Venture café phoenix

Join us in making great things happen locally and globally.

What is Venture Café Phoenix?

In 2022, CEI created a license agreement with Venture Cafe Global to be part of the network of 10 innovation hubs worldwide. CEI recognized the vision as aligning with our desire to create an inclusive and collaborative industry-agnostic community gathering.

We believe that meaningful ideas and big changes are sparked when spontaneity collides with intention. No matter your industry, aspirations, or background, there’s a place and a purpose for you at Venture Café Phoenix.

Thursday Gathering

Every week at the Thursday Gathering, we connect creators, entrepreneurs, investors, coworkers, students, and visionaries to build strong, inclusive, and equitable innovation ecosystems. The Thursday Gathering serves to connect, learn, and showcase Arizona innovations through high-touch programming, engaging meeting spaces, and expansive storytelling opportunities that reduce barriers and enable the greatest impact, from electric vehicles to groundbreaking cancer vaccinations. 

CEI now hosts Venture Café Phoenix every Thursday in downtown Phoenix. We provide free parking and two free drinks.

Join us! We can’t wait to meet you.

Visit Venture Café Phoenix to see upcoming programming.

Find us

850 N 5th St
Phoenix, AZ, 85004