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Arizona Hospitality Summit

Celebrate the best in hospitality at the inaugural Arizona Hospitality Summit on Tuesday, November 29.  Brought to you in partnership by AAA Arizona, the Valley Hotel & Resort Association and the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association, this half-day of programming will explore this industry as an important economic driver for the state, provide gold key quality training, and examine policy actions impacting hospitality businesses and jobs across the state. The day is crowned by AAA Arizona's Diamond Awards luncheon, a true celebration of world-class hospitality.

Take a look at the program by clicking here.

Hosted at the AAA Four Diamond

Tempe Mission Palms

60 E. Fifth St.

Tempe, AZ 85281

Complimentary valet and self-parking will be available.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Morning Registration: 7:30am

Hospitality Programs: 8:00–11:15am

Lunch Registration: 11:00am

AAA Diamond Awards Luncheon: 11:45am – 1:30pm

 Register by Wednesday,
November 23, 2016

New & Emerging Leader Series $750.00
Advanced Leader Series $1,550.00

All cancellation requests received 14 business days or greater prior to the event date will be issued a credit or full refund.


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Meet our speakers

Lisa Fell

Lisa Fell is AAA Arizona's new communications and public affairs director,  She will reveal the complete list of Arizona properties that are receiving the AAA Four and Five Diamond designation for 2017.

Caroline Larsen

Attorney Caroline Larsen with Ogletree Deakins will update on the Americans with Disabilites Act (ADA) frivoulous lawsuits

Kim Sabow

Kim Sabow, president and CEO of the AzLTA, will lead a discussion on the positive economic impact the industry has across all 15 counties in Arizona.

Michael Petrone

Michael Petrone, director of content development at the AAA's national office, will discuss the future of AAA's Diamond rating program, including ways Diamond properties can maximize their ratings.