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Why people and companies are moving to Greater Phoenix

by Savannah King If you want to know what a hot market looks like, look no further than Greater Phoenix. By virtually every metric that matters, 2019 was a record-setting year for this region of 4.8 million people. Whether it’s measured in jobs, capital investment, facility projects or people moving to the region, economic progress […]

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Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy offers $50,000...

May 15, 2020

Partners collaborate on digital pitch competition to spur innovation and fund business with scalable solution to combat COVID-19 Phoenix, AZ (May 13, 2020) – Nonprofits and early-stage businesses in Greater Phoenix that have pivoted to address COVID-19 are encouraged to apply for a $50,000 grant provided by the Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy at the […]

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Regional Report: A Resurgence of U.S. Manufacturing

A GPEC Virtual Series The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) hosted the latest installment of its virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ where a panel of experts discuss industries throughout Greater Phoenix impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This week’s hour-long webinar centered on a potential resurgence of U.S. manufacturing and how Greater Phoenix may benefit from companies […]

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GPEC hosting virtual trade mission to propel Global...

This week, seven software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies selected by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) are participating in a virtual trade mission with designated experts from London and Greater Phoenix to discuss key market entry strategies in the U.K. as an initial starting point into Europe. Greater Phoenix is home to more than 350 SaaS companies […]

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Regional Report: Pivoting Your Business Model

A GPEC Virtual Series “It took one pandemic and five days to get our act together,” says Cindy Dach, co-owner of Changing Hands Bookstore located in Tempe, Ariz. On Wednesday, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) hosted the latest installment of its virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ where we explore industries throughout Greater Phoenix impacted by […]

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GPEC named top economic development organization for...

Site Selection announces 2020 Mac Conway Awards  The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has received a 2020 Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine for the fourth year in a row. The Mac Conway Award, named in honor of Site Selection founding publisher, H. McKinley “Mac” Conway, is awarded to the top 20 local and regional U.S. economic development […]

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Regional Report: Mayors’ Round Table

A GPEC Virtual Series On Tuesday, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) hosted the latest installment in its virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ with mayors from across Greater Phoenix discussing the impact and response to COVID-19 at the municipal level. Panelists included Mayor Kate Gallego, Phoenix; Mayor John Giles, Mesa; Mayor Craig McFarland, Case Grande; and […]

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Regional Report: Status of Greater Phoenix

A GPEC Virtual Series The gravity and scale of COVID-19’s impact on the economy isn’t comparable to The Resolution Trust, 9/11 or the Great Recession. It’s unlike anything the world has ever seen. Even with President Trump signing the $484 billion aid package on Friday, delivering a $310 billion infusion to the Paycheck Protection Program […]

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Regional Report: Healthcare & the Economy

Regional Report: A GPEC Virtual Series It’s been said that when times get tough, you find out what you’re made of. We’re living through an unprecedented period as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact the virus is having on our communities, healthcare infrastructure and economy is severe. We don’t yet have all […]

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City of Chandler and Clarivate Analytics announce new...

February 21, 2020

Chandler, AZ (February 21, 2020) – The City of Chandler today announced that Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE: CCC; CCC:WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has signed a 30,000 square foot lease at Chandler Viridian, located in the Price Corridor Employment Center at 3133 W. Frye […]

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