Rio Nuevo & Downtown Tucson Partnership Present DOWNTOWN NOW

October 12, 2016

dtn_facebookby James J. Jefferies

The Downtown Tucson Partnership and Rio Nuevo have partnered to create DOWNTOWN NOW, the first-ever State of Downtown event, taking place on November 3, 2016, at 5:00pm at the Tucson Convention Center Ballroom.

After a long, protracted effort by so many dedicated Tucsonans to revive Downtown Tucson, and given events like the arrival of Caterpillar Inc. and the Tucson Roadrunners (and countless other successes), now feels like the right moment to celebrate and reflect on what has been a truly remarkable economic and cultural rebirth for Tucson’s historic Downtown core. The event will feature a cocktail hour reception with 3 stages, food & music, entertainment, and presenters discussing their current and future Downtown projects.

Guests will hear brief updates about active projects and celebrate our community’s achievements in Downtown Tucson by way of video and pictorial exhibits inside the ballroom. Presenters include: Janos Wilder, Scott Stiteler, Marcel Dabdoub, Ron Schwabe, Don Bourn, Dan Norville, Jerry Dixon, Adam Weinstein, Dee Buizer of Senae Thai Bistro, Ray Flores, Art Wadlund, Omar Mireles, Nancy Johnson, Paul Cisek, Fletcher McCusker, Joe Pagac and representatives from Downtown Tucson’s newest residents: Caterpillar Inc. and the Tucson Roadrunners organization.

Sponsors include Co-Hosts: Bourn Partners, Gust Rosenfeld, HSL Properties, Norville Investments, El Rio Community Health Center, Tucson Medical Center, Downtown Champions: BBVA Compass, Concord Construction, Dabdoub Investments, Peach Properties, Scott Stiteler, Swaim Associates, and Friends of Downtown: Alliance Bank, Gadsden, Holualoa Companies, and Core Construction.

For more information and to RSVP visit or contact Brandi Haga-Blackman, Director of Operations at the Downtown Tucson Partnership at

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