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November VH&RA Luncheon
November 14, 11:30 a.m.
Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center
The annual Valley Convention & Visitor's Bureau update is right around the corner and will take place at the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center. Don't miss the latest in Valley-wide news on destination marketing and how your CVBs are preparing for the coming year. Register TODAY!

Career Day
Monday, November 25
Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort
This annual educational event brings together more than 200 junior and senior Maricopa County high school students to educate them about the many opportunities in the hospitality and lodging industry. The day's schedule includes sessions featuring speakers in the many different fields of our industry including Culinary, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing and Guest Services. We rely on members to serve as our industry experts to lead these sessions and also host an interactive luncheon that provides speaking and sponsorship opportunities. In addition, we are in need of goodie bag items for the kids. Please use THIS FORM to donate items or contact Alena Hicks for any questions.

Holiday Mixer
December 11, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Hermosa Inn
Kick off the holiday season with this fun and festive reception designed to end the year with great networking and good cheer at one of the Valley's most treasured and charming properties. As always, a charitable component will be included with details to follow. Online registration now available with formal invitations coming soon!

January VH&RA Luncheon
January 8, 2014
Orange Sky at Talking Stick Resort
VH&RA is honored and excited to announce that Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will be our featured speaker for the 2014 Kick-Off Luncheon taking place at Talking Stick Resort. Justice O'Connor will address the new SAFE Action Project hotel training partnership between the AzLTA/VHRA and the O'Connor House. There is limited seating for this exclusive event and participation is limited to members who register and make a PAC donation of at least $25. VIP opportunities to meet Justice O'Connor will be available to the highest PAC donors. More details to follow.
2013 Media Reception A Success
Thanks to all of those who sponsored, participated in and attended VH&RA's most popular annual event at the Arizona Biltmore in October. The annual Media Reception attracted almost 400 of the Valley's top local media contacts, elected officials, and tourism industry professionals who sampled cuisine from 17 of the Valley's top resorts. This event was made possible by our generous sponsors: AM/PM Restoration Services, LLC., Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Salt River Project (SRP), Talking Stick Resort and Visit Mesa. Special thanks to the Arizona Biltmore and PSAV as well as our liquor sponsors: Hensley Beverage Company and Young's Market.

2014 VHRA Member Marketing Opportunities Now Available
2014 marketing and advertising opportunities are now available 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. Click HERE for advertising rates and information.

2014 Luncheon Sponsorship Opportunities
VHRA monthly luncheon sponsorships offer the opportunity to promote your company, products and services to influential lodging industry professionals in the Phoenix Metro Area. Sponsorships are on a first come, first served basis, with only one sponsor per luncheon. View available luncheon sponsorships and contact Hannah Fullmer to secure your space today!
Deer Valley Plumbing Contractors, Inc.
Joe Kerlin, President
Email: joek@deervalleyplumbing.com
Phone: (623) 582-1740
Web: www.deervalleyplumbing.com

NAU – The W.A. Franke College of Business
Kelli Westerdahl, MBA-h Senior Program Coordinator
Email: kelli.westerdahl@nau.edu
Phone: (928) 523-7302
Web: www.franke.nau.edu/mba-h

Madden Media, LLC
Stephen Alston, Distribution & Operations Manager
Email: salston@maddenmedia.com
Phone: (520) 906-2359
Web: www.maddenmedia.com

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