City of Tucson

Tier 5: Track Sponsors

Company Bio

The City Manager’s Office Of Economic Initiatives combines Economic Development, Annexation, Small Business Assistance, and Special Events coordination into one team to assist our community in all efforts to improve Tucson’s economic environment.
The City of Tucson understands that these activities are interrelated and have a major impact on the economic vitality and long term success of our City.

Building Innovative Cities Happy Hour Featuring P.D. Ronstadt & The Company
Date: Oct 11, 19
Time: 16:30 pm - 18:00 pm
Location: Hotel Congress Plaza, Hotel Congress

Celebrate the end day one of TENWEST us at the Historic Hotel Congress for live music with P.D. Ronstadt & The Company for an informal post-conference happy hour! On the patio, join rising professionals and attendees from Building Innovative Cities…

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Creating a Livable City: Climate Change and the City of Tucson
Date: Oct 14, 19
Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Coconino, Tucson Convention Center

Join us to explore what it means to create a livable city in the era of climate change! This panel, moderated by Gina Murphy-Darling, Founder and CEO of Mrs. Green’s World, will feature City of Tucson staff from Environmental and…

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Building Innovative Cities: Mayor's Symposium
Date: Oct 11, 19
Time: 09:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Crystal/Turquoise Ballroom, Tucson Convention Center

A panel of former mayors from around the country will “talk shop” about what it takes to build communities ready for the 21st century economy with a special emphasis on what works and what doesn’t when building Innovation Ecosystems. Facilitated…

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Building Innovative Cities: The Road to “Smart Cities”
Date: Oct 11, 19
Time: 13:45 pm - 15:30 pm
Location: Copper Ballroom, Tucson Convention Center

A “Smart Cities” approach to urban development believes that investments in technology and infrastructure are essential to quality of life, performance of City services and a clean and sustainable environment. This afternoon session will bring together three nationally recognized “Smart…

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Building Innovative Cities Keynote Luncheon: Founders, Startups and Communities - Why a Robust Startup Community Is Everything
Date: Oct 11, 19
Time: 12:00 pm - 13:15 pm
Location: Copper Ballroom, Tucson Convention Center

Founder, Startup, and Communities: Why a Robust Startup Scene Is Everything. Chris Heivly co-founded MapQuest (which sold to AOL for $1.2 billion) and was sole managing director of 77 Capital (a $25 million venture fund). Heivly currently serves as one…

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