Registration open for #AWSM2018: June 21-24 in Arizona

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Registration is open for the Association for Women in Sports Media’s summer conference – set for June 21-24 at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Registration prices are $250 (student members), $325 (professional members) and $650 (all nonmembers). Registration will close May 11 or when capacity is reached:

Cancellations will result in a $25 processing fee. There will be no refunds for any cancellations after May 1. Early registration closed on March 15.

Rooms at the Hyatt are $149/night for singles and doubles. The rate is good two days before and after the conference, based on availability. The resort fee is waived for AWSM attendees on the nights of the program. To book your room, visit

The rate includes a welcome beverage, internet access in guestrooms, access to Spa Avania’s fitness center, use of the Gainey Ranch Golf Club chipping/putting facilities, tennis courts, bicycles, nightly entertainment and a shuttle with stops at Fashion Square Mall and Old Town Scottsdale.

The Hyatt is a 27-acre property with five dining options, championship golf, tennis courts, jogging/cycling trails, Spa Avania and a 2.5 acre “water playground” – which includes 10 swimming pools, a three-story waterslide, sand beach and beachside putting greens. The property is located approximately 20 minutes from Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

For a discount on American Airlines and American Eagle flights, call 800-433-1790 and use code A2768GF. To book at, use the code without the preceding A. Restrictions apply.

For a discount on Avis rental cars, use AWD number B136001. For a discount on Budget rental cars, use BCD number U001650. Restrictions apply.

A code for discounted shuttle service from the airport to hotel will be available at a later date.

Click here for more information on the conference agenda and schedule.

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