2019 Convention March 27th – March 30th Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa

Our annual convention will be held in Tucson, Arizona. The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa is a stunning resort property nestled amidst the high Sonoran Foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Hotel Link – https://westinlapalomaresort.com/

  • 350 Days of Sunshine
  • Five unique mountain ranges provide endless opportunities for outdoor exploration.
  • AAA Four Diamond Resort
  • 5 pool oasis including an adult-only pool and swim-up bar
  • 8 onsite dining options
  • 27 Hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Design Golf Course
  • Red Door Salon & Spa

NOTE: Annual Membership Dues must be current to register for the Annual Convention. If your organization has not yet received an invitation by email, please contact any of the Association Board Members.

2019 CAFA Convention Agenda

Wednesday, March 27

  • 7:30am - Continental breakfast at golf cart staging area – La Paloma Country Club
  • 9:00am – Golf Outing – La Paloma Country Club
  • 6:00pm – New Members Only Reception - La Paloma Country Club South Patio
  • 6:30pm – 9:00pm – Cocktails/Dinner - La Paloma Dining Room

Thursday, March 28

  • 7:30am – Breakfast - Canyon Ballroom
  • 8:30am – 11:30am – General Session Meeting - Canyon Ballroom
    • 9:15am - 10:00am - Manufacturing Engagement – How to Keep YOUR Talent from Becoming THEIRS
    • Lisa Ryan is Chief Appreciation Strategist at Grategy
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm – All Member Breakout Sessions - Indigo and Verbena Meeting Rooms
    • Employee Retention – Lisa Ryan, Grategy LLC
    • Tariffs – Melissa Brewer, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
    • California Prop 65 – Chandra Deeds Gioiello, IHSC, LLC
    • Made in USA – Spencer Elg, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Afternoon/Evening - Open for Networking

Friday, March 29

  • Day – Open for Networking
  • 5:00pm –9:00pm – Desert Jeep Tour and Southwest Barbecue Dinner

Saturday, March 30

  • 8:00am – Trade Show Set Up - Canyon Ballroom
  • 9:30am – 1:00pm Trade Show - Canyon Ballroom
  • 11:30 – 1:00pm Lunch - Canyon Ballroom
  • 5:30pm –7:30pm - Closing Reception - Arizona Deck
    • Cocktails & light Hors d’Oeuvres

2019 Convention Special Information

Golf giveaways must arrive at the hotel between March 20-26 at this address:

WESTIN LA PALOMA RESORT & SPA
CAFA Convention
ATTN: Scott Iding - Golf Outing
c/o Austin Fox - CSM
380 E. Sunrise Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718

Trade Show Booth Material must arrive at the hotel between March 20-26 at this address:

WESTIN LA PALOMA RESORT & SPA
CAFA Convention
ATTN: (Your Name)
c/o Austin Fox - CSM
380 E. Sunrise Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718