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Updated May 16, 2016

 APA - May Meet Up Features Free Info on Health Insurance AND a Studio Tour

APA's May "Meet Up" Event is next Wednesday, May 18, at 5:30 pm at Philly's Sports Grill, 1042 S. Priest Drive in Tempe. TOPIC: HEALTH INSURANCE for individuals and families. This is a great opportunity to get some valuable info and network with other industry pros, and it's FREE and open to everyone!

BONUS: Following the free info and networking, head across the parking lot for a TOUR of the brand new SUN STUDIOS OF AZ, a state-of-the art facility with two 2700 sqft sound proof sound stages, an 1800 sqft sound proof audio recording studio, a complete array of professional grade production and recording equipment AND a 150-seat auditorium/theater. It'll be a great night for production pros all around!

Our speaker will be Insurance Broker Matthew Gardner. Matthew and his team are committed to taking the frustration out of the insurance process. More importantly, they want to make sure you understand the plan you choose. They represent and broker all the major carriers for Health (Individual and Group), Supplemental, Life, Long Term Care, Disability and Medicare insurance, which allows them to continuously shop for the best option and gives them the ability to custom tailor insurance plans and build strategies based on each client's specific needs and situation. Since 2007, Matthew has built an agency with 40 agents by providing honest, strategic consultations.

No RSVP is needed, just head over to Philly's Sports Grill in Tempe on the 18th at 5:30 pm!


APA - June Meet Up to Feature Social Media Tips

Mark your calendars now so you won't miss our June Meet Up on Wednesday, the 15th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

We'll have experts on hand to give you tips on how you can use Social Media sites more effectively to promote yourself, your services and your business.

The event is being generously hosted by APA Member Embassy Suites Phoenix Biltmore. In addition to providing us a location, they are also providing some drink specials and light appetizers/snacks for attendees! Additional beverages and food will also be available for purchase.

Here are the details:

June "Meet Up" On Social Media
Wednesday, June 15, 6-9 pm
Embassy Suites Phoenix Biltmore / Omaha Steakhouse Lounge
2630 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016 ~ 602-955-3992

Draft beers and several cocktails will be offered at a special price to all attendees, and crudités with dip, hummus with pita bread and light snacks will be hosted by Embassy Suites Phoenix Biltmore.

Embassy Suites Phoenix Biltmore is also offering APA Members a benefit this summer, so if you're a member stay tuned for the member edition of this newsletter for more details, coming soon!