MARCH 31 - APRIL 1, 2017 @ Downtown Tucson

Thank you to all who
the 2017 ignite520!

On behalf of everyone involved in the planning, executing, and success of the event, THANK YOU, for playing your part in making Tucson a better place to live, work, and play.

Over 100 young professionals, over the course of 2 days, garnered new skills, were inspired by experts and thought leaders, and forged lasting connections with their peers.

Tucson Young Professionals
Community Alliance & ignite520 Team 

CONNECT

GROW

IGNITE

/ WHAT IS ignite520?

/ WHAT IS ignite520?

Brought to you by the Tucson Young Professionals, this two-day summit is designed to catalyze personal & professional development, shake up connections, and celebrate awesome things happening in Tucson.

/ ignite520 IS BACK!

Returning for its 3rd year, ignite520 is loaded with amazing opportunity and enrichment. ignite520 is Tucson’s premier young professional development summit. It will be an event full of personal and professional growth, inspiration, connection, and fulfillment all attendants!

/ WHAT TO EXPECT

During breakout sessions, mixers and more, young professionals are given the chance to connect with others who share a vision for a greater Tucson, and find ways to ignite their current or next endeavor.

Starting March 31st, 2017 at 5:30pm, we’re closing down Cartel Coffee on Broadway for a private mixer and kickoff ceremony! You’ll get to make new connections, start your weekend off with a great evening, and embark on our ignite520 scavenger hunt!

Beginning at 9am on Saturday, you’ll have your choice between morning Yoga or Coffee with Community Catalysts, at the conclusion of which, you’ll head over to CITY for our full-day of intensive sessions!

At lunch, you’ll dine at the newest downtown restaurant, MiAn and participate in “A Conversation on the Future of Downtown” with Downtown leaders Rio Nuevo and Downtown Tucson Partnership with the new AC Marriott and other projects slated for development as your backdrop.

More sessions and our Coffee Break will round off our afternoon. The evening concludes with our “Party for Grownups” at the Tucson Children’s Museum, an event you wont want to miss!

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THAT’S RIGHT, AT THE END OF ignite, GET YOUR PARTY ON

ignite520 was a great experience for my professional growth! I had recently moved to Tucson and attending the conference allowed me to connect with other professionals and businesses in the community. I left ignite feeling inspired and proud to be a part of the Tucson community.

Sadie-Randall-sfw
Sadie Randall UA Career Services

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Friday, March 31st &
Saturday, April 1st 2017

Dress Attire: Business Casual
  • Opening ceremony and mixer Friday night
  • Morning Yoga or Coffee with Community Catalysts event
  • Over 8 unique sessions to choose from with topics ranging from Education to Becoming a Better Speaker to How to Talk About Tucson, and more!
  • Special lunch session on the Future of Downtown at Tucson’s newest restaurant, MiAn, with the heart of the revitalization efforts as your backdrop
  • Closing ceremony and “Party for Grownups” at the Tucson Children’s Museum
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a special thanks to those investing in

Special Thanks to our Event Investors:

ignite520 is Presented in Partnership with

Sarah Smallhouse

We would like to thank Sarah Smallhouse for her support of young professionals and in helping to make Tucson a more vibrant and attractive place for young professionals in all aspects of her work.

Supporting Investors
Cartel Coffee
CITY Center for Collaborative Learning
Connect Coworking
Ermanos
Finley Distributing
#ThisIsTucson
Three Wells Distilling
Why I Love Where I Live
Women’s Business Center of Southern Arizona

If you are interested in sponsorship, please contact us at alliance@tucsonyoungprofessionals.com

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