Here are the Top 10 meeting and convention centers in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2022 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business?

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Here are the Top 10 meeting and convention centers in Arizona, as featured in the 2022 edition of Ranking Arizona:

99,999 square feet or less


1. Glendale Civic Center

Background: Located in the City of Glendale historic downtown area, the Civic Center has over 40,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space, that can accommodate corporate meetings, conferences, trade shows, sporting events, and social gatherings. The Glendale Civic Center also offers state-of-the-art audio-visual and lighting technology to enhance its events. The Civic Center’s staff of experienced hospitality professionals provide customized event planning for any event or occasion. They welcome you to call or stop by for a personalized tour.

Strengths: “We just do things pleasantly different. We pride ourself on our creativity and flexibility when we help the client bring the blueprint they have imagined to fruition. We know that if we our committed to the process, we can always find a solution for the client to bring their idea to reality.”

2. Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch 

3. Hotel Valley Ho

4. Royal Palms Resort & Spa

5. Warehouse215 @ Bentley Projects

6. Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

7. Gold Canyon Golf Resort & Spa

8. Mountain shadows Resort Scottsdale

9. Desert Botanical Garden

10. Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

100,000 square feet or more


1. Phoenix Convention Center & Venues 

Background: The Phoenix Convention Center & Venues is located in the heart of downtown Phoenix in a vibrant urban environment adjacent to the METRO Light Rail within walking distance of convention hotels, shopping, restaurants and entertainment venues. The facility offers more than 1,000,000 square-feet of rentable meeting and exhibit space featuring Arizona’s largest ballroom along with two theaters — Symphony Hall and the historic Orpheum Theatre.

Strengths: Phoenix Convention Center’s dedication to providing positive memorable experiences for our guests has received industry recognition. Most recently, Exhibitor Magazine recognized PCC as one of its Top 20 venues in the U.S.”

2. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

3. JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

4. Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

5. Talking Stick Resort

6. JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

7. The Phoenician

8. Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

9. Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

10. Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

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Voting for the 2023 issue of Ranking Arizona ends July 31, 2022.