Our Economic Development Group - Your Connection to the Future

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is one of the region’s premier economic development groups. GPEC has been working on behalf of businesses looking to relocate and expand – at absolutely no cost to the company – for more than 25 years. We are a public-private partnership representing  Maricopa County, 23 communities throughout the region and more than 170 private investors

Our mission is to attract quality businesses to the Greater Phoenix region from around the world, and to advocate and champion foundational efforts to improve the region’s competitiveness. If your company is looking to expand or relocate, GPEC can provide:
  • In-depth market data and analysis
  • Site-selection services 
  • Connections to Arizona’s key leaders and companies
Locally, our Market Intelligence program provides opportunity and threat analysis on specific industries within the region. This analysis provides our member communities with in-depth company and industry data to support their business retention programs. 

Fast Facts

Founded in 1989 and has 10 of the same community members that were present at founding

Supported by one county, 23 cities and towns, 170 companies, 70 board members, 175 council members and more than 1,000 ambassadors