Know Before You Go! (Updated 10-21-23)

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Below you will find a checklist and links of things that you will need to know before you go to the Arizona Health & Physical Education State Convention.

Date: The State Convention is on Thursday, October 26th and Friday, October 27th

Honor and Recognition Awards: Wednesday, October 25th, 6 pm – 9 pm, Children’s Museum of Phoenix (Invitation Only)

Schedule: Plan the sessions that you’d like to attend before arriving. You are able to create your own schedule using the Sched website and App. Don’t forget to check out the Coffee Talks (New this year!) 

Location: We are back at the Phoenix Convention Center, West Building, between 2nd and 3rd Street, next to Symphony Hall. (Enter from 2nd or 3rd Street).

Getting to Downtown Phoenix: Valley Metro (Click Here) Valley Metro operates the regional bus and light rail systems and alternative transportation programs for commuters, seniors, and people with disabilities.

Parking: We have again partnered with the Jefferson Street  Garage (Click Here) Parking ($5) per day, no overnight parking. (3rd Street and Jefferson)

Attire: Come dressed to PLAY! It is always a good idea to have layers as it can get cool in the convention center when you are not moving around. Themed Days: Thoughtful Thursday- wear a shirt that has an encouraging quote or a positive message.  Fan Friday- wear your favorite team shirt/outfit (Go Diamondbacks!)

Hotels: We have partnered with the Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Downtown (Click Here) to provide the lowest rate possible starting at $219 per night.

All Convention Social: Tap That Downtown (Click Here) for more information and to register.


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