Founded by Startup Tucson in 2015 and hosted every November in Downtown Tucson, TENWEST Impact Festival is a celebration of the growing innovation, creative and entrepreneurial ecosystems in Southern Arizona. Unique in its cross-industry approach, TENWEST showcases the connectivity between technology, entrepreneurship, creativity, culture and impact, uniting attendees to gain the knowledge and inspiration they need to innovate within their own careers and communities. The weeklong event welcomes thousands of diverse attendees to participate in a multi-day conference, Street Fest, nightly xEvents and numerous partner events and experiences.
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We seek to showcase Southern Arizona as a center of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship for local and national attendees. We aim to foster a culture of innovation by providing attendees an opportunity to discover how the connectivity of ideas and people across industries can create tangible impact in communities of all sizes.
We imagine a Tucson and Southern Arizona that is seen by both locals and nationwide as an inspiring and ideal place to connect with. In less than ten years we aim to host over 10,000 annual attendees and be a destination for not only regional attendees, but those looking to discover and be inspired by the uniqueness of Southern Arizona.