Celebrating the Connection of Art and Economy: A Recap...

Artlink’s 11th Annual Art d’Core Gala intertwined Greater Phoenix arts and business leaders Hundreds of patrons and creatives behind Greater Phoenix’s bustling art community came together at Phoenix Art Museum on March 16 for the arts and culture party of the year — Artlink’s 11th Annual Art d’Core Gala. The evening served as a showcase […]

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Flinn Foundation Adds Two Phoenix Business Leaders...

February 12, 2024

Arizona business leaders Chris Camacho and Adam Goodman—the heads of Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Goodmans, respectively—have been elected to the Flinn Foundation board of directors. Camacho, an advocate for the biosciences, other innovation industries, and the arts has served as president and CEO of the economic development organization for nearly a decade—an era of […]

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U.S. Senator Mark Kelly to Address Economic Development...

February 3, 2024

PHOENIX (Feb. 3, 2024) – The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is excited to announce that U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly will be a keynote speaker at the 2024 Leadership Summit, in partnership with Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). Kelly will address economic development leaders from around the world on Sunday, February 4, highlighting his career, […]

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Ambassador Event: The Business of Art

Exploring the synergies between the business community and local artists The arts continuously play a prominent role in promoting cultural identity and diversity, documenting historic moments through an individual lens and supporting the local and regional economy. On Nov. 17, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) hosted the Business of Art Ambassador Event adjacent to the […]

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Greater Phoenix’s high adoption of flexible work...

by Chris Camacho, president & CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)  Since the downturn of the Great Recession, Greater Phoenix has continually advanced its competitive position through the quick adoption of policies and practices that allow for industry diversification, support emerging technologies and enable agile response to changing economic conditions. This growth mindset has led […]

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Greater Phoenix Awarded EDA Tech Hub Strategy Development...

October 23, 2023

The grant will accelerate a regional strategy for smart medical device manufacturing PHOENIX (Oct. 23, 2023) – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), as part of a consortium of 25 public, private and academic partners focused on increasing medical device manufacturing in the region and increasing the sector’s domestic competitiveness, has been awarded a federal […]

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The Future of Healthcare Innovation in Greater Phoenix

Leaders convened to share progress and drive collaboration within region’s bioscience industry The bioscience ecosystem of Greater Phoenix is at an inflection point with recent designations of new industry hubs, such as Phoenix Bioscience Core and Mayo Discovery Oasis, highlighting the region’s concentration of talent, pro-innovation environment and central location. In response to the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s […]

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GPEC Ranked No. 1 Regional Economic Development Organization...

September 18, 2023

PHOENIX (Sept. 18, 2023) – Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) ranks as the No.1 regional economic development organization (EDO) in the country, according to a new survey of site selectors released today at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference in Dallas.  Conducted by Development Counsellors International (DCI) every three years, the “Winning Strategies […]

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