Last year we saw how the West Valley Arts Center in Arizona brought botanical art to the first annual Arizona SciTech Festival.
This year, it could be you!
Event coordinators are accepting applications from Arizonans interested in hosting events during the 2013 Arizona SciTech Festival. This is a great opportunity for those in the arts to demonstrate the value of incorporating art across the curriculum.
The Arizona SciTech Festival is a partnership between Arizona Science Center, Arizona State University, Arizona Technology Council Foundation and the Arizona Commerce Authority. The festival was created to inform Arizonans of all ages about how science, technology and innovation affect their everyday lives and how each will expand their economic future.
The Arizona SciTech Festival has gained a lot of momentum since last year’s launch and event organizers want to involve as many Arizona residents as possible. Festival director Dr. Jeremy Babendure says, “The 2012 inaugural Festival was a great success with over 200 amazing expos, celebrations, exhibitions, discussions, and tours delivered to over 220,000 young people and adults at venues located not only in Greater Phoenix and Tucson, but also in communities such as Casa Grande, Flagstaff and Showlow. We’re calling on all Arizona citizens to help us reach our goal of doubling those numbers by submitting their ideas and spreading the word about the Festival through their networks.”
Become a Collaborator Today!
Although the 2013 Arizona SciTech Festival will take place throughout the state from February 9 – March 17, 2013, all ideas for activities year-round are welcome. A Collaborator Portal on the Arizona SciTech Festival website serves as a place to submit events that are already organized, as well as a repository to match the needs between individuals and organizations that have ideas for content or venues to offer.
Specifically, the Collaborator Portal allows individuals and groups to do the following:
- Sign-up as an official Collaborator
- Post an official Arizona SciTech Festival event that will go on the website and program schedule.
- Post a venue – if you have a location and are looking for content, the Collaborator Portal can help those with content find your location.
- Post your content – if you have content and are looking for a venue, the site can help match you with those who have locations.
To become an official Collaborator and submit your events or ideas, please visit the portal today. The deadline for posting is November 10, 2012.