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Arizona Good Business Summit
Phoenix Convention Center West - Phoenix
Networking Events


Local First Arizona announces the 2nd Annual Arizona Good Business Summit, expanding to two days, on January 22 - 23 at the Phoenix Convention Center West.

Launched in January 2019, the 2020 Arizona Good Business Summit will be focused on disrupting business as usual by creating change in conventional thinking and inspiring the business community to form powerful relationships that build a stronger Arizona.

“In a time when leadership and innovative solutions are needed in Arizona, it is our business community that has the responsibility and opportunity to create positive change throughout the state,” says Thomas Barr, Executive Director at Local First Arizona. “Due to high demand, we are excited to expand the summit next year to engage more leaders in the business community to share strategies and ideas together.”

Early Bird pricing for the Arizona Good Business Summit is $99 for Local First Arizona members and $119 for non-members now through October 6th, 2019.

Event Details:

Arizona Good Business Summit

Date: January 22 - 23

Location: Phoenix Convention Center West, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Early Bird Cost: $99 - $169

Registration: www.localfirstaz.com/good-business

Ticket prices will increase after October 6th:

October 7th - January 1st - LFA member $119 & non-member $139

January 2nd - January 22nd - LFA Member $149 & non-member $169

As part of this year’s focus, Local First Arizona is excited to announce that Kat Taylor, the Co-Founder, and CEO of Beneficial State Bank will deliver the keynote address to launch the summit. Beneficial State Bank is a Certified Benefit Corporation anchored in generating community wealth and investing in the development of local businesses. Throughout her career, Taylor has been instrumental in disrupting the banking industry to focus on the new economy, fair and living wages for employees, and environmental issues.

Over the two-day conference, attendees will forge new partnerships and engage in over 35 workshops, presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities from over 50 local and national experts redefining what it means to do good business.

"The Good Business Summit equips local businesses with tangible tools and techniques in order to incorporate purpose into their regular operations, enabling them to not only thrive in our rapidly changing landscape but drive meaningful community change as well." Catherine Alonzo, CEO of Javelina.

Featured speakers will include:

● Catherine Alonzo, Javelina

● Jenny Poon, Co+Hoots

C'Pher Gresham - Seed Spot

● Roy Tatem, East Valley NAACP

● Michael Soto, Equality Arizona

● Angela Garmon, National Association of Women Business Owners

● Devney Pruess, Downtown Phoenix Inc.

● Drena Kusari, Lyft

● Jennifer Burwell & Myle McIntosh, Mac 6