2024 Arizona Governor’s Conference On Tourism

DATES: August 21-23

The Arizona Governor’s Conference on Tourism (GCOT) is the premier educational and information-sharing event in the state for travel professionals and destination marketers. GCOT provides its attendees the opportunity to exchange ideas with peers, learn from expert panelists, draw inspiration from nationally renowned speakers, and discover cutting-edge products and services.

Questions? Please contact us at (602) 542-0065 or info@azgcot.com

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Full Conference Registration: $500

We look forward to another productive year full of educational sessions, great networking opportunities and the chance to collaborate with partners across Arizona.

To register for the conference, please click here

Events & Activities

Governor’s Tourism Awards Celebration

The Governor’s Tourism Awards Celebration is where we recognize the outstanding marketers, innovators and ambassadors of the Arizona tourism industry. This sit-down dinner affair is a wonderful celebration of our industry and a great opportunity to network with fellow attendees, sponsors and exhibitors. We look forward to recognizing excellence in Arizona’s travel and tourism industry during this special evening event.

We are now accepting nominations for the Governor’s Tourism Awards! Nominations will be accepting until May 31, 2024. 

Nomination Categories 

Nomination Form 

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Deanna Nunemacher at dnunemacher@tourism.az.gov.


Join us at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, an award-winning resort near Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, AZ.


2024 Conference Schedule

**Please check back as more details are finalized**


  • 8:00AM Conference Begins – 

10:00AM Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • 12:00PM Conference Lunch – 

2:00PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • 3:00PM Afternoon Break

3:30PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions

5:00PM Conference Reception 

  • 6:00PM Governor’s Tourism Awards Celebration 


2024 Keynote Speakers


Breakout Sessions


Sponsorship Information

Become a GCOT sponsor and take advantage of a full spectrum of cost-effective opportunities.

2024 Sponsorship Packages

As always we strive to create packages that allow organizations to choose the exposure opportunities that best matches their budget and promotional needs. All sponsorship levels are cash-only participation and may be a cooperative partnership between no more than two organizations, each contributing an equal amount. Packages range from $1,500 to $20,000 with all levels of visibility at the event. Please download the 2024 Sponsorship Packages to review all packages.

2024 Sponsors

Gold Level


Bronze Level

Copper Level

Exhibitor Level

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