Diversity and Inclusion Summit

November 1-2, 2018 | Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Hotel & Travel Information


We look forward to seeing you at the AACSB 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Summit. The information below outlines arrangements made for meeting participants.

Conference Location and Headquarter Hotel


Point Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 North 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Tel:  +1 602 997 2626

Make Your Reservation

Check in: 4:00 p.m.
Check out: 11:00 a.m.

> Phoenix - Things to do

> Phoenix - Places to eat

> Phoenix - Weather 

About the Hotel

Experience a leader among Phoenix, AZ Resorts for business, leisure, group and family travel. Revel in the warm and inviting atmosphere of Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort as you enjoy 27 acres of all-suite accommodations, extensive amenities and unique dining in the heart of the Sonoran Desert. The Spanish-Mediterranean architecture couples with the bold Southwestern landscape to create one of the area’s premier resorts. Explore the River Ranch Water Park offering four-acres of pools, waterfalls, lazy river, waterslide, miniature golf, four tennis courts and Children's activity camp, Coyote Camp™. Recuperate in the hotel's Tocasierra Spa, Salon & Fitness Centre with a massage and a range of beauty treatments. Re-energize and take advantage of state-of-the-art exercise equipment, fitness classes and personal training; then indulge in a variety of beauty treatments, spa services and therapies. Spa packages and Spa Happy Hours complete the Spa experience. Choose from three delectable dining options at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort. From long-standing staples like Hole-in-the-Wall to casual favorites like Rico’s American Grill - authentic western dining is just moments away. Spending a day poolside? Stop by Slim Picken’s for fire-grilled fare and frosty beverages.

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 Point Hilton Squaw Peak Resort for AACSB International Conference participants. Preferred room rate is 165 USD per night, single or double occupancy, plus tax. The current taxes are 12.57% per room per night. The room rate includes a waived resort fee which entitles guests to unlimited top tier high-speed internet for up to two devices, use of the Tocasierra Fitness Centre for up to two people, tennis court time for two people for up to one hour, one round of 18-hole executive miniature golf for up to four people, and admittance into the River Ranch for up to four people. When making reservations, please ask for the AACSB Conference block to receive the preferred room rate. The Point Hilton Squaw Peak Resort must be contacted no later than October 5, 2018 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 reservation within 48 hours of the scheduled day of arrival to avoid a one-night cancellation charge.

We have been made aware that third-party companies, Exhibitor Housing Services (EHS) and Global Expo Travel, are contacting our attendees, introducing themselves as the official ‘housing bureau’ for the event. This is not the case. EHS and Global Expo Travel are not affiliated in any way with AACSB or with the Point Hilton Squaw Peak Resort. 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, Global Expo Travel or any other unknown vendor. If you receive an e-mail from these companies, please forward to it to events@aacsb.edu.

Location/Ground Transportation Facts

The Hotel recommends guest use Saba Sedan Service airport transfers to and from Phoenix International Airport. The current cost is 40 USD plus tax and gratuity, each way (1-3 people).

Visa Invitation Letters

AACSB International’s policy requires attendees be registered and paid in full to receive a visa invitation letter. If you have an invitation letter request, please email registration@aacsb.edu.

Hotel Parking

Self-parking is complimentary. Valet parking is 10 USD per day.


Suggested dress is business casual.