2019 NCSL Capitol Forum


Phoenix | Dec. 10-12, 2019

Prepare for 2020: From disaster spending to the Electoral College and everything in between, we’ve got you covered. Join colleagues and experts from across the country in sunny Phoenix to roll up your sleeves and dig into the issues states will be discussing next year. Early bird registration ends Nov. 19.


NCSL Capitol Forum Registration Fees:

Legislators/Legislative Staff Early Bird (through Nov. 19): $400
On-site: $500 | Daily: $300
Attendee (Business, Government, University, Charitable and All Others) Early Bird (through Nov. 19): $710
On-site: $850 | Daily: $530
NCSL Foundation Sponsor Early Bird (through Nov. 19): $620
On-site: $725 | Daily: $450
Guest (immediate family or spouse/partner) Early Bird (through Nov. 19): $85
On-site: $85 | Daily: N/A

Online. Click on the button below to register online. Requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. Confirmations will be sent by email.

Fax: Fax the registration form to 303-856-2554.

On-site Registration. If you are unable to meet the registration deadline, register on-site at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort. 

Spouse/Guest Registration. The guest fee includes admission to all evening social events only.

Register Now

For questions, contact NCSL or call 303-856-1358. 

Hotel Information

All meetings will take place at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort. A block of rooms has been reserved at:
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort
5350 E. Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054

Rate: $199/night plus tax and discounted Resort Fee of $20/night
Resort fee includes complimentary: golf balls and clubs on Driving Range, use of tennis and pickleball facilities, bicycle rental, access to fitness center, shuttle to Desert Ridge Shopping, guest room wireless internet, and one appetizer or dessert with entree purchase at Resort restaurants.

Book Your Room

Hotel rates are available until Tuesday, Nov. 19, or until rooms sell out, whichever comes first.

Reservations must be held by one night's room deposit. Deposits will only be refunded for cancellations 7 days or more prior to arrival.

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements. 


Contact NCSL with any questions.

Travel Information

J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort is conveniently located near many local attractions, and is 22 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

If you need assistance booking air travel, contact Christopherson Travel, the official travel agency of NCSL, at 800-825-3283 (7 a.m.-6 p.m. MT) or 303-694-4344.

Transportation Options

  • Alternate transportation: Transtyle: 1-800-410-5479 or www.Transtyle.com; fee: $65 USD (one way). Reservation required.
  • Estimated taxi fare: $65 USD (one way).
  • Bus service, fee: $2 USD (one way)

Visit PHX airport website.

Special Needs
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify Shannon Schmit at 303-856-1376 of any special accommodations you may require.

City Information
For more information on Phoenix attractions, travel and events visit the Visit Phoenix.