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SDA Meeting

September 30 - October 1, 2022
Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
Albuquerque, NM



Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Make Your Hotel Reservations First

The primary hotel for this meeting sold out completely of rooms.  If you'd like to attend this meeting, please secure hotel reservations first.  We apologize for any inconvenience, as this is a high demand weekend for Albuquerque.

Celebrate Balloon Fiesta's 50th Anniversary with SDA

Join us September 30 - October 1 for the SDA Membership & Board Meeting, in Albuquerque, NM during the 50th celebration of Balloon Fiesta.  Let's take advantage of coming together for camaraderie, share solutions, learn something and have a little fun.  Attendees will attend the balloon ascension on October 1.  

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The Disruption Cycle

Disruption is a fact of life in business; change continues to come at an unprecedented pace and there’s no sign of it abating.  Growth expert Steve McKee has been wading in these waters for the past four years via his company’s groundbreaking research regarding the forces of disruption. In “The Disruption Cycle,” Steve will share with us key findings from his research, including the most common reasons why organizations get disrupted, early warning signs that indicate trouble may lay ahead, and—most importantly—best practice principles for how alert leaders can prepare for and cope with change.  Prior to the meeting, members will be provided a survey link so Steve can share results at the meeting regarding our industry's response to change.

Nobody could have anticipated what was about to unfold at the beginning of 2020, and nobody really knows what lies around the corner. But whatever comes our way, it’s vital that our organizations be prepared—culturally and strategically—to succeed in the months and years ahead. There’s never been a more important time to understand the forces of disruption and how we can use them to our advantage. Don’t miss “The Disruption Cycle,” October 1 at the SDA Membership Meeting.

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Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North

5151 San Francisco Rd NE  /  Albuquerque, NM 87109

The host hotel is completely sold out of rooms for October 1.  We apologize for any inconvenience, but this is a high demand weekend.  Please secure hotel reservations at a different hotel.

Hotel Information

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Schedule of events

This schedule is tentative.  Details will be added as they become available.


3:30 pm - Executive Committee Meeting (for SDA Executive Committee)

5:45 pm - Meet in hotel bar

6:30 pm - Dinner on own


5:00 am - Meet in lobby for breakfast tacos & coffee.  MUST BOARD BUS AT 5:30 AM.

6:00 am - Bus departs for Balloon Park

9:30 am - Return to hotel

11:00 am - Lunch for attendees

12:00 pm - SDA Board of Directors Meeting (All cleaners and allied trades invited)

1:15 pm - Seminar:  The Disruption Cycle

The meeting and Saturday lunch is free for attendees.  Balloon Fiesta Ascension ticket for October 1 is $77, which includes entrance to the park, a direct route round-trip bus ride and grab and go breakfast.  

Register Here

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