Activities

The best business discussions are sparked from unique activities

We’ll kick off RLC 2017 with pre-conference activities on Monday morning. These concurrent activities include everything from golfing and playing tennis to visiting an aquarium and racing cars. Whichever you choose, you’ll be surrounded by the restaurant industry’s best and brightest. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new friends, chat with old ones and most importantly, have fun.


Option 1: Golf Tournament 6:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Enjoy a morning of golf on the picturesque fairways of the Wildfire Golf Club. This is the perfect opportunity to continue building business relationships while practicing your swing. After the tournament, enjoy lunch with your fellow golfers.


Location: Wildfire Golf Club

Option 2: FIT Club 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Start off your day with a total conditioning class led by one of the JW Marriott’s on-site trainers. After working up a sweat, enjoy a variety of fresh-pressed juices and healthy snacks along with some takeaway stay-fit tips from the instructor.


Location: Meet your trainer at the Spa

Option 3: Brown's Ranch Hiking Excursion 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Two different hikes will be offered by our professional guides: one for the more fitness-oriented hiker, seeking a unique outdoor workout; and one for the more leisurely hiker, looking for an up close and personal tour of the desert’s beauty.


Location: Departure from the Sunset Terrace (outside the Saguaro ballroom)

Option 4: Scottsdale Gun Club Experience 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Test your sharpshooting ability at the Scottsdale Gun Club, the largest public indoor shooting range in the United States. There, you’ll experience state-of-the-art features, including user-friendly touchscreen control panels and a target system that rotates 360 degrees.


Location: Departure from the Sunset Terrace (outside the Saguaro ballroom)

Option 5: Tennis Round Robin Tournament 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are you an ace with a racket? We’ll pair up doubles to go head to head, rotating through all the teams until we have a victor!


Location: Tennis Courts

Option 6: OdySea Aquarium 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Experience the brand-new state-of-the-art OdySea Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the Southwest, designed with the latest theme park technology. From sharks, turtles and penguins to jellyfish, octopus and more, see some of the most fascinating marine life from around the world in beautiful replications of their natural habitats.


Location: Departure from the Sunset Terrace (outside the Saguaro ballroom)

Option 7: Escape the Room! 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Experience the interactive entertainment concept Escape the Room. Your team will have 60 minutes to find the hidden objects, figure out the clues and solve the puzzles to earn your freedom and escape what looks to be just an ordinary room.


Location: Departure from the Sunset Terrace (outside the Saguaro ballroom)

Option 8: Octane Raceway Experience 9:00 AM - 12:45 PM

Test your racing skills at Octane Raceway and zoom in your very own speed kart up to 45 miles per hour. Will you have the fastest time on the track? Enjoy some friendly competition and get to know your fellow racers.


Location: Departure from the Sunset Terrace (outside the Saguaro ballroom)

Option 9: RLC Restaurant Tours 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Interested in learning more about the operations of the latest and most popular restaurant concepts? Join us as we visit three restaurants in Arizona and get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into their operations. This is a learning opportunity you don’t want to miss!


Location: Departure from the Sunset Terrace (outside the Saguaro ballroom)