12:00-1:00pm Lunch & Program
City of Tucson Update
Previous Programs: September 5th, 2018 – Oro Valley Country Club
Metro Chamber Economic Benefits
Amber Smith, President & CEO
The Tucson Metro Chamber represents1500 businesses employing 160,000 in the greater Tucson area. Amber will address the economic value of having a strong organization supporting expansion and advocacy of the business community.
Economic Benefit of Tech Parks
Bruce A. Wright, Associate Vice President is responsible for the University of Arizona’s 2 Tech Parks Arizona and founder of Arizona Center for Innovation.
Bruce has a successful resume of community service and economic developments. He recently assisted in the development of research parks and incubators in China and Middle East. June 6th, 2018 – Oro Valley Country Club
Economic Benefits of the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona
Clint Mabie, President/CEO will discuss the economic catalyst the local organization provides to area non-profit services and community betterment.
Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency: A Wild Ride!
Destry Saul of Unchained Capital will share what we need to know about “Cloud Currency”.
April 4th, 2018 – Oro Valley Country Club
Ventana Medical Story
Dr. Tom Grogan, Founder
Dr. Grogan will present the story of Ventana Medical Systems, a biotech giant he founded and located in Oro Valley. March 7th, 2018 – Oro Valley Country Club
Optimizing your Online Presence
Frankie Lemer of i3 Media Solutions will provide an interactive presentation to show how we can profit from an online presence. February 7, 2018 – Oro Valley Country Club
Credit Unions Today – Eric Renaud
President, Pima Federal Credit Union
Eric will discuss the history of credit unions, today’s challenges and future position in our nation’s financial industry. January 3, 2018 – Oro Valley Country Club
Real Estate Outlook
President, SAHBA Southern Arizona Home Builders Association
David will provide a view of real estate activity for 2018 in Tucson and surrounding area of Southern Arizona December 6, 2017 – Oro Valley Country Club
President and Publisher
Arizona Daily Star
As the new president and publisher, John will focus on new product development and market solutions for small and medium size businesses. November 1, 2017 – Oro Valley Country Club
Get to Know Special Guest
New Oro Valley Town Manager October 4, 2017 – Oro Valley Country Club
Pima County Administrator
Update on Pima County Activities September 6, 2017 – Oro Valley Country Club
AZ CFO Business Survey
The annual survey explores the levels of optimism, sentiments and opinions among CFO’s in a variety of industries in Arizona. The survey is a collaborative effort of Beach-Fleischman, Bank of America, Pinnacle Plan Design and others including media partners of Phoenix Business Journal and Inside Tucson Business.
Presentation by Eric Majchrzak, CMO & Shareholder Beach-Fleischman August 2, 2017 – Oro Valley Country Club
“Workforce for Tucson”
Meeting the growing need for a skilled workforce to keep current and attract future companies.
Business Development Manager at Pima Community College and organizer of the S. Arizona Tech & Business Expo
Ana will inform us of the latest workforce action and preparation by the college to meet the needs of future companies looking to locate in the Tucson area. July 5, 2017 – Oro Valley Country Club
Enjoy a humorous take on the best soap opera showing from our Nation’s Capitol.
Griff Straw, CMB
Griff will give us a non-political party view of Washington antics where he often travels as a master faculty member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America. June 7, 2017 – Oro Valley Country Club
Hear how World View is launching new technology for commercial applications from a launch platform in Tucson.
Presenter: Maricela Solis de Kester
Director of Operation & Government Relations
Casual Conversations & Connections “know & be known” April 5, 2017 – Oro Valley Country Club
Why The World Is Watching Tucson
Founder, Owner & Publisher
Steve will discuss why Tucson is on the radar of major organizations and entrepreneurs offering Tucson great growth potential as a dynamic southwestern city.