MEDA Convention 2019 will be located in the foothills of Tucson’s Santa Catalina Mountains at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa. Rugged high-desert beauty surrounds the resort, located six miles from the Tucson Botanical Gardens and Tohono Chul Park. In addition to all the thought-provoking Convention sessions, you’ll want to explore the winding footpaths which lead to ten tennis courts, five swimming pools, an Elizabeth Arden day spa, a Jack Nicklaus 27-hole golf course, and two onsite restaurants.
MEDA Convention offers single or double rooms at a discounted rate of $175.00/night USD for all attendees - this does not include gratuities, state or local taxes.
40 and Under: Students
An additional discount is available to students for rooms with 1-4 guests at $135.00/night USD – this does not include gratuities, state or local taxes. You are asked to reserve your student room through Carol Eby-Good at firstname.lastname@example.org.
40 and Under: Young Professionals
Individuals between the age of 18-40 that are not students are eligible for a $50/night USD rebate for rooms with at least two guests. You are asked to reserve a room through the hotel and will receive your rebate at check-out. Please email Carol Eby-Good at email@example.com with the name(s) of your roommates to ensure their account is credited.
The following services are available for all registrants to MEDA Convention:
- Guestroom internet
- Unlimited local phone calls
- Unlimited use of the Westin WORKOUT including cardiovascular, strength training equipment and fitness classes
- Complimentary shuttle service to La Encantada Shopping and Dining Plaza
- Complimentary self-parking
- $25 for unlimited driving range balls per day and complimentary clubs for the driving range
The Westin La Paloma is approximately a 35 minute drive from the Tucson International Airport in normal traffic, easily serviced by taxi or their preferred town car provider, Integrity. If you are planning to rent a car while you're in Tucson, Enterprise Rent-A-Car is at the airport and will also deliver cars to guests of The Westin La Paloma. Once at the resort, their shuttle service will take you within three miles of the resort, a radius that includes shopping and over ten dining destinations.