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Check out the latest blogs from the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce CEO, economic development and public affairs teams.

Business leaders need to be workforce developers

By now, I’m sure we all know the numbers: 49 percent of employers are unable to fill open positions 6.1...


Top three reasons not to miss next month’s National Small Business Summit

Small business are the life blood of Arizona’s economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses represent 99.7...


Top 5 reasons to nominate a business for the IMPACT Awards:

For more than 30 years, the Chamber has honored the accomplishments of businesses and the impact they’ve had in the...


Set aside differences, move Phoenix Forward

Last week, Senator Jeff Flake stood on the floor of the U.S. Senate and gave the speech of his career....


Building a new workforce model by bridging the gap between business, education

Over the past 18 months, GPCF has launched five Workforce Collaboratives to address the needs of key industries.


It might still be 2017, but it’s time to start thinking about Nov. 2018

The 2018 election cycle is ripe with opportunities for those looking to run for elected office at every level of...


Past ATHENA recipient reflects on women, leadership and moving forward

Last year when I accepted the Athena Award for the 2016 Business Woman of the Year in the Private Sector,...


Experts forecast growth, strong health care sector during GPCC Economic Outlook ‘18

Growth. That word was repeated several times by the top economic experts who presented during the Chamber’s Economic Outlook ’18...

Ad-Hoc Committee on the Tax Treatment of Digital Goods and Services meeting

Agencies and organizations are looking for distinct legislation governing taxation of digital goods and services.


A path to building the workforce Arizona companies desperately need

The Chamber places its efforts squarely on growing the workforce right here in Arizona. Accomplishing this goal requires a systemic...