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Economic development helps build our economy, works to improve well-being, and enhance quality of life for communities across the nation.

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 […]

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GPEC has had the honor of being named a top economic development group by Site Selection Magazine for three years in a row.

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 […]

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Economic development helps to build our economy and works to improve well-being and enhance quality of life for communities across the nation

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 […]

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Arizona is a top state for business

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 […]

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