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DAY 4: Innovation Day 2023!

Updated: Nov 14, 2023



It was great to see you all at the MEGA MIXER last night! Thank you again to our partners and we hope you all made some new connections to start the conference off.

Today starts the conference part of the festival at Tucson Convention Center and it's ALL ABOUT INNOVATION. Make sure you download the TENWEST App on your Android or Apple Device to view the full schedule. Registration and coffee opens at 9am. You can expect:

FOUR AMAZING KEYNOTES starting at 12pm and 3:30pm

20+ breakout sessions to pick from starting at 9:30am and 1:30pm including:

  • Navigating the Age of AI

  • Workplace of the Future: Using Universal Design to Transform the Work Environment

  • Disrupting for Good: Using Entrepreneurship for Impact

  • Empowering Futures: Urban Farming for Community Impact

  • Fostering Prosperity: Innovative Collaborations for Arizona's Economic Development

  • Innovation on the Border: Business at the Arizona-Mexico Frontier

40+ featured speakers including

Manish Shah, founder of Maya Tea, and workforce development experts from the University of Arizona, Chancellor Lambert and other leaders from Pima Community College, and Startup Unidos

PLUS coffee from Presta, tea from Maya, lunch, happy hour snacks & more!


TENWESTx Concert: Noah Gundersen with Zander Hawly. Included for All-Inclusive pass holders. Individual tickets available online or at the door. Located at 191 Toole.

Important Details

Already have your conference pass? Don't forget to bring it!

If you've already checked in at registration from the Street Fest, please remember to bring your conference badge as it's your ticket to TENWEST for the duration of the festival!

Doors and Coffee start @ 9am

Doors open and check-in begins at 9 am. Presta Coffee will be featured tomorrow. To ensure we're ready to greet you, please do not come before 9am.

Free Parking in Lot B

Parking is included for TENWEST ticket holders in TCC's Lot B. Access is easiest from Granada.

Check-In and Conference Location

TENWEST is located in the Grand Lobby, meeting rooms, ballroom and long galleria of TCC. Entry, check-in and badge pickup is located in the Grand Lobby off of Lot B. Enter from the patio area and look for the TENWEST banner and signs.

Lunch & Happy Hours

Lunch will be provided by TCC and happy hour snacks from Flora's Market Run will be provided. Both include vegetarian options however we cannot guarantee they will meet any other dietary needs.

Wi-Fi, Work Stations & Lounges

In between sessions, TCC has been set up with various workstations and lounge areas for your convenience. WiFi is available for free on the TCC guest network.

Additional Tips

Bring a refillable water bottle to use one of our water stations. We will have reusable water bottles for sale for $1. Dress in layers in case Arizona AC decides it's still summer. Arrive with the goal of forging new friendships, learning something new, and discovering your role in your community!

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