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Monthly Meetings

Our meetings are held monthly on the second Friday of each month at the Doubletree Hotel Reid Park, 445 S. Alvernon Way, for a map see below.

Meetings start with networking and breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and move on to introductions and announcements at 8:00 a.m. Every meeting has a speaker that provides education for the members, many of the presentations count toward CFRE credits. Meetings, time permitting, generally include a question and answer session with the presenter and end around 9:00 a.m.

Registration is required by noon on the Tuesday before the meeting. Click here to register by email, and pay at the door.

Online registration fees for most meeting are:
Members – $25.00 (plus $1.05 PayPal processing fee) 
Nonmembers – $35.00 (plus $1.35 PayPal processing fee)

No shows with reservations will be billed!

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August 8 2014 Meeting Presentation

Thank you to our Meeting Sponsors!


    Getting Powerhouse Results with a Cross-Media Marketing Campaign: The Salpointe Story

    October 10, 2014 7:30 am to 9:00 am

    The Salpointe Story is a case study about the use of cross-media marketing as an important part of the client’s overall $12 million dollar capital campaign. This presentation explores the campaign’s objectives, target audience, creative strategy, campaign architecture and workflow, key success factors, and results. Find out why donors couldn’t resist contributing to the proud legacy of this private Catholic high school in Tucson, Arizona.

    George StewartsmallMain Speaker – George Stewart, Managing Partner of Spectrum Printing Company
    Managing the growth and development of Spectrum Printing Company since 1986, George was an early adopter of variable content printing and marketing because of the proven value the approach created. He is a major proponent of the belief that “Data = Relevance, and Relevance = Results!”

    George has served on several local Boards of Directors for financial, health care and manufacturing concerns. A proud graduate of the U of A with a B.S. in International Marketing, he has been a Tucson resident since 1965.

    Elaine Omar, Customer Service Manager
    Elaine has been in the printing business since the early 1970’s when she started out with the Territorial Newspaper in Tucson until she was hired at the in-house print shop of Tucson General Hospital, which eventually became the privately owned commercial print shop, Spectrum Printing.

    Lee Oliverio, Mail Division Manager
    Serving as the liaison between clients and the USPS, Lee is Spectrum’s resident mailing specialist, certified by the United States Postal Service as a Mailpiece Design Professional (MDP), aka “The Mail Geek.”

    Heather Strong Brempell, Marketing Manager
    With an umbilical connection to the Internet since 1994, Heather leads all of Spectrum Printing’s internal online and offline marketing campaigns, including but not limited to: lead generation and appreciation marketing strategy.

    Member - $26.05

    Nonmember - $36.35