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Phoenix Networking Events

Interested in learning more about what the Arizona Technology Council does for its members? Attend one of our Phoenix networking events! We offer a variety of events including tech conferences and summits for different industries including medical technology, cybersecurity, marketing technology, aerospace, aviation and defense, and many more. 

Signature Events

The Arizona Technology Council offers events throughout the year to foster education and networking with a wide variety of industries in the Tucson and Phoenix area. Whether you’re interested in our CEO Retreat to connect and share ideas with others executives, or in sponsoring one of our conferences or business expos – AZTC has a place for your business. We strive to create better connections within Arizona to make it the fastest growing tech hub in the nation. Interested in learning more? Visit our signature technology events page.

after5 Technology Networking Events

after5 is the premier networking event in both Phoenix and Tucson. Come connect with other business professionals while learning more about different technology companies throughout Arizona. Join us for drinks and light appetizers provided by the host company. after5 events are free to all Arizona Technology Council members – just another perk of joining the Council.

Lunch and Learn Series

Want to connect more over lunch? Attend one of our Lunch and Learn events! The Arizona Technology Council has designed the lunch and learn series to educate on the topics and matters that are of the most concern to our members. At different venues all over town, the Council makes connecting during the work day even easier. Check out our next Phoenix networking events below or visit our Tucson business networking page!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - September Council Connect: Close the Sale Without Selling

Sandler Training

Nobody wants to be sold to. Yet, people want to buy products and services to solve their challenges. The world of sales continues to change and selling in the technology market is no exception. Today’s buyers are more informed, and have more resources to be savvy buyers. As sales professionals, our job is to help... [read more]


Thursday, September 21, 2017 - after5 Tech Mixer: Presented by Zayo Group

Zayo Group

Each month the Arizona Technology Council hosts an after5 Tech Mixer  in conjunction with one of its member companies. The after5 Tech mixer is designed to unite technologists and business professionals for an evening of networking, food and drinks. One of the favorite member benefits, each after5 Tech Mixer is free for members of the Council, including hors... [read more]


Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - Lunch and Learn: The ROI of Kindness – The Importance of Workplace Inclusivity + Diversity

ONE Community

Did you know that it is still not illegal for someone to be fired from their job, denied housing, or be refused basic services for being gay or transgender in Arizona? It has never made more sense to do the right thing. Research estimates that workplace discrimination collectively costs companies $64 billion per year, and... [read more]


Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Smart City Summit – Share your Smarts

The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and Sustainability Transition Consulting, LLC (SusTranCon) present the inaugural Smart City Summit; Share your Smarts held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Paradise Valley DoubleTree Resort from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  The purpose of the Summit is to offer an opportunity for sharing current advances in implementation of communication... [read more]


Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Lunch and Learn: Leadership and Problems – Do They Align in Your Company?

ImpaQ Solutions

Do you know when to use transactional leadership (i.e. motivation based on rewards and punishment) tactics vs. transformational leadership (i.e. motivation based on collective understanding, trust and respect) strategies?  Both types of leadership are necessary – it is important to understand the difference in each leadership style and which type problems can best be solved... [read more]


Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Greater Phoenix Tech Career Expo

Join the Arizona Technology Council and our partner, for the Greater Phoenix Tech Career Expo on October 5, 2017 from 3-6PM at the Tempe Center for the Arts.   Job seekers can register here.  Hiring companies can apply for exhibitor space here by clicking the “Employer? Click here to attend” button on this page.... [read more]


Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Sandler Training Workshop – Sell More Easily

Workshop Description: Are you an a business leader or sales professional who wants more? More prospects? More sales? More time? This event may be for you if you are: •Tired of hearing prospects tell you they need to ‘think it over’. •Frustrated by writing too many proposals and quotes and not winning the business. •Concerned... [read more]


Thursday, October 12, 2017 - AZTC Data Center Breakfast Series: Tomorrow’s Technologies – A Glimpse into the Future of Modern Business

BPG Techologies

Come join BPG, the Arizona Technology Council, and friends for an innovative talk on tomorrow’s future technologies and how they will influence upcoming business practices and trends. While eating breakfast, listen to five different industry professionals who will give us their individual perspectives on topics such as open-source software, Augmented Reality, Telecommunications Rivet and BIM, mapping... [read more]


Monday, October 16, 2017 - Fall 2017 TechTerra Recycling Week

WesTech Recyclers

Do you have unwanted electronics at your office or home? Join the Arizona Technology Council and Westech Recyclers for our second TechTerra Recycling Week of 2017. All AZTC members can contact Tom Holland with Westech anytime throughout the week of October 16th-20th to schedule a free pickup of any unwanted electronics. Items can also be dropped... [read more]

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 2017 Marketing Technology Summit

KEO Marketing

The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and Business Marketing Association (BMA) Phoenix Chapter are excited to bring you the ninth annual Marketing Technology Summit, Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Venue8600 located in Scottsdale Arizona.  The event is presented by KEO Marketing. More than 200 business-to-business marketing, sales, and technology professionals from throughout Arizona will be in... [read more]


Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4th Quarter VIP Tech Mixer


The Arizona Technology Council and University of Advancing Technology are hosting the quarterly VIP Networking Tech Mixer Event on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the  Tempe Campus of University of Advancing Technology.  Please join the Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors, University of Advancing Technology faculty and many other VIP guests at this great event. Food and drinks are included... [read more]


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2017 Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo: Showcasing Technology and Innovation

Join us to discover new technologies, great products, innovative and emerging Arizona-based tech companies and much more. The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) present the fifth annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Tucson Convention Center. Top Three Reasons to Attend the 2017 Expo: 1. Connect and... [read more]


Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 2017 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards – Disruptive Technology


Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) is the Arizona Technology Council’s (AZTC) annual awards gala in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) that honors technology leaders and innovators from across the state. The event attracts more than 850 attendees each year for a night of networking, food and entertainment. 2017 marks the 14th year of this... [read more]


Thursday, November 2, 2017 - Sandler Training Workshop – Sell More Easily

Workshop Description: Are you an a business leader or sales professional who wants more? More prospects? More sales? More time? This event may be for you if you are: •Tired of hearing prospects tell you they need to ‘think it over’. •Frustrated by writing too many proposals and quotes and not winning the business. •Concerned... [read more]


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 5 Things Tech CEOs Can (and Should) Expect from Marketing

Yeager Marketing

  If it seems that there is a lack of trust or understanding between the marketing group and the CEO in your organization, you are not alone. An estimated 80% of CEO’s don’t trust the work done by marketing, while 91% of CEO’s trust CFO’s and CIO’s. And to further complicate issues, 75% of CEO’s... [read more]


Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 2017 Cybersecurity Lunch Forum

The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA)/Arizona InfraGard will host the 2nd annual Cybersecurity Lunch Forum on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at ASU SkySong. The Cybersecurity Lunch Forum is an opportunity for government and business leaders to learn about the threats, vulnerabilities and consequences related to data security and privacy matters. Join the... [read more]