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Spring Cactus Conference

This event was canceled over growing concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak.

Spend the day with the ARA at a fun and educational morning conference, followed by the Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds at Sloan Field, the Spring Training home of the Cubs.


8:00 am - Noon - Enjoy a full breakfast, networking and wonderful content from business and relocation experts from the Arizona and the Western Region.

8:00 am –  Registration

9:00 am - Breakfast and Networking

9:30 am  Opening Remarks

9:45 am - Dawn Stebbing -"Power Up Your Presence Now!"
How Adaptability is Key to Building a Strong Personal Brand

10:35 am - Charity Presentation

10:45 am - Corporate Panel with:

  • Julie Baldwin, Sr. Director Talent Acquisition/ PetSmart - Phoenix, AZ
  • Blythe Sparacino, Talent Mobility Manager/ Genentech - Denver, CO
  • Alicia Wells, Director, Onboarding & Pre-Employment Programs/ Alaska Airlines -Seattle, WA
  • Moderator: Rob Hughes, Vice President, Client Services, Premia Relocation Mortgage

11:30 am- Closing remarks
Noon – 5pm - The Game!
The Cubs vs. the Reds - Join us on our own party deck for a great spring training game. Ballpark lunch and beverages will be served. First pitch is at 1:05 pm.

CRP and GMS Credits - (Pending)

Casual, sports theme. Please feel free to wear your favorite sports team attire.

Calling all YPs - “Detox to Retox with ARA”!
There will be a Yoga/Happy Hour Event at 6pm the night before the conference (Wednesday March 18th) at the hotel. What could be better than yoga on the lawn! #detoxtoretoxwithARA

Register here


  • Sheraton Mesa Hotel at Wrigleyville West for morning education
  • Sloan Park, Mesa for afternoon ballgame - Chicago Cubs vs.  Cincinnati Reds

Thanks to our many event sponsors including:

  • YP Detox to Retox---Quicken
  • Breakfast Sponsor—US Bank
  • Drink Sponsors- P.R.O.S. Corporate Housing
  • Annual sponsors
    • Ocotillo  – Mobility Empowered,  Old Republic Title, Premia, Weichert

Interested in Sponsoring?
There are a limited number of sponsorships still available. Contact Rob Hughes at rhughes@premia-rm.com

Coming from out of town?
Reserve your room through us.

Enjoy a stay at the Sheraton Mesa Wrigleyville West. .  

Book your room for AZ Relocation Alliance 2020  here!

Don't miss “Detox to Retox with ARA"
A YP Special Event on Mar 20th, 6pm.

Join us for yoga on the lawn at the Sheraton, followed by apps. #detoxtoretoxwithARA 

There is no charge for this event for this YP event thanks to our sponsor - Quicken Loans

Read more and sign up for the YP event here

Support our ARA Sponsors

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