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Join us for an inspirational celebration of the best of Arizona’s Bioscience Industry
on October 11, 2017 at the Phoenix Convention Center


AZBW 2017

 The AZBio Awards are the high point of Arizona Bioscience Week

Click here to learn more about AZBW 2017. 


New Format:

We're Changing Things Up!

3:30 PM  - Registration Opens

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM – AZBio Award Ceremony Theater Style!

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM  - FIESTA! 

Note:  The Awards Festivities and presentations will begin at 4:00 PM sharp.

Celebrate with the 2017 Honorees from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM at the  AZBio Awards Reception 

Music - Fun - Food - Great Connections  - Student Discovery Zone and More.  (Yes - There is a bar!)

Business Attire is recommended.  Student Posters must be set up by 4 PM.

The AZBio Awards Ceremony Celebrates
Arizona’s leading Educators, Innovators and Companies.

Join us to celebrate and honor the…

2017 AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement

  • Marvin J. Slepian, MD of  The University of Arizona

2017 Bioscience Company of the Year

  • Bard Peripheral Vascular

Jon W. McGarity Bioscience Leader of the Year

  • The Honorable Douglas A. Ducey, Governor of the State of Arizona

2017 Public Service Award Honoree

  • The Honorable Mark Mitchell, Mayor of the City of Tempe, Arizona

2017 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year 

  • Laurence Hurley, PhD of the University of Arizona

Michael A. Cusanovich Bioscience Educator of the Year

  • Carol Bender, MSSS of The University of Arizona

AZBio Fast Lane Award Honorees

  • Avery Therapeutics
  • NuvOx Pharma
  • Rowpar Pharmaceuticals


Each year AZBio honors bioindustry leaders from across the state of Arizona that illustrate the depth, breadth, and expertise of our bioscience industry.  

Stay tuned as we roll out the announcements between now and October 11th!


Pre-Registration is required for the AZBio Awards Festivities

Register Early for Your Tickets and Tables.

With our new format we have new LOWER ticket prices.  AZBio Members with engagement credits are welcome to use them for the AZBio Awards. 

Individual Tickets

Member Rate – $75 (early bird) $125 (after September 12th)
Non-Member Rate – $100 (early bird) $200 (after September 12th)
Student Rate – $50 (early bird) $75 (after September 12th)*

*Students selected for the Student Discovery Zone are fully sponsored.

** Tickets for all Legislators and Elected Officials are complimentary in thanks for their service to our state.

Host a Party of Ten

Member Rate – $750 (early bird) $1,250 (after September 12th)
Non-Member Rate – $1,000 (early bird) $2,000 (after September 12th)

Note:  Payment by credit/debit card is required for orders under $1,000.  Payment processing or invoice requests for orders over $1,000 is available on the registration form.  If you are using engagement credits, request an invoice and check the engagement credit box at registration. 

For Sponsor and Ad Packages click here.

Great events begin with our community working in partnership.  To learn how you can get involved as part of the 2017 AZBio Awards Planning Committee, Contact Our Member Support Team:

email: advancingbio@AZBio.org

phone: 480-779-8101

Premiere Supporters

Leadership Supporters

Sustaining Members

The AZBio Awards are a signature component of Arizona Bioscience Week. Click the image to learn more.

The AZBio Awards are a signature component of Arizona Bioscience Week. Click the image to learn more.