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Phoenix is becoming more of a culinary and cultural destination than ever before. The unique experiences offered are now competitive with major markets like LA and NYC.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: David Ralls

What is your first and last name? David Ralls How old are you? 42 What current city do you reside in? Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 22 years Did you grow up in Arizona? No Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? I grew up […]

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The ability of so many diverse people working together and also sustained fearless, flexible leadership in Greater Phoenix, Arizona.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Flare Elliot

What is your first and last name? Flare Elliot How old are you? 70 years old! (How did that happen?? lol!) What current city do you reside in? Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 3 years Did you grow up in Arizona? No Where are you originally from and why’d you decide […]

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GPEC Welcomes New Board of Directors Members 2018-19

As the region grows and diversifies, business and government leaders are joining together to create long-term sustainability in the region and advocate for our competitive position. Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is led by a Board of Directors, all esteemed public and private leaders who guide the organization and work collaboratively to shape the Greater […]

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Greater Phoenix is 4.7 million people strong. And it is the contributions of each and every one of us that make Greater Phoenix so great. The region’s motivation to innovate. Your passion for place. Your love for community. Join us in sharing a piece of your story and celebrating the place we each call home.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Vicente Reid

What is your first and last name? Vicente Reid How old are you? 32 What current city do you reside in? Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 30 years Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes Why’d you decide to stay? Family and wanting to make Phoenix the best version of itself […]

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Airobotics opens U.S. headquarters in Greater Phoenix to lead Americas’ business.

Airobotics Selects Arizona to Expand its Data-Driven...

Airobotics Selects Arizona to Expand its Data-Driven Automated Drone Solution Israeli startup opens U.S. headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, to lead Americas’ business Leading Israeli automated drone startup Airobotics launched its North American headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, where they will run all North America, South America and Central America operations. Airobotics has created the only data-driven, […]

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Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), today announced that Forrester Research has recognized the company as a leader in their report, The Forrester WaveTM: Emerging Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), Q3 2018.

Kudelski Security Named A Leader in Emerging Managed...

Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerlandand and Phoenix (AZ), USA – September 25, 2018– Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), today announced that Forrester Research has recognized the company as a leader in their report, The Forrester WaveTM: Emerging Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs), Q3 2018. “Forrester’s recognition of our managed security services reinforces for us […]

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By leading innovation, championing causes and demonstrating outstanding leadership, these visionary leaders are invested in the community and helping to shape the future of Greater Phoenix.

Congratulations to the 2018 Annual Event Awardees

By leading innovation, championing causes and demonstrating outstanding leadership, these visionary leaders are invested in the community and helping to shape the future of Greater Phoenix. Each year, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) honors leaders and organizations in the community who have played an integral role in building the economy of Greater Phoenix. We’re inspired […]

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As the Greater Phoenix region’s premier economic development organization, we not only aim to attract economically sustainable businesses to the Valley, but also strive to highlight the beauty and diversity of our incredible region through the curation and display of locally sourced art.

Open call for art submissions: A Taste of Arizona

As the Greater Phoenix region’s premier economic development organization, we not only aim to attract economically sustainable businesses to the Valley, but also strive to highlight the beauty and diversity of our incredible region through the curation and display of locally sourced art. For our next exhibit, we’re looking to feature art that highlights the […]

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To remember and honor those legends, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is featuring artwork that depicts Arizona’s story, encouraging local artists to illustrate the journey of those that came before.

Greater Phoenix artists illustrate Arizona’s rich...

In a region so focused on innovative technology and expansive growth, it’s not often we step back, and take a moment to reflect on the culture engrained within our society today. Long before a population of 4,737,270, Greater Phoenix’s history belonged to a people who paved the way for Arizona’s development, passing down their traditions, […]

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Greater Phoenix is a young region with a rich history. These pivotal moments created expansive growth and opportunity.

Greater Phoenix Timeline

Greater Phoenix is a young region with a rich history. These pivotal moments created expansive growth and opportunity. A growth market with cyclical patterns: 1950-1970s: A GROWING REGION From 1950-1970 the population of Greater Phoenix grew by 347%. The post-world war industry growth was driven by military base realignment and aerospace and defense company growth. […]

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