Category: Blog – Economic Development

Blog on economic development & Phoenix Forward

Chamber works with industry leaders to close a 10,000 person gap

In Arizona, there are more than 10,000 vacant construction positions. The struggle to find qualified employees has real economic consequences...

06/20/2018

Defining the role business plays in workforce development

On April 30, the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation, along with the Arizona Tech Council and Center for the Future of...

05/18/2018

AZ Gives Day supported the work of GPCF in wellness and workforce

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation participated in Arizona Gives Day on April 3. With a keen focus on promoting a...

04/30/2018

ACA discusses propelling Arizona’s growth for the next decade

On April 18, the Economic Development Insider Series hosted Senior Vice President of Business Attraction at the Arizona Commerce Authority...

04/26/2018

Phoenix well situated as economy continues to climb

With a rapidly changing national economy and continuously evolving market trends, staying in the know about current economic projections has...

04/26/2018

Phoenix businesses look forward to growth and more

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) with the support of key partners and stakeholders manages a Business, Retention and...

01/26/2018

It’s all in a year’s work

Launched in 2016, the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (GPCF) leads the charitable and education objectives of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of...

11/22/2017

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.

10/27/2017

Milestone 2,000th BRE visit for partners in the Phoenix Forward initiative

We travel the Valley reaching out directly to business owners, listening to their challenges and future plans and connecting them...

06/26/2017

2 years of Phoenix Forward: 2,000 business visits, 5 workforce collaboratives, 1 region

Not only are we enhancing the traditional route to growing the economy, but we have built and uncovered several additional...