Join Us for Phoenix Sparks

phoenix sparksLocal First Arizona has created a distinct event to welcome BALLE conference attendees to Phoenix and you are invited!  Join us for Phoenix Sparks, where you'll hear from an amazing lineup of Arizona's most diverse and passionate local thought leaders who will speak on what inspires them to enrich and cultivate their community.  Each speaker will  get 20 slides and have 5 minutes on the historic Orpheum Theatre stage. Speakers include: Angela Hughey, One Community Kade Twist, Postcommodity Oye Waddell, Hustle Phoenix Joe Larios, Center for Neighborhood Leadership Silvana Salcido Esparza, Barrio Cafe Miguel Jardine, The Local Soil Company Ann Morton, Artist/Social Practitioner Joe Johnston, Agritopia Heidi Jannenga, WebPT Maynard James Keenan, Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards

After the speakers fuel your motivational fire, join in on the BALLE conference after-party in the Orpheum courtyard for live music from the Raul Yanez trio. You'll mingle with conference attendees who are working towards making local impact in communities across the country.  Purchase dinner from local food trucks and enjoy cash bars which will feature Arizona beer, wine and cocktails.

OrpheumDATE: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 TIME: Doors open 5:30 p.m. Talks begin at 6:30 p.m.  After-party starts at 7:45 p.m. WHERE: Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85003 COST: $10 pre-pay, gets you a ticket to the event and entrance to the after-party. Tickets will be $12 at the door. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: