GPEC Events & Updates

GPEC is a leading source of business news for Greater Phoenix, with frequent announcements, analyses and commentary on issues facing the local, regional and national economy and affecting the business landscape. In addition, GPEC’s staff, board members and stakeholders are available for expert interviews on a variety of topics. Please contact Michelle Kauk at (602) 262-8602 or to schedule an interview or to discuss additional editorial, photographic and broadcast needs.


The Greater Phoenix Economic Council president and CEO Barry Broome has announced his intention to assume the role of president and CEO of the newly formed Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council.

Zenefits - a free, cloud-based human resources technology company - plans to create over 1,300 new full-time jobs over the course of the next three years in their new Scottsdale office.

Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, announced it would expand to Casa Grande with a new distribution center and more than 250 jobs.

Nearly 700 guests are expected to attend the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Annual Dinner Thursday, October 9, where GPEC will celebrate its 25th Anniversary.  Read the

To celebrate 25 years as the region’s premier economic development organization, GPEC will be hosting the Annual Dinner at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel on Thursday, October 9.