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FPA Retreat 2024 Is Almost Here!


Thank you for registering to attend FPA Retreat 2024. We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful Loews Ventana Canyon Resort from May 6-9 in Tucson, Arizona. 
Please be sure to read through this email in its entirety. Each section below contains important information to help you prepare for arrival at the event. If after reading you have questions, please email or call (800) 322-4237. 

Before You Leave Home

Pack Your Bags 

May temperatures in Tucson range from an average high of 92°F and an average low of 59°F. The FPA Retreat experience is unlike most other events you attend in that it is a more relaxed learning and networking environment. Attire for the event is resort casual, including special events and receptions. Don’t forget a light jacket or sweater for air-conditioned meeting rooms. 
Download the FPA Retreat Mobile App 

Please delete any previous version of the Retreat app on your phone prior to downloading. If you already have the eventScribe app from another event, please be sure to sign out of that event.
To download the FPA Retreat mobile app follow these steps: 

  1. In the App store or Google Play store, search “eventScribe” and download the eventScribe app.

  2. Once downloaded, open eventScribe and click “Search” in the bottom righthand corner.

  3. In the Search field, enter “FPA Retreat 2024”, then select the FPA Retreat app icon that populates under the Search field.

  4. To log in, use your username (email used to register for FPA Retreat) and the password you received in the “FPA Retreat – Downloading the App” email.

Please visit the registration desk onsite if you need assistance signing into the mobile app. If you experience difficulty using the app or accessing handouts via the desktop/laptop website, please email or call (410) 638-9239.
Download Event Handouts 

FPA Retreat is a paper-lite event. If speakers provide them, education session handouts will be accessible in the eventScribe app or on the event website to download before, during and after the event. Paper copies will not be available onsite.


Upon Arrival at the Tucson International Airport

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort is approximately 20 miles, or 40 minutes of travel time, from Tucson International Airport (TUS). Please keep this in mind as you arrange transportation from the resort back to the airport.
Transportation Options 

Rideshare Service 

Passengers using the Lyft or Uber apps should follow the signs for ground transportation or ‘App Rides’ to meet their driver. Exit baggage claim toward the main parking lot and cross the first roadway. Your driver will arrive to your left on the first island. 

  • Ubers from TUS to Loews Ventana Canyon Resort are estimated between $60-$80.

  • Lyfts from TUS to Loews Ventana Canyon Resort are estimated between $40-$60. 

Taxi Service 

To reach the cab stand, exit Baggage Claim toward the main parking lot and cross the first two roadways. Taxis should be to your left on the second island.

  • Taxi fares to Loews Ventana Canyon Resort are estimated between $55-$75.


Registration & Help Desk

To pick up your FPA Retreat 2024 badge visit the registration desk in the Tortolita room located in the event meeting space. Signage will help guide you!

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Registration & Help Desk Hours:

Monday, May 6   Tuesday, May 7   Wednesday, May 8  
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM   


Special Events

New to Retreat and want to learn more about what the experience is like and meet some people before you arrive? Join us online for a Connections Kick-off on Monday, April 29 from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET. Please register to receive the Zoom link.

FPA Retreat 2024

Monday, May 6

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Opening Circle

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Opening Reception and Dinner

Tuesday, May 7

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Opening Keynote: Think Like a Futurist

Presented by Erica Orange

Powered by King Operating Corporation

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Under the Trees

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Goofy Golf & Games

Powered by Allworth Partners

Wednesday, May 8

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

General Session: Can A Computer Diagnose?

Presented by Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD

Powered by King Operating Corporation

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

Lunch and Under the Trees

4:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Happy Hour

Powered by Ryan Insurance Strategy Consultants— a Gallagher Company 

Thursday, May 9

9:00 AM – 10:10 AM

Closing Keynote: There's No Business But Show Business

Presented by Louie Gravance

Powered by King Operating Corporation

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Retreat Closing

Stay Connected


Complimentary wireless internet access is available in all meeting spaces courtesy of Allworth Partners. To access the Wi-Fi, please select FPARetreat24 and enter the password allworth (all one word). 

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Social Media 

Join the social media conversation surrounding FPA Retreat 2024 by including #FPARetreat in your Twitter, FPA Connect, Facebook, and LinkedIn posts. 

Connect With Exhibitors

Connect with companies that are here to connect with you! FPA Retreat provides the opportunity to engage with industry thought leaders from start-ups to large corporations. Listen to top thinkers during breakout sessions and have a conversation about new products at a partner booth. When you can spend less time securing the products and services needed to operate, you can spend more time helping clients. Visit with exhibitors who can help you do just that during the following times:  

     Monday, May 6 
     1:00 PM – 4:30 PM 
     Tuesday, May 7 
     7:30 AM – 4:45 PM 
     Wednesday, May 8 
     7:30 AM – 3:30 PM 
In the meantime, browse the FPA Retreat website, check out the schedule or download the FPA Retreat mobile app for the latest updates on the event.