Join us for the 2017 IMPACT Awards Program celebrating the best in Public Relations & Communications.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm • Martin Drug Co. Lounge/Playground, 300 E. Congress St.
Member Pricing: $35 • Non-Member: $45 • Non-Profit: $35 • Student: $25

Recognize fellow professionals from throughout the region for their excellence in creating impactful projects and programs, and gain insight into cross-border relations from our keynote speaker. This annual event is one of the year’s best happy hour and networking opportunities!

Keynote speaker:  J. Felipe Garcia –  Executive Vice President, Visit Tucson

J. Felipe Garcia has a varied background in tourism, international trade, investments, business transactions and government strategies. Currently, Mr. Garcia serves as the Executive Vice President of Visit Tucson. At Visit Tucson he is responsible for developing and implementing programs to enhance the relationships between Tucson and Mexico. Mr. Garcia also supervises the efforts of Visit Tucson in the tourism markets of the U.S., Canada and Europe, as well as the work of the Tucson Film Office.

Understanding the advantages of global trade and cultural diversity has been a personal mission for Mr. Garcia. To that extent he constantly speaks to student groups, business groups and education professionals on both sides of the border about the positive implications of diversity in culture and business.

Mr. Garcia holds a law degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM) in Mexico and an L.L.M. in international trade and investment law from the University of Arizona, James Rogers College of Law.