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MARCH 2015 E-BULLETIN
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Bob HaywardAnnual State of the Industry Luncheon
April 22, 2015, 11:30am-1:30pm
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel
Please join us for one of the most anticipated luncheons of the year. Bob Hayward will present Warnick & Company's annual lodging industry outlook for Maricopa County and Arizona. This presentation is full of valuable information and one you will not want to miss! Register today at VHRA.net.

Annual State of the Industry Luncheon2015 VHRA Golf Fundraiser
May 8, 2015, 1:00pm Shotgun Start
Westin Kierland Golf Club
Join us for an afternoon on the links while contributing to the Association's efforts to continue our strong support of hospitality education and scholarships, and to build a strong foundation to support the issues that lie ahead for the hotel industry. Download the Sponsorship/Registration Form today!
VHRA NEWS
2015 Marketing Opportunities Selling Quickly
Marketing and advertising opportunities are quickly selling, but there is still some availability for members looking to reach our exclusive audience of the Valley's hospitality professionals. Opportunities for various price points are available for ebulletins, quarterly printed newsletters and website banners. Contact Kristen Jarnagin today if you are interested in reserving any space for next year. Advertising rates and information for 2015 are posted on www.VHRA.net.

2015 VHRA Dues Are Due
If you have not yet submitted your dues for 2015, please do so in order to ensure a seamless continuation of member benefits. Please contact Wendy Johnson at wjohnson@azlta.com should you have any questions on member dues or benefits.
INDUSTRY/MEMBER NEWS
AZ Wine & Dine Tickets On Sale Now
April 2, 2015, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Scottsdale Quarter
Don't miss this annual April culinary event, hosted by the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association, where attendees enjoy an evening of culinary delights in the luxurious atmosphere of the Scottsdale Quarter. Enjoy and revel in the fabulous cuisine that our industry offers. Space is very limited and sponsorships are available, so contact Alena Hicks for participation information. For tickets or general information visit: www.AZWineandDine.com. Early Bird tickets are available for only $65 through March 31, so get your tickets today!

Reach Over 1.6 million Readers
by Advertising in SummerScapes!

VHRA, Visit Phoenix and The Arizona Republic are pleased to bring you the 18th annual edition of SummerScapes. This year's SummerScapes offers more value with the addition of a custom editorial on azcentral.com and exposure to Southern California in the Orange County Register and LA Times. Readers will discover the great deals and best ways to escape in the Valley of the Sun. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity today! View the media kit here. For more information or to reserve space, please contact Elizabeth Munafo.

Grand Canyon University Launches Hospitality Program
Grand Canyon University is offering an entire college degree for those who are looking to get into the hospitality industry. The program, which will launch this fall at the Colangelo College of Business, will train graduates in hotel, restaurant and resort operations, along with golf and tennis. General business studies will be combined with courses in hotel and restaurant management, revenue generation, food and beverage, and hospitality marketing. In addition, students will put their skills into practice at a newly refurbished Grand Canyon University Hotel. Read more: http://www.azfamily.com/news/GCU-to-offer-degree-in-hospitality-294142311.html#ixzz3StV8byR8
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Bob HaywardBurns Pest Elimination has the largest K-9 scent detection staff in the USA with 14 Bed Bug Teams. Our K-9's determine the accurate detection of live or dead bed bugs as well as the presence of bed bug skin scales, eggs or fecal. Thermal and Chemical remediation 24/7.

Contact MikeM@BurnsPestElimination.com for a free demonstration or information on our Pest,Termite,Bird or weed programs.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Lodging Members
Days Hotel Scottsdale
Jordan Scott, General Manager
Phone: (480) 945-4392
Website: www.daysscottsdale.com/
Rooms: 211

Allied Members
Heartland Payment Systems
Justin Volrath, Division Manager
Phone: (480) 249-8488
Email: justin.volrath@e-hps.com
Website: www.heartlandpaymentsystems.com

Awe Collective
Chianne Nass, Manager
Phone: (480) 275-8888
Email: chianne@awecollective.com
Website: www.awecollective.com
Allied Members (Continued)
Total Customized Revenue
Management, LLC

Lily Mockerman, President/CEO
Phone: (623) 536-7066
Email: lily@tcrmservices.com
Website: www.tcrmservices.com

Dunn Edwards
Chris Ehninger, Key Account Manager
Phone: (602) 686-0892
Email: christopher.ehninger@dunnedwards.com
Website: www.dunnedwards.com


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