TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is holding its first ever Mayors' Summit on Thursday, May 19.
Event planners say the Tucson Convention Center Music Hall hosts the summit from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Mayors from across Southern Arizona and Northern Mexico will meet to discuss the challenges each region faces.
These following mayors plan on attending:
- Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino
- Oro Valley Mayor Joe Winfield
- Sahuarita Mayor Tom Murphy
- Tucson Mayor Regina Romero
- Mayor Juan Francisco Gim of Nogales, Sonora
- Mayor Karla Córdova-González of Guaymas, Sonora
- Mayor Antonio Astiazaran-Gutierrez Hermosillo, Sonora
- Mayor Jesus Alfonso Montaño Durazo of Agua Prieta, Sonora
This summit also serves as a brainstorming session for the mayors to share economic development information with the hope of growing local businesses.
Potential topics for discussion include:
- Public Safety
- Ports of Entry
- Economic Growth
- Affordable Housing
- The Future of Politics
Entering the summit costs $40 per person.
High school and college students may enter free. However, they must show a school ID while checking in to gain free access.
Anyone interested in registering for the event may do so at TucsonHispanicChamber.org.
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