Current Conference 


ABC's Annual Conference will be held September 12 - 14, 2021, at the
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale, Arizona
Make hotel reservations using this link: 


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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2021 Conference Hotel - Fairmont Scottsdale Princess 

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess  / 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona  
+1 480-585-4848 / +1 866-540-4495

The AAA Five-Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has come to reflect the dynamic environment that surrounds it - where sun-washed stone and bright green cottonwoods rise up to meet the pale-blue sky and majestic purple mountains.  Boasting one of the best Spas in North America, three award-winning restaurants, state-of-the art meeting facilities, and two 18-hole Championship Golf Courses, The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is truly an experience like no other.


Hotel reservations may be made online using this link:  
Reservations may also be made by calling the hotel directly at 480-585-4848 or 800-344-4758.
Refer to the group “Aircraft Builders” to receive the group rate when booking your reservation. 

HOTEL ROOM RATE and MANDATORY PORTAGE FEE: $249 per night plus 14.02% tax per night (includes Occupancy, State and City tax) - please note there is also a one-time per adult $12 round trip portage fee.  The resort is vast and this fee covers transport to your hotel room.

The negotiated rate of $249 per night is only valid until August 12, 2021 OR until the contracted room block is filled which may occur before August 12.  Once the ABC block of rooms is filled, this rate will no longer be available. Reservations made after the cutoff date of August 12, 2021 will be subject to a rate increase and availability.  Cancellation of individual reservations made up to 30 days prior to arrival will be accepted, and the deposit refunded for those rooms for the full night's stay.

Hotel room includes comp access to the fitness center and basic high speed internet.  Check in is 4:00 PM / Check out is 11:00 AM.  

OPTIONAL RESORT FEE:The OPTIONAL Daily Resort Fee of $39 + taxes includes: Unlimited internet/calls, $25 spa credit toward body or facial treatment per paid night, onsite & nearby off-site shuttle transportation, fishing pole rentals, preferred TPC Scottsdale rates/tee times, comp. golf bag storage, comp. business services at front desk and in-room Personal Protective Equipment Kit. Fees subject to change.

HOTEL PARKING – The hotel has three parking lots, one for each section of the hotel. Fees subject to change.
Overnight Valet Parking - $24 per day (including in-and-out privileges)
Overnight Self Parking - $15 per day
Daytime Visitor Valet Parking - $12 per day
Daytime Visitor Self Parking - $8 per day

Please note: Visitor 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.


Caring for conference attendees is our top priority.  Click the link below to learn more about the extensive measures the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is taking to protect and care for hotel guests

The ALLSAFE label represents some of the most stringent cleaning standards and operational procedures in the hospitality industry.  The cleanliness & prevention standards have been developed with and vetted by Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspections and certification. The ALLSAFE label communicates to guests when these standards have been met.  All Accor hotels must apply the global and regional standards and be audited either by the Group’s operational experts or third-party auditors to achieve the new ALLSAFE label.

The link illustrates the hotel guests' experience at the property including details of all touchpoints from arrival to departure.  As we approach the event, the site will be updated to reflect current recommended guidelines.


The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is a 65-acre luxury resort, with its indoor/outdoor living, is a legend in Scottsdale. The resort is the region's premier choice for fun and relaxation. Play a round of golf at the award-winning TPC Scottsdale courses. Indulge in a day of ultimate pampering at Well & Being Spa. Play and unwind while making the most of the six irresistible pools. Decide between five award-winning restaurants where wine, tequila and rum experts pair innovative cocktails with locally inspired menus—or dine around for a taste of everything. 

Fairmont Fitness Center: Live well in this state-of-the-art gym, a sleek space that's designed to inspire your best workouts. Find an excellent variety of high-end cardio machines, strength training equipment, and free weights. Access is complimentary for all ABC attendees and the fitness center is open 24/7.

Spa: Open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Internet Access:  High-Speed internet connectivity in selected guest rooms. Wireless internet access in all public areas.

Pets Allowed:  Please note the hotel welcomes all friendly dogs.  Dogs are not permitted in the pool or food areas, however servicie animals are allowed in these areas.


Scottsdale boasts acclaimed resorts, golf courses, dining and nightlife, surrounded by the beauty of the Sonoran Desert.  This desert landscape offers infinite opportunities for those seeking adventures outside.  Other highlights include the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Old Town and Taliesin West.  Stop by the Concierge Desk in the hotel lobby for assistance with spa/dining reservations, tee times, day trips/tours, local recommendations and more.  Enterprise Rent-A-Car also has on-site vehicles available for hire to explore all that Scottsdale has to offer.