Event recap: EO Alchemy 2016

On October 5-8, 2016, the Arizona Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) was honored to host Alchemy 2016, EO’s US West annual regional conference. The conference was attended by almost 400 EOers, Accelerators, Partners and Guests who gathered at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale to hear inspirational messages from 20+ speakers on a wide variety of business and personal topics.

For those who weren’t able to attend, here’s a peek at what you missed:

  • Governor Doug Ducey – Current Governor of Arizona and former EO Arizona Chapter President
  • Christopher Gardner – Subject of the movie “The Pursuit of Happyness”
  • Brendon Burchard – Top business and motivational speaker
  • Jack Daly – Serial entrepreneur
  • Celeste Headlee – Radio host and correspondent for NPR, PRI and “On Second Thought” at GPB in Atlanta
  • Larry Winget – Bestselling author, television personality, social commentator and internationally acclaimed speaker
  • Sean Stephenson – Three Foot Giant
  • IN-Q – National Poetry Slam Champion and multi-platinum winning songwriter
  • Joe Polish – Founder of Genius Network.com and co—founder of 10xTalk and I Love Marketing podcasts
  • Rusty Shelton – Co-author of Mastering the New Media Landscape

Video access for EO Arizona members

As a token of appreciation to members of the EO Arizona chapter for hosting Alchemy, the Alchemy 2016 organizing committee has agreed to grant all chapter members with access to the full video recordings of each speaker. For access to this amazing content, please contact our Chapter Administrator, Melissa Groen (melissa.groen@arizonaeo.com) for the password, then access the videos using this link: https://vimeo.com/album/4204948

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Praise for Alchemy 2016:

EO Alchemy 2016 moved me more than any other EO event I have ever attended.  Thanks to you and the committee for putting such an amazing event together.  I’m sorry I will miss the final hours, but my family and I will never forget this event. – Michael Erath, EO Arizona

I just wanted to send you a note to say thank you for the work you put into Alchemy. I was personally energized by what I’m taking back and understand how much energy goes into pulling these off.  Cheers! – David Nielsen, EO Seattle

Our chapter attendees had a wonderful time and all felt inspired by something unique and different from the various speakers. – Nanette Schunk, EO Colorado Chapter Administrator

Congrats on an amazing week, the feedback has been overly positive. I asked a couple of EO LA members who have been to a ton of Alchemy’s on a scale of 1-10 where did Arizona fall? They said 9 and that it was one of the best they had been too!! – Veronique James, EO Arizona


Register for Alchemy 2017

EO San Diego will be hosting the next level of learning and experiences during EO Alchemy 2017. Hear from big-name speakers including Tony Hawk, professional skateboarder and founder of Bird House Skate Boards, Founder and CEO of Stone Brewery Greg Koch, and NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton! Experience an endless summer in San Diego with amazing socials and once-in-a-lifetime offsites. Contact Melissa Groen (melissa.groen@arizonaeo.com) to join EOArizona’s group ticket purchase.