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2017 CEO Leadership Retreat; Presented by UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Resort + Thumb Butte 5x7

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, golf, and networking.

About Capital Canyon Golf Club:
Etched into a spectacular natural environment, life in and around Capital Canyon Club provides an idyllic setting. With tall Ponderosa pines swaying with the whispering winds, and terrain that offers vistas of Prescott Valley and the San Francisco Peaks in Flagstaff, the landscape evokes a soothing sensation that resonates with everyone. The crisp mountain air engulfs the senses enabling one to rejuvenate heart, mind and spirit. This is what makes Capital Canyon Club the perfect respite from the pressures of daily life. For a complete Drone flyover of the course click here.

Day One (Monday, August 14)
11:00 am | Lunch and Golf Registration for Golfers
12:30pm – 5:30pm | Golf 
6:30pm – 8:30pm | Welcome Reception

Day Two (Tuesday, August 15)
7:00am | Breakfast
8:00am | Welcome/Opening Remarks/Sponsor Remarks 8:15am | Mayor Harry B. Oberg, City of Prescott
8:20am | State of the Technology Environment – Steve Zylstra, President & CEO, Arizona Technology Council
8:45am | Opening Keynote Speaker – Jim Cantrell, CEO, Vector Space Systems
9:30am | Arizona’s Future Outlook – Sandra Watson, President & CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority
10:00am| Interactive Group Activity – Margo Boster, CEO,  ImpaQ Solutions, and Program Director, Arizona Transformational Leadership Program – Explore with your fellow CEOs a new way to approach your biggest challenges by examining them with a different perspective, during this interactive workshop
11:30am | Lunch Break
12:00pm | Lunch Speaker – Harry Lakin, Talent Management Solutions, Speaker, Trainer, Motivator – Interactive StylesA presentation on communication styles/how to foster better communication and best relate to those that are like and unlike ourselves
1:00pm | Keynote Speaker – Lee Benson, Accomplished CEO, Visionary & Speaker
1:45pm | Interactive Panel – AZTC Committee Updates- What’s going on in AZ? Curt Cornum, Vice President, Chief Architect, Insight (IOT Committee), Joe Manzo, P.E., CEO, Titan Industries (Additive Manufacturing Committee), Dianne McCallister, Government Relations Specialist, P3 (Public Policy Committee)
2:30pm | Break
2:45pm | Keynote Speaker – Blake Irving, GoDaddy, Chief Executive Officer and Board Director
3:30pm | Closing Remarks
4:00pm | Retreat Ends

AZTC Member Rate | $500*
Non-AZTC Member Rate | $600*
AZTC Member with Golf Package | $650**
Non-AZTC Member with Golf Package | $750**

*Cost does not include room rate.
**Only registered CEO’s and sponsors will be eligible to golf at the event.  The AZTC will not allow any outside players from retreat.

Room Rates at Prescott Resort:
Deluxe Room or Suite | $99*/$129*
To reserve your room for the AZTC Group please call 1*888-657-7855.  Room block closes July 31, 2017

*This price does not include tax or resort fee.

Become a sponsor? Great sponsorship opportunities are now available.  Please contact the AZTC at for a complete sponsorship deck.

Event Sponsors:
UBS Financial Services, Inc. – Presenting Sponsor
Arizona Commerce Authority – Partner Sponsor
City of Prescott – Platinum Sponsor
TEKsystems – Platinum Sponsor
Enliven Production Group, Inc. – Platinum Sponsor
Wells Fargo Bank – Platinum Sponsor
bmc – Lunch Sponsor
EMI Health – Breakfast Sponsor
EBI – Breakfast Sponsor
Alerion Capital– Silver Sponsor
KEO Marketing– Silver Sponsor
Wallace Plese + Dreher LLP– Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Year Up Arizona– Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Aspect Software– Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Sandler Training– Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Arizona State University | W. P. Carey School of Business– Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Haworth – Golf Outing Sponsor
Camp Soaring Eagle – Golf Hole Sponsor
Dixon Golf – Golf Ball Sponsor
TB Consulting – Cocktail Reception Sponsor




Prescott Resort
1500 East State Route 69
Prescott, AZ 86301


Monday August 14, 2017 to Tuesday August 15, 2017


11:00 AM - 3:30 PM


  • AZTC Member | $500
  • Non AZTC Member | $600
  • AZTC Member with Golf Package | $650
  • Non AZTC Member with Golf Package | $750


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