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 »
Economic development and its impact on Greater Phoenix
It’s Economic Development Week and we are excited to team up with local community leaders to celebrate how far we have come as an organization and a state recognizing the positive impact that economic development has on Greater Phoenix. Economic development helps build our economy, works to improve well-being and enhances quality of life for […]View Post »
GPEC named top economic development organization for...
Site Selection announces 2019 Mac Conway Awards The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has been named a recipient of the 2019 Mac Conway Awards for Excellence in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine, a national publication geared toward site selectors and those in the decision-making process for expansions and relocations. The Mac Conway Awards, named […]View Post »
Economic development explained: what it means and why...
It’s National Economic Development Week and Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is excited to team up with local community leaders to celebrate this profession and the positive impact that economic development has on the Greater Phoenix region. Today, economic development helps to build our economy and works to improve well-being and enhance quality of life […]View Post »
You’re only as successful as your neighbors
By GPEC President & CEO, Chris Camacho In 1920 when Gilbert, Arizona became a city, it was known as the hay capital of the world. Today, it is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States, with a population surpassing 230,000 people and growing. In the 2017 Distressed Communities Index, released by the Economic Innovation […]View Post »