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Optional Group Activities

While attending the meeting, we encourage you to enjoy these highlights of Scottsdale with your colleagues, friends, and family. These events are open to meeting attendees, exhibitors, spouses, and guests. Please register by January 27 to ensure we can meet our group minimums!

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Taliesin West Tour

Thursday, February 27
9:00 am–12:00 pm (meet in Hotel Lobby by 8:45 am)
Minimum of 10 participants

Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and architecture laboratory in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains. Deeply connected to the desert from which it was forged, Taliesin West possesses an almost prehistoric grandeur. It was built and maintained almost entirely by Wright and his apprentices, making it among the most personal of the architect’s creations. The tour will take you behind the scenes of Wright’s life and work, exploring his brilliant ability to integrate indoor and outdoor spaces. Includes round-trip transportation, admission, private tour, & all taxes and gratuities. $85 per person



River Float

Thursday, February 27
1:00–5:00 pm
Includes boxed lunch
Minimum of 10 participants

Find yourself surrounded by awe-inspiring mountain ranges as you leisurely coast over the rhythmic currents. Insightful guides provide a fascinating lesson on desert geology, flora, fauna, and human history while you lightly paddle down the river. Enjoy the spectacular desert scenery and keep an eye out for Arizona wildlife along the way. Includes boxed lunch, round-trip transportation, tour, professional safety-certified guides, all equipment, & all taxes and gratuities. $238 per person  


Spring Training

Thursday, February 27
12:30–4:30 pm
Dugout Seating for Cincinnati Reds @ Arizona Diamondbacks in Scottsdale, AZ
Minimum of 15 participants

Generations of baseball fans from the across the country have fallen in love with Spring Training in Phoenix. Join your fellow SNS attendees and guests for an excursion to one of the local stadiums, just a short ride from the Phoenician. Enjoy a gorgeous afternoon at the ballpark and the excitement
of the MLB pre-season.

Includes round-trip transportation, dugout reserve seating, $20 concession credit, and all taxes and gratuities. $195 per person  


SNS Golf Tournament

Friday, February 28
1:00 pm
Minimum of 16 registrants

Spend an afternoon in friendly competition with your colleagues, with prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive, lowest gross, and lowest net scores. Tournament registration includes boxed lunch, green fees, GPS-guided cart, practice balls, and prizes. Club rental is available for an additional fee. $330 per person



Camelback Hike

Friday, February 28
2:00–4:30 pm

Immediate Past President and Arizona native Reid Thompson, MD will lead you on a strenuous and fun hike of this iconic mountain. This hike is recommended only for those ages 12+ who are very fit; it’s deceivingly difficult! Meet in the lobby for a shuttle to the trailhead. Water bottles provided. Participants will walk back to the Phoenician after the hike.

Excursions will be cancelled, and all fees will be refunded if relevant minimums are not met by January 27, 2020.


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