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Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley, Robin Thicke headline Birds Nest

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The 2016 Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment lineup is packed with prime talent as Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley and Robin Thicke will take the stage at the popular Waste Management Phoenix Open entertainment venue. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, November 3 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster (800-745-3000, and at… Read More →

Scottsdale resorts offer hot discounts that beat the heat

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort

When you envision Scottsdale during the summer, do you see a dry, barren desert, where weather-worn locals proclaim through parched lips, “At least it’s a dry heat”? Well, think again. Locals have a secret weapon that helps them survive May, June, July and August. We’ll let you in on the secret. Scottsdale’s 70 hotels and… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess packs fun for entire family

The Techno Glo Party at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess features black lights, lasers, fog, LED hula hooping, glow-in-the-dark bubbles, drinks and a DJ pulsating techno music.

When I first moved to Arizona from New York in 1998, my father already knew his way around and could give me recommendations for the best places to eat, play and golf. He didn’t live in Arizona, but he and seven of his friends spent a week each March taking advantage of Arizona’s great weather to… Read More →

Furst Properties gets a new VP of property management

by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Furst Properties has promoted Tammy Gibbons to vice president of property management, overseeing the firm’s 661,000-square-foot portfolio of Class A commercial office buildings in Scottsdale. Gibbons, who oversees nine staff members, ensures the buildings stand out from other Class A office properties in the Valley, provides frequent communication with tenants and strengthens the firm’s customer… Read More →

Phoenix Open most tech-friendly event on PGA Tour


With a new and improved tournament mobile app and increased on-site Wi-Fi and cell coverage and capacity, the Waste Management Phoenix Open remains the most technology-friendly golf tournament on the PGA TOUR. Improved technology at the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open includes: • More than a dozen new Wi-Fi wireless access points have been added… Read More →

Arizona MPI honors excellence with awards

Deliver on Your ROI, Business Meetings

The Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (AzMPI) recently recognized its members who went above and beyond to volunteer for the chapter. Winners include: Rising Star Award presented to Troy Peters with Video West; James A. Fausel Student of the Year Award presented to Shelby Wray, ASU; Committee of the Year Award presented to… 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 →

HSMAI member profile: Tiffany Nelson

by in Featured | Marketing | Sports

Like most industries, hospitality took a hit during the economic downturn, but the Arizona travel industry started to recover in 2010 and pumped $18.3 billion in direct travel spending into Arizona’s economy in 2011. Helping fuel that economic engine is the Arizona chapter of the the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). Az Business… Read More →

Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson set for Phoenix Open

by in Business News | Sports

Two-time champion Phil Mickelson and Masters winner Bubba Watson have committed to play in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The news of the popular PGA players’ participation should be an economic boost for business. The 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open pumped $222 million into Arizona’s economy — with direct sales tax revenue estimated to be… Read More →