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FThis quarter we’re excited to highlight Greater Phoenix's nature scenes and diverse architecture in an exhibition themed “Arizona Landmarks & Architecture.”

New GPEC art exhibition showcases Arizona’s landmarks...

Every quarter we partner with artists to curate unique, stunning pieces of art to display and have available for purchase at our office. This quarter we’re excited to highlight Greater Phoenix’s nature scenes and diverse architecture in an exhibition themed “Arizona Landmarks & Architecture.” From mid-century modern architecture, someone’s favorite childhood memory, to unexpected angles, […]

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The opportunity for community growth and connection in Greater Phoenix is constantly thriving.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: John Safin

What is your first and last name? John Safin  How old are you? 55  What current city do you reside in?  Glendale  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?    28 years   Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?    I am originally from Upstate New York. After another year […]

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Greater Phoenix Economic Council Launches California...

See media coverage of the #CAstruggles campaign: Phoenix Business Journal | San Francisco Gate | San Francisco Business Times The exodus from California is real and Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is tackling the root cause of this outmigration with the launch of its latest campaign, #CAstruggles. Today, California technology, corporate services, and manufacturing enterprises […]

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Greater Phoenix offers the right resources, is surrounded by other top markets and has a talented workforce to grow businesses in the U.S.

3 Reasons why international companies thrive in Greater...

How do international companies scale and access a new customer base? A great strategy many companies have found success with is expanding their operations abroad. Companies like Kudelski Security and Acronis are two examples of businesses that have expanded to Greater Phoenix, United States and found success. This region presents incredible opportunities for international companies looking […]

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Greater Phoenix continues to become a hotspot for data center development and success.

Industry Experts Tout Data Center Growth in Greater...

Greater Phoenix continues to become a hotspot for data center development and success. While the region is positioned for growth, it still competes with six other major data center markets including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, the New York tri-state area, Northern Virginia and Silicon Valley. Leadership throughout Greater Phoenix are advancing ways to ensure that […]

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The opportunity for community growth and connection in Greater Phoenix is constantly thriving.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Tierra Terry

What is your first and last name? Tierra Terry How old are you? 22 What current city do you reside in? Phoenix Why’d you decide to stay? Not only does my immediate family live here, I’m accustomed to the beautiful views we are given in the evening, the Downtown Phoenix lifestyle, and believe it or […]

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At GPEC, we’re passionate about what we do and who we work with. It’s the people behind our mission that work tirelessly each day to build our region’s identity, recruit businesses, and keep the lights on.

Meet the GPEC Team: Milestone Anniversaries Part II

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan  At GPEC, we’re passionate about what we do and who we work with. It’s the people behind our mission that work tirelessly each day to build our region’s identity, recruit businesses, and keep the lights on. Join us in celebrating members of our team who […]

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Located in the heart of the fifth largest city in the nation, Phoenix's Innovation District, PHX Core, is a community of pioneers, collaborators and disruptors.

Ambassador Event: PHXCore Walking Tour

Located in the heart of the fifth largest city in the nation, Phoenix’s Innovation District, PHX Core, is a community of pioneers, collaborators and disruptors. With over 130 startup and creative companies, 6 million-square-feet of research and academic facilities, and more than 13,000 higher education students, PHX Core is helping the region become a hub […]

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Economic development helps build our economy, works to improve well-being, and enhance quality of life for communities across the nation.

Economic development and its impact on Greater Phoenix

It’s Economic Development Week and we are excited to team up with local community leaders to celebrate how far we have come as an organization and a state recognizing the positive impact that economic development has on Greater Phoenix.  Economic development helps build our economy, works to improve well-being and enhances quality of life for […]

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GPEC has had the honor of being named a top economic development group by Site Selection Magazine for three years in a row.

GPEC named top economic development organization for...

Site Selection announces 2019 Mac Conway Awards The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has been named a recipient of the 2019 Mac Conway Awards for Excellence in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine, a national publication geared toward site selectors and those in the decision-making process for expansions and relocations. The Mac Conway Awards, named […]

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