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The benefits of living in Arizona & what to know...

Why Arizona is such a popular place to live Arizona attracts thousands of newcomers with its sunshine, diverse job opportunities and vibrant lifestyle that offers something for everyone. If you’re considering moving to Arizona, keep on reading to learn why this state is a great place to live in. 1. Arizona has enjoyable weather and […]

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Meet ListenUp: Scottsdale-based artificial intelligence...

App Founders Igor and Irina Ilyinsky share why they chose Greater Phoenix  As a region, we’re in a relentless pursuit of innovative and entrepreneurial technology-focused companies that are committed to improving the region, and ListenUp is one of those companies. Learn more about its story from Founders Igor and Irina Ilyinsky on why they chose Greater […]

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Meet our podcast hosts: Tim Bourcet and Casey Gilchrist

‘Greater Phoenix A to Z’ hosts share their favorite local places, dream podcast guests and more    Tell us about yourselves: Tim Bourcet: I am GPEC’s Vice President of Corporate Development and Community Affairs. I am an Arizona native, have worked at GPEC for over eight years and am a proud Sun Devil.  Casey Gilchrist: […]

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Regional Report: Megaevents

Super Bowl, WM Phoenix Open and Fiesta Bowl leaders discuss local community, economic impact At the end of 2022 and through early 2023, Greater Phoenix has turned into a hub for major sporting and entertainment events — drawing crowds from all over the world, in-person and at home. Super Bowl LVII alone will be broadcasted […]

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Regional Report: Elevating the arts

Arts are the byproduct of creativity and imagination cultivated from, and always reshaping, our cultural identity. While the societal and individual impacts of the arts cannot be overstated, the economic contributions often times go unnoticed. In Arizona, the industry contributes $9.3 billion annually into the state’s economy and employs almost 92,000 people. “When you participate […]

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Meet M3F: Nonprofit music festival in Phoenix

A conversation with M3F™ Festival Manager, Heather Rogers Tell us about your company: Heather Rogers: M3F™ is a 100% nonprofit music festival that was established in 2004 and has become a musical destination for festivalgoers. The festival has attracted visitors to Arizona with previous acts such as Odesza, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Empire of […]

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