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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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We have just brought our 800th business to the region, including national to international businesses that relocated or expanded in Greater Phoenix. 

GPEC celebrates milestone achievement: 800 businesses...

When it comes to growth expectations in economic development, seeing physical change may take time to witness as new building are built and the economy grows. In just 30 years, we’ve worked tirelessly with local partners to build the regional economy and improve our competitive position, resulting in the creation of more than 130,000 jobs for Greater Phoenix residents. We are […]

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Greater Phoenix is full of diversity and I love its cultures, businesses and nature.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Dina de León

What is your first and last name? Dina de León How old are you? 24 What current city do you reside in? Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix? 24 years Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes Why’d you decide to stay? I decided to stay in Arizona because I believe that […]

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A growing group of firms in Greater Phoenix has found success and security while innovating in blockchain.

The building blocks of Blockchain

Arizona lays a firm foundation for innovators in cryptocurrency and related fields. By Ron Starner If you haven’t followed the latest news in blockchain technology, you’re missing out on one of the hottest tech trends since the advent of Netflix. How big is blockchain? Consider this: the global blockchain market is predicted to be $20 […]

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Attendees from over 20 countries came together for a common purpose to transform wearable robotics at WearRACon19 in Greater Phoenix, Arizona.

Merging body and machine: Wearable robotics is a growing...

WearRAcon19 kicks of its fourth annual wearable robotics conference Wearable robotics are changing lives in surprising ways and this industry has become bigger than ever. In fact, the global wearable robotic exoskeleton market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 43.48%, during the forecast period from 2018 to 2028 and reach $5.4 billion by […]

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