Hotel & Travel Information

Hotel & Travel Information


We look forward to seeing you at the AACSB International 2017 Assessment and Impact Conference. The information below outlines arrangements made for meeting participants.

Meeting Start & End Time

The conference will begin with registration Sunday, March 12 and will end on Tuesday, March 14.

Conference Location and Headquarter Hotel







Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
100 N 1st Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tel:  +1 602 333 0000

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Check in: 4:00 p.m.
Check out: Noon

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About the Hotel

Enjoy an artful and memorable urban retreat at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel. This hotel in Downtown Phoenix offers easy access to some of the city's finest attractions, including the US Airways Center (home of the Phoenix Suns), Chase Field (home of the Arizona Diamondbacks), Phoenix Zoo, Orpheum Theatre and Heard Museum. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is just 4 miles from the hotel’s front doors. Enjoy fine dining at the hotel’s celebrated restaurants, and stay in shape at their state-of-the-art fitness center and heated rooftop pool. Discover luxury, style and comfort at Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel.

Hotel Reservations

Each delegate is responsible for making his or her own hotel reservation. The cost of the hotel room is not included in the registration fee. Any guestroom changes, cancellations, etc., are the delegate’s responsibility and must be made directly with the hotel according to the guidelines below in order to avoid financial penalty. A room block is being held at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel for AACSB International Conference participants. Preferred room rate is 199 USD per night, single or double occupancy, plus tax.  Room rates are subject to the applicable state, local and any occupancy taxes in effect at the time of the conference. These taxes are currently 12.27% per room per night. When making reservations, please ask for the AACSB Conference block to receive the preferred room rate.  The Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel must be contacted no later than February 10, 2017 to receive the group discount room rate.  Sleeping rooms are based on availability and may sell out prior to the cut-off date.

When making arrangements through travel websites or an agent, the negotiated AACSB rates may not always be available. Please request your travel agent to book your room in the AACSB-negotiated room block for the event.

All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card or deposit check. Individuals with guaranteed reservations must cancel their reservations within 48 hours on the scheduled day of arrival to avoid a one-night cancellation charge.

We have been made aware that a third-party company, Exhibitor Housing Services (EHS), is contacting our attendees, introducing themselves as the official ‘housing bureau’ for the event. This is not the case. EHS is not affiliated in any way with AACSB or with the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel. We believe that your information may be compromised and we would strongly recommend that you do not give any personal information, including credit card details to EHS or any other unknown vendor. If you receive an e-mail from EHS, please forward to it to In order to guarantee your hotel reservation, please use the hotel's reservation link.

Location/Ground Transportation Facts

Transportation from area airports: The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - PHX (+1 602 273 330) is located 4 miles NW of the hotel. Transtyle is available for a fee of 25 USD (one way). A reservation is required. Bus service is 2 USD one way. The estimated taxi fare is 21 USD one way. Super Shuttle for round trip airport transfers is 26 USD.

AACSB International has a 2 USD off one-way / 4 USD off round trip discount on SuperShuttle Shared Ride Service. Attendees will receive the discount if reservations are booked online using the group discount code: B48XV. The discount is valid between March 8-19, 2017. 

NOTE: There is a 3 USD reservation booking fee if the guest calls directly into reservations. There is no booking fee when making reservations online.

Direct online reservation link:

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Current Valet Parking is 29 USD per night with unlimited in and out privileges.



Suggested dress is business casual.