Arizona Tourism Unity Dinner
February 23, 2017
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
The Arizona Tourism Unity Dinner brings together business, tourism and government leaders in recognition of individuals and organizations whose efforts have championed the successes of the industry. The 2017 Arizona Tourism Unity Dinner honored tourism advocate, US Senator Jeff Flake and celebrated outstanding industry leaders statewide.
State & Federal Advocacy Days
March 6, 2017: AzLTA Advocacy Day
Arizona State Capitol
May 17-18, 2017: AH&LA Legislative Action Summit
US Capitol Washington D.C.
AzLTA leaders and members convene at Arizona’s State Capitol to brief legislators on the critical economic impact of the state’s lodging & tourism industry. A catered lunch hosted by AzLTA is provided on the House Lawn and all state legislators and their staffs are invited to attend.
Arizona Wine & Dine Culinary Festival
April 13, 2017
Experience the world-class culinary scene of Arizona’s finest hotel and resort restaurants. Each spring 18 – 20 premiere chefs present tastes of their signature gourmet cuisine while fine wine, craft beer and signature cocktails are featured from local and national purveyors. Plus live music, a vast array of silent auction items and more.
Industry Forecasts & Networking Events
Events Throughout the Year
Regional Locations Statewide
Annual industry forecasts presented by STR, the industry leading data provider of benchmarking, analytics and market insights. In preparation for the upcoming year’s budgeting, industry forecasts are provided in three regions across the state, including Phoenix Metro, Northern Arizona and Southern Arizona.
November 2, 2017
An all-new and unique showcase in its inaugural year, Tapaz will partner the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association with the Valley Hotel & Resort Association to feature Arizona’s finest signature cuisine from award-winning hotels and resorts throughout the state. Epicurean delights will be coupled with libations from both renowned and boutique wineries as well as local craft breweries.
Stars of the Industry Awards
November 30, 2017
Created by our national partner, The American Hotel & Lodging Association, more than 45 years ago, Stars of the Industry recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the lodging industry. This event honors lodging employees and properties that best symbolize the quality of service in the industry. All AzLTA member companies, properties and employees are eligible to submit a nomination.
Statewide Industry Partner Events
Ongoing Throughout the Year
AzLTA attends and partners on a number of events with many of its member companies, destination marketing organizations, strategic partners and more statewide throughout the year. Be sure to check the events calendar for continual updates on partnering events and happenings around the state that the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association is involved with.