Greater Phoenix at SEMICON West 2021

Greater Phoenix is A Major U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing Hub

Home to more than 75 semiconductor and related device manufacturers who have invested over $60 billion since 1979, Greater Phoenix offers a robust ecosystem primed for your business expansion. As a region, Greater Phoenix is fast-paced, dynamic and possesses an unapologetic willingness to get things done, making it one of the top cities to do business. It has a pioneering spirit and welcoming attitude toward people and business.

Skilled Workforce

Ranked #1 for talent attraction and regional competitiveness.

-EMSI Scorecard

Pro-business climate

Arizona places 3rd in the nation for small business job growth.

-Paychex, April 2021

Top industry growth

Arizona ranked 5th in projected tech job growth from 2020 to 2030.

-Cyberstates 2021

By the Numbers


capital investment since 1979


semiconductor & related device manufacturers call the region home


annual engineering & computer science graduates


employed by the semiconductor ecosystem

Explore Greater Phoenix’s Semiconductor Ecosystem

Click the interactive map below to explore the major players in the market.

A Semiconductor Ecosystem with Explosive Growth


future capital investment planned


semiconductor & related firms evaluating the region


expected high-wage, industry job growth

GPEC & Regional Partners at SEMICON West

Find us at booth #767 at SEMICON West

Thomas Maynard

Sr. Vice President, Business Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

602.262.8625 //

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Zach Venvertloh

Manager, Business Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

602.262.8638 //

Ryan Kosakowski

Vice President, Business Development, Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA)

Kelly Sandin  

Economic Development, Innovation Zones, Arizona State University (ASU)

David Valenzuela

Chief Business Attraction Officer, City of Peoria

Jennifer Stein

Director of Economic Development & Communications Director, City of Peoria

Martin Perez

Program Manager, Advanced Manufacturing, City of Phoenix

Karla Moran

Senior Project Manager, Economic Development, Salt River Project (SRP)

We Can Help You Expand

At the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, we provide complimentary, confidential, expert support to companies who are interested in evaluating the Greater Phoenix market for their business expansion plans and our regional partners can help you get connected to the right resources.

As you plan your expansion and relocation strategies, we can assist with due diligence efforts including labor and economic impact data and analytics, streamlined real estate searches, and connectivity to decision makers.

Stop by booth #767 or send us a message to learn more.


Operating cost comparison


Connectivity to key resources


Regional labor market data


Economic impact analysis


Site selection assistance


Public relations assistance