Greater Palm Springs offers an awe-inspiring, unique, and vibrant meeting location like no other. Here, meetings unfold beneath clear blue skies, soaring mountains, and swaying palm trees. Brainstorming sessions feel more at home by the pool than in a boardroom. And sunrise yoga overlooking a beautiful golf course is a typical way to set the tone for your day.

No, it’s not a mirage. Greater Palm Springs is truly an oasis for planners who are tired of the same old meeting destinations. As your team experiences the height of luxury with seemingly endless sunshine and space to think, ideas unfold, inspiring productive and creative outcomes. 

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The Oasis is Real

Envision outdoor meetings space, swaying palm trees, and endless sunshine. This isn’t a meetings mirage — the oasis is real in Greater Palm Springs.

A Variety of Experiences

Not only is Greater Palm Springs an oasis in the geographical sense — breathtaking scenery, an expansive aquifer, and numerous natural hot and cold mineral springs — but it also offers an oasis of possibilities when it comes to group activities, providing meeting professionals with a diverse selection of experiences that might feel unreal but are as real as it gets. 

Golf course at PGA West, La Quinta
Golf course at PGA West

Desert International Horse Park

Experience the excitement of Desert International Horse Park, where world-class equestrian events take center stage. Home to the prestigious National Sunshine Series in October and November, as well as the renowned Desert Circuit horse shows from January to March, Desert International Horse Park showcases the pinnacle of equestrian sport. Watch top riders and horses from around the globe compete amidst breathtaking surroundings. Elevate your experience with VIP seating and savor exquisite food while enjoying the action.

Joshua Tree National Park

Greater Palm Springs is the gateway to experiencing the ethereal beauty of Joshua Tree National Park. With its stunning rock formations, whimsical Joshua trees, and expansive desert vistas, the park provides endless opportunities for team-building activities, outdoor adventures, and unforgettable experiences. Whether you're looking to host a memorable outdoor gathering, arrange guided hikes and nature walks, or simply provide your attendees with a serene environment to recharge and reconnect, Joshua Tree National Park offers the perfect setting.

PGA West

Meeting planners, prepare to elevate your events to legendary status at PGA West, home to five resort courses and four private courses. Imagine hosting team-building activities on the lush greens or utilizing a round of golf to support a charitable cause aligned with your organization's mission. For an exclusive and luxurious experience, treat your VIPs to a five-bedroom home overlooking the 15th hole of the Nicklaus Tournament course.

PS Air Bar

Tucked away in the back of the Bouschet wine shop, PS Air Bar provides business travelers with a distinctive ambiance reminiscent of the golden age of air travel — without the hassle of security lines or turbulence. This aviation-themed speakeasy welcomes private groups and events aboard, with fun cocktails and dining for a fully immersive experience. 

PS Underground

PS Underground beckons groups to embark on one-of-a-kind culinary adventures. What began as a pop-up sensation has become a permanent fixture in the destination's dining scene, captivating foodies with its diverse calendar of culinary, visual, and musical events, each experience promising uniqueness that cannot be replicated elsewhere. In addition to PS Underground, Greater Palm Springs offers an array of group dining options that are tailor-made for business events and meetings.


Inspiring Outdoor Spaces

Greater Palm Springs offers an abundance of outdoor meeting spaces that are as versatile as they are breathtaking, with many hotels and resorts featuring expansive patios, courtyards, and grassy lawns. Whether you envision brainstorming sessions by the pool or networking events under swaying palms and blue skies, planners will find a variety of options where groups can soak in the views.

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells.

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa features 160,000 square feet of outdoor space — complete with spectacular lake and mountain views. Whether you plan an event on the palm tree-lined grove or a gathering on the covered patio of the Spring Terrace, the setting is guaranteed to inspire creativity and connections.

Metate Ranch

From thrilling Jeep tours to invigorating hiking expeditions, Metate Ranch offers an array of corporate team-building activities that will ignite camaraderie and excitement. Their on-site meeting spaces also allow groups to take events outdoors amid pristine desert landscape. Whether you spend a full day exploring the ranch with a company picnic or "walk and talk" meeting or gather for an unforgettable evening at their Enchanted Desert venue, nestled at the base of the Indio Hills, prepare to be dazzled by the unparalleled beauty.

Palm Springs Convention Center

As the first convention center in California to become autism certified through the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), the Palm Springs Convention Center has undergone training ensuring its staff are equipped with the skills and resources necessary to create a more welcoming environment for autistic and sensory-sensitive patrons. The center not only shines as a beacon of inclusivity but also elevates your event with its unique outdoor meeting spaces — all against the stunning backdrop of the San Jacinto Mountains — from the Jackie Lee Houston Plaza (an idyllic setting for evening receptions, galas, or mixers) to the Esplanade, which can accommodate up to 4,000 attendees for receptions or 2,500 for seated meals.

Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa

Looking for a touch of island inspiration for your outdoor event? The olive and citrus groves at the newly reimagined Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa are perfect for networking mixers or cocktail receptions. Plus, many indoor venues extend to lush lawns and terraces, surrounding groups with breathtaking views.

Can't wait to meet "outside" the box? Explore more off-site venues and facilities in Greater Palm Springs.

Unique Event Venues

When you feel like stepping outside the traditional boardroom or conference hall, consider one of the many unique venues that Greater Palm Springs has to offer. Whether it's a hockey arena or a high-speed racetrack, these unconventional spots can be a catalyst for innovation, sparking creativity and igniting fresh perspectives.

Feeding the giraffes at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
Giraffe feeding at The Living Desert

Acrisure Arena

Acrisure Arena, home to the Coachella Valley Firebirds AHL hockey team as well as world-class concerts and live entertainment, is your oasis for events of any size, from intimate gatherings to grand galas with up to 11,000 guests. On non-game/event days, their culinary team, flexible function spaces, and unique atmosphere offer the perfect backdrop for your next occasion. Let their experienced staff guide you through every detail, ensuring superior service and a seamless event planning process.

BMW Performance Center

Give your meeting a shot of adrenaline at the BMW Performance Center, a truly unique event space that offers a dynamic setting for corporate events, team bonding, and VIP gatherings. Imagine your guests surrounded by the latest models of BMW vehicles or getting behind the wheel for a quick lap around the track with one of their driving instructors. From networking receptions to interactive product demonstrations that showcase the pinnacle of engineering excellence, BMW Performance Center provides endless opportunities to elevate your event.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

This unique botanical garden and zoo offers a captivating setting for meetings, team-building activities, and corporate retreats where you can immerse attendees in diverse exhibits featuring plant and animal species from the world's deserts. Whether you're seeking a serene outdoor venue or a wildly wonderful backdrop for networking events, The Living Desert will leave a lasting impression on your guests (think interactive animal encounters and guided tours led by knowledgeable staff).

Discover More

From iconic golf resorts to breathtaking outdoor spaces, discover the perfect setting for your next meeting or corporate event. When you choose Greater Palm Springs for your meeting destination, your attendees receive more than they could ever imagine — truly, an oasis of inspiration, creativity, and collaboration. 

Ready to inspire at your next event in Greater Palm Springs?