HSMAI Arizona - Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International, Arizona Chapter


Spring FunRaiser A Huge Success!!This event, "Cheseburgers in Paradise", held on April 21 at the Sandbar Mexican Grill in Scottsdale, was a huge success with 140 attendees from several meeting and hospitality indusry organizations, including HSMAI, MPI, AzBTA, AzSAE and NACE. The Special Events Committee did a fantastic job organizing this event and collecting over 28 silent aucion packages. Lead by chair Lynne Wellish, CMP, members included Amber Martin, Diane Huffmaster, Pam Patterson, CMP, Cheryl Street, CHME, Brent Athon, Lisa Rocha, Kelli Fromhold, Janet Hof, Melanie Volkers, Joanne Winter, Christina Kim, Christina Conrad, Michelle Hayes, Alma Pink, Karen Davis, Erin Grannell and Chris Sekosky.

The "Lost Shakers" ice breaker activity was won by Kelly Riordan of Sacco & Associates. She won a weekend at the Radisson in the Florida Keys. Thank you to our "Lost Shakers": Rich Bardon, Orangetree Golf Resort, Bob Holman, Brede Exposition Services and Corina Wood, Pointe Hilton Resorts.

Many thanks to our sponsors who made this evening such a success:

Sacco & Associates
Road to Success Marketing
America West Airlines
Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville
Eric Bahr/ Bahr Photography
Sandbar Mexican Grill
Brede Exposition Services
U Brand It
Orangetree Golf Resort
Amara Creekside Resort

A portion of the proceeds will go to HSMAI's "Charity of the Year", The Children's Angel Foundation and the HSMAI Scholarship and Education Fund.

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