JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge
Phoenix
Arizona
Nov. 15 — 17, 2016
Event description

Online Registration is now closed. You may register onsite at the REITWorld Registration Desk in Grand Canyon Foyer. 

The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge room block is SOLD OUT. To make alternative hotel arrangements in the area or to be put on a waitlist, contact Colette with Staged Right Events, colette@stagedrightevents.com. 

Attend REITWorld® 2016: Nareit's Annual Convention for All Things REIT® to take advantage of the many opportunities to hear first-hand from REIT executives and learn from experts in the real estate investment community. During REITWorld, you can:

  • Gather the latest insights and market intelligence from industry experts
  • Identify new investment opportunities
  • Forge new business relationships and strengthen existing ones
  • Participate in thought-provoking conversations with peers and industry leaders

A perfect blend of private meetings, educational sessions, and networking events make REITWorld® 2016: Nareit's Annual Convention for All Things REIT® an event you won't want to miss.

 

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5350 Marriott Drive 
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Phone: 480-293-5000
* Please note this is the link to JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa website. This is NOT the link to reserve your hotel room at the NAREIT group rate. You must first register for REITWorld® 2016 in order to book your hotel room. After your registration is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail that will contain the hotel reservation link

NAREIT Room Rate

$355.00 Guest Rooms (Single/Double Occupancy)

Hotel Cancellation Policy

NAREIT requires a one night, non-refundable deposit paid to the hotel at time of reservation. Cancellation of additional room nights (not the entire reservation) without penalty requires notice 72 hours prior to arrival, otherwise additional room and tax penalties may apply and will be charged to the credit card on file.

Any changes to your hotel reservation may be done on the hotel room block site up until 72 hours prior to arrival or by emailing colette@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

NOTE: Hotel reservations at the group rate are subject to availability after Friday, October 14, 2016.

Standard Room Amenities

Private balconies or patios with garden or area views
High-speed internet, refrigerator, cordless phones, and coffee-maker in all rooms and suites
Luxurious pure-white bedding and HDTVs
Climate control panels for personalized comfort
All rooms and suites are smoke-free 
In-room safes

Dining

Stonegrill
Serving: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Dress attire: Smart Casual

Twenty6
Serving: Snacks & Light Fare
Dress attire: Smart Casual

Roy's Pacific Rim
Serving: Dinner
Dress attire: Casual

Revive Spa Bistro
Serving: Breakfast & Lunch
Dress attire: Casual

Just a Splash Bar & Grill
Serving: Lunch
Dress attire: Casual

Starbuck's
Serving: Breakfast & Lunch
Dress attire: Casual

Spa

Revive Spa
For information or reservations, please call (480) 293-3700 or visit Revive Spa online.

Golf

Wildfire Golf Club
Wildfire Golf Club features two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Arnold Palmer & Nick Faldo; For more information, please call (888) 705-7775 or visit Wildfire Golf Club online.

Fitness

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa also features various fitness activities, including two fitness centers, multiple pools, a lazy river, as well as tennis. For more information, please visit Fitness online.

Parking

Self parking fee: Complimentary (for overnight resort guests)
On-site parking fee: $10.00 daily (for non-overnight resort guests)
Valet parking fee: $27.00 daily
Reduced valet parking fee (with paid resort fee): $17.00 daily

Pets 

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa does not allow pets.

Airport Information

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Distance from hotel: 22 miles 
Drive Time: 30 minutes

Scottsdale Municipal Airport
Distance from hotel: 6 miles
Drive Time: 15 min

Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
Distance from hotel: 7.1 miles
Drive Time: 15 minutes

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Conference Registration

Allison Shaw
Operations Coordinator
202-739-9420
ashaw@nareit.com

Tracie Desjardins
Operations Coordinator
202-739-9439
tdesjardins@nareit.com

Katelyn Rowland
Director, Membership & Meetings
202-739-9443
krowland@nareit.com

Afia Boone
Director, Membership & Meetings
202-739-9433
anyarko@nareit.com

 

Hotel Reservations

Lacey Rimoli
Housing Director, Staged Right Events
954-404-8252
lacey@stagedrightevents.com

Colette Harrington
Meeting and Convention Coordinator, Staged Right Events
954-404-8252
colette@stagedrightevents.com

 

Sponsorship

Chris Flood VP, Business Development
202-739-9412
cflood@nareit.com

 

Speakers

Katelyn Rowland
Director, Membership & Meetings
202-739-9443
krowland@nareit.com

 

Corporate Member Suites

Afia Boone
Director, Membership & Meetings
202-739-9433
aboone@nareit.com

 

Overall Conference Issues

Pam Coleman
SVP, Meetings
202-739-9427

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  • Available opportunities are listed below. Photos of items represented below are examples and may not be the exact item that will be purchased.  Should you be interested in securing one of these sponsorship opportunities, please complete the Interest Form here. Upon receipt of your sponsorship Interest Form, a confirmation e-mail and contract will be prepared and sent out to the sponsorship contact provided.

