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  • What is the Hotel Contact Number and Address?
    The Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center (A Hyatt Hotel) 60 E Fifth St., Tempe, Arizona 85281 (480) 894-1400
  • How Do I make Room Reservations?
    You may make hotel reservations online using the following link: Western Regional Gas Association - WRGA 2024 Annual Conference ( You may also call the hotel at: Room Reservations: (800) 233- 1234 and use Western Regional Gas Conference as the group code. You must mention the Western Regional Gas Conference to get the $150.00 per night rate plus a facilities fee that covers wireless internet, valet parking, etc. (Taxes will also be added to the room rate.) Other hotel information and links can be found here: Hotels in Tempe AZ | Tempe Mission Palms by Hyatt | Phoenix Airport Hotels (
  • How do I get to the event from the airport (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - PHX)?
    Options include a taxi, Uber or Lyft, or Super Shuttle, taxi, etc. The is currently a free shuttle service provided by the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel to and from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. You must sign up with the valet services department to get a ride. Shared ride services are abundant, and they respond quickly. Make sure you have the Uber or Lyft app on your phone before using those services. Rental car service is available at Sky Harbor International; however, the location is remote and requires a 10-minute monorail ride to the offsite rental car location. There is also a Phoenix Light Rail station at the airport, but we recommend using other forms of transportation as you would have to walk a few blocks with luggage from the light rail station at Mill Avenue.
  • Where is the Registration Desk?
    The Registration Desk is in the Palm Ballroom foyer area. Registration packets may be picked up after 1 PM on Monday, August 19 or at any time during the event. The Registration Desk is also the central point of contact for any questions about the conference. If you have any issues or if the Registration Desk is vacant, feel free to contact Robert Clarillos at 480-263-2260.
  • How do the lunches and breaks work?
    Luncheons at the WRGC are served buffet style and feature a variety of fine prepared entrees, salads, and desserts. You may return during lunch for as much food as you like. Please contact Robert Clarillos or Sheila Deringis at the Registration Desk in the event of lost name badges or lost meal coupons. Breakfast is provided as an assortment of Continental snacks in the “snack shacks” or you may opt for a buffet style hot breakfast in the Mission Grille which is adjacent to the “Cloister” dining area, to the west of the ballrooms. You may eat in the Cloister room or outside.
  • Where is the Conference Business Center?
    For all business needs (photocopying, printing from flash drives, shipping, internet access, etc.) The Tempe Mission Palms Hotel has a business center located in the conference area in the Palm Ballroom foyer. The conference concierge can assist with any shipping services or business center needs. A map of the hotel can be found here: Resorts in Tempe AZ | Tempe Mission Palms by Hyatt - Resort Map (
  • Is there a hotel Valet Service?
    The hotel offers a free valet service for guests and for conference attendees. Tips are appreciated. There is no charge for self-parking, but you will find that most of the self-parking areas around the perimeter of the hotel charge for parking and are limited. There are also lots across the street and behind the hotel off to the west going towards the Phoenix Light Rail station.
  • Where can I park if I do not want to valet?
    There is no charge for self-parking. Valets can direct you when you check in. The self-parking option onsite is not free and spaces are not guaranteed. We recommend the valet parking option if you drive.
  • Is the Internet Access Free?
    Yes. Complimentary wireless Internet service is available in the guest rooms and will be provided free of charge in the meeting rooms and Vendor Display area. Guests of the hotel may contact the WRGC Registration desk for the password upon check-in. If you need special internet access, such as a hard line for a vendor display, etc., please contact us.
  • How does Vendor Set-Up and Breakdown Work?
    Vendors are responsible for the set-up and breakdown of their own tabletop or other displays. Shipments to the hotel should indicate “Western Regional Gas Conference” as well as the name of the vendor. Hotel staff will retrieve vendor exhibit materials from storage. 120-volt power is provided, as well as seating for two at each display area. Vendors are responsible for breaking down their exhibits and arranging for shipment or pickup. Wireless internet service will be provided. If you require wired internet, please contact the hotel as charges for this will be billed to you separately. If the display is large, a drayage company may be required to receive, store, and bring the display into the Vendor Display area in the Palm Ballroom and/or you may need to purchase two booths or a larger display area. If you have a display that is larger than a typical tabletop display, please contact Robert Clarillos about pricing as the vendor fees are for a standard tabletop display, only. Vendor space is limited, and a dual table display is not guaranteed.
  • What is close to the hotel for Dining?
    The hotel has a restaurant (Harry’s Place) in the main front desk building as well as a bar area that can serve some simple food choices. There are a number of restaurants, bars, and other eateries on Mill Avenue, on University Avenue, and to the east closer to Arizona State University. All are within walking distance of the hotel. See the links in the Area Information section.
  • Does the hotel have a Health and Fitness Center?
    Yes. Check with the front desk upon check-in for the location of the fitness area which is on the second floor close to the swimming pool and hot tubs.
  • Tuesday Evening Reception and Door Prize Raffle (Get Acquainted Session)
    Join us on Tuesday after the last sessions in the Vendor Display Area for an exciting time! Meet our Vendors at their display booths, have some appetizers and visit the cash bars. The raffle will begin at approximately 5 PM. Each year the vendors and the Western Regional Gas Association provide many excellent door prize gifts for our attendees.
  • Area Information:
    Here are several links to visitor web sites for the Tempe/ASU area: Restaurants Near Mill Ave & ASU in Tempe | Tempe Tourism TOP 10 BEST Restaurants Mill Ave in Tempe, AZ - January 2024 - Yelp Visit Phoenix | Find Things to Do, Restaurants & Events
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