2021 Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo



The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) proudly present the Ninth Annual Southern Arizona  Tech + Business Expo on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Tucson Convention Center.  

Network in person with over 300 business and tech leaders and learn what’s new and trending across Southern Arizona’s tech industries including transportation, automation, optics, biotech, mining, aerospace, defense, logistics, robotics, space exploration, IT and more!

Booth Cost:  
AZTC Member: $550 
Non-AZTC Member: $650
*Includes two admission tickets, 1 8’x10′ booth with pipe, drape, and tablecloth, 4 drink tickets to the after5 reception and complimentary parking at Tucson Convention Center in Lot B.

Attendee Cost:  
AZTC Member: $45 
Non-AZTC Member: $55
*Includes two drink tickets for the after5 reception and complimentary parking at Tucson Convention Center in Lot B.

10:00am  | Exhibitor Set-up
12:00pm  | Registration and Networking
1:00pm  |  Welcome, Keynote Fireside Chat, Innovator Presentations, Awards Ceremony

  • Keynote Fireside Chat: Who’s in the Driver’s Seat?  The Future of Transportation
  • Innovator Presenters: 
  • Recognizing Excellence in Southern Arizona
    • Southern Arizona leaders will be honored for their contributions in these award categories:
      • Innovation Leader of the Year Award
      • Manufacturer of the Year Award
      • Startup of the Year Award
      • Sustainability Award
      • Southern Arizona Member Organization of the Year Award

3:00pm – 6:00pm | Exhibition and after5 Tech Mixer Reception

  • Explore Opportunities at Tech + Business Expo
    • Join the largest Tech + Business Expo in Tucson that showcases the amazing technologies of local companies.  You won’t experience the scope of Southern Arizona’s tech community anywhere else for exploring opportunities, suppliers, or local prospects.

Booth Exhibitors

4D Technology – American Barcode & RFID – Arizona Commerce Authority – Advanced Business Learning – AGM Container Controls – Aramid Technologies – Arete – ASU – AVI/SPL – Axis Recruiting Solutions – Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ – Caterpillar – City of Tucson – Cox Business – Cyber Security Training & Consulting – Darling Geomatics – Delta Development Team – Edmund Optics – ELE Optics – EMI Health – eSentire – FirstDigital Telecom – Grand Canyon University – Hexagon – Hydronalix – ICM Document Solutions – In-Position Technologies – Involta – JNR Networks – Leonardo – Moline Creative – MSS Business Transformation Advisory – Optical Support – Optics Valley – PADT – Paragon IT Professionals – Pima Community College – Pima County JTED – Pima County One-Stop –  PSG Solutions – Purple Platypus – R3Ewaste – The Data Strategy Lab – TuSimple – VIAVI Solutions – UA Applied Research Corporation – UA Arizona Telemedicine Program – UA BIO5 Institute – UA College of Optical Sciences – UA Engineering 498 Interdisciplinary Capstone – UA Global Campus – UA Research, Innovation, & Impact – UA Restruct – UA Tech Launch AZ – UA Tech Parks AZ

COVID-19 Protocols (Updated 8/26/2021 and subject to change)
This event will comply with Tucson Convention Center policy:

  • Face coverings are required upon entry to any Tucson Convention Center facilities. 
  • TCC will have hand sanitizer stations at entries, exits, and high traffic areas.
  • AZTC will be providing color-coded bracelets to take the guesswork out of respecting an individual’s contact preferences.
    • Green: Handshake contact OK.
    • Yellow: Fist bump or elbow bump contact OK.
    • Red: No physical touch or contact. Please respect social distancing.


Gold Sponsors



Silver Sponsors

eSentire – Innovator Presenter

AGM Container Controls – Sustainability Award Sponsor

The Data Strategy Lab – Manufacturer of the Year Award Sponsor

Quarles & Brady – Innovation Leader of the Year Award Sponsor

Arizona State University – after5 Tech Mixer Sponsor

In-Position Technologies – after5 Tech Mixer Sponsor

The Data Strategy Lab – Registration Bag Sponsor

Involta – Lanyard Sponsor

LeeShanok Network Solutions – Internet/WiFi Sponsor

Arizona Lithographers – Media Sponsor


Sponsorships for the Expo are Available!  Please contact Jamie Neilson at 520-719-0080 or [email protected].


260 S. Church Ave.
Tucson , AZ 85701


Tucson Convention Center - Grand Ballroom


October 6, 2021


12:00pm - 6:00pm


Attendee Early Bird: $35 for AZTC members; $45 for non-members Booth Early Bird: $500 for AZTC members; $600 for non-members