Our Tucson Hispanic Chamber was honored to coordinate Arizona’s first SonoraFest over Memorial Weekend in Bisbee, Arizona. The event was a celebration of the Arizona – Sonora relationship and included a Trade Show of more than 45 Sonoran businesses. Secretary Jorge Vidal’s office of Economic Development led communication and outreach to Sonoran businesses while Bisbee’s City Manager Richard Marsh led the dynamic event that included entertainment, food and business networking over the long weekend. Our chamber coordinated the activities and promoted the event in Arizona and in Sonora. The event was so successful we are already discussing a larger event next year and the possible expansion to other nearby communities. As a followup, during the recent Arizona Mexico Commission Summit, Leonardo Ciscomani, the undersecretary of Economy announced a Business Expo to host Arizona businesses in Hermosillo in March of 2018. These are exactly the types of events we need to continue to host to grow our economies and build trade relationships in the Arizona Sonora Mega Region.
At the Arizona Mexico Commission Summit held in Phoenix last week, attendees shared feedback that a coordinated effort promoting bi-national events would be appreciated by businesses and municipalities on both sides of the border.
As a response to this regional need, our Tucson Hispanic Chamber is proud to announce the launch of the “MegaRegion News”. The newsletter is a key step to ensure that we continue to build a strong relationship between Arizona and Sonora. Our plan to promote the MegaRegion includes:
Welcome to the Tucson Hispanic Chamber Blog Page.
Our goal is to help member companies grow and prosper. We work to achieve this goal by advocating a pro-business agenda in Tucson and connecting members with business leaders and policy makers. How? With Networking & educational events, and online initiatives — like this blog.