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Tempe Chamber Hosts 27th Annual Leadership Conference & Expo

Tempe Chamber Hosts 27th Annual Leadership Conference & Expo

Tempe, Arizona (May 2, 2022): Members, the public, and exhibitors are all welcome to attend the 27th Annual Leadership Conference & Expo event. This half-day leadership event will feature empowering stories and insights from expert speakers and business community leaders to help attendees leverage their hidden talents and develop their personal brand of leadership.

"I'm particularly proud to welcome you all and see many of you at my first Leadership Conference,” said Tempe Chamber President & CEO Colin Diaz, ACE, IOM. “The combination of our fireside chat, leadership panel, expo booths and Business Woman of the Year Award really make the event one that you won’t want to miss."

The program will begin with a leadership panel moderated by three-time Emmy award winner and Arizona’s Family anchor, Nicole Crites. The panel will feature Rosa Inchausti, deputy city manager for the City of Tempe; Ty Largo, founder & creative director of AWE Collective; and Amy Lawson, publisher for Community Impact Newspaper. The second session will be a fireside chat with Former Ms. America, Tracy Broughton. After surviving not one but two major car accidents, Tracy is a pioneer that has paved the way for the disabled. Hear her incredible story of courage and strength to not only walk again, but how she became a successful, thriving business owner and advocate for the disabled.

The lunch program will include the graduation of participants of the 2022 Mentoring Program, highlight videos of the three finalists for the 2022 Business Woman of the Year Award and the announcement of this year's recipient. “I am honored and excited to show the community what the Women in Business Council has been working on this year. Attendees will leave feeling inspired and ready to let their brilliant light shine!” said Women in Business Council Chair & Senior Communications Manager at UDA, Roxy Helman.

The event will feature over 20 exhibitors and a silent auction. To donate a silent auction item for this event, fill out our easy online donation form. Corporate sponsorship, corporate tables, expo tables and single tickets are available now.

Event information at-a-glance:

  • What: A trade show featuring local and national companies provides the perfect backdrop to a wonderful luncheon and presentations by powerful keynote speakers. The half-day event culminates with the presentation of the Business Woman of the Year award.
  • When: Friday, May 20 from 8 am – 1 pm
  • Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix – Tempe, 2100 S. Priest Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281

Media RSVP can contact David Key, Tempe Chamber Marketing & Program Manager, at (480) 736-4296 or

The link for public registration is Seating will be limited and no day-of registration will be accepted.

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