Comisión Sonora-Arizona & Arizona-Mexico Commission Annual Meeting
“Megaregion, a partnership that generates results”
November 30- December 1, 2017
Puerto Peñasco, Sonora
The Comisión Sonora-Arizona (CSA) and Arizona-Mexico Commission’s (AMC) annual meeting in Sonora is the binational event where Sonora showcases and celebrates the best of the Sonora and Arizona relationship. Top level business leaders and policy makers will gather under the leadership of Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to promote a strong, cooperative binational relationship. The event will consist of distinguished speaker panels ranging in topics from cross-border business and industry innovation. In addition, the CSA, in partnership with the AMC, will host fifteen binational committee meetings with business and government leaders to develop initiatives promoting trade and cross-border information sharing. As a result, the event impacts our state and the U.S. and Mexico region.
Why Attend the CSA & AMC Annual Meeting?
Participants share a common desire to serve as international ambassadors to promote Arizona-Mexico cross-border commerce. Attendees will include the Honorable Doug Ducey, Governor of Arizona, the Honorable Claudia Pavlovich, Governor of Sonora, and public and private sector business leaders, policy makers, and community leaders from Arizona and Sonora.
Featured topics and opportunities for dialogue
- NAFTA: Challenges and Opportunities for border states
- Regional Strategies Around the World
- Tourism Industry Development and Market Diversification
- A New Era in the MEX-US-CAN relationship
- Infrastructure as a Catalyst to Competitiveness in the Megaregion
- Comisión Sonora-Arizona and Arizona-Mexico Commission Plenary Session
Governor of the State of Arizona
Governor of the State of Sonora
José Antonio Meade Kuribreña
Secretary of Finance and Public Credit, Mexico’s Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
Secretary of Tourism, Secretariat of Tourism of Mexico
President, National Agricultural Council
President, Business Coordinating Council
Former Pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Major League Baseball Player
General Director, ProMéxico
Registration includes access to all Committee Sessions, Forums, Meals, and Evening Events.
|Early REGISTRATION PRICES||AFTER Nov 19, 2017|
|New/Renewed Member (includes
one year membership)
|Sonora Group***||Email email@example.com|
*Guests may attend the Welcome/ Networking Reception and Closing Reception.
**Current student ID must be provided upon check-in.
***Must be Sonora resident to obtain Sonora rate. For group code email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CSA/AMC Annual Meeting venues include the Peñasco Expo Center, Peñasco del Sol Resort and Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort.
Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort is 5 minutes from the Peñasco Expo Center and is Arizona’s main hotel and prime location during the 2017 CSA/AMC Annual Meeting. Packages start at $385 dollars for 3 days and 2 nights in a luxurious ocean view or ocean front condominium. Additional room rate information below:
|ROOM CATEGORY||ROOM RATE FOR 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS TAX INCLUDED|
|Ocean View: 1 Bedroom 1 Bath for 2 adults 2 kids||$385 ($192.50 per night)|
|Ocean View: 2 Bedroom 2 Bath for 4 adults 2 kids||$535 ($267.50 per night)|
|Ocean View: 3 Bedroom 2 Bath for 6 adults 2 kids||$720 ($360.00 per night)|
|Ocean Front: 1 Bedroom 1 Bath for 2 adults 2 kids||$420 ($210.00 per night)|
|Ocean Front: 2 Bedroom 2 Bath for 4 adults 2 kids||$585 ($292.50 per night)|
|Ocean Front: 3 Bedroom 2 Bath for 6 adults 2 kids||$795 ($397.50 per night)|
- All packages include tax in addition to $100 dollars per entire stay (ie: $200 for a 2 bedroom or $300 for a 3 bedroom) Food & Beverage credit to spend at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort
- Group rate: SONARI is valid from November 28 through December 5, 2017 for those that would like to extend their stay at Las Palomas.
- Credits valid only during stay are non-refundable and not transferable.
- For additional hotel availability and group block rates for the CSA/AMC Annual Meeting click here.
For Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort www.laspalomasresort.net
For direct assistance, call Reservations at 1(866)360-2324 or email email@example.com.
The AMC has partnered with Westwind Services for Charter Flights to offer discounts to Puerto Peñasco, exclusive to AMC attendees and guests. Roundtrip Cost: $450 USD. No Cancelations or Refunds available. All payments need to be made prior to flight departure in order to guarantee your seat. Ground transportation will be provided from the Rocky Point Airport to Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort. A valid U.S. passport is required for air travel outside the U.S.
|Wednesday, Nov. 29||2:00pm | Flight Departs Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (1 hour and 15 minute flight time) **FLIGHT NOW SOLD OUT **|
|Thursday, Nov. 30||8:00am | Flight Departs Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (1 hour and 15 minute flight time) **FLIGHT NOW SOLD OUT **|
|Saturday, Dec. 2||8:00am | Flight Departs Rocky Point Airport (1 hour and 45 minute flight time; Customs stop in Tucson) **FLIGHT NOW SOLD OUT **|
|Saturday, Dec. 2||12:00pm | Flight Departs Rocky Point Airport (1 hour and 45 minute flight time; Customs stop in Tucson) **FLIGHT NOW SOLD OUT **|
All credit card payment information is due prior to flight departure and receipts will be issued once payment is confirmed. If you are interested in getting on a waiting list, please contact Rebeca Barela via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Explore Rocky Point
What better way to conclude the CSA/AMC Annual Meeting than by exploring Rocky Point with fellow colleagues and friends?
As an add-on, attendees registered to the 2017 CSA/AMC Annual Meeting are invited to explore some of Rocky Point’s best attractions for a day of outdoor fun and relaxation on Saturday, December 2, 2017. For excursions and rates, click on ‘see details’.
Attend the Visitor Center Shuk Toak, “a window into the desert”, and discover the history of Piñacate and the reasons why it is recognized as a world heritage site.
The Links at Las Palomas is a field of world class championship 18-hole, which offers the only golf real connections in northwestern Mexico.
Eco Fun Rentals invites you to enjoy a walk along the bay and fall in love with the world-renowned as the best and most spectacular sunsets that Puerto Penasco has for you!
We offer a lot of water activities such as deep sea fishing, walks around the bay, cruise tours to Bird Island, Kayak Rentals and Jet Ski and many others.
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