Category: Blog – Economic Development

Blog on economic development & Phoenix Forward

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...


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...


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...


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...


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.


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...


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...

Greater Phoenix’s growing health care industry drives job growth

Perhaps the most vital ingredient to growing Phoenix’s health care industry is filling the talent pipeline while retaining existing talent.


Passion for compassion: Health care heroes in cancer, burn units

Greg Tilque discusses which businesses out of the hundreds he meets with annually, impact him the most.


A strong educational system equals a strong economy

Phoenix Forward: The top concern for Arizona business owners is having access to a qualified workforce.