Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

1600 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center
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With an average of 350 days of sunshine and a thriving hospitality industry, reflected in the current revitalization of the downtown area and new enhancements throughout its nine unique cities, event planners have more reason than ever to select Greater Palm Springs as the ideal meeting location.

Palm Springs International Airport
•10 major airlines
•Non-stop service from 18 cities
•Connects to more than 500 destinations around the world
•2 million total passengers in 2015

Greater Palm Springs is a short drive from these major airports
• Ontario International Airport – 1.25 hours
• John Wayne Airport Orange County – 1.5 hours
• Los Angeles International Airport – 2 hours
• San Diego International Airport – 2.25 hours

Regional Driving Distances
• Ontario – 70 miles
• Los Angeles – 106 miles
• San Diego – 142 miles
• Santa Barbara – 200 miles
• Las Vegas – 273 miles

Convention Center
• Located in the City of Palm Springs
• Offers over 128,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
• Includes scenic indoor & outdoor meetings and event space
• New state-of-the-art high-speed wireless internet throughout the facility with 10 Gbps connectivity

Hotels and Resorts
• Offering more than 13,000 guest rooms
• Luxury, full service and moderate hotels to meet any need
• Greater Palm Springs can host your meeting, from large conventions to executive retreats
• All within 25 miles of Palm Springs International Airport

Palm Springs Fast Facts

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Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau
70100 Highway 111, Palm Springs, CA 92270

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Type of Destination Experience:
Gaming, Historic

GSF Exhibit Space (Greater Palm Springs): 1,550,117

Meeting Space, Square Feet (Greater Palm Springs): 1,550,117

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Palm Springs Convention Center): 92,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa): 884

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,600

Palm Springs International Airport

Miles to downtown 2

Cities with non-stop flights18

International cities with direct flights5

Los Angeles International Airport

Miles to downtown 120

Cities with non-stop flights96

International cities with direct flights59

Ontario International Airport

Miles to downtown 68

Cities with non-stop flights15

International cities with direct flights1

Geographic Areas Served:

Greater Palm Springs includes the cities of Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella

Why Meet in Palm Springs

Access is a Snap
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP), named one of the “Top Ten Stress-Free Airports in America” by SmartTravel.com, is served by 10 airlines with 18 non-stop flights and connecting with more than 550 cities world-wide. Also, four convenient, alternative airports are located within 2 ½ hours of Greater Palm Springs, including Ontario International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport and San Diego International Airport.



Off The Grid Activities
Score high marks with outside-the-box events like a “Bike & Brew” craft beer expedition. Geared to adrenaline addicts, revved-up BMW Performance Driving School West puts the pedal to the metal at the exclusive Thermal Club or dare to venture deep within the San Andreas Fault on a jeep tour.



Unique Outdoor Meetings
Get “unconventional” with meeting space that includes flowing greens, palm trees and flowering bougainvillea with pool-side cabana breakouts, all under sunny skies.

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The CVB represents the convention center

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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