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Golf Outing at Twin Warrior's Golf Club

Sunday, March 25 at 7:00 a.m.

The Twin Warriors Golf Club offers a one-of-a-kind, nationally ranked Gary Panks-designed course at the state's first high desert, true destination resort club.  Routed in and around 20 ancient culture sites or previous habitation and activity, this spectacular course - ranked #49 by Golf Digest for public courses and host facility for the 42nd PGA Professional National Championship in 2009 and 2003 - has beautiful grassy knolls and ridges dotted with Juniper and Pinon Pine.

The FBEC Golf Outing is an excellent opportunity to host your clients for a morning of networking.  The registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, unlimited driving range use, carts and a catered lunch.  Rental clubs are available for an additional fee.  

Historic Albuquerque Tour

Sunday, March 25 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join us for a historic Albuquerque Tour.  Additional details will be forthcoming.

Individuals are responsible for their own tour costs.  Costs will be approximately $20 per person.


Sunday, March 25 from 7-11 a.m.

Santa Fe Guiding Service will provide a great fly fishing for rainbow and German brown trout on the Jemez River. They will provide transportation to and from the resort, fishing gear (poles, reels and waders), fishing guides and a shore lunch of trout that we catch. The group will be split into smaller groups with individual fishing guides to provide a great experience for fly fishing, and the guide will provide lessons for beginners and experienced fly fishers. Attendees will leave the Hyatt Regency Tamaya at 7:15 a.m. and arrive back at the resort around 2:30 p.m. The cost for this event is $220. Each person will need to purchase a fishing license and stamps at $21 online and provide a tip for the fishing guides.

Payment by check to Rachael Izdepski, 3406 Panther Creek Road, Fordland, MO 65652. Payments are due by March 7, 2018.

For additional information please contact:

Rachael Izdepski:; phone: 417-767-2859 or cell: 262-995-4235

Charles Ross:; phone: 770-384-0602 x 102 or cell: 404-915-0065

Randy Drake:; phone: 502-899-7107 or cell: 618-946-9694

Technical Tour 

Tuesday, March 27 from 1-4 p.m.

Visit the Santa Ana Water Reclamation Facility right on-site at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya.  The tour will be followed by a behind the scenes tour of the hotel.

Community Event - Tamaya Horse Rehab and the St. Felix Pantry

Tuesday, March 27 from 1-4 p.m.

Each year, FBEC attendees are invited to participate in a volunteer experience with the intention of leaving our host neighborhood a little better than we found it. The 2018 volunteer event will be at the Hyatt's Tamaya Horse RehabThis event will be limited to 15 participants. Boxed lunches will be provided. Volunteers will have the opportunity to brush horses, clean and condition tack and help the facility with general housekeeping and maintenance activities. The Tamaya Horse Rehab takes neglected, abused, unwanted and abandoned horses throughout New Mexico and rehabilitate them, putting them in the best situation possible and bring them into their own.

The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and fire~Sharon Ralls Lemon

For those that aren't able to attend, but still want to leave a mark on the city, please consider donating either cash or non-perishable food items to be given to the St. Felix Pantry, a local food pantry that serves 1,000 individuals each week.  St. Felix Pantry provides, free of charge, food, clothing, household items, and referral services. But people served by the Pantry need more than that; they need respect for their dignity, compassion for their suffering, hope for their children, and a place that welcomes and empowers them for their journey. These are the real gifts of the Pantry.

Hospitality Suite

Catch up with old friends and make new ones at the Hospitality Suite, hosted by Gannett Fleming Inc.  The hospitality suite is a great location to check in upon arrival on Sunday in advance of the Welcome Reception.    

Visit the Program of Events for the Hospitality Suite hours.  

First Timers Reception

If you are attending the conference for the first time, make plans to attend this welcome reception on Sunday, March 25 at 5 p.m.  Meet the conference chair, Greg Parks, and past conference chairs.  Hear about the conference’s 48 year history and learn the conference “do’s and don’ts.”   More information will be sent via e-mail in March.  For additional first timer information please click here.