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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2018 Annual Meeting

December 14, 2018

Arizona Biltmore

Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual Meeting (the “Meeting”) of the Members of the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association (the “Association”) will be held at the following location, and time:

Arizona Biltmore, A Walforf Astoria Resort
2400 E. Missouri Ave.
Valley Conference Room
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Friday, December 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

The annual membership meeting is directed by the bylaws of the Association and may consist of electing the Board of Directors and/or Executive committee, updating the membership on the business of the association, and providing financial updates.

All members in good standing are cordially invited to attend the annual membership meeting.

RSVP Attendance to demerson@azlta.com.

State & Federal Advocacy

AzLTA Legislative Kick-Off: January 16, 2019

AzLTA Southern Arizona Legislative Kick-Off: February 8, 2019

AzLTA Advocacy Day: February 20, 2019
Arizona State Capitol

2019 AHLA Legislative Action Summit: TBA
US Capitol Washington D.C.

AzLTA leaders and members convene at various events to brief legislators on the critical economic impact of the Arizona’s lodging & tourism industry.

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Mega PAC Reception

Date and location to be determined

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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Arizona Wine & Dine Culinary Festival

April 4, 2019

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 Tourism Unity Dinner

May 2019

Date and location to be announced.

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.

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Industry Forecasts & Networking Events

August 2019

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.  Dates and locations to be announced, stay tuned!

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Tapaz, an Arizona Culinary Showcase

October 24, 2019

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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Experience Arizona Open

Experience Arizona Open
November 11, 2019

Experience Arizona Walk at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship
November 7- 10, 2019

Phoenix Country Club

The 2019 tournament will once again 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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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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