2022 Desert Summit Conference- Thursday Sept 29- Heard Museum

  • 09/29/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • The Heard Museum- 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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  • Rate for guests and public through 7/31/22. You receive complimentary attendance at the November and December AFPA events.
  • For Featured and Gold Sponsors ($2,000 and $1,250), your colleagues and clients can register at the partner rate. Also Government Practitioners, Company Member colleagues and WesPay members. Members of other regional AFP groups also.
  • For complimentary registrants such as speakers and sponsor "comps". Also students and staff.
  • See details and benefits on our Desert Summit page. There are up to 10 of these sponsorships available.
  • See details and benefits on our Desert Summit page. There are up to 10 of these sponsorships available.


The AFPA is excited to have you join us for the annual 2022 Desert Summit Conference on Thursday, September 29. 2022. We will return to in person this year and be at The Heard Museum in Phoenix! 

Our keynote presenter will be Thomas Maynard, SVP Business Development- Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). 

Thomas Maynard, the GPEC Senior Vice President of Business Development, has been with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council since August 2013. In his role, Thomas works with clients that are evaluating a relocation or expansion to the Greater Phoenix region and works as the BD team lead for GPEC’s direct automation efforts. He sits on the Steering Committee for NAIOP’s Developing Leader group and is actively involved in AAED and CoreNet. Over the years, Thomas has worked with hundreds of companies, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups.

Thomas was named to the 2020 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers and was recognized a 40 under 40 Economic Developers Class of 2021. Thomas is an Arizona native, grew up in Tucson and graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in journalism with a focus in public relations.

More info to come- so watch your e-mail, LinkedIn and our website. 

Call for Presentations: 2022 Summit Application for Presentation Proposal FINAL 05 25 2022.doc


Call for Sponsors: 2022 Desert Summit Sponsor Options FINAL05 25 2022.docx



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