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Arizona Chapter of HSMAI announces 2017 board

The Arizona Chapter of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International — HSMAI — announced it’s 2017 Board of Directors to lead the association. Board of Directors for 2017 are President Erik Dorr, Intelity; Immediate Past President Kelly Murphy, CMP, CHME, Phoenix Convention Center & Venues; President-Elect Rochelle Barton, Topgolf Gilbert; Vice-President Jim Kenney, Infor;… Read More →

Arizona chapter of HSMAI awards excellence

The Arizona Chapter of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International recently recognized several members with “Awards of Excellence” for their outstanding contributions to the association. The recipients: Sponsor of the Year: Event Team Inc. General Manager of the Year: Ryan McKenzie, North Central Group Hospitality Sales & Marketing Professional of the Year: Wendy Johnson, SuperShuttle Arizona Host… Read More →

MIM receives grant to expand interactive gallery for children

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Children will have more space to interact and play with musical instruments at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) after an expansion of the museum’s interactive gallery, which will be funded by a grant by Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust. The MIM was awarded a $150,000 grant for the Experience Gallery Annex, which will allow children from… Read More →

15 of Arizona’s finest young musicians will perform at MIM

Fifteen of the state’s brightest and most-talented young musicians will display their impressive virtuosity and remarkable musicianship at the 2016 Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Fall Concert on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. Tickets are $20. Students from high schools in Ahwatukee, Anthem, Chandler,… Read More →

Celebrate all things Italian at MIM in June

The time has come for the Musical Instrument Museum’s (MIM) one-of-a-kind exhibition “Stradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker” to close and MIM is ending the exhibition with an exciting cadenza. On June 4 and 5, come to MIM and “Experience Italy” with music, culture, food and more. Delight in an Italian Clarinet Classics performance as… Read More →

The Legacy of Stradivarius comes to life at MIM

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Opening January 16, as part of its five-year anniversary celebration, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) will bring to Arizona Stradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker. Violins, an internationally beloved instrument, will be the star of this new exhibition, which showcases 10 exceptional historic and modern examples from the string family, including a 1728 Stradivarius violin… Read More →

The 101 Cultural Route offers music, architecture

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Now, you can experience your love of music and architecture at the same time as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West and the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) have jointly introduced a vibrant, one-day experience: The 101 Cultural Route. Architecture 101 You get the key to Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home when you tour Taliesin West. The 90-minute guided Insights Tour… Read More →

Stradivarius exhibition coming to MIM in January 2016

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

This January the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix celebrates the violin. The internationally beloved instrument will be the star of a new exhibition that showcases 10 exceptional historic and modern examples from the string family, including a 1728 Stradivarius violin on public display for the first time in the United States. Opening Jan. 16, 2016, “Stradivarius:… Read More →

Calico the Band will play Saturday at MIM

What better way to treat your ears than with some California country music sung by three of the most amazing voices you’ll hear? Calico the Band will be playing the MIM MusicTheater in Phoenix on Saturday, June 6th. Calico the Band is Kirsten Proffit, Manda Mosher, and Aubrey Richmond. All are great and dedicated musicians, each with accomplished… Read More →

Run, rock and roll this weekend

Every weekend brings a new lineup of rocking events around the Valley, and does this weekend rock. Lace up for an Arbor Day 5K, catch some live music and BBQ or prep some questions for a Q-and-A with Anderson Cooper in Phoenix. Arbor Day Run The Arbor Day 5K is in its fifth year. Proceeds… Read More →

Musical Instrument Museum celebrates 5th anniversary

With a mission to collect, preserve and make accessible instruments from every country in the world, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is the world’s only global musical instrument museum. This month the museum will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a weeklong series of public events. During its relatively short existence, MIM has already made a… Read More →

Meet Market: More business leaders seeking atypical event solutions

Competitors always seek an edge over an opponent. That’s especially true in business where corporate meetings and team-building events are taking competition to a whole new level. “We will do more than 1,000 corporate events this year,” says Scott Sanders, founder and president of Octane Raceway, which offers high-speed kart racing on an indoor-outdoor track… Read More →

Ryan Companies: "Building Lasting Relationships"

For 75 years, Ryan Companies U.S., Inc. has been “building lasting relationships,” as the company motto proclaims. The Phoenix office, a year shy of celebrating two decades in Arizona, has made its own footprint on the state’s development landscape, building its own lasting relationships. Ryan opened shop in Phoenix in 1994 to coordinate the construction… Read More →

Experience France at the Musical Instrument Museum

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The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is celebrating French music and culture with a two-day event. Experience France takes place July 13-14 and features music, activities and a special menu in the museum café that will have visitors feeling like they left the country. Last year MIM had enormous success with their Bastille Day, which fueled… Read More →