WE-KO-PA CASINO RESORT
We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort offers an ideal meeting venue, featuring deluxe conference space, signature amenities, comfortable accommodations, and exciting activities in a stunning desert oasis near Scottsdale, Arizona. This AAA four-diamond resort is home to the state-of-the-art Wassaja Conference Center, which boasts more than 25,000 square feet of flexible, elegant event space.
Spacious Arizona Conference & Event Venues
We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort makes it easy to host unique group functions by offering outdoor venues with views of the majestic Four Peaks and the impressive Red Mountains. The award-winning qualities of this luxury resort don’t end with event space! Meeting planners can count on experienced convention-services staff to help coordinate your event with full-service planning, attention to detail and We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort Hospitality
At a Glance
• 246 guest rooms and suites
• The 18,000-square-foot Wassaja Ballroom has a capacity of up to 1,800 guests
• The 167,000-square-foot, smoke-free gaming facility has a slew of options for group events and meetings
Fort McDowell Adventures
Fort McDowell Adventures is located four miles from We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort. Designed for families, groups, and individuals, this 25,000-acre desert playground offers Jeep and bicycle adventure tours, horseback riding, Segway Tours, and more. Hop on your horse and take a trail ride through the Verde River and the spectacular Sonoran Desert! There are four facilities, introducing The La Puesta del Sol, The Ranch, The Stables and The Boulder House. The Stables is the source for the Verde River trail ride, city slicker cattle drives, hay wagon rides, and more. The three-party venues, The Ranch and La Puesta del Sol – can host numerous outdoor (and indoor) events throughout the year.
VISIT COLORADO SPRINGS
We welcome you to experience the refreshing atmosphere of Colorado Springs. Air travelers will appreciate the ease and convenience of the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), a modern facility located just 11 miles from downtown. With more than 55 attractions and activities, countless parks & open spaces and stunning natural beauty, your attendees will find inspiration around every corner.
Stay and Meet
Colorado Springs offers more than 5,000 convention property hotel rooms and more than 14,000 rooms city-wide, with an incredible variety of options ranging from an AAA Five Star resort to charming B&Bs, peaceful mountain retreats and authentic dude ranches. With convenient access, fantastic attractions and unique charm, Colorado Springs is the perfect destination for your upcoming event.
Things to Do
From whitewater rafting excursions to leisurely Segway rides through Garden of the Gods Park, Colorado Springs outdoor activities boast an abundance of things to do and see that suit all kinds of outdoor enthusiasts. Around here, people care more about the number of new trails they discover than how many new followers they get. With more than 350 miles of scenic trails, you can take your pick from relaxing strolls to down-right heart-pounding challenges. Welcome to the Pikes Peak Region. There’s room for you here.
• Cheyenne Mountain State Park
• May Museum of Natural History (Bug Museum)
• Whitewater Rafting with Echo Canyon River Expeditions or other rafting partners
• Stand Up Paddle Boarding with Dragonfly Paddle Yoga
• Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
• Royal Gorge Aerial Gondolas and Zipline: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
• Royal Rush SkyCoaster
• The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
• Royal Gorge Bridge
• Skyline Drive
• Royal Gorge Route Railroad
• Museum of Colorado Prisons
• Gold Belt Scenic Byway
The island-state of Malta is in the Mediterranean Sea and consists of three islands: the main island Malta, Gozo and Comino. With short flight times and various flight connections from most European gateways, traveling to Malta is convenient. The country’s official languages are Maltese and English.
The island’s small size plays to organizers’ advantage as transfer times are kept to a minimum allowing the flexibility for quality programs. The Maltese islands offer a vast selection of activities that relate to the uniqueness of their history. Their culture is also showcased during the year-round calendar of events.
Stay and Meet
Malta has numerous 5-star hotels ranging from large-scale international chains to boutique establishments. These are clustered within walking distance enabling event organizers to split up large groups over different properties. Moreover, 4-star hotels on the islands provide more than 15,000 beds.
The Mediterranean climate offers endless opportunities for indoor or outdoor events. Malta has also built a strong reputation for staging conferences, summits and large-scale events for corporations and international associations.
At a Glance
• With an average flight time of just three hours and daily flights from major European gateways, traveling to Malta is easy enough to fit into busy diaries
• Malta has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, humid winters Average maximum temperatures in summer can reach over
33 degrees Celsius (91F) with temperatures in winter dropping to an average of 12 degrees Celsius (53F)
• 150, 17 of which are 5-Star
• 5 convention centers
• 800 + dining options
• 25 + venues
Malta is a popular filming location for big-budget productions such as Gladiator, World War Z, and Captain Philips as well as TV series like Game of Thrones.
As one of the leading meeting destinations in the country, Orlando offers a world of possibilities for unique one-of-a-kind meetings and events. From low-cost accessibility and top-rated convention centers to a wide variety of hotels and world-class entertainment options, Orlando is an exciting gateway city for meetings of all sizes. Whether networking with colleagues at 400-feet up atop The Wheel at ICON Park™ or hosting a private company event in one of our world-class theme parks complete with a fire-breathing dragon, no other destination delivers excitement quite like Orlando.
When it comes to dining and entertaining, Orlando makes a lasting impression. Delegates will find a diverse selection of restaurants and an endless array of exciting after-hours entertainment across the convention district to please every taste.
Orlando is also one of the few destinations in the country offering multiple retail, dining, and entertainment complexes within minutes of the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) — all boasting unique experiences that your attendees will need to see to believe.
Pointe Orlando features more than a dozen eateries, unique attractions, and a range of entertainment, and it’s just down the road from the Convention Center on International Drive. Hotspots include Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Taverna Opa and The Oceanaire Seafood Room, among others. For choice cuts and other fare, grab a table at The Capital Grille and Rodizio Grill.
For an amusement-park ambiance with great dining, head to ICON Park. Its centerpiece is The Wheel: a 400-foot-tall observation wheel with air-conditioned passenger capsules. The Wheel is complemented by other family-friendly attractions and several restaurants perfect for a casual meal with colleagues, including Blake Shelton’s all-new Ole Red. Adult-oriented entertainment here includes live music at Tin Roof, and a dessert you must see to believe — the Chocolate Piñata — is waiting for you at Uncle Julio’s.
Just a short ride from the OCCC, this upscale dining and entertainment district is packed with top-flight restaurants perfect for networking or entertainment. Here, you’ll discover several upscale steakhouses, and other high-end eateries, as well as one-of-a-kind nightlife venues.
Billed as “The Epicenter of Awesome,” the Universal CityWalk at Universal Orlando Resort showcases some of Orlando’s best-themed dining. This includes Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.™ Restaurant & Market, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, The Cowfish® Sushi Burger Bar, NBC Sports Grill & Brew, and The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen.
You never know who you’ll be rubbing elbows with at Disney Springs® at Walt Disney World® Resort, Orlando’s largest and most popular retail, dining, and entertainment complex — and home to the area’s highest concentration of celebrity-helmed restaurants.
Contact your GC Account Executive or email us at [email protected] to plan your next meeting or event!