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Destination Arizona

The leading hosted-buyer event for qualified meetings and incentive professionals looking to do business in Arizona, will meet with Arizona's top hotels, CVBs, DMCs and venues for four highly productive days at the The Wigwam, Litchfield Park, Arizona, from October 28-30, 2020.


ABOUT DESTINATION ARIZONA

Destination Arizona—Northstar's destination-specific hosted-buyer event—brings together the most highly-qualified meeting and incentive buyers with top destinations, hotels/resorts, DMCs, DMOs and tourism offices from Arizona. Attendees participate in one-on-one pre-scheduled appointments, gain industry insights from our guest speakers and network with this exclusive group, all while enjoying the scenic desert views of Scottsdale. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands—Successful MeetingsMeetings & Conventions, and Incentive Magazine.


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Learn

Learn from, and be inspired by, our guest speakers who will provide targeted education specific to your needs as a meeting and incentive planner.

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Connect

Connect with premier suppliers from around the world during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments and unique experiential activities.

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Enjoy

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, including airfare, accommodation, meals and planned activities.

Wednesday, October 28

2:00pm 5:30pm
Registration
3:00pm 6:00pm
Suppliers: Set-up
6:30pm 8:30pm
Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 29

7:45am 8:45am
Breakfast & Education
10:00am 12:00pm
One-on-One Appointments
11:00am 11:15am
Break
12:15 12:30pm
Lunch
3:15pm – 4:30pm
One-on-One Appointments
4:30pm – 6:30pm
Free Time
6:45pm – 9:30pm
Cocktails & Dinner

Friday, October 30

7:45am 9:30am
Breakfast & Education
10:45am 11:00am
One-on-One Appointments
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Closing Lunch

 

ALL QUALIFIED BUYERS WILL BE FULLY HOSTED BY NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP, INCLUDING AIRFARE, ACCOMMODATION, MEALS, AND PLANNED ACTIVITIES.

INFORMATION

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Two productive days of pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with suppliers from Arizona
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers
  • Great meals, receptions, and numerous networking opportunities with other elite buyers
  • Unique experiential activities showcasing Scottsdale as a premier meetings and incentive destination

To learn more about why past buyers say this event is the best networking and education experience in the incentive industry, please contact Dana Kallman.

 

TESTIMONIALS

"I give the event a 10+. It was the right mixture of 1:1's, networking and education. I really enjoyed all the people I met, as well."

- Corporate Meeting Planner

"The Destination Arizona event was extremely well organized. It was a pleasure to attend!"

- Corporate Meeting Planner

"The event was well organized and the outings showcased the properties well. I appreciated the addition of an educational session at this event - I consider it an added bonus to the great networking that took place!"

- Independent Meeting Planner

 

MEET WITH BUYERS LOOKING TO BOOK BUSINESS IN ARIZONA

Enterprise Package

EVENT ONLY

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-scheduled appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • All networking events and activities

 

Individual Package

PLATINUM PACKAGE

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-scheduled appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • Full-page ad package
  • All networking events and activities
GOLD PACKAGE

GOLD PACKAGE

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-schedule appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • Half-page ad package
  • All networking events and activities


Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities


For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or James Antaky at [email protected].

 

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EXHIBITORS

2019 Exhibitors

  • ALHI
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Cambria Hotels
  • Canyon Ranch
  • Chandler Office of Tourism
  • Casino Del Sol Resort
  • Circa Destination Management
  • Crowne Plaza Phoenix Chandler Golf Resort
  • Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix North
  • Doubletree by Hilton Resort Paradise Valley
  • El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort
  • Experience Scottsdale
  • Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Gila River Hotels & Casinos
  • High Country Conference Center
  • Little America Hotel
  • Marriott Tucson University Park
  • Mountain Shadows Resort
  • PSAV
  • Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
  • Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West
  • Talking Stick Resort
  • Tempe Tourism
  • The Hermosa Inn
  • The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
  • The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
  • Tubac Golf Resort & Spa
  • Visit Glendale
  • Visit Phoenix
  • Visit Tucson
  • Visit Yuma
  • The Wigwam, Litchfield Park, Arizona
  • Wyndham Destinations

Click below to see the 2018 list

 

At A Glance

Deeply entwined with Arizona history since 1929, The Wigwam welcomes you to come make a little history of your own. Stretching over 440 lushly landscaped acres, our elegantly crafted adobe-and-timber luxury resort provides a rich palette of experiences to suit your every occasion-whether business, romance, relaxation or rollicking family fun. From dawn’s first blush to the tangerine streaks of our Sonoran Desert sunsets, each day at The Wigwam is awash in endless possibilities here in Litchfield Park, Arizona.

The Wigwam
300 East Wigwam Blvd.
Litchfield Park, Arizona 85340

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

Buyers Contact:

Dana Kallman

Director of Buyer Development

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact:

James Antaky

Business Development Director

[email protected]

 

Amanda Blanar Kelly

Sales & Client Services Manager

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Andrea Hennings

Meeting Planner - Consultant

[email protected]

To learn more why past buyers say this event is the best networking and education experience in the incentive industry, please contact Dana Kallman.