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When a company makes the decision to relocate or expand to Greater Phoenix, that decision is based on many factors.

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 […]

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Greater Phoenix Economic Council is looking for someone to help design a t-shirt

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.

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

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 […]

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Greater Phoenix Economic Council art gallery

Thriving Art Scene Emerges in Greater Phoenix

In Greater Phoenix, you can discover a renaissance of creativity and inspiration nearly anywhere you look across the region. In fact, the region is so rife with innovation and remarkable talent, it has transformed into an art hub. To highlight the beauty and diversity of Greater Phoenix, GPEC is currently featuring an art exhibition in […]

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The Innovation Lab at Grand Canyon University

Top 3 Takeaways from GPEC’s Ambassador Asset Tour:...

From the Innovation Lab, Engineering Shop to the Learning Lounge, more than 40 GPEC Ambassadors embarked on a campus tour at Grand Canyon University (GCU) in Phoenix, AZ. GCU President, Brian Mueller, gave a warm welcome to the Ambassadors and provided a brief overview of the university’s economic impact to the Greater Phoenix region and […]

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WearRAcon18 speaker - Wearable Robotics Greater Phoenix

Wearable robotics are changing the world, one exoskeleton...

Global companies show off inventions at WearRAcon18 in Greater Phoenix We all know someone with a bad back, stiff hips, sore arms or injured knees. But what if instead of medications or surgeries, robotics could help with mobility to not only relieve these pains, but maybe even prevent them? According to Tom Sugar, an engineer […]

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Phoenix Startup Week - Mexican startups with Doug Ducey

Se habla Español: How Greater Phoenix opens its doors...

By Ruth Soberanes, Director of Trade & Investment The Greater Phoenix region is leading the nation in innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT) and companies from around the world are taking notice. Latin American companies – specifically from Mexico, Arizona’s largest commercial partner – are among the global companies increasingly looking to the Phoenix […]

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SaaS companies scale in Greater Phoenix

5 reasons why SaaS companies scale in Greater Phoenix

By Thomas Maynard, Vice President of Business Development What do JDA Software, GoDaddy and Infusionsoft have in common? They’re all headquartered in Greater Phoenix. As one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the country, Greater Phoenix is an emerging hub of innovative activity with a robust ecosystem of technology and software as a […]

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Arizona is a top state for business

You’re only as successful as your neighbors

By GPEC President & CEO, Chris Camacho In 1920 when Gilbert, Arizona became a city, it was known as the hay capital of the world. Today, it is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States, with a population surpassing 230,000 people and growing. In the 2017 Distressed Communities Index, released by the Economic Innovation […]

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Greater Phoenix is one of the top markets in the nation to locate and expand cybersecurity operations

Cybersecurity: Protecting the Digital Frontier

By Darryn Jones, Vice President of Emerging Technologies In 1982, William Gibson, one of science fiction’s most visionary and distinctive voices, coined the term “cyberspace”. Two years later he published his seminal novel, Neuromancer, that described a virtual reality in which information is connected to a global computer network and experienced by humanity through hallucinatory experiences. Neuromancer’s […]

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