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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.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - Tucson Women in the Workforce Quarterly Event: Pivots and Promotions – A Panel Discussion

Edmund Optics and Pima Community College

No matter if you are moving from college to the workplace, being promoted from within, transitioning to a new career, or moving from work to retirement, this topic will give you valuable information to make that move a success.  This event will be held at The Carriage House, 125 S Arizona Ave, Tucson AZ 85701. Come see... [read more]



Join Pima Community College, The University of Arizona, Pima County One Stop, and the Arizona Technology Council for Part 2 of our important discussion around your Information Technology workforce requirements with new training initiatives. This is a continuation of the conversation that stared in May of this year. All are welcome. As we continue to... [read more]


Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - TUCSON LUNCH & LEARN -SBIR/STTR Workshop

OppsSpot, LLC and Summitt Contract Management LLC

Learn how Inventors and Small Business Technology Innovation Companies can get Non-dilutive capital from the Federal Government. The mission of the SBIR program is to support scientific excellence and technological innovation through the investment of Federal research funds. The risk and expense of conducting serious R&D efforts are often beyond the means of many small... [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]


Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - TUCSON LUNCH & LEARN -Planning for growth in the aerospace industry

U.S. Commercial Service - Phoenix U.S. Department of Commerce | International Trade Administration and Pima Community College

“Please join us in this discussion with industry experts that will share capabilities and resources available to U.S. companies.  Resources dedicated to help companies gain access to international sales opportunities, vet potential international partners and understand relevant aerospace and defense market opportunities worldwide.” This program will cover opportunities in foreign markets for the aerospace industry... [read more]


Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - Tucson after5 Tech Mixer presented by Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Autobahn Indoor Speedway and Blue Canoe Marketing

  Join us for an exciting after5 at Autobahn Indoor Speedway for high-speed indoor go-kart racing!  That’s right, everyone who attends can race a go-kart against their friends and colleagues. These are pro racing go-karts that go 50 mph on a Grand-Prix style track. After you race, you can enjoy networking with other technology 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]


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]