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Contents TABLE OF Sedona


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IBC Welcome to Arizona


The Grand Canyon State Expert Advice


Awards & Accolades Emerging Trends


in the Meeting & Event Industry


Encounter Arizona Endless Activities


Arizona’s Meeting & Event Venues Inside & Out


Arizona


Signature Events Arizona


State Map Fort McDowell Adventures


DESTINATIONS ARIZONA 26


Phoenix & the


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Valley of the Sun Tucson Arizona


Sunniest City in the States Northern & Western Arizona


Picture Perfect


MEETINGS & EVENTS www.azmeetings.com


Plan your meeting or event in


Arizona – the heart of America’s Southwest. Use this guide to learn more about the weather and terrain before you pack. Our writers provide information worth reading so you won’t miss some of the state’s best attractions. This guide covers the basics and the little-known details of travel in Arizona – all you need to know to plan a memorable Arizona meeting or event.


Nickname: The Grand Canyon State State Motto: Ditat Deus - God enriches Land Area: 113,634 square miles Capital: Phoenix Colors: blue and old gold Neckwear: bola tie Fossil: petrified wood Flower: saguaro cactus blossom Tree: palo verde Gemstone: turquoise Mammal: ringtail cat Bird: cactus wren Reptile: Arizona ridgenose rattlesnake Fish: Arizona trout Amphibian: Arizona tree frog Butterfly: two-tailed swallowtail


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