SelectUSA Investment Summit Recap 2018
More than 3,000 participants from 66 international markets and 50 U.S. states and territories gathered under one roof in the Washington, D.C. area for the SelectUSA Investment Summit from June 20-22, 2018. The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the U.S., featuring senior government officials, C-Suite […]View Post »
Water Sustainability & Resiliency in Greater Phoenix
A GPEC Ambassador event recap Arizona is one of the driest states in the U.S., and one of the fastest-growing. This is just part of the reason that leadership in Greater Phoenix has taken a progressive approach to water management. To gain a better understanding of our current water availability and strategic plans for the […]View Post »
Ambassador Asset Tour Recap: Ability360 Sports &...
When you enter this Greater Phoenix fitness center, it looks and sounds like an everyday gym with equipment that most of us are used to seeing and using. But what differentiates between this center from others is that it offers people with disabilities a place to live healthier, happier and more productive lives through adaptive […]View Post »
Cox Smart Home’s Technology Improving Senior...
Want to feed your dog, make it to your doctor’s appointment or see who’s at your front door without leaving your chair? There’s an app for that. The senior living space has experienced an influx of age-friendly technologies and devices to improve the aging experience. According to AARP, about 90 percent of adults age 65 […]View Post »
Arizona and Mexico’s Emerging FinTech Scene
By Ruth Soberanes, Director of Trade & Investment Financial technology, or FinTech for short, refers to the disruption of financial methods through the use of new technology. Depositing checks on your mobile banking application and utilizing cryptocurrencies for financial transactions are just a few examples of what this new technology allows users to do. In general, […]View Post »
Code Red: GCU powers up cybersecurity focus
By Lana Sweeten-Shults GCU Magazine When the World Wide Web took its first digital breath, it was more than a game-changing phenomenon. It was a virtual technology tsunami, and everyone wanted to play in the sand. Yet the world dallied in the sand with nary a care. “With computers, everybody was using them, but they […]View Post »
Seattle and Chicago are now targets for Arizona officials...
Written by Russ Wiles, The Republic | azcentral.com Arizona economic-development officials are seeking to lure employers from high-tax cities and states, and a controversial employment tax that was approved May 14 in Seattle could make their job easier. The tax has led to boisterous town meetings, protests by construction workers and a halt in the building of an […]View Post »
Ambassador Event Recap: Selecting Greater Phoenix
Gwynnie Bee, ADP and USAA share why they expanded to Greater Phoenix When a company makes the decision to relocate or expand to Greater Phoenix, that decision is based on many factors. To gain a better understanding of the reasons behind the decision, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) held an Ambassador event featuring representatives from three […]View Post »
T-shirt Design Contest
Calling all creatives! The Greater Phoenix Economic Council seeks a designer to give us a fresh perspective and an innovative design for our next t-shirt. See image below for full details.View Post »
Economic development explained: what it means and why...
It’s National Economic Development Week and Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is excited to team up with local community leaders to celebrate this profession and the positive impact that economic development has on the Greater Phoenix region. Today, economic development helps to build our economy and works to improve well-being and enhance quality of life […]View Post »