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July 12, 2020

Watch online!  From home!  For real!
With the ever present challenges of COVID making public gatherings difficult, we've moved to an experimental online format! 

Please tune in to our inaugural "Remote Controlled" event happening on July 15th!

Watch on Facebook Live or YouTube Live !

We'll be streaming 3 brand new Ignite Phoenix talks via YouTube and Facebook to enjoy from your TV, computer, or phone.

Our speakers will be:


November 2, 2018

After nearly a two year hiatus, Ignite Phoenix is back with a bang. We could not be more proud of the 18 extraordinary individuals who took the stage and shared their passions with us. Let's face it, Ignite is a unique experience. Not just for the people on stage but for the amazing people in the audience who cheer them on. Together, we able to find inspiration in just five short minutes and 20 slides. Whether it was your firs...

October 14, 2018


This Wednesday will be lit!

Our 18 incredible speakers are excited to light a fire in the hearts of the Phoenix community. Prepare to be entertained and inspired!

Here's a quick checklist of everything you need to know for the show:

  • When: Wednesday, October 17th. The show starts at 6:30pm, with food trucks, drinks, and music available from 5:00pm. Theater doors open at 6:00pm.

  • Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing...

September 15, 2018

Click here to get your tickets NOW! We could not be more excited for this year's show. Get your tickets today and support 18 incredible speakers on October 17, 2018!  We can't wait to see you at all the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.


August 31, 2018

Quick question?  What does a poop pill, jiu jitsu, and Captain Marvel all have in common? Ignite Phoenix 19! We’re back, and we couldn’t be more excited. We asked for submissions and the Ignite community answered the call with over a 100 to choose from. There were so many amazing talk ideas but unfortunately we can’t choose them all.  Our judges had their work cut out for them this year but they were up to the task.  With coff...

August 19, 2018

Editor's Note: This is the re-publishing of a post with Ignite Phoenix by Evo Terra on January 7, 2009.  It's just as relevant today.  Enjoy!

I've had the pleasure of both presenting at Ignite Phoenix (first presenter at the first event, so there) and sitting on the selection committee for IP2. I learned a lot from both experiences. Presenting taught me to clearly and concisely speak on a subject. I've been riffing on the...

January 5, 2018

Ignite Phoenix's website is being reborn in late March 2018.

As part of Ignite Phoenix's commitment to growth and exploration, we have been hard at work on our web design, and will be relaunching our website in late March 2018.

The new website will feature a streamlined new interface with a simplified navigation stream and easier access for users to:
-  Submit their proposals for new talks

-  Get news on the latest events

-  Vie...

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