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Tucson Networking Events

Join the Arizona Technology Council at one of our many events in Tucson, Arizona! We offer our members a variety of perks including free admission to our after5 events and Lunch and Learn series. AZTC is the leader in advancing technology throughout southern Arizona through education and connecting businesses together. We are the premier choice for small business networking events in all of southern Arizona.

Signature Events

The Arizona Technology Council believes in educating and fostering innovation through connection and networking. That’s why we host a variety of signature events focused on just that. Whether you’re a CEO, business executive or just starting in your career – AZTC has a place for you. Our Tucson networking events strive for more connection and collaboration among various industries to make us the fasted growing tech hub in the nation! Want more information? Visit our technology signature events page.

after5 Technology Networking Events

Tucson loves Arizona Technology Council’s after5 events! We are the premier business networking event for all of southern Arizona. Come connect with industry leaders over drinks and light appetizers provided by the company who hosts the monthly mixer. Best of all, it’s free to all Arizona Technology Council members. Don’t wait – Join today!

Lunch and Learn Series

Interested in connecting with AZTC members over lunch? Join the Council today and attend one of our Lunch and Learn events! The Council helps you multitask better with networking, education and smarter business practices to help you improve different aspects of your business. With a variety of locations across Tucson, we make connecting during the work day more efficient. Check out our next event below. In the Phoenix area? Visit our Phoenix business networking page.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Tucson after5: Smart Community Briefing at Pima Association of Governments

Pima Association of Governments

At this after5 you’ll learn how the Pima Association of Governments (PAG) is exploring smart community initiatives that leverage the rapid progress of technological innovation and data analytics to improve mobility, communications, quality of life, and sustainability in Pima County and the Tucson metropolitan area. Smart community initiatives and planning are driven by regional collaboration... [read more]


Thursday, July 19, 2018 - VIP Tech Mixer, Presented by Tecademics Campus

Tecademics Campus

The Arizona Technology Council and Tecademics are hosting the quarterly VIP Networking Tech Mixer Event on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at their Scottsdale offices.  Please join the Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors, Tecademics and many other VIP guests at this great event. Food and drinks are included in this special event.  To register for the event... [read more]


Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - Tucson Lunch and Learn: Manufacturing Tech – How to Use 3D Robotic Inspection Systems

In-Position Technologies and LMI 3D

Join us to learn about latest developments in 3D inspection technologies and how to implement a collaborative robotic system paired with 3D inspection systems at your company. Using 3D inspection systems eliminate the limitations of current inspection technologies, complicated set-up processes, and human errors in the inspection process.  The use of 3D inspection technologies is... [read more]


Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - Tucson Lunch & Learn: Learn How to Take Advantage of the Federal R&D Tax Credit

HighPeak Advisors, LLC

Every year, thousands of companies claim more than $10 billion with federal R&D tax credits. Is your company ready to take advantage? If your company spends payroll dollars or hires independent contractors to develop new or improved products, processes, or software, you could qualify for the federal R&D tax credit program. During this session attendees... [read more]


Monday, August 6, 2018 - 2018 CEO Leadership Retreat Presented by Slovik401K/UBS

The Council’s eleventh annual CEO Retreat is being held Monday, August 6 and Tuesday, August 7 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,... [read more]


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - Tucson after5 Tech + Startups at UA

Tech Launch Arizona

Join us to find out what’s happening in tech at the University of Arizona.  Over the past five years, Tech Launch Arizona has been bringing UA inventions and startups into the world. Many of which have stayed right here in Tucson!   Startup licenses University of Arizona probe which provides doctors with simultaneous, dual-view to address the... [read more]


Thursday, September 6, 2018 - Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoT) Conference

  The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC)  presents the second annual Smart Cities and IoT Conference held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at ASU SkySong from 1:00 – 6:00 PM.  The Smart Cities and IoT Conference is an opportunity for sharing current advances in implementation of communication technology in development of smart cities and IOT.  To... [read more]


Friday, September 14, 2018 - SAVE THE DATE! Southern Arizona Women in the Workforce

Hexagon Mining & TEKsystems

Friday, September 14, 2018. Details TBA.[read more]


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - Tucson Lunch & Learn: Corporate Work Study Program

San Miguel High School

Access San Miguel High School’s talented pool of students through their Corporate Work Study Program.  This unique Program provides companies with reliable, high-performing students who work in job-sharing teams to fill full-time entry-level positions. The school takes care of payroll, payroll taxes and worker’s compensation insurance, and provides transportation for the students. At this event... [read more]


Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - Tucson: State of the Council Breakfast

Arizona Technology Council

Location and Information TBA.[read more]


Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 2018 Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo

Join over 400 local business leaders in discovering new technologies, great products, innovative and emerging Arizona-based tech companies and much more at the largest Tech + Business Expo in Tucson. The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) present the Sixth Annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Tucson Convention Center.... [read more]

GCOI Phoenix Networking Events

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 2018 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards/Tech Showcase


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. 2018 marks the 15th year of this... [read more]


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - Save The Date! JTED: Desert View Technology Center

Wednesday, November 14th.  JTED.  Desert View Technology Center.[read more]

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - Save The Date! UA Tech Park Holiday Mixer

Wednesday, December 12th.  UA Tech Park.  Holiday Mixer and intro to more Tech Park companies.[read more]

Golf Tournament Phoenix Networking Events

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 2019 Phoenix Golf Tournament

Join the business and technology community at beautiful Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale for the Arizona Technology Council’s tenth annual Phoenix Golf Tournament to be held on Wednesday, January 16.  This scramble format tournament brings industry leaders and technologists together for a day of networking and sportsmanship. This year’s event will take place on... [read more]


Thursday, January 31, 2019 - ARIZONA PHOTONICS DAYS

Optics Valley in partnership with Global Photonics Alliance and University of Arizona Bio5 Institute

Join us as the Optics Valley Committee of the Arizona Technology Council and the University of Arizona BIO5 Institute host our Global Photonics Alliance partners for two days of technical discussions and business-to-business meetings: Connect and network with your global peers in the quiet intimate environment of Tucson, Arizona. Learn about the amazing technology from... [read more]