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ARA Management Academy


Participant Specifics

Program Location

McCord Hall, Arizona State University
450 E. Lemon St.
Tempe, Ariz. 85281


We have a room block reserved for participants in this program with check-in beginning on Sunday, January 28 and check-out on Thursday, February 1. Please contact the Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University hotel to make your reservation ahead of time and mention that you are with the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Management Academy 2018 room block to receive the $159 room rate per night.
This includes breakfast and internet.

Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University
510 South Forest Avenue, Tempe, Ariz.
Distance from campus: 1.5 miles
Directions and maps

Getting to Arizona State University: Directions and maps


We will provide lunch to the group each day. Coffee, soft drinks and refreshments will be available throughout each day, as well.

What to Wear

Attire for the conference is business casual. Average temperatures in Tempe in January range from a low of 40 degrees to highs of 71 degrees. Layers are recommended for the classroom.


Materials will be provided for you throughout the program. All of the presentations will be made electronically available to participants at the conclusion of the program.

Program Payment/Cancellation

Payment for the program is due upon registration
Please refer to the cancellation policy.

For more information, contact:

Hamidah Poplus
Program Manager, Executive Education
Thunderbird School of Global Management
O: 602-978-7633 | C: 951-233-1328


Program Dates




Registration Fee


Is this workshop for you?

For more information, contact:
Betty Jones-Bliss, Associate Director
+1 217-549-2883

Educational Credit

You can earn CEU and CCA credit at this program.

Registration fees include all program materials, refreshments and some meals. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the program is full, names will be added to a waiting list in the order in which they are received. Regsitration fees are due upon receipt of registration. Read the cancellation policy.