2020 Events at a Glance

Arizona Capitol Times
2020 Events at a Glance

Sponsorship opportunities are available for all of our events.

For information, call Lisa Simpson at 602.889.7125 or email at lsimpson@azcapitoltimes.com


Morning Scoop

A breakfast forum on topics exploring business, politics and the future of Arizona. Morning Scoop events take place throughout the year spanning a wide variety of topics and verticals.

In 2020 – these events have been moved to a safe, virtual format. Please watch the Calendar to stay up to date.

To listen to past webinars, click HERE to visit our YouTube Channel


Best of the Capitol

Arizona’s marquee party, Best of the Capitol is a light-hearted event that honors the people and groups engaged in Arizona politics in more than 40 categories, including Best Elected Official, Best Lobbyist, Best Dressed, Best Twitterer and Best Response to COVID-19.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This event will be streamed live on YouTube


This year,we will host virtual Meet the Candidates from July 13 to July 17  from 6 p.m to 8 p.m.. 

The Event will telecast LIVE on YouTube.

Dates and Districts:

July 13: Legislative Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

July 14: Legislative Districts 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12,

July 15: Legislative Districts 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18,

July 16: Legislative Districts 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

July 17: Legislative Districts 25,26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Sponsored by: Citizens Clean Elections Commission – Arizona



Women in STEM

Hear successful women in the STEM arena talk about their journey, challenges
and successes. Learn more about STEM careers, and network with our sponsors and their representatives.

In 2020 the event will be a series of recorded Webinars.

Admission is free.

Dates soon to be released

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Leaders of the Year

Each year, the Arizona Capitol Times recognizes men, women and organizations that have contributed greatly to Arizona’s growth.

Tuesday, September 22nd 2020  |  6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013


Women Achievers of Arizona

This event recognizes women who excel in their professions and work to advance their company, firm or community, and in doing so, make a difference in the lives of Arizonans.

Tuesday, October 20th 2020  |  5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013


Breakdown Breakouts

Breakouts are among the sharpest political minds in Arizona. They routinely take on complex subjects and tackle the most challenging issues. They have established their credentials through hard work, persistence and that independent spirit that defines the American southwest. And they have proven that age, truly, is no barrier to success.

Tuesday, November 17th,  2020  |  5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel

1100 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004


Pre-session Party & Meet the Freshmen!

Meet and greet event with Arizona’s newest legislators & networking with all the folks that contribute to Arizona’s success

Tuesday, December 15th  |  5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Arizona Capitol Times

1835 W. Adams St, Phoenix, AZ  85007