Current Conference 


ABC's Annual Conference will be held September 12 - 14, 2021, at the
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale, Arizona
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The 2021 Aircraft Builders Council Annual Conference will take place in-person September 12–14 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona. We look forward to seeing our ABC colleagues at this annual forum on the most recent developments in the aviation and aerospace industry and products liability. This event brings together ABC insureds, potential insureds, lead underwriters, brokers and defense counsel, all at one locale. 

View the registration list last updated 29 July, 2021

Caring for conference attendees is our top priority.  The Fairmont is taking extensive measurers to protect and care for hotel guests and follows the most stringent cleaning standards and operational procedures in the hospitality industry. Please see the Fairmont's "All Safe and Well" page for more details including an outline of the attendees' experience from arrival to departure. 

Conference confirmations sent in early September will include safety protocols to follow while in the ABC meeting space. Federal and state guidelines continue to ease and we are anticipating a “nearly normal” event.  Click this link for additional travel and safety information.

Additional Conference Details
Speaker presentations are given on subjects of current interest, including insurance, law, governmental activity, and aviation and aerospace technology. In the past, speakers have included the CEO of Lloyd's, Administrators of the FAA, NASA Astronauts, United States District Court Judges, United States Legislators, as well as experts in the aerospace industry.  An important feature of this conference includes the participation of the program's lead underwriters, who are available for private consultations with insureds and potential insureds, together with their brokers.

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ABC 2021 Annual Conference Transportation

The conference hotel is located 25 mintes/23 miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Country of Origin - Please check your government websites often for updated information on travel requirements for both entering into and departing from the U.S. See more details on the ABC COVID-19 Travel and Safety webpage.

Ground Transportation
Uber, Lyft and local taxis are available to/from the hotel
Fairmont Airport Transfer - Approx. $85USD including gratuity. Call 800-410-5479 for reservations.

Directions from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport:

1. Follow Sky Harbor Blvd. to 'East Cities/Exit 202'.

2. Continue to Hwy 202. Take Hwy 202 East to Hwy 101 Loop North.

3. Follow Hwy 101 North and exit on Scottsdale Road.

4. Turn left (south) on Scottsdale Road and continue to Princess Drive.

5. Turn left (east) on Princess Drive, follow signs to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. (Approx. .03 miles)

6. Lobby entrance will be on your right.

To Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport:

1. Turn right onto Princess Drive, continue to Hayden Road.

2. Turn left on Hayden Road until Hwy 101 Loop South.

3. Turn right onto Hwy 101 South.

4. Continue South on Hwy 101 to Hwy 202.

5. Take Hwy 202 West and continue to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport exit. 

6.  Follow the signs to your appropriate terminal.


The hotel has three parking lots, one for each section of the hotel.

Valet parking: From $24 USD for overnight, including in-and-out privileges.

Self parking: $15 USD per night.

Visitor parking: $12 USD for valet temporary parking and $8 USD for temporary self-parking.

Please Note: Valet parking fee does not apply to guests dining at Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda, Ironwood American Kitchen, Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar or guests visiting Well & Being Spa. 

*Parking rates subject to change due to seasonal events.