At the 2016 IWMF Educational Forum in Providence, RI from June 10-12, IWMF President Carl Harrington announced the 2017 IWMF Educational Forum will be held at the Renaissance Hotel(link is external) in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The 2017 event will be held from May 19-21, 2017, so mark your calendars now.
You may even want to plan a vacation around the Educational Forum as Phoenix is an attractive city with a multitude of restaurants and major attractions, including the Heard Museum that showcases Native American Culture, Camelback Mountain, the Desert Botanical Garden, the Phoenix Zoo, the Phoenix Art Museum, the Arizona Science Center, and Chase Field, the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks Major League baseball team.
Phoenix also provides easy access to the rest of the Southwest, including Sedona (98 miles), the Grand Canyon (225 miles), Hoover Dam (269 miles), Las Vegas (300 miles) and even the London Bridge (193 miles).
With record attendance of over 300 at the 2016 event, be sure to plan your attendance at the 2017 IWMF Educational Forum now.