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HSMAI Arizona Chapter

The 55th Annual Awards Gala and Celebration

“Holidays and Hospitality”

Thursday, December 14, 2023
McCormick Scottsdale Resort
Lakeside Ballroom
7421 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 85253


6:00-7:00pm … Registration & Cocktail Reception – Lakeside Terrace
7:00-9:45pm … Dinner, Board Installation, Chapter Awards of Excellence – Lakeside Ballroom
9:45-10:00pm … Raffle Drawings
10:00pm … After Party – Pinon Grille

You won’t want to miss HSMAI’s year-end event….

We all need a reason to celebrate and that is exactly what we are going to do on December 14th. The evening will include our annual chapter “Awards of Excellence” awards presentation and installation of our 2024 Board of Directors – all taking place in the beautiful Lakeside Ballroom with spectacular views of Camelback Lake and the McDowell Mountains. This will be a great evening of celebrating our members, our volunteers, our past presidents and our chapter shining stars.


After the Gala, continue the celebration in Pinon Grille. The McCormick is offering guests a special rate of $109/night. The resort fee has been waived for our group. Please call the hotel directly, Heather Hufford at 480-367-2456.


$80 Per Person
$60 Per Student Member

Plenty of complimentary self-parking available.

For a list of all award nominees, go HERE


Arizona’s DJ Entertainment
Latest Craze Productions
PJ’s Flowers & Events
Road to Success Marketing
The McCormick Scottsdale Resort


Burrata & Heirloom Tomato Salad
Mixed California Greens
Baby Kale
Pink Himalayan Sea Salt
Basil Vinaigrette
Served with Fresh Assorted
Warm Rolls with Butter

Grilled Filet Mignon & Chicken Breast
with Guajillo Sauce
Au Gratin Potatoes
Chefs Vegetables

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
with French Vanilla Ice Cream

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The McCormick Scottsdale Resort is an idyllic retreat. Our resort setting on the shores of Camelback Lake, overlooking the Camelback Mountain guarantees splendid views. At our lakeside hotel, convenient to Phoenix and Paradise Valley, Arizona, we live up to the warm southwestern hospitality. Enjoy the scenic, sunset shores of Camelback Lake by kayak, or tee off your adventure at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club, before relaxing in our outdoor pool accompanied by stunning mountain views. Our Scottsdale hotel suites range from a simple yet spacious Standard Room to a Deluxe Mountain or Lakeside Room with some 400 sq ft of space in a picturesque setting.
Our resort is ideally located on 480 acres of pristine golf course within the McCormick Ranch Golf Club and are the only lakeside resort in Scottsdale, with even our own private beach for guests to enjoy. We offer canoes, kayaks, fishing gear, and bikes for guests to use and make the most of their trip to beautiful Scottsdale.

Explore downtown Scottsdale, just minutes away with world-class shopping, upscale dining and art galleries and museums such as the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art or the Heard Museum – Housing one of the country’s most comprehensive collections of Native American art and anthropology. Also nearby, discover the Sonoran Desert and the Desert Botanical Garden, with over 15,000 desert plants in a spectacular outdoor setting or Phoenix Zoo, home to some 1,300 animals from around the world. Click here for more information.