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2017 Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo: Showcasing Technology and Innovation


Booths for this event have been SOLD OUT

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 Network. See the amazing tech work being done in Tucson at our interactive showcase!
2. Powerhouse Keynote Speaker. Our Keynote speaker this year is from the recently relocated to Downtown Tucson, Caterpillar Corporation.
3. Company Technology Innovator Presentations. Promote the success of your company innovation and connect with 300+ attendees. 

10:00am – 2:00pm  | Exhibitor Set-up
11:30am – 1:00pm  | NEW! Lunch & LearnApplying Lean Principles To Green Presented by RevAZ Southern Arizona and the Arizona Commerce AuthorityMust register separately, please click here
1:00pm | Registration Opens for Attendees
2:00pm – 2:20pm | Welcome and Opening Remarks
2:20pm – 2:45pm | Keynote Speaker: Denise Johnson, Group President for Resource Industries, Caterpillar Corp. 
2:45 pm – 3:45pm | Company Technology Innovator Presentations (4 presentations, 10 minutes each)
Vector Space Systems
Hexagon Mining
In-Position Technologies
Hudbay Minerals / Rosemont Copper

3:45 pm – 4:00pm |Special Appearance by Dr. Robert C. Robbins. The 22nd President of the University of Arizona
4:oopm – 4:15pm | Annual Awards
4:15pm – 7:00pm | Expo, Networking and Cocktail Reception (all will take place in the Exhibit Hall, Alaska Airlines Ticket winner drawing at 6:00)

Just Announced! Remote Control a Dozer at The 2017 Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo! Visit the Cat® Command for dozing remote operator station in the Tucson Convention Center lobby, where you can try your hand at operating a Cat® D11T Dozer – from over 35 miles away! Thanks to Caterpillar Inc. for allowing our Expo guests to try their hand at remotely operating the Cat® D11T, Caterpillar’s biggest dozer and weighs in at 230,000 pounds – about 70 times more than a standard automobile!  Arrive early to get a chance to drive a dozer!


We have added a Lunch & Learn event preceding the Expo! If you are an exhibitor or expo registrant, please add this informative session- including lunch- to your day. AZTC Members register at no-charge, non-members may register for only $15. Lunch and presentation will be in the Expo presentation room.
Tucson Lunch & Learn: Applying Lean Principles to Green. Presented by RevAZ Southern Arizona and the Arizona Commerce Authority. Click here to read more topic details and to register.

Just Announced! One Lucky Winner will take home a travel voucher good for TWO round-trip tickets from Tucson to San Jose on Alaska Airlines! (travel restrictions apply, please see offer details*) Winner will be selected from among the registered guests in attendance who collect at least one sticker from each of five zones within the Expo area. 

2017 Sponsors: CLICK HERE to Download an updated Sponsor Packet

GOLD SPONSOR –  Caterpillar

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GOLD SPONSORArizona Commerce Authority




Awards Sponsor Quarles & Brady





Bag/Lanyard Sponsor, Innovator Presenter and Exhibitor Hexagon Mining

after5 Tech Mixer EXPO EDITION Cocktail Sponsors

2017 Media Partners:



Arizona Bilingual News


KVOI The Voice


2017 Exhibitors (click on logo/link to visit exhibitor site)

















The Sensor Group

Attendee Cost: 

AZTC Member: Early Bird $25 expired, after September 27- $45
Non-AZTC Members: Early Bird $35 expired, after September 27- $55
Includes two drink tickets for the cocktail reception and complimentary parking at Tucson Convention Center in Lot B.

Exhibitor Cost:
AZTC Member Exhibitor: $500
Non-AZTC Member Exhibitor: $600

Exhibitor Cost Includes:

  • One exhibit booth with skirted table
  • Two tickets to the expo, includes four drink tickets at the cocktail reception
  • Two free parking passes for the Tucson Convention Center

Sponsorship Opportunities:
If your company is looking for great exposure to the local technology and business community, we have several sponsorship opportunities available. Sponsorships are on a first come, first served basis. Don’t be left behind – sign on to be a sponsor of the event for maximum exposure!

2017 Event Sponsors and Exhibitors Are Available:
Gold Sponsor $5,000 3 (1 still available, 2 sold)
Awards Sponsor $1,000 (SOLD)
Silver Sponsor $3,500 (3 still available)
after5 Tech Mixer Sponsor (1 available at $1,500 each 2 sold)
Registration Bag/Event Lanyard Sponsor $1.000 (SOLD)
Company Technology Innovator Presenter (2 still available at $2,500 each, 2 sold)

Program Ads will be available for purchase and included in all sponsor packages

Sign up today as a sponsor.
E-mail Alison Boelts at



* TWO round-trip tickets from Tucson to San Jose on Alaska Airlines giveaway details: good for unrestricted coach class seats on Alaska Air, Virgin America flights (#1-999, 1900-1999, 2000-2999) and or Sky West Airlines flights (3340-3499). Standard baggage fees apply. Winner must follow all Travel Authorization From guidelines and present original letter to claim the voucher.

Event Website:


Tucson Convention Center
Grand Ballroom
260 S Church Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701


Wednesday October 25, 2017


11:00 AM to 7:00 PM


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