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The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has selected 16 deserving local companies as finalists for its 28th Annual IMPACT Awards. The IMPACT Awards honor the accomplishments of small and large businesses and the impact they have on the Valley’s business community and economy. This year, the GPCC will recognize two recipients in each of four categories:Community Champion, Economic Driver, Entrepreneurial Excellence, and Response to Adversity. The 2015 IMPACT Businesses of the Year will be selected from these honorees and announced at a luncheon on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Arizona Biltmore.
The 2015 finalists are:

Small to Medium Business Category (250 employees or fewer):

  • Anderson Security Agency, Ltd.
  • Arizona School Choice Trust
  • ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • BioAccel
  • FastSigns on Central
  • HDR, Inc.
  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, LLC

Large Business Category (More than 250 employees):

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
  • EXOS
  • Goodwill of Central Arizona
  • Snell & Wilmer
  • University of Arizona, College of Medicine – Phoenix
  • Wells Fargo

“The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has honored the great accomplishments of the Valley’s best small and large businesses and the tremendous impact they have made on the business for 28 years through our annual IMPACT Awards,” said Todd Sanders, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. “We are honored and privileged to recognize the achievements of these exemplary organizations that continually raise the bar and positively impact the greater Phoenix business community.”

The 28th Annual IMPACT Awards luncheon will take place Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Arizona Biltmore. Tickets are $75 for GPCC members and $85 for non-members and tables of 10 are $850 for GPCC members and $950 for non-members (tables include priority seating and program recognition). For reservations, please visitwww.phoenixchamber.com/impact.

“The IMPACT Awards recognize the contributions of Arizona‐based companies on the local economic and community impact,” said Janelle Tassart, Director of Community Relations at the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. “All of our IMPACT Award finalists and nominees are extraordinary business leaders who bring about measurable change that improves the lives of those in our community.”

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce would also like to congratulate all 2015 IMPACT Award nominees:

Small to Medium Business Category

  • Anderson Security Agency, Ltd.
  • A&M Mechanical
  • ACME Locksmith
  • Gallagher & Kennedy
  • GPS Insight
  • Grant Thornton
  • Hair Again Salon
  • Kincaid’s Classic American Dining
  • Moving Team Six, LLC
  • National Automotive Repair
  • NextNet Partners
  • ONE Community
  • Paideia Academies, Inc.
  • Phoenix Mercury
  • Point B
  • Rosendin Electric, Inc.
  • Telesphere, A Vonage Company
  • The Dhaba
  • Trapp Technology
  • U & Improved
  • Ultrasound Institute Medical Group
  • Video West, Inc.

Large Business Category:

  • Adelante Healthcare
  • Kitchell
  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  • Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
  • Safelite Auto Glass
  • Sunland Asphalt
  • Sunstate Equipment Co.
  • Total Transit
  • Vanguard

To view the Web gallery of the finalists and event attendees at the IMPACT Nominee Reception, click here. For a 300DPI photo for the media to download, please visitwww.phoenixchamber.com/impactfinalists01.

Businesses interested in becoming a sponsor for the IMPACT Awards should contact Janelle Tassart at 602.495.6480 or jtassart@phoenixchamber.com.

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About the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
Representing 2,400 businesses across Metropolitan Phoenix, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is Arizona’s largest Chamber. The Chamber supports the growth and development of business by offering networking and marketing opportunities, money-saving programs and a voice in government, keeping its members informed, connected and prosperous. The Chamber also enhances members’ success by promoting economic development, entrepreneurship and a connection to the community.

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