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Event Roundup: October 2019



Young Professionals! We know you’re busy, and we know it can be overwhelming to look at your calendar and see just how many awesome, insightful events are coming up that you want to go to, but may not have the time. That’s why each month, we’ll hand pick a few events for young professionals in and around the valley for you to consider - including our own, of course!


Events in the Valley: October 2019


FEATURED - GET to Meet: Beverly on Main

When: October 23rd

Where: The Beverly on Main

Ready to network with some of the Valley's best and brightest? Join us as we mix and mingle with like-minded young professionals! Enjoy complimentary appetizers and happy hour drink specials at one of Old Town's most popular spots. We'll also be raffling off a gift card to The Beverly. Don't miss it!


MDA Taste of the Town

When: October 11th

Where: Scottsdale Quarter

The event showcases signature dishes from some of the finest restaurants in the valley, complimented by fine wine and premium beer. Attendees will enjoy live music throughout the evening and bidding in a first class silent auction. The captivating Scottsdale Quarter sets the stage for a night of sophistication and celebration.


The 10th Annual Arizona Taco Festival

When: October 12th - 13th

Where: Westworld of Scottsdale

You’ll find over 50+ taco vendors dishing out award-winning tacos along with crazy themed party bars serving Don Julio Premium Margaritas, Estrella Jalisco and Craft beers, AQUAhydrate water, and famous Jarritos sodas.


ignite Your Morning - Board Speaker Series

When: October 16th

Where: ignite sparked by BBB

You'll hear from your BBB Board Chairman Ken Bonham, a local AZ small business owner of Lucid Agency discuss challenges he faced starting a business and how he overcame them. He'll share share techniques on how you can develop your professional skills and two pillars that motivate him. Bonham believes in being involved in your community and will explain how it can benefit you and your company.


Arizona Innovation Challenge Graduation Showcase at DesTechAZ

When: October 16th

Where: Hotel Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Each company will have 10 minutes to pitch in front of a panel of esteemed judges who will evaluate them on their product, go-to-market strategy, business fundamentals, and scale potential. One founder will be given an award in entrepreneurial excellence at the DesTechAZ dinner on Thursday, October 17th. We hope to see you there as we highlight some of Arizona's best startup companies!


Choice Career Fair

When: October 17th

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix North

Walk in and start interviewing, it's that simple. Save time, money and effort interviewing with multiple companies in one day at one location. Many of these companies have several openings and are eager to meet with you. You're no longer just a piece of paper. Attend the career fair and get in front of decision makers.


Corks for a Cause

When: October 17th

Where: Carlson Creek Vineyard, Scottsdale Tasting Room

The first-ever Corks for a Cause at Carlson Creek Vineyard's Scottsdale tasting room, benefiting the U & Improved Leadership Foundation and the funding of future scholarships for teen leaders in 2020. Entry will include one complimentary glass of wine along with light bites. The evening will also feature a 50/50 raffle and other raffle prizes.


Women of Achievement 2019 Luncheon & Event

When: October 24th

Where: Sheraton Downtown Phoenix

At this event, 14 Women of Achievement and 1 Lifetime Achievement Honoree come together for this inspiring luncheon. 5 of this year's Women of Achievement will tell their stories Ted Talk-style for all to hear. Each year it is truly a great way to celebrate local business with stories of success that we can all learn from as businesspeople.


Small Business Expo

When: October 24th

Where: Phoenix Convention Center

Small Business Expo is America’s BIGGEST & most anticipated business-to-business networking event, trade show & conference for business owners, entrepreneurs, start-ups, decision-makers or anyone who works for a small business or is interested in starting a Small Business.


Scottsdale HalloWeekend Pub Crawl 2019

When: October 26th

Where: Bevvy

The annual HalloWeekend pub crawl is coming to Scottsdale! Don't spend your Halloween weekend crammed in one bar. Take advantage of the variety that's available in our town by joining our Halloween bar crawl and sipping on the best drink specials in Scottsdale.


Want your event to be featured in GET Phoenix’s next Event Roundup?

Email marketing@getphoenix.org to find out more, and for partnership opportunities!


**GET Phoenix is not responsible for changed or cancelled events; please see event organizer for details.