Annual Statewide Symposium

In Support of Service Members, Veterans & Their Families


We hope you will be able to join the ever-expanding community of people and organizations that attend the Annual Statewide Symposium to strengthen how we collectively care for, serve, support, employ, educate and assist the 500,000+ service members, veterans and families that call Arizona home. Everyone is welcome.

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13th Annual Statewide Symposium in Support of Service Members, Veterans, & Their Families

April 19 & 20, 2023

Desert Willow Conference Center – Phoenix, Arizona

The 2023 Statewide Symposium will return to an in person event held once again at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The event, taking place April 19-20, 2023 will be the 13th year that the Arizona Coalition for Military Families has hosted the Statewide Symposium. The focus remains the same – connecting with partners to strengthen how we collectively care for, serve, support, employ, educate and assist the more than 500,000 service members, veterans and military-affiliated family members who call Arizona home.

SYMPOSIUM FORMAT

  • Two days of event programming focused on increasing knowledge, skills and connections to serve the military, veteran and the military-affiliated family member population across Arizona.
  • General sessions featuring Arizona leadership and updates on key statewide initiatives.
  • Breakout session topics across multiple learning tracks, with an emphasis on discussion and engagement.
  • Opportunities to network with representatives from the military, government, and community as well as event exhibitors and attendees.

Who Should Attend

Everyone is welcome! Including:

  • Service members (Active Duty, Guard, Reserve)
  • Veterans
  • Military-affiliated family members
  • Military, government, and community representatives
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Mental health providers
  • Social workers
  • First responders
  • Veteran Service Organization members
  • Employers, managers & HR professionals
  • Educators
  • Faith community representatives
  • Attorneys & legal advocates

Cost and CEUs

There will be a registration fee for the event, which will include all programs, meals and snacks. 

Scholarships will be available to attendees statewide. 

Travel stipends may also be available.

NOTE ABOUT CEUS: Plans are in place to offer CEUs for the 2023 Symposium.

12th Annual Statewide Symposium April 20 & 21, 2022

11th Annual Statewide Symposium
April 21 & 22, 2021

Questions or Sponsorship Inquiries? Please contact the event team at symposium@arizonacoalition.org

Visit ACMFEventCenter.org for the virtual event experience.

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Special thanks to the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family for their partnership and support.

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