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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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Greater Phoenix Economic Council held an event at Barrow Neurological Institute in Greater Phoenix to learn about local advancements in neurology.

Ambassador event recap: Barrow Neurological Institute

Did you know that more than 1.4 million people worldwide are fighting cancerous malignant brain tumors? In fact, by the end of this year, another 256,000 people will be diagnosed with brain tumors, according to the Ivy Brain Tumor Center in Phoenix. As part of the Ambassador program, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) held an […]

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) held an Ambassador event panel featuring industry experts who discussed how Arizona should prevent this community imbalance by utilizing the Opportunity Zone Program.

Ambassador event recap: Opportunity zone program

Industry experts define Opportunity Zones and how low-income communities could benefit from zone location As Greater Phoenix develops more opportunities for new businesses, housing, and technology advancements, many are wondering how this growth can reach all communities, including those with lower incomes. Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, expressed his […]

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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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GPEC welcomes new board of directors members 2018-19

As the region grows and diversifies, business and government leaders are joining together to create long-term sustainability in the region and advocate for our competitive position. Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is led by a Board of Directors, all esteemed public and private leaders who guide the organization and work collaboratively to shape the Greater […]

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From advanced planning, resiliency and water certainty, leadership in Greater Phoenix is proactively looking for ways to strengthen water sustainability and resiliency to benefit our environment and economy.

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 […]

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Ability360 is proactively working to improve the community by offering people with disabilities the opportunity to take advantage of sports and fitness programs that encourage self-reliance and socialization in Greater Phoenix.

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 […]

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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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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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