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Spend the morning developing your vision, skills and goals for both your career and your community, with and by other young professionals!

About this Event

ignite520 is a personal and professional development conference designed by young professionals for young professionals. In its 6th year, ignite520 welcomes approximately 150 participants each year from a wide variety of professions, all seeking to connect with other leaders in their community, learn tactical skills, and gain inspiration by celebrating the current growth of Tucson. Attendees will have the chance to network with others who share a vision for a greater Tucson and find opportunities to ignite their career path.

This year’s theme is Tucson Rising, to highlight and celebrate the young professional talent driving our region. This year’s programming features the tracks Advocacy & Public Service, Innovation & Collaboration, Growth & Leadership, and Business & Entrepreneurship. Take a few hours to rejuvenate and become reinspired about the future that you can create for yourself and your community coming out of COVID-19.


Be inspired and encouraged by fellow young professionals from around the region, innovating, serving, building and creating!

– 5 hours of personal & professional development and growth.

– Musical performance, a coffee and pastry on us, conference swag and more!

– Airing from a special, undisclosed location revealed on conference day!

– Keynote from rising stars, casting vision for Tucson’s best possible future

and More!


8:00am – 8:30am – Networking and Raffle

8:30am – 9:00am – Conference Kickoff!

9:00am – 9:20am – Tucson Rising Breakouts

9:30am – 12:00pm – Conference Sessions (with breaks)

** Musical Performance by ignite520 Official Artist Seanloui**

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Keynote and Tucson Vision Casting

Full schedule will be released soon!

Scholarships and Special Tickets

While we’ve decreased the ticket price for this special one-day event, we don’t want cost to be a barrier. We are thrilled to be able to offer a number of scholarships to invested attendees. Please complete this quick form to let us know what you intend to draw from the conference and commit to engaging day-of, and we’ll get back to you soon!

ignite520 Scholarship Application

*Are you a student?* Send us an email from your student email for a special student discount code that we will send you.

*TYP Members*: Enter your email address to redeem member pricing.

Register Here!

Learn More

Volunteer at ignite520:

See last year at

Stay up to date on ignite520 Facebook and @ignite520 on Instagram

What is TYP?

Tucson Young Professionals is a group of young business and community leaders focused on the attraction, retention, and promotion of young professionals in Tucson. Together we create a voice to help impact the development and growth of Tucson. Welcoming ages 21-45. Visit our website.

Connect with us @tucsonyoungprofessionals on Facebook andInstagram.

Learn more at and connect with us @tucsonyoungprofessionals on Facebook and Instagram.




Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Tucson Young Professionals welcomes ages 21-45.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Reach out to to reach ignite520 organizer.


September 26, 2020
1:00 am - 6:00 am
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