2019 State of the City Luncheon

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Name: 2019 State of the City Luncheon
Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM MST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:



The Tucson Metro Chamber will host the annual State of the City luncheon where Mayor Rothschild will deliver his "State of the City" address.  This highly attended event provides a platform for Mayor Rothschild to outline his goals, planned policies and objectives for the City of Tucson in the coming year.

March 1

Tucson Convention Center
260 S. Church Ave.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Tucson Metro Chamber Business Expo
12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Address


Mayor Jonathan Rothschild

Mayor Rothschild is a native Tucsonan. His grandmother came to Tucson in 1942 and opened Valley Fair, a used furniture store on South 6th Avenue. His father attended Tucson High School and the University of Arizona.

A graduate of Canyon del Oro High School, Kenyon College and the University of New Mexico Law School, Mayor Rothschild served as a law clerk for United States District Court Judge Alfredo Marquez. He then joined the law firm of Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, where he served as managing partner from 2001 to 2011. In addition to his own law practice helping businesses and individuals, he was responsible for the day-to-day management of a 21-attorney firm.

Mayor Rothschild has a long history of extensive service with local non-profit, as a leader and a worker. He has served in various capacities, including board president of Casa de los Niños, Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging, and Temple Emanu-El.

Mayor Rothschild also served on the boards of the Tucson Medical Center Foundation, Jewish Family & Children's Service, Friends of the University Libraries, University of Arizona and the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona. He was a member of the Tucson Parks & Recreation Commission and chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council.

Other past responsibilities include: James E. Rogers College of Law, Adjunct Professor University of Arizona; Committee on Examinations, State Bar of Arizona Chair; Operation Deep Freeze, Project Coordinator; Pima County Sheriff's Department, SMART Project Member; Pima County Democratic Party Treasurer.



The Tucson Metro Chamber Business Expo will be held in conjunction with the State of the City address.  Make new business contacts and open the doors of new opportunities at the Expo.

March 1
Tucson Convention Center
260 S. Church Ave.
9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Tucson Metro Chamber Business Expo

The Tucson Metro Chamber Business Expo is sponsored by Shepard Expo & the Arizona Daily Star. 


Event Sponsors:
  • Raytheon Missile System
  • CenturyLink, Inc.
  • Arizona State University
  • Desert Diamond Casino Hotel - Tucson
  • Nextrio
  • Great Western Bank
  • University of Arizona Business Affairs
  • Southwest Gas Corp.
  • Tucson Electric Power Co.
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Pima Federal Credit Union
  • Vantage West Credit Union
  • Hughes Federal Credit Union
  • Sundt Construction, Inc.
  • Crest Insurance Group, LLC
  • Barker Contracting, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Southern Arizona National Electrical Contractors Association
  • HSL Properties, Inc.
  • Cox Communications, Inc.
  • Chasse Building Team
  • Casino Del Sol Resort
  • Industrial Development Authority of the City of Tucson
  • Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, P.C.
  • Diamond Ventures
  • Pima Medical Institute
  • Tucson Association of Realtors
  • Tucson Fire Fighters Association, Local 479
  • Lloyd Construction Company, Inc.
  • Lazarus, Silvyn & Bangs, PC
Tucson Convention Center
260 S. Church Ave.
Date/Time Information:
Friday March 1, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Tucson Metro Chamber Business Expo
12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Address
Contact Information:

All RSVP's received after February 22, will be subjuct to a $20 upcharge.

Arizona Ranchero Salad - Romaine, Charred Corn, Black Beans, Red and yellow Pear Tomatoes, Panela Cheese, Poblano Cilantro Dressing, Southwestern Vinaigrette

Mesquite Rubbed Roasted Chicken, Sweet Potatoes with Agave Glaze, Green Beans

Vegetarian Option - Stir-fried Wild Rice (GF) Caramelized Sweet Potatoes, Sweet and Heat Tepa Sausage, Organic Lacinto Kale, Maple Dijon Vinaigrette and Roasted Pepitas.

Assorted Jalapeno Corn Muffins and rolls with butter.

Dessert - Tequila Lime Bread Pudding and Tres Leches Cake (alternate at tables)
Iced Tea and Iced Water
THE TUCSON METRO CHAMBER is honored to represent businesses and civic leaders at a wide range of events throughout the year. In an effort to maintain a diverse and relevant slate of high-quality events, be advised of the chamber?s official event refund policy.
Refunds will be managed on a receipt of a written request of cancellation:
  • 14 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT: registration fees will be refunded IN FULL
  • 8-13 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT: registration fees will be refunded 75 PERCENT
  • 7 DAYS OR LESS PRIOR TO EVENT: registration fees will NOT BE REFUNDED
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