Small Business Events
Numerous small business events are held by many organizations that are dedicated to supporting the Arizona small business community. To see our listing of upcoming calendar of events for Phoenix Metro and Southern Arizona, visit our Small Business Services home page. For a detailed, updated list of events, check the Arizona Service Providers Network member’s websites – Phoenix Metro Area Network, Southern Arizona Network. Postings on member websites may be listed under terms such as: Seminars, Workshops, Special Events and Calendar of Events.
Board Meeting Schedule
The Board typically meets from 10am – noon in the 19th floor conference room at 333 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004.
Click here for a list of upcoming and past meetings of the ACA Board of Directors.
- Dec 17, 2013
Eggs & Issues: Innovation Nexus
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
- Dec 18, 2013
The 2013 StartupConnect AZ Conference
ASU Cronkite Building
The 2013 StartupConnect AZ Conference, presented by the Arizona Technology Council, IDS Technology Marketing and the Arizona Commerce Authority, will CONNECT and SHOWCASE our state’s growing startup community with an unprecedented lineup of experts from education, public policy, business, technology, economic development, incubation and co-working, investing and venture capital, and entrepreneurship.
StartupConnect AZ will also feature breakout sessions on four key startup verticals showing growth in Arizona:
- Education Technology and STEM
- Health Technology
- Clean and Green Technology
- eCommerce and SaaS
- Dec 19, 2013
State of the Chamber Luncheon
Doubletree Hotel Tucson at Reid Park
- Jan 7, 2014
Economic & Workforce Development Symposium: Taking Care of Business
Phoenix Country Club
“Taking Care of Business” is the theme for this years’ Economic & Workforce Development Symposium on January 7th at the Phoenix Country Club. Hear from Avnet, Boening and others on what their industry workforce needs are in the coming year. A panel of talent acquisition providers and colleges will follow up with innovative things they are doing to prepare the workforce of the future. Stay with us for lunch when the topic is “Keeping Your Competitive Edge” with Dr. Ioanna Morfessis. She will discuss major trends impacting business locations and what is driving the creation of new jobs in the future.
For additional information click here.
- Mar 6, 2014
Third Annual Aerospace, Aviation, Defense and Manufacturing Requirements Day
Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
For members of the aerospace, defense, aviation and manufacturing community, the Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) is offering a major opportunity for you to connect with potential new partners in March. The Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) are hosting the third annual Requirements Conference for Arizona’s Aerospace, Aviation & Defense Community.
For defense contractors, the event will be your chance to take the spotlight as you explain your needs with subcontractors. For smaller manufacturers and service providers, you will be able to present and talk directly with A&D decision-makers to learn how to best meet their requirements. Register now.