BEAULITFULCON 2020 FAQs:
Q: Where is the event being held?
A: The event will be held at The Quad, a beautiful space in South Scottsdale.
Q: How do I get to the venue?
A: There is plenty of parking at the venue, and ride-share services are a great option, too. We’ve recommended hotels that are a short ride away below!
Q: What does the conference schedule look like?
A: We haven’t revealed the final lineup yet, however, the Beaulitfulcon 2020 programming is jam-packed with keynotes, panelists and workshop leaders sure to knock your literary socks off. From authors and storytellers to influencers and bookstagrammers, you’ll learn insider tips and tricks from trailblazers and trendsetters from a variety of industries.
Q: I’ve been to Beaulitfulcon before, what’s going to be different this year?
A: Even if you’ve been to a past Beaulitfulcon, we absolutely recommend you join us this year. From new sponsors and speakers to new topics and interactive workshops, Beaulitfulcon 2020 will include fresh takes on your favorite topics as well as lots of new speakers to learn from.
Q: Where should I fly into?
A: Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is just a short ride away from the venue and our suggested hotels. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the airport and the venue.
Q: When should I arrive? When should I leave?
A: For those of you joining us from out of town, we recommend arriving in Phoenix no later than Saturday afternoon. The Beaulitfulcon kickoff event starts around 4 PM on Saturday night, so be sure to give yourself plenty of time when booking your arriving flight. The conference will run the entire day on Sunday, and we recommend departing anytime after 7PM on Sunday night.
Where to Stay:
Coming to town for the weekend? We recommend starting your lodging search with these great options.
Hyatt Place Scottsdale (GREAT LOCATION, COMFORTABLE ACCOMMODATIONS)
From Hyatt Place Scottsdale / Old Town, the charming neighborhood sights of Old Town Scottsdale are at your doorstep. Catch a spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium or Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, scale Camelback Mountain, or shop your way down Main Street.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Scottsdale (GREAT LOCATION, AFFORDABLE)
Nestled deep in the Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale is a lovely oasis that offers the excitement and attractions of a busy metropolis, as well as the quiet and laid-back atmosphere of a Western town. The Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Scottsdale offers easy access to the area's attractions and lovely desert landscape.
Airbnb Phoenix (MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, VARYING PRICES, GREAT FOR GROUPS)
Coming out for an extended stay with a group? Check out Airbnb listings in Phoenix to rent an entire home for your Beaulitfulcon group. NOTE: we recommend restricting your search to the Central Phoenix, Old Town Scottsdale and South Scottsdale neighborhoods.
BCon 2020 Checklist
Don’t forget to pack your Beaulitfulcon 2020 essentials!
Your Most Insta-Worthy Outfit: Not only is Beaulitfulcon a visually-stunning conference, but our attendees are always the best dressed in town. Bring a few outfits that make you look as good as you feel.
Pen + Paper: There’s going to be a LOT of inspiration happening, so best come prepared to jot down those coveted words of wisdom.
Business Cards: Because you never know who you might meet! Be sure to have your business cards on deck to make a lasting impression on your fellow attendees.
Layers + Warm Weather Gear: Arizona weather can be unpredictable in the early spring, so we recommend you come prepared with not just sunscreen and hats but also jackets and other light layers.
Phone + Charger: This is not the time to forget your phone or run out of battery! Be sure to bring a backup charger so you don’t miss out on capturing the amazing content at and around the conference.
An Open Mind: Beaulitfulcon 2020 is a safe space for us all to come together and unite over our passion for books. Leave all prejudices at the door and come out for what’s sure to be an incredibly positive and uplifting weekend.