Category: Blog – CEO

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...

11/14/2017

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....

10/30/2017

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...

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...

09/19/2017

Join us in building Arizona’s construction-industry workforce

There are 10,000 open construction-industry jobs right now in Arizona paying an average of $49,000 per year.

The myth of the Phoenix summertime slow down

Despite conventional wisdom holding otherwise, a closer look at recent activity and reports shows great things happening in Arizona during...

Arizona economy, jobs continue on upward trajectory

Economic and job creation reports released to coincide with the start of the new fiscal year July 1 show Arizona...

Buffalo health care benchmarking trip provides road map for Greater Phoenix region

GPCC took a delegation of 21 business and political leaders to Buffalo, N.Y. to learn about the innovation and collaboration...

06/27/2017

Annual Luncheon: Honors, successes and doing business the Southwest Airlines way

The Chamber gathers annually in June with our members and other business, community and political leaders to highlight successes and...

06/13/2017

ASU’s 30,000 national champions

In addition to women's golf, ASU President Michael Crow shared news of a different sort of national championship won by...