About This Event


The Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) Summit is AMC’s premiere binational annual event. Top level business leaders and policy makers from Arizona and Mexico will come together under the leadership of Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich to promote a strong, cooperative binational relationship. This year’s summit theme, “Leadership in Action,” will feature distinguished Arizona leaders on speaker panels ranging in topics from global trends in manufacturing to professional sports in Arizona and international market trends. In addition, the AMC, in partnership with the Sonora-Arizona Commission (CSA), will host sixteen binational committee meetings led by public and private sector leaders to develop initiatives that promote trade and binational information sharing that result in, lasting impacts for our state, our region and the U.S. and Mexico.


Why Attend?

The 2018 AMC Summit is an opportunity for business leaders and policy makers from Arizona and Mexico to come together to define, advance and implement strategies that promote cross-border collaboration, culture, business, investment and growth. Arizona is committed to its partnership with Mexico in driving innovation and promoting investment across strategic industries and sectors in this highly competitive corridor. Attendees are encouraged to actively participate in this binational dialogue.

Featured topics and opportunities for dialogue

  • Sectors of Innovation and Manufacturing
  • A New Model for International Logistic
  • Mining in the XXI Century
  • Professional Sports in Arizona and the Mexico Market
  • AMC Plenary
  • AMC Bi-national Committees

Summit Agenda


Hotel Rate and Venue Details

2018 AMC Summit Venue


The 2018 Summit venue is JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa which is located in Tucson, Arizona.  It is perfectly situated amongst the saguaro-covered foothills of the picturesque Sonoran Desert and is nearby entertainment attractions in downtown Tucson.


The JW Marriott Starr Pass Room Rate is: $149 plus tax (that includes resort fee). This fee will cover several amenities which include: enhanced high-speed and wireless internet in the guest room, unlimited local and national long distance calls, self-parking, daily fitness activities at Hashani Spa, 15% off all gift and clothing purchases at Resort, Hashani and Golf shops.


Hotel Reservations Group Codes:



Arizona Group Code:  Arizona: https://aws.passkey.com/go/AMCSummit2018Arizona


Sonora Group Code:  Sonora:  https://aws.passkey.com/go/AMCSummit2018Sonora


Phone Number: 1-520-792-3500

Reservation Deadline: Mon, May 28, 2018

Hotel Cancelation Policies: 72 hours’ notice otherwise non-refundable. 

Parking Charges: No charge for (self-parking)

Wi-Fi Charges: Complimentary wifi in guest rooms


Click HERE for photos of the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa


2018 Summit Registration Rates

Summit Registration includes access to Committee Sessions, Forums, Meals, and AMC Evening Events

(MARCH 26- MAY 20)
Member 450.00 500.00
New/Renew Member (include one year membership) 700.00 750.00
Non-Member 750.00 800.00
Sponsor Member 400.00 450.00
Guest* 300.00 350.00
Student** 250.00 300.00

*Guests may attend the Welcoming/ Networking Reception and Gala Dinner.
**Students to provide a Student ID at Check-In.

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa

3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 792-3500