A variety of platforms exist on which cross-sector community partnerships can be built, and festivals are no exception. Over the years, a number of efforts have been done to develop community partnerships, including events such as the Chandler Science Spectacular, the Verde Valley SciTech Festival, and the Prescott Regional SciTech Festival. Learn how their partnerships are being used to successfully move their initiatives forward.
Chandler Councilman Rick Heumann, Chandler Science Spectacular
Cottonwood Mayor Diane Joens, Verde Valley SciTech Festival
Kimberly Moon, Civil Engineer Prescott Valley, Prescott Regional SciTech Festival
(Seen Above: Chandler Councilman Rick Heumann, Cottonwood Mayor Diane Joens, & Kimberly Moon)
Chandler Science Spectacular – An annual event that celebrates the exploration of invention as it showcases the businesses, artists, students and innovators in the community as part of the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival.
Verde Valley SciTech Festival – An extension of the Arizona SciTech Festival that celebrates science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematic throughout the Verde Valley Region in Arizona.
Prescott Regional SciTech Festival – An event which “provides an opportunity for schools, industry, and organizations in the Prescott area to showcase their innovation, technology, and the interesting STEM-related activities taking place in the community” (- James Curtis, Ph.D., Department Chair of Applied Aviation Sciences, Co-Chair of the Prescott Regional SciTechFest)