Hotel and Travel
OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, California 92260 USA
(760) 341-2211 – Phone
(760) 341-1872 – Fax
On-site conference check-in is set for Friday, September 8th from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM concluding with the final conference session early afternoon on Monday, September 11th. Refer to the Conference Agenda for details.
The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa (JWMDS) is offering a special group rate at $244.00 USD per night (plus state and local taxes). Our IN-PERSON events always SELL OUT so we encourage everyone to make their room arrangements as soon as possible. SPACE IS LIMITED.
In order to automatically qualify for the special group rate, reservations needed to be made by the "Cut-Off Date," which was Friday, August 25, 2023. Now that the cut-off date has passed, the special group rate is not guaranteed. Reservation requests received after the Cut-Off Date will be based on availability at the Hotel's prevailing rates.
Optional Pre-conference Workshop Dates: September 8, 2023
Full Conference Start Date: September 8, 2023
Full Conference End Date: September 11, 2023
Last Day to Book Sleeping Room(s) at the special rate was Friday, August 25, 2023
You MAY still be eligible for the special group rate but it is based on hotel availability. Please contact Kellee Geller, Group Rooming Manager at or 760-341-1728 to try and secure a room at the special group rate. Be sure to mention The Plantrician Project or the International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference group/meeting name.
Air / Ground Transportation
Click here to learn more about transportation options for your travel to and from Palm Desert, California and the surrounding area.
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) is BY FAR the closest airport to JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa. It is approximately 12 miles away and a 25-minute drive (depending on traffic). Information on ground transportation can be found HERE.
Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the next closest airport to JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa. It is approximately 81 miles away and a 1 hour and 15 minute-minute drive (depending on traffic). Information on ground transportation can be found HERE.
If you are staying at the JWMDS, overnight self-parking is included in your room/resort fee.
For commuters, parking at the JWMDS is at the special group pricing of $20 per day. Valet parking at prevailing rates. Click here to learn more about parking rates.
Experience the beauty of the desert at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. This refreshed, luxury hotel features superb service, redesigned venues and family-friendly amenities. From the moment you arrive on the lush resort grounds, you will feel yourself relaxing. Recharge in reimagined hotel rooms and suites which benefit from modular furniture, hardwood floors, indulgent bathrooms, workspaces with built-in USB ports and balconies. Enjoy entertaining space and views of the pool or lake in our Suites. Take a dip in our outdoor pools, test your swing on the golf courses or play a set on the tennis courts. Pamper yourself at the day spa and indulge at one of our popular restaurants. When you are ready to explore, the resort is a short drive from downtown Palm Springs, scenic Jeep tours, hiking trails for all levels and much, much more! For more information on the JWMDS, CLICK HERE.
In September, The City of Palm Desert has average high temperatures in the mid 90° Fahrenheit range and average low temperatures in the upper 60° Fahrenheit range.
Help spread the word! Encourage your colleagues to visit www.pbnhc.com and sign up to receive conference updates. Better yet, urge them to register and join you for the 11th annual International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference!
We look forward to seeing you September 8 – 11, 2023 in beautiful Palm Desert, CA. In the meantime, if you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at or 561-810-6713.