Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Community Events

SBA Road Tour

Southern Arizona

If you're an Innovator, Entrepreneur, Researcher, or Small Technology Firm, don't miss this opportunity! Gain an in-depth understanding of agency technology funding priorities, meet one-on-one with high-level decision makers and connect with local support resources.

Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest

Do you have an innovative idea that will take your business to the next level? The Phoenix Business Journal and BBVA are teaming up to find the next great idea. Nominate your company for the Entrepreneurial Opportunity Contest for the chance to be one of five who pitch your idea to a panel of judges at a live event. The winning pitch will receive $10,000 and a chance to compete in Phoenix for the ultimate grand prize of $50,000. All finalists and winners will be showcased on the local business journal digital platforms and the weekly print edition.


*To be an eligible, businesses must have been established for a minimum of 2 years as of the date of entry and have at least $1 million in annual revenue. A full list of eligibility requirements are listed below. 

Past Events

2019 ADOT DBE & Small Business Expo

March 14, 2019

Glendale Civic Center

5750 W. Glenn Dr.

Glendale, AZ 85301

2019 Tucson Veterans Stand Down 

March 13-15, 2019

Grand Luxe Hotel, 1365 W Grant Rd., Tucson, 85745