The Arizona Technology Council announced it has appointed Sandra Watson, president and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA); Austin D. Harris, vice president, Commercial Banking, Alliance Bank of Arizona; Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO, KEO Marketing Inc.; and Aaron Zeper, vice president, Customer Demand, MDSL, to its board of directors.
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On January 23, 2020, the Broadband Stakeholder Network, in cooperation with the Arizona Commerce Authority, will host a free webinar on Arizona and USDA funding for broadband in Arizona. You’ll also learn about Gov. Ducey’s proposal for major new investments in Rural Broadband in Arizona that includes $10 million in Rural Broadband Development Grants and nearly $50 million in funding for Smart Highway Corridors.
Now in its ninth year, the SciTech Festival isn’t a single-day event. It is the country’s third-largest science festival with more than 800 organizations partnering to present more than 2,300 events throughout the year. The festival offers abundant opportunities for kids, teens and adults to explore STEM across the state through interactive events, workshops, exhibitions, displays, lectures and tours. Best of all, SciTech events are free!
AZTC CEO Steve Zylstra discusses why re-authorization of Arizona’s Angel Investment Tax Credit program beyond 2021 is necessary to continue the infusion of investment in the startup community and is necessary to continue the tech success the state has experienced since the inception of the program.
Honoring the leaders and visionaries whose body of work contribute to the growth and prosperity of Arizona’s technology sector, the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority have announced winners of individual, Future Innovators of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards, as well as company award finalists for the 2019 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI) presented by Avnet, Inc.
The Outstanding Technology Senator of the Year, Outstanding Technology Representative of the Year and the Tech Ten Legislators were announced by the Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority. The winning legislators will receive their honors at the 2019 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI) presented by Avnet on October 24 at the Phoenix Convention Center