    Should you have any questions regarding sponsorship, please feel free to contact Chris Flood. Should you have questions concerning the online form or submission process please contact Tracie Desjardins. (REITWorld 2016 will officially open on August 23rd. We encourage you to visit REIT.com at that time for additional meeting information.) Please note that sponsorships will be awarded to returning sponsors on first right of refusal basis and will be honored for forms received by returning sponsors until Friday, August 5.

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Monday, November 14

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration

 

Tuesday, November 15

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Networking Room
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM REITPAC Suite (invitation only)
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Executive Board Meeting (closed meeting)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Economic Outlook

Moderator:
Bradford Case, SVP-Research & Industry Information, NAREIT

Panelists:
Calvin Schnure, SVP-Research & Economic Analysis, NAREIT
John Worth, SVP-Research & Investor Outreach, NAREIT
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch General Session: State of the Capital Markets

Moderator:
Timothy Naughton, Chairman & CEO, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

Panelists:
Nora Creedon, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Goldman Sachs
Steve Sakwa, Head of Real Estate Research, EVERCORE ISI
A. William Stein, CEO, Digital Realty
Seth Weintrob, Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate, Morgan Stanley
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Washington Update
  • After the election perspective
  • Prospect for Tax Reform
  • Marketplace Fairness
  • Regulatory reform in 2017
Moderator:
Tony Edwards, EVP & General Counsel, NAREIT

Panelists:
Cathy Barre, SVP-Policy & Politics, NAREIT
Robert Dibblee, SVP-Government Relations, NAREIT
Kirk Freeman, VP-Government Relations, NAREIT
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Advisory Board of Governors Reception and Dinner (invitation only)

Speaker:
Richard Florida, Director-Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management; Global Research Professor-New York University; and founder of the Creative Class Group

 

Wednesday, November 16

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Networking Room
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM Real Estate Investment Advisory Council Breakfast (invitation only)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM REITPAC Suite (invitation only)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Value Added Through Sustainable Practices

Moderator:
Fulya Kocak, VP-Environmental, Social & Governance Issues, NAREIT

Panelists:
Rick Avery, VP-Sustainability, Engineering & Project Management, Welltower Inc.
Jeffrey Bedell, VP-Sustainability, Macerich
Daniel Egan, VP-Sustainability & Utilities, Vornado Realty Trust
Sara Neff, SVP-Sustainability,Kilroy Realty Corporation
David Rinard, Sr. Director–Global Sustainability & Strategic Sourcing, Equinix, Inc.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch General Session: 2016 Election-What's it Mean & What’s Next?

Speakers:
James Carville, Political consultant, Author, Talk-Show Host, Speaker and Restaurateur
Hugh Hewitt, Host, The Hugh Hewitt Show, Political Analyst, Contributor, NBC News and MSNBC

 

Thursday, November 17

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Registration
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Networking Room
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM REITPAC Suite (invitation only)
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Networking Breakfast Buffet

*NOTE: This schedule is subject to change.

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Registration Pricing

Registration fees include general and spotlight sessions, refreshment breaks, breakfasts and luncheons.

Registration Fees On or Before
October 14, 2016
On or After
October 15, 2016
Corporate Member* $1,045 $1,145
Individual Member $1,345 $1,445
Tax Exempt Member $550 $650
Non-Member** $2,045 $2,145

*Employees of a REIT or public real estate operating company (or its sponsor) that is a NAREIT member.

**Employees and Officers of REITs (or their sponsors) that are not members of NAREIT may NOT attend this meeting as Non-Members. The REIT must be a NAREIT member.
 

Suite Access & Registration Policy

ALL individuals attending meetings in suites must be registered for REITWorld 2016 in order to gain access to the JW Marriott hotel rooms.

NOTE: To be granted access to any meeting in a suite you, and each individual in your party, must have a REITWorld 2016 convention badge.

 

Conference Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing to Katelyn Rowland at krowland@nareit.com. Full conference refunds will be issued for cancellations received prior to Friday, October 14, 2016, less a $100 processing fee.

No refunds will be granted after Friday, October 14, 2016.

 

Hotel Cancellation Policy

NAREIT requires a one night, non-refundable deposit paid to the hotel at time of reservation. Cancellation of additional room nights (not the entire reservation) without penalty requires notice 72 hours prior to arrival, otherwise additional room and tax penalties may apply and will be charged to the credit card on file.

Any changes to your hotel reservation may be done on the hotel room block site up until 72 hours prior to arrival or by emailing colette@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

NOTE: Hotel reservations are due no later than Friday, October 14, 2016, to receive the NAREIT group rate (pending availability).

 

Attire

Business casual attire is appropriate for all convention sessions and events.