Additional Information

The AZBio Awards & Life Science Fiesta are presented by AZBio and the Arizona Commerce Authority.

We're Making LIFE Better.

Join us for an inspirational celebration of the best of Arizona’s Bioscience Industry on October 3, 2018 at the Phoenix Convention Center

AZBio Awards Location:

Special Note - We will be in the WEST Ballroom (3rd Floor)  for 2018.

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd Street
West Building, Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85004 Phone: 602-262-6225

The Ballroom is on the 3rd floor at the top of the escalators.  

Hotel Block

Our hotel  room block for 2018 is at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix Downtown.

Located just minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and adjacent to the convention center, our hotel is also steps away from ample dining, culture, and entertainment options, for an easy transition from business to leisure. Dine in an upscale, social setting or enjoy complimentary Internet at our chic café. Relax on our pool deck or in the inviting lobby bar.  Tasteful design and panoramic views greet you at Phoenix's largest hotel, with 1,000 smoke-free guest rooms and suites, including a club room ideal for business travelers. All rooms feature the newest technology plus the Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience.

Rates are $189.00 per night plus charges and taxes.  The room bock is open until September 12, 2018 subject to availability.

To access the room block, please click here.

Parking and Transit:
Parking is available for $12 at the Phoenix Convention Center in the WEST Parking Garage  for additional parking information please see the link below.

 Click here for a downtown parking and light rail map.

Other parking is available in the area but cost may vary. The light rail costs $4.00 round trip ticket and the stop closest to the Phoenix Convention Center is 3rd Street/Washington Station. If taking the light rail you can stop and park at any of the other stops downtown or in the area and take the light rail for a few stops to save on parking costs, all transit information can be found at Feel free to call the AZBio Headquarters at 480-779-8101 with questions.

AZBio Awards  Agenda: October 3, 2018

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM – Registration and Cocktails  in the Student Discovery Zone and Innovation Showcase

4:00 PM to 5:30  PM – Awards Presentation - Open seating

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM - AZBio Awards Fiesta! - Music, Mexican Food, Cocktails, and everyone's favorite, the AZBio  Student Discovery Zone

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

Registration is required for the AZBio Awards.  Your name badge and program material may be picked up at the event registration desk in the WEST Ballroom starting at 3:00 PM on October 3, 2018.

Business attire is recommended for the event.

Special Needs:
If you did not provide it on your registration form please alert AZBio Headquarters immediately of your special dietary including allergies, or ADA accessibility requirements, by sending an e-mail to

Emergency Contact Information:
If you did not provide it on your registration form, please email your emergency contact info to

Payment/Cancellation Policy:
No refunds are available, substitutions are encouraged. Cancellation or substitution notification should be sent to


The AZBio Awards is the place where you can connect with Arizona’s growing bioscience community to engage, collaborate and move your bioscience business…. Forward Faster.


For additional questions contact the AZBio Member Support Team


phone: 480-779-8101

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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.