GPEC Ambassador Event: Affordable Housing
The availability of affordable housing is vital for the growth and equity of any large city, but providing access to housing is one of only a handful of necessary services needed to lift underserved populations. Municipalities, non-profit organizations, the private sector and federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development must collaborate […]View Post »
GPEC Ambassador Event: Election Outcomes in Arizona
As Election Day extended into election weekend, our ambassador event featured Rob Dalager and Ali Dionne with Public Policy Partners, who discussed the projected election results and what Arizonans need to have on their radar moving forward. As of Friday morning, President-Elect Joe Biden led President Donald Trump by roughly 11,500 votes in Arizona, a […]View Post »
Advanced manufacturers capitalize on Greater Phoenix’s...
Greater Phoenix and the surrounding area has three major universities and the nation’s largest community college network that advanced manufacturers leverage to scale their operations. Three industry leaders spoke about their businesses, workforce and future plans during our recent Ambassador event. Panelists included: Viraj Gandhi, CEO, Medivant Healthcare Pete Williams, senior vice president of global […]View Post »
Building resiliency: Greater Phoenix companies and...
A GPEC Ambassador event COVID-19 altered the way businesses operate, but many in Greater Phoenix managed to adapt and even grow. Recently, we hosted a virtual Ambassador event centered on building resiliency in these challenging times. Four local leaders shared how their organizations’ quickly adjusted operations and adapted in a way that allowed them to […]View Post »
An inside look at economic development in 2020
A GPEC Ambassador event On Tuesday, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) provided more than 300 webinar attendees with an inside look at how we advance the market. GPEC’s senior leadership presented the organization’s FY21 strategic direction, business recruitment tactics and laid out the vision for the region’s brand as we advance Greater Phoenix Together. […]View Post »
Tracking Arizona’s water
Greater Phoenix experts discuss Arizona State University Kyl Center’s new web-based visualization tool; state’s water position Our most recent GPEC Ambassador Panel featured experts discussing Arizona’s water position and a demonstration of Arizona Water Blueprint, a web-based visualization tool from Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University’s (ASU). Panelists included Rob Anderson, director of natural resources, energy, environmental at Fennemore Craig; Susan Craig, water policy analyst for Kyl Center For Water […]View Post »
The data behind the deal
An educational panel on how Greater Phoenix data drives business decisions Over the past 30 years, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has advanced the region by assisting in the relocation and expansion of more than 800 companies, in turn creating more than 144,000 jobs and $16.1 billion in capital investment. In becoming the fastest-growing U.S. metropolitan […]View Post »
Advancing the region
Industry experts provide insight on Greater Phoenix’s transportation projects, energy advancements, tech implementations Greater Phoenix is growing at a rapid pace, not only regarding population, but in economic momentum and technological advancements. Arizona exceeds the national average for economic momentum, landing No. 4 in economic momentum, No. 3 in personal income growth and No. 5 in job growth, […]View Post »
Foreign Trade Zones in Greater Phoenix
Industry experts discuss how the FTZ program can benefit our regional economy Greater Phoenix’s pro-business climate and economic development programs have made it even easier to conduct business in the region now more than ever before. In fact, Arizona is one of two states that have additional benefits for companies located within a Foreign Trade […]View Post »
Employment, education experts explore the future of...
How Greater Phoenix can better prepare students, job seekers for careers Greater Phoenix is a top region to build a business and find employment because of its pro-business climate, talented pipeline, and accessibility to multiple consumer bases. As the region grows and adopts new technology, many employers are starting to ask how they can not […]View Post » 1 2 Next »