Please note the new location for the 2018 HPA Tech Retreat!

Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Registration fees for the Tech Retreat do not include hotel accommodations.

Event Hotel:
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Main Telephone: 1-760-341-2211

JW Marriott Reservations

HPA has arranged a room block with a discounted rate of $229 for Tech Retreat attendees and you must make your reservations using the link provided to get the discounted rate.

Reserve your room now


Group Rate:  $229

Cutoff Date – January 28, 2018 (Or when rooms are sold out)

Resort Fee

Resort room rates are subject to a $1.00 Resort charge* applicable state and local taxes (currently 9%), Riverside County Tourism Business Improvement District Assessment (currently 2%), in addition to a 1 % Tourism Marketing District, and a California Tourism Fee of $.85 and per room, per night, in effect at the time of check-in. The resort charge, taxes and fees are subject to change.

*Resort charge includes: Overnight Self-Parking, Guest Room High Speed Wi-Fi Internet Access, Local & Long Distance Domestic phone calls, Use of Fitness Center, Spa Fitness Center Class or Activity, The Greens – 18-hole putting course, Daily Golf Range Usage, All Lawn Games at the Tennis Center, One hour of Hard Court & Racquet Rental, Golf Bag Storage at the Resort and Welcome Blue Star Lounge Citrus Cool, 4-6pm Daily.

Individual Reservation Cancellations

To avoid a one night’s room and tax charge, reservations must be canceled at least three (3) days prior to scheduled arrival.



JW Marriott is located 13 miles from Palm Springs International Airport, 137 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), 83 miles from Ontario Airport, 134 miles from Burbank Airport and 120 miles east of Los Angeles if driving. For driving directions, please click here. Or, For those of you who use GPS or Google Earth, the coordinates: 33.754801 North, 116.361223 West.

Airport Transportation

Shuttle Companies

Taxi Companies

  • Yellow Cab of the Desert
  • Uber
  • American Cab
  • Desert City Cab

There are also a large number of limo, town car and private shuttle options. The full listing of available ground transportation from the airport can be found here.

For More Local Area Information, Please Click Here.