Southern Arizona Lodging & Resort Association

Southern Arizona Lodging & Resort Association
Calendar of Events



February 11, 2018SALARA Government Affairs Brunch/ JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa


April 5, 2018AzLTA AZ Wine & Dine / Scottsdale Quarter, Scottsdale, AZ


May 6-12, 2018National Travel & Tourism Week


June 19, 2018Travel & Tourism Celebration Dinner / Omni Tucson National Resort


July 18, 2018PAC Reception & Celebration with 2018 Tourism Advocates / Mountain Shadows, Scottsdale, AZ

Please plan to stay after the upcoming board meeting to join us on Wednesday, July 18 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mountain Shadows Resort for a celebration of our 2018 Tourism Advocates of the Year (honored at the Unity Dinner) and PAC fundraiser. This will be held just prior to the start of the Governor’s Conference on Tourism and the Taste of Arizona opening reception. We have invited our industry champions from the Arizona Legislature to join us in recognition of their leadership and to learn more about fueling the momentum for positive policy progress in the travel and tourism industry in our state. A shuttle will be available for attendees of GCOT to easily transfer across Lincoln Drive throughout the afternoon.

  • Click here to let us know you will join us and consider donating in advance to the PAC.
  • We will also be sending out additional information on how you can support our honored advocates with personal contributions.

July 18-20, 2018Governor’s Conference on Tourism / J. W. Marriott Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, AZ


August 27, 2018Industry Forecast Luncheon / Tucson Convention Center
Registration & Networking – 11:00am
Luncheon & Program – 12:00pm

Please join the Southern Arizona Lodging & Resort Association and our statewide partners as we welcome STR, Inc.’s new region business development executive Bennjin Lao to present the 2019 Industry Forecast. We’re pleased to offer three regional forums which provide invaluable insights into expected trends for Arizona’s lodging and tourism industry in the coming year. The presentation from STR will include region-specific, state and national analyses freshly updated and re-calibrated in mid-August with data and information to boost performance. All members attending will be equipped with the most up-to-date statistical industry information in preparation for 2019 planning and budgeting! REGISTER TODAY!

Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities
If you would like information regarding an exhibitor booth or sponsoring the luncheon – email Alex McAlister at




November 2018Hospitality Career Day



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