What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Paul Binsfeld

Tell us a little about yourself: I am the President and Founder of Company Nurse, the premier nurse triage and reporting service for workplace injuries, and CEO of its sister company, Lintelio, the digital workplace health and safety solution. In 2021, I accepted the position of Honorary Consul of Luxembourg to Arizona and New Mexico […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Nikhil Dave

Tell us a little about yourself: I was born and raised in Greater Phoenix and am a proud Arizonan who is keenly focused on giving back to the communities that gave so much to me. I graduated from Arizona State University under the Flinn Scholarship with undergraduate degrees in Innovation in Society and Neuroscience, and […]

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Ambassador Event: Affordable Housing

How Greater Phoenix is addressing increased housing prices Greater Phoenix has not been immune to the housing price increase experienced throughout the country. With the market adding nearly 100,000 residents each year and low supply stemming from a reluctance to build following the 2008 recession, demand has increased alongside the average price for a home. […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Itzel Rios Soto

Tell us a little about yourself: I’m from Sonora, Mexico but have called Phoenix, Arizona my home since the age of six. I’ve recently graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. in Film and TV Production. I’m happy to be back home with my family and to get back into the water for […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Casey Gilchrist

Tell us a little about yourself: I am originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia where I grew up playing volleyball and lounging by the pool with family and friends. I began my professional career in economic development and have never looked back. My love for volleyball and lounging next to pools is still going strong. However, […]

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Regional Report: State of Black Business 2022

Second Black business report provides new data, recommendations for Arizona The second annual State of Black Business Report quantifies more data around Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurship in Greater Phoenix. The Black/African American community is the state’s fastest-growing demographic, with 33% growth from 2010-2020, heightening the importance of investing in the community to allow Arizona to […]

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GPEC: Strategizing a path forward for the region’s...

GPEC 101 Event Recap Greater Phoenix has matured over the last decade with surging growth in advanced manufacturing and tech, including semiconductor production. In establishing the region as a national hub for these industries, market priorities are shifting alongside the priorities of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). Business attraction is still at the forefront […]

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Ambassador Event: Arizona’s Craft Beer Industry

Greater Phoenix craft beer industry thrives with brewer-distributor relationships With more than 300 days of sunshine each year, Greater Phoenix offers a rare opportunity for craft beer brewers and consumers: year-round access to a patio seat and a pint of beer. The Arizona craft scene has grown significantly since 2008. Innovations from brewers like Chandler-based […]

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Regional Report: Arizona’s Innovation Ecosystem

How 3 startup companies scaled in Greater Phoenix Greater Phoenix has emerged as a burgeoning startup market with an environment that enables companies to test, deploy and scale new ideas. Called the “next tech hub” by Inc. at a time in which the New York Times wrote that Tempe’s tech industry is fueling commercial office […]

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Ambassador Event: Transportation Infrastructure

Greater Phoenix considers Prop 400 extension to advance regional transportation The Greater Phoenix transportation system was built on the back of a half-cent sales tax established in 1985 and extended in 2004. Over the last 38 years, business and residential expansion has been concentrated on the freeways, light rail and safe streets of the region. […]

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