by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 24, 2017
The 453-room JW Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale in Arizona is adding a state-of-the-art conference center, scheduled to debut in June 2018. The space will include the new 15,000-square-foot Paradise Ballroom, along with an additional 20,000 square feet of outdoor and pre function spaces, When completed, the property will have a total of 95,000 square feet of meeting space.  
The new facility will have floor-to-ceiling windows on all sides, offering natural light and views of Mummy Mountain. The Paradise Ballroom will be customizable, with adjustable walls that create up to eight separate meeting spaces. The smallest conference salon will accommodate up to 80 attendees, while the largest will host up to 480. The full Paradise Ballroom has the capacity for groups of more than 1,500 people.
"The addition of the Paradise Ballroom to our extensive repertoire of meetings and events offerings will allow us to accommodate even more special occasions, weddings, meetings and conferences," said Jim Rose, general manager of the resort. "Camelback Inn prides itself in being a market leader in the meetings and events space, and we are excited to provide a product that helps meet the high demand in the industry."
The property also features 36 holes of championship golf, six tennis courts, the 32,000-square-foot Spa at Camelback Inn, two swimming pools, and seven restaurants and lounges.