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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: Arizona on Display

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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I love hearing People's stories and experiences they migrated here with. Greater Phoenix is a melting pot from all walks of life.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Andrew Kimball

What is your first and last name? Andrew Kimball How old are you? 30 What current city do you reside in? Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? Two years Did you grow up in Arizona? No Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? San Clemente, CA. […]

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GPEC was awarded a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to accelerate wearable and medical technology entrepreneurship in Greater Phoenix.

Greater Phoenix Economic Council Wins Federal Grant...

Funding will spur job growth and innovation in Greater Phoenix PHOENIX, AZ (December 19, 2018) – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) was awarded a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce under the Economic Development Administration’s 2018 Regional Innovation Strategies program competition to accelerate wearable and medical technology entrepreneurship in Greater Phoenix. The […]

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I love the diversity that we have in Greater Phoenix. We are the new melting pot of cultures. We are also a young community.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Maria Laughner

What is your first and last name? Maria Laughner How old are you? 48 What current city do you reside in? Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 40 years Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes Why’d you decide to stay? I didn’t – I left three times to try something new. […]

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Greater Phoenix is a vibrant metropolitan area that still offers open space, affordable housing, and top-quality standard of living.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Jared Leung

What is your first and last name? Jared Leung How old are you? 49 What current city do you reside in? Mesa How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 18 years Did you grow up in Arizona? No Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? Born and raised […]

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I like to find a challenging new trail to hike or stumble upon one of the unique street festivals happening all over Greater Phoenix.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Kimberly Vegliante

What is your first and last name? Kimberly Vegliante How old are you? 29 (30 in December) What current city do you reside in? Gilbert How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 4 months Did you grow up in Arizona? No Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona? […]

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Companies continue to invest their capital to set up shop and do business in Phoenix and its surrounding communities. The fact that Arizona has made it easier to do business in the region is a plus.

The Great Talent Migration

Written by Ron Starner Greater Phoenix is winning the race for industry because it is winning the race for talent. That, in a nutshell, says Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, is why companies continue to invest their capital to set up shop and do business in Phoenix and its […]

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Why’d you decide to stay? I love the openness to newcomers, the dynamic environment for change and growth, the climate, the opportunities, the educational alternatives, the international outlook.

What Makes Greater Phoenix So Great: Michael Patterson

What is your first and last name? Michael Patterson How old are you? 57 What current city do you reside in? Scottsdale How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 38 years Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes Why’d you decide to stay? I love the openness to newcomers, the dynamic environment for change […]

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Anomalie is changing the game in the wedding dress industry. Learn why they selected Greater Phoenix to expand their operations.

Anomalie Selects Greater Phoenix to Expand its Wedding...

Anomalie is changing the game in the wedding dress industry. This company does it differently by bringing a transparent, tech-inspired approach to what brides wear on their special day. We spoke with their team to learn more about the company and why they selected Greater Phoenix to expand their operations. Can you tell us more […]

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Greater Phoenix is place to learn and grow. With UAT and Perimeter83, this unique university is proactively working to improve the community.

Ambassador Tour Recap: University of Advancing Technology...

Can you imagine being in a place where you can work, create, innovate and connect with other tech entrepreneurs? You’re in luck, because this kind of place exists in Greater Phoenix. As part of the Ambassador program, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) held an asset tour at University of Advancing Technology (UAT) and Perimeter83. Ambassadors […]

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