Who is the STARS Training Workshop geared towards?

The STARS Workshop is intended for State and Federal Level Trainers and Auditors. Local Level Trainers are discouraged from attending.

What airport do I fly into?         

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

How far is the hotel from the airport? 

5.2 Miles - Approximately 15 minutes depending on traffic.

Does the hotel provide complimentary parking? 
Parking is complementary for hotel guests, upon check in you will receive a parking pass that you place in your vehicle

Does the hotel provide a shuttle? 
Yes.  Tempe Mission Palms is a Phoenix Airport hotel with shuttle service. As a courtesy to our hotel guests we provide daily shuttle transportation to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, 5:30am - 10:00pm. 

To the hotel: When you arrive at baggage claim and have luggage in-hand, please call our hotel at (480) 894-1400. The operator will direct you to the proper curb-side location for your terminal, and advise you of the estimated pick up time.  

To the airport: The airport shuttle runs on an "as-needed" basis, leaving every 30 minutes, on the hour and half-hour. Reservations are not required. 

Unfortunately we cannot "Pre-schedule" shuttle pick-ups due to the variations in scheduled versus actual arrival times, and transportation requests for all of our guests, both arriving and departing.

Does the hotel have free Wi-fi? 

Complimentary wireless internet is available in the guest rooms and hotel lobby area.

What is the average temperature in Tempe, Arizona in September? 
Average high temperature: 100 degrees
Average low temperature: 75 degrees

What is the attire for the workshop? 
Business casual.

Does the workshop include meals? 
There is a hosted Welcome Reception with dinner and drinks on Monday evening.
Breakfast is provided on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

Peak Performance, Diverse Computing Inc (DCI), and Computer Projects of Illinois (CPI) will be sponsoring a happy hour at Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row restaurant and bar Tuesday September 10th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. It is walking distance from the workshop venue.

Attendees are on their own for all other meals.

What is the per diem rate for Tempe, AZ? 
The Per Diem rate is $56 per day.

What is the cutoff date for registration and hotel reservations? 
The last day to register for the workshop is August 9th.

The last day to reserve a hotel room for the group rate is August 10TH.

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