to register for ABA XXXIV Annual Meeting in Phoenix! - A

You are invited . . .
Announcing the 34th Annual Meeting . . .
ABA-XXXIV • Phoenix, Arizona
June 9-13, 2015
Enjoy five days at the ABA family reunion of Breweriana buy-sell-trade action, great tours, renewed
friendships, and taking care of business in Phoenix, Arizona.
A first-class, full-service hotel . . .
hoenix Marriott Mesa is a newly
renovated 12-story high-rise hotel
located in the heart of the Phoenix
East Valley, only 12 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. We are
close to ASU (Arizona State University), dining, golf, shopping, and tourist
attractions. Our hotel features a recently upgraded 24-hour fitness center, heated
pool & spa, complimentary parking, restaurant & bar, room service, free wireless
high-speed Internet, guest laundry, meeting/banquet facilities and a 15,0000 sq. ft.
exhibit hall. Whether you are looking for a hotel or resort in the Phoenix area, the
Phoenix Marriott Mesa offers the best affordability and comfort.
An ABA kind of place . . .
• Mesa Amphitheater
• Mesa Arts Center
• Las Sendas Golf Course
• Hohokam Stadium/Cubs
Spring Training
• Phoenix Zoo
• Arizona Science Center
• Mesa Golfland Sunsplash
• Longbow Golf Course
• Grand Canyon
Make your hotel reservation
early—large ABA member
attendance expected—hotel will
sell out quickly
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Special ABA room rates: $79 per night for single and double rooms
Daily breakfast buffet will be $10.00 per person pre-paid when making room reservations
ABA hotel room rates are good from June 7th thru June 14th
(The above rate does not include taxes.)
Reservations must be made before May 16, 2015—Go to:
or if no Internet call 800-835-98730.
(Mention American Breweriana Association to receive our room rate.)
On tap at the 34th Annual Meeting
✌ Friendly room-to-room dealing is a continuous part of the Annual Meeting
✌ Fully-stocked Hospitality Room with plenty of beer, soda, wine and snacks
✌ Giant raffle
✌ Old and new friends
✌ All the good times you expect at an Annual Meeting
The daily activities . . .
Tuesday, June 9—
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.—Early Bird Home Tours. Members in the Phoenix area have invited attendees to view their collections.
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.No group transportation will be offered, travel on your own and visit at your leisure. Details
will be published in the March/April Journal.
3:00 p.m.—Registration and Hospitality Room opens.
5:00 p.m.—11th Annual Silent Auction opens. Contact Pat Wheeler.
Wednesday, June 10—
10:00 to 4:30 p.m.—Bus tour and lunch at local breweries. Plans include four Peaks, San Pan, and Sunup.
Cost - $40.00 per person
6:30 p.m.—President’s Buffet hosted by Larry and Shirley Bowden.
Room to room trading.
Thursday, June 11—
8:00 a.m.—Annual ABA Business Meeting. . . . All members are encouraged to attend.
10:00 to 4:00 p.m.—Bus trip to Sauuaro Lake, boat ride on the Desert Belle.
Cost - $40.00 per person and includes lunch.
Room to room trading.
6:00 p.m.—Southwest Hospitality night sponsored by ABA’s A-1 Chapter in our Hospitalty Room.
Friday, June 12—
9:00 a.m.—ABA Museum Foundation Meeting.
Times to be Announced at a later Date—
Crowns and Coaster Swap
Afternoon Wine Social
Room to Room Trading with Poker Run
Silent Auction ends.
Saturday, June 13—
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.—Public buy-sell-trade show—Marriot Conference Room
3:00 p.m.—Full Beer Bottle Swap.
7:00 p.m.—Annual Awards Buffet Dinner with Guest Speaker. Cost $40.00 per person; Children
under 12 years of age Free
Tuesday through Thursday—Eleventh Annual Silent Auction.
Open for accepting items and registering bidders Tuesday at Noon.
Hours: Tuesday: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm—Thursday: Noon to 9:00 pm
Auction closes at 7:00 pm, All items must be paid for and picked up Thursday Night.
Please Note—Arizona Diamondbacks (Major League Baseball Team) are not in town while we
are there.
ABA-XXXIV Registration Form
Meeting Registration can be made online starting February 1, 2015 at
Your name:_______________________________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________________________________
Telephone: (
)______________________________________ABA #:____________
E-mail address: ___________________________________________________________
For Annual Meeting updates go to
If this is your first Annual Meeting check here: _______
Register these adults for the 34th Annual Meeting. Write names as you want them to appear on name badge.
Total members and guests _________@$60 each = $_________
Register these children for the 34th Annual Meeting (Give ages of all children. There is no charge for those under age 12)
Total children (over 12 only) ______@$15 each =$_________
Reserve show table to the Saturday show
__________tables @$25.00 each.........................=$_________
__________tables with electricity @$35.00 each=$_________
Tables, wall space and Electricity are available in limited supply, and on a first come –first serve basis each
Wall space__________ Electricity________ Please place my table next to_________________________
Museum Library Renovation Donation (See details in Journal or website)
Wednesday—Local Brewery Bus Tour and Lunch
Thursday—River Boat Cruise and Lunch
Saturday—Evening Awards Banquet
______tickets @ 40 each - $_________
______tickets @ $40 each - $_________
_______Adult tickets @ $40 each - $_________
_______Children under 12 Free
I (we) would like to volunteer ____ Hospitality Room, ____ Registration Room, ____ Silent Auction
CHECK TOTAL ...........$_________
Make check payable to: “ABA Annual Meeting” and mail with this form to
James Massey, 450 Bluff St., Dubuque, IA 52001-6923—Phone: 563-543-1764, e-mail:
For credit card payments call ABA Office 608-778-4869
For hotel reservations see page 1
Make your special needs be known when making your room reservation.
Have a major credit card available to guarantee your room.