The Council’s 12th annual CEO Retreat is being held Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9 in beautiful Prescott Arizona. The event will take place at the historic Hassayampa Inn with golf at Capital Canyon Golf Club. Escape the heat and head up north for this two-day event that gathers business owners, presidents and CEOs for speakers, workshops, keynote presentations, golf, and networking.
For 2019, the AZTC is teaming up with the City of Prescott to give you a more in-depth look into the City of Prescott by setting up an alternative activity within the City during golf. The City will also be working with local restaurants in walking distance to the Hassayampa Inn for dinner options on the 8th. Please stay tuned for more details to come on the above.
Day One (Thursday, August 8)
11:00 am | Lunch and Golf Registration for Golfers
12:30pm – 5:30pm | Golf – Presented by Infinity Insurance Partners
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM | (1:00 – 2:00 PM) – Tour of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Cybersecurity Center & Planetarium Show. (3:00 – 5:00PM) – Wine tasting and appetizers, Superstition Meadery
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Dinner in Prescott (Dinner is not provided. The AZTC and City of Prescott will provide multiple dinner options)
7:30pm – 9:00pm | Welcome Reception/Post Dinner Deserts/Drinks – Thumb Butte Distillery Tasting
Day Two (Friday, August 9)
7:00am | Breakfast
8:00am | Welcome/Opening Remarks/Sponsor Remarks – Steve Zylstra, President & CEO, Arizona Technology Council
8:15am | Arizona’s Future Outlook – Sandra Watson, President & CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority
9:00am | Opening Workshop – Substantially Increase Your Influence over Others: Achieve Forecasted Results by Getting Your Teams To Take Ownership & Initiative – Katharine Halpin, Founder & CEO, The Halpin Companies, Inc.
10:15am | Opening Keynote Speaker – Harry Lakin, Hire Capacity, Emotional Intelligence
10:45am | Quick Bathroom Break
11:00am| Panel Discussion – Panel – Acquiring/selling a business – Jim Kaiser, J-Cuvre Technologies (Moderator)
11:45am | Lunch Break
12:45pm | Lunch Keynote Speaker – Matthew Clyde, Ideas Collide – Culture is King: Why Investing in a Good Culture Makes a Great Brand
1:00pm | Afternoon Group Activity – Sandler Training By Mercury – Riding the Road to Organizational Excellence
3:00pm | Break
3:15pm | Closing Keynote Speaker – Rick Smith, CEO & Founder, AXON.com
4:00pm | Closing Remarks
4:05pm | Retreat Ends
*Event attendees must hold the role of CEO or be the highest ranking company executive for their company in the State of Arizona.
Interested in sponsoring the 2019 CEO Leadership Retreat? For complete sponsor information contact us at email@example.com.
Arizona Commerce Authority – Partner Sponsor
City of Prescott – Partner Sponsor
Infinity Insurance Partners – Golf Sponsor
Alerion Capital – Silver Sponsor
AccountabilIT – Silver Sponsor
KEO Marketing – Silver Sponsor
Ballard Spahr – Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Sandler Training – Cocktail Reception Sponsor
HighPeak Advisors LLC – Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Yavapai College – Cocktail Reception Sponsor
jdhInsights, LLC – Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Lee & Associates | Arizona – Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Hotel/AZTC Group Info:
Group Name/Code – The group is under Arizona Technology Council or reservation #226505
To Book a Room Call – (800)-322-1927 or (928)-778-9434 – Option 1 or 0.
Cost – Regular Room/$99, Suites/$149 (Limited suites available)
*The AZTC has limited rooms, after the room block is filled, we will provide overflow hotel information