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An Additional Exclusive FAM Invitation for Meeting Professionals to Visit Mesa

You are also invited to attend our pre and post event FAM's to experience unique venue and activity opportunities in Mesa!

Please select your Pre/Post itinerary from the below schedule and fill out the requested form below to RSVP by April 15, 2014 in order to confirm your spot on the final tour schedule.

Pre Conference Sample FAM Itinerary


Arrivals & Airport Transfer to Host Hotel

7:00pm Dinner ~ will be arranged as follows depending on number of attendees:

  1. Dine-Around Downtown Gilbert ~ Postino's Wine Bar, Oregano's, Joy Ride, & Joe's BBQ
  2. Tavolo Dinner at Queen Creek Olive Mill
  3. Dinner & Tequila Tasting at TQLA

Transportation provided to/from hotels to dinner venue.



8:00am - 9:30am: Breakfast at Host Hotel & Tour (Luggage Storage & Transfer Coordinated to Marriott)

10:00am - 11:30am: Optional Tours ~ Select one of the following:

  1. Guided Casual Hike at Usery Mountain
  2. Horseback Ride in the Sonoran Desert
  3. Behind the Scenes Tour of Mesa & NEW Cubs Park

12:00pm: Arizona Golf Resort ~ Lunch & Tour

1:45pm: Optional Tours ~ Select one of the following:

  1. Line Dancing Lessons at Denim & Diamonds followed by Western Wear Shopping at Mesa Riverview
  2. Hot Air Balloon Ride with Champagne Toast
  3. Jeep or Hummer Tour of the Superstition Mountains

4:00pm: Check-in at the Marriott Mesa


Post Conference Sample FAM Itinerary


8:00am - 9:30am: Breakfast & Tour of Host Hotel

10:00am: Optional Tours ~ Select one of the following:

  1. Orange Patch Tour & Shopping at Orange Patch Too
  2. Windmill Winery Tour

12:00pm: Lunch at Queen Creek Olive Mill & Olive Oil Tasting

2:00pm: Optional Tours ~ Select one of the following:

  1. Schnepf Farm & Queen Creek Equestrian Center Tour
  2. Agritopia & Joe's Farm Grill Tour
  3. Craft Beer & Brewery Tour

4:00pm: Free time at hotel ~ get ready for dinner

6:30pm - 9:30pm: Steakhouse Dinner at Rawhide Western Town & Entertainment

Transportation provided to/from the venue and host hotel

After hours recommendation: Wild Horse Pass Casino



Breakfast & departures based on schedules. 
Additional optional tour add-on: Apache Trail Tour
This tour may be self-guided or coordinated through Visit Mesa. 
This is an all day tour which may include a visit to Goldfield Ghost Town, Apache Trail Off-Road Tour, Canyon Lake Cruise, Mining Camp Dinner & Show with optional add-ons of Ranger Guided Tour of Lost Dutchman State Park or Tortilla Flat Stage Coach Stop.


We are excited to provide some or all of the above experiences complimentary for qualified meeting professionals. Fill out the reservation form below to RSVP by April 15, 2014.

If you would like information on hotel accommodations and airport transportation please note that in the comments section and someone from our staff will contact you shortly. 

*Some restrictions may apply depending on number of participants signed up for the optional tours. Final schedules will be confirmed and e-mailed by April 22, 2014. 

Call Barbara at (480) 682-3639 or e-mail her at for more information. 


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