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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!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - Lunch and Learn: Make Better Decisions

Design Pickle

 Decisions are hard.Rarely is there is a clear path to the outcome we desire. As leaders, we are forced to make decisions at a rapid pace with less than ideal information or even worse, too much information the “right” decision is impossible to navigate.Register now. During this session join startup founder, Russ Perry, as he teaches... [read more]


Thursday, August 3, 2017 - Women in Washington featuring Congresswomen Kyrsten Sinema

AZTC Women in the Workforce

Women in Washington: a conversation with Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema on the current state of U.S. politics and how women are working to get things done   Join the Arizona Technology Council’s Women in the Workforce group and Congresswomen Kyrsten Sinema on Thursday, August 3 for a candid conversation on the current state of US politics... [read more]


Tuesday, August 8, 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 that all your efforts to... [read more]


Friday, August 11, 2017 - Tech Me Out to the Ballgame

Trapp Technology

Trapp Technology presents it’s third annual business technology summit with a focus on effectively scaling your company. Attend two of eight breakout sessions hosted by Phoenix business and thought leaders that have been designed to educate attendees on specific techniques and methods for successful business growth. The keynote panel titled “How to Scale a Business:... [read more]


Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2017 CEO Leadership Retreat; Presented by UBS Financial Services, Inc.

The Council’s tenth annual CEO Retreat is being held Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15 in beautiful Prescott Arizona.  The event will take place at the beautiful Prescott Resort and Conference Center with golf at Capital Canyon Golf Club.  Escape the heat and head up to North for this two day event that gathers business owners, presidents and CEOs for speakers, workshops, keynote presentations,... [read more]


Thursday, August 24, 2017 - After5 Tech Mixer: Presented by Lyft


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]


Thursday, August 31, 2017 - Strengths Based IT Lunch Forum


The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and Society for Information Management (SIM) present the Strengths Based IT Lunch Forum to be held on August 31st, 2017 at 11:00AM at the ASU SkySong Center. This distinctive forum will focus on cultivating an internal Strengths Based Culture, enabling your team and organization to harness the underlying traits each... [read more]


Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - Lunch and Learn: Data Security and Privacy – Leveraging Mobile Device Intelligence

Jaburg Wilk

Your employees use mobile devices for work. It’s a win-win for the employee and the business, until you recognize that mobile devices in the enterprise can pose major security risks to both the business network and your business intellectual property. Those mobile devices contain as much personal and private information as computers, and you can’t... [read more]


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 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 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]


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]