With the conference’s convenient California location, it’s easier than ever to bring your entire team to learn new insights, network with your colleagues and hold productive meetings involving ALL THE RIGHT PEOPLE.

Getting There

Traveling to Palm Springs is easier than ever thanks to their newly renovated Palm Springs International Airport (PSP), located just minutes from downtown Palm Springs and the Convention Center. The airport is served by numerous carriers from major cities.

As an alternative, conference attendees may choose to fly in to Ontario International Airport (ONT), located approximately 70 miles west of the Palm Springs Convention Center in the center of Southern California. It is a medium-hub, full-service airport with commercial jet service to major U.S. cities and through service to many international destinations.

Prefer to drive here? Palm Springs is easily accessible via Interstate Highway 10 from the Los Angeles area.

Ground Transportation

A variety of ground transportation options are available from the airport to downtown Palm Springs to the Conference Hotel including:  Car Rental, Taxi Cabs (approximately $15 cab ride), Shuttles and Limousines.

Car Rental
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Enterprise Reservations Phone Number: (866) 502-1260

Hertz Reservations Phone Number: (800) 654-3131

Alamo Reservations Phone Number: (800) 462-5266

Budget Rent-A-Car
Budget Reservations Phone Number: (800) 527-0700

Thrifty Reservations Phone Number: (800) 847-4389

Taxi Service
For those flying into Palm Springs, taxicabs are available on the Taxi Island, just across from Palm Springs International Baggage Claim.

Several local Taxi cab companies include:
Yellow Cab of the Desert
Phone:  (760) 340-8294

American Cab
Phone:  (760) 322-4444

Desert City Cab
Phone: (760) 328-3000

A variety of shuttle/limousine services are available at Palm Springs International:

Skycap Shuttle Service
Phone: (760) 272-7686

Desert Valley Shuttle
Phone: (800) 413-3999 / (760) 251-4020

Cardiff Limousine & Transportation
Phone: (800) 669-0355 / (760) 568-1403


With more than 600 Palm Springs restaurants in the valley, the dining possibilities are endless — chic little bistros, poolside cafes, exquisite resort fare and top-of-the-line steakhouses. CGA has provided the following list of local restaurants to help you explore the options prior to your arrival.




From hiking & sports to relaxing & indulging, there are plenty of things to do in Palm Springs during your stay.   Whether you’re lifting up iconic Mount San Jacinto in the world famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, enjoying fabulous resort, casino or local venue shows, touring the San Andreas Fault or getting up-close and personal with nature and animals at The Living Desert, you’ll find a variety of ways to spend time in Palm Springs’ relaxed desert environment.

Explore Palm Springs Attractions


Palm Springs shopping offers a variety of options.  Palm Springs and the desert cities are home to just about every national retailer, big-box store, outlet store, boutique or design store imaginable to outfit yourself and your home in style.

Explore Palm Springs’ shopping districts