AAPA Executive Management Conference

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Discover the challenges facing port leaders today — including trade growth, enhanced security, and competing stakeholder interests – that call forth a new level of leadership capability. This is a unique leadership and executive development program and a cornerstone of the AAPA PPM program.

Registration Rates:
Member – $2,850
Non-Member – $3,250
PPM candidates receive a 20% discount on the member registration rate

Registration Policy
AAPA hosted seminar and event registrations can not be confirmed until payment has been received. Payment is required during online registration and can be submitted during the “checkout” process by providing a credit card, ACH, or PO number. Payment or an approved purchase order must be received prior to or at registration on the first day of the event to gain access. Please contact Renita Gross by email at for assistance if you have any questions regarding the registration policy.

Hotel Information:
Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Phone: (877) 800-4888
Room Rate: $269.00 single/double

Click here to make your online reservation, or call the hotel at 877-800-4888. The group rate is $269/night plus tax (single/double). To get this rate, please mention that you are attending the AAPA Executive Management Conference. The deadline for the group rate is Friday, October 22, 2021 (rooms may not be available at the group rate after the deadline, and rooms are on a first-come first-serve basis). Check-in is at 4:00 p.m.; check-out is at 11:00 a.m.

No Refund/Cancellation Policy for Registrations
Registration fees for seminars and events are non-refundable. If a registrant needs to cancel his or her attendance at a seminar or event, the registration fee associated with the cancellation is transferable in the form of a credit in the dollar amount of the registration fee. This credit may be used by any staff person of the registrant’s organization and may be applied to the registration fee associated with another seminar or event hosted by AAPA, including the AAPA Annual Convention. The credit associated with the cancellation must be used at a seminar or event within one (1) year from the original seminar or event date.

If AAPA cancels an event, registrants will be notified in writing.

To use a credit to pay for your registration fee, please select Purchase Order when you register and type “use credit” without the quotes in the PO field. Your credit will be processed and an updated email confirmation will be sent from Imani Poindexter by email at Please contact Imani Poindexter if you have any questions about your remaining credit. Credits do not work as a payment method online.

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