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Think Tempe First


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Tempe CVB Powerpoint Presentation to Think Tempe First

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Think Tempe First

  1. 1. Tempe Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes LinkedIn Members
  2. 2. Location <ul><li>Tempe is located in the Metropolitan Phoenix area - just minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport </li></ul>
  3. 3. Transportation <ul><li>Passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport can access Tempe via Metro Light Rail. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metro Light Rail fare is $1.25 one way </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most Tempe hotels provide free 24-hour airport shuttles </li></ul><ul><li>Rental cars, taxis and buses are also easy to access at the airport </li></ul>
  4. 4. Weather <ul><li>Tempe has over 330 days of sunshine each year </li></ul><ul><li>Sunny Tempe is located in the picturesque Sonoran Desert </li></ul><ul><li>Average daytime temperature range from perfection to warm and friendly all year round! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Accommodations <ul><li>Wide array of properties to meet every budget, from a mountain-top resort to downtown conference hotels </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect fit for groups of 5 to 500 people </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fun in Tempe!
  7. 7. Shopping, Dining & Nightlife <ul><li>Tempe Marketplace – 1.3 million square feet of dining, nightlife, shopping & entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Arizona Mills – 175 manufacturer outlets, IMAX Theatre and GameWorks </li></ul><ul><li>Mill Avenue District – Pedestrian-friendly historic downtown with an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and taverns. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Signature Events <ul><li>Tempe is full of fun special events such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cactus League Spring Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadway shows at ASU Gammage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tempe Festival of the Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Circle K Tempe Music Festival </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ford Ironman Arizona </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insight Bowl & New Year’s Eve Block Party </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P.F. Chang’s Rock n Roll Marathon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASU Intercollegiate Sports </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Main Attractions <ul><li>Desert Botanical Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Phoenix Zoo </li></ul><ul><li>Arizona State University </li></ul><ul><li>Mill Avenue District </li></ul><ul><li>Tempe Town Lake </li></ul><ul><li>Papago Park </li></ul>
  10. 10. Outdoor Recreation <ul><li>Tempe Town Lake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Segway Tours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kayak and pedal boat rentals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 5 miles of walking trails </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Papago Park </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 13 miles of hiking and biking trails </li></ul></ul><ul><li>South Mountain Park/Preserve </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest municipal park in the country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 16,000 acres </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Apache Trail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scenic drive featuring Canyon Lake, Tortilla Flat and Superstition Mountains </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Thank you for Thinking Tempe First! </li></ul><ul><li>All Tempe is missing now is YOU! </li></ul>