Scottsdale's gorgeous Sonoran Desert setting, year-round Arizona sunshine, 70-plus resorts, innovative spas, and dozens of golf courses make it a perennial favorite setting for meetings and incentives. With the opening of The Segauro (above), groups have yet another reason to hold events here.
Photograph: Tim Street-Porter
The annual Waste Management Phoenix Open, aka "The Greatest Show on Grass," takes place every winter here. The tournament is one of the largest spectator events on the PGA tour.