Please join us as we kick off the 2016-2017 Women in Lodging and Tourism events season with special guest Maria Baier at the Phoenix Mercury Game on Friday, August 26th, 2016 as we "Welcome Home the Olympians" at the Talking Stick Arena.
Maria Baier is the Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs for the Phoenix Suns. She has an extensive professional history in the private, public and non-profit sectors, including having served on the senior policy staff in the Governor’s Office for a decade. Maria also served as the Arizona State Land Commissioner, was a member of the Phoenix City Council and was the Chief Executive Officer for Valley Partnership and the Sonoran Institute. She currently serves on the Boards of Directors for the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority as well as several non-profit charitable organizations, including the Foundation for Blind Children, Great Hearts Academies and Southwest Human Services.
Gates and Registration opens at 5:30pm in the Main Pavilion by Carl's Jr.
Event Starts at 6:00pm with Maria Baier
Game Starts at 7:00pm
Talking Stick Arena
201 East Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Parking available adjacent to the arena.
Your event registration includes your ticket to the game and $10 in Stadium Bucks to enjoy during the game. A portion of the proceeds will help fund the scholarship program.
Event Sponsored by the Arizona Lodging and Tourism Assocation