel. Additional suggestions for self-guided tours will be provided.

To register a guest, first register yourself and then click on the "+add guest link".  After selecting the "+add guest" link, click on the "add new contact" button and enter your guest's first and last name.  This will activate the guest rate. From there, select the optional tour or proceed to checkout. 

Meeting Attendees: $595
Guests: $295
Optional Field Trips: $40 per person

Airport transfers not included. The Valley Ho is a short taxi/Uber/Lyft ride from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. 
Transportation from Hotel to sessions and dinners is included. 

Hotel Information:
Hotel Valley Ho
6850 East Main Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Special room rates are valid January 18-28. 
Reservations can be cancelled within 48 hours of arrival at no charge. 

PLEASE NOTE: Our hotel block is currently full but we're working to add additional availability. Please email Kate at if you still need a room.

Contact Kate Tyrawski with any questions:
1/22/2020 - 1/25/2020

Saturday, 25 January 2020

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
1/25/2020 8:30 AM

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
1/25/2020 8:30 AM