Arizona Tourism Unity Dinner

May 16, 2018

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn 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.

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Arizona Wine & Dine Culinary Festival

April 5, 2018

Scottsdale Quarter

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.

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Arizona Travel & Tourism Golf Tournament

November 12, 2018

Phoenix Country Club

The 2018 tournament will utilize the same pin placement as the PGA Charles Schwab Cup Championship. This is an unbelievable opportunity to play on the same course and in the same conditions as the pros! Stay tuned for more details.

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Industry Forecasts & Networking Events

August 2018

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.

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Mega PAC Reception

July 18, 2018

Mountain Shadows Resort

AzLTA MEGA PAC is a bi-partisan political action committee dedicated to advancing our industry by supporting candidates who understand the vast economic impacts of tourism to our economy and the important role our $21.2 billion industry plays in creating jobs, developing workforce, and attracting people to our great state.

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Stars of the Industry Awards

December 14, 2018

Arizona Biltmore

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.

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State & Federal Advocacy Days

April 11, 2018: AzLTA Advocacy Day

Arizona State Capitol

September 12-13, 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.

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Tapaz, an Arizona Culinary Showcase

November 2018

Date and location to be announced

A unique and delicious experience, Tapaz partners the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association with the Valley Hotel & Resort Association to feature Arizona’s finest signature cuisine from the most renowned hotels and resorts throughout the state. Exquisite culinary tastes coupled with libations from both renowned and boutique wineries as well as local craft breweries are highlighted throughout the evening.

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Statewide Industry Partner Events

Ongoing Throughout the Year

Statewide

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.

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