May 01, 2023
By Featured Venues & Destinations

More than 140,000 square feet of unique meeting space, 6,830+ hotel rooms, 330 days of sunshine, and exceptional outdoor and indoor activities to fill up every spare minute all in a vibrant, eccentric, welcoming city you may never want to leave…that's Tempe. Choose from a diverse list of meeting spaces, each with its own unique personality, and discover what puts Tempe at the top of the list for meeting destinations. For help making decisions, connections, and finalizing finishing touches like catering, A/V, transportation, live music, and team building activities, reach out to the Meeting & Event Services team at the Tempe Tourism Office.   

Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown

108 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-6800 


Located steps from Tempe's bustling Mill Avenue, across from Arizona State University, the Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown offers 5,031 sq. ft. of flexible, sunlit meeting space with expansive views of Tempe, ranging from lobby level to the rooftop. Equipped with a full business center, free WiFi, and plenty of quaint spaces to settle in, getting work done is easy. When it's time to play, Canopy's got you covered. Its central location provides easy access to dining, shops, and nightlife. Head out on foot or borrow a complimentary Canopy bike to cruise around Tempe Town Lake and explore the city's unique neighborhoods. But you don't have to go out to find an incredible place to eat. Alter Ego, located on the ground floor of Canopy, has a modern interior that is beautifully decorated by local artists and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner indoors or on the patio, with gorgeous, sweeping views of Downtown Tempe and ASU's Tempe campus. Or you can head upstairs and catch the sunset at Alibi, the hotel's rooftop lounge. Set yourself up by the pool, order dinner and a nice cold drink, and soak up the beauty of the desert.


Tempe Mission Palms

60 E. 5th St. Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 894-1400


A central courtyard drenched in character, the smell of citrus, and soothing fountain sounds greet guests at Tempe Mission Palms, a renowned and celebrated hotel in the heart of Downtown Tempe. Spacious, Southwest-inspired guest rooms in this AAA Four Diamond-rated hotel mimic the surrounding desert beauty. Walking distance to shops, dining, galleries, and Arizona State University, it is convenient and easy to explore Tempe with this hotel as your home base. With indoor and outdoor meeting spaces ranging from intimate boardrooms to large conference venues spanning 30,000 square feet, it's also a great place to mix work and play. Guests and locals can enjoy breakfast and lunch in the courtyard at the Mission Grille or small plates and delicious entrées for dinner at Harry's Place. Hotel guests are invited to enjoy poolside cocktails at the hotel's rooftop bar, Cabana Bar & Grill.  


The Westin Tempe

11 E. 7th St., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-8885 


Sophistication and luxury are front and center at this AAA 4-Diamond hotel located in the heart of Downtown Tempe. Boasting 21,214 square feet of elegant, modern, and versatile indoor and outdoor meeting space and floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning views of Camelback and "A" mountains, The Westin Tempe ensures "working guests" don't miss out on Tempe's charm and beauty. Its award-winning luxury design inspires comfort, relaxation, and a connection with the local culture. Once the meetings have wrapped, head up to the roof for poolside cocktails, chef tastings, live music, or sports on the big screen at the Valley's highest open-air rooftop bar, Skysill Rooftop Lounge. Or enjoy dinner at the hotel's casual fine-dining restaurant, Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits, which uses local ingredients to combine the rustic flavors of Arizona with traditional Southwest dishes.


Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU

7 E. University Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281 | (602) 794-8600


Tempe's newest addition to the revitalized downtown area offers some of the city's largest conference, meeting, and event spaces with almost 36,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor options, including the city's largest ballroom. Located on the Arizona State University campus within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, nightlife, hiking, and sightseeing, the Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU is an ideal location for business and leisure travelers. Thoughtfully designed guest rooms inspired by Arizona's desert vistas offer guests a contemporary haven to relax and unwind, and in-room fitness kits, a fitness center, and a rooftop pool make workouts a breeze. The hotel also offers a variety of unique dining options. Library Rules encourages guests to touch and taste their way through aisles of food and books, asking questions along the way. Rooftop bar and restaurant, Lucero, emulates the starry night sky, and the industrial-style Neighborhood Services offers indoor and outdoor communal-style tables.


ASU Sun Devil Stadium and Mullet Arena

500 E. Veterans Way Tempe, AZ 85287 | (480) 965-4365

411 S. Packard Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 563-7825


Situated between two mountain buttes and literally carved from the desert, Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium is one of the most beautiful and aesthetic venues in the country. But it's not just for football games! Sun Devil Stadium is part of ASU 365 Community Union, a sustainable stadium model that transforms the venue into a year-round event center. ASU Sun Devil Stadium is one of eight venues on the ASU Tempe campus available for hosting executive retreats, upscale dinners, business lunches, conferences, team-building events, private concerts, large-scale movie nights and more. ASU is also home to the new Mullett Arena, a 5,000-seat multi-purpose venue that hosts Sun Devil Men's Ice Hockey, ASU Club Hockey Teams, the NHL's Arizona Coyotes, concerts, entertainment and more. In addition to hosting athletic competitions and live shows, Mullett Arena is also a convenient and exciting location to hold small and large-scale meetings, events, conferences, youth competitions, and other group gatherings.


Looking to bring a smaller group? Tempe also specializes in sourcing properties and venues of all sizes including the Sonesta Select Tempe Downtown, AC Hotel Phoenix/Tempe, Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University and the all new Vib hotel — all right in the heart of the city. So, no matter which venue you choose, your attendees will have access to the amazing combination of location, accommodations, meeting venues, culinary experiences, and attractions that make Tempe a compelling choice for hosting your next meeting or event.

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