Asked Questions

What is the most convenient airport to use?

Tucson International Airport (TUS) (32 Miles)

Phoenix International Airport (PHX) (102 Miles)

Should I rent a car?

There are activities available onsite but many restaurants and venues are off property.

What is Valet Parking?


What is the dress code for the event?

Business Casual for meetings and Awards Dinner. Resort Casual for all other.

What is the Supplier Company Participation Fee for meeting attendance and how do I pay?

$5000.00.  Each Supplier company attending will receive an invoice to be paid no later than 2 weeks prior to the meeting.

Should I bring my spouse?

We always welcome spouses, significant others and kids!  PDA is a family organization!

When should I plan to leave?

PDA requests that at least one representative from each Member and Supplier organization be present to complete the meeting schedule.  The awards dinner concludes at 10:00pm on Wednesday, May 22.

Can I arrive prior to Sunday, May 19, 2019?

The PDA room rate will be available 3 days pre and 3 days post based on availability.  If you wish to come early, book early!

Do we get a discount at the spa?

PDA Meeting attendees are offered a 10% discount on spa services.

How do I book a spa service?

Please book directly with the spa and mention PDA.

What is the resort fee?

The Resort Fee has been waived for this event.  The following services and amenities are included in this package:
  • Unlimited and enhanced high speed internet access hotel-wide except the meeting space
  • 24 hour use of Computer and Printing services in the Business Center
  • 24 hour access to the Fitness Center and Movement Studio
  • Daily Fitness classes
  • Recreational Activities: Guided Morning Hike, Desert Friends Experience, Bocce Ball, Horseshoes and more
  • Daily Experiential Mixology Class
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Access to the Golf Club Driving Range and Putting Green utilizing complimentary Callaway Clubs
  • Use of Tennis courts and balls
  • Use of road bikes and specialized mountain bikes

What if I need packages sent to the hotel?

  • Packages should not be delivered to The Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain more than three (3) working days prior to the event.
  • Any packages or boxes exceeding 500 pounds must be stored at a local warehouse and be delivered to the Hotel at the client’s expense.
  • The following information should be on each box:

PDA – 2019 Annual Meeting
Attn.: Hold for: YOUR NAME
Anne Connell – MSE
The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
15000 N Secret Springs Drive
Marana, AZ 85658

Who do I contact for additional questions?

Barb Dammann –