Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce News

ATHENA Award recipients address Chamber luncheon

PHOENIX — Local business leaders and former Greater Phoenix Chamber ATHENA Award recipients Michelle Just and Mi-Ai Parrish spoke on leadership, mentoring and community service at a recent Professional Women's Alliance luncheon hosted by the Chamber.

Greater Phoenix Chamber PAC endorses candidates for August primary

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Political Action Committee has released its endorsements for candidates for the Arizona Legislature in the state's primary election on Aug. 28.

Valley executives to speak at Chamber's Premier Leader Series event

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce will host three new Valley executive who will share their thoughts and visions for the local communities at its upcoming Premier Leader Series event.

Kolbe Corp. principal leads motivational talk to enhance workplace performance

Amy Bruske, who specializes in HR consulting and leadership development, is one of only three senior master consultants of the Kolbe Concept.

Phoenix Chamber's forum guests discuss economic growth

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and its corporate partners recently hosted a forum with financial experts to discuss the metropolitan area's growing economy.

Arizona Commerce Authority executive shares insights on state's future growth

Kevin Sullivan, senior vice president of Business Attraction at the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), was the guest speaker at the recent Economic Development Insider Series hosted by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

Greater Phoenix Chamber honors outstanding members

In its 50th season, Phoenix Suns are recognized as Economic Driver.

Greater Phoenix Chamber highlights transformation of downtown

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce says Downtown Phoenix's transformation over the past decade is the result of multiple redevelopment investments.

Women less likely to prepare for their financial futures

According to Time Magazine, women make up 47 percent of the U.S. workforce and 55 percent of its college undergraduates. Unfortunately, there is still a gender wage gap.

Financial services growth brings high-paying jobs to state

Under Gov. Doug Ducey, there has been growth in Arizona’s business and financial services sector, which employs 4 percent of the state’s workforce.

Greater Phoenix Chamber seeks graphic designer

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is seeking a graphic designer to coordinate the chamber's marketing, promotional materials and a variety of design and layout work.

Phoenix delegates address key issues with lawmakers in Washington

The 2017 Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Executive Dialogue delegation recently helped to represent Arizona's business community while meeting with law makers in Washington, D.C. and advocating for several key issues to support their region's economic growth.

Greater Phoenix Chamber honors 2017 ATHENA award recipients

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has recognized its 2017 ATHENA award recipients, marking the 30th year for the awards that honor women who serve as pioneer leaders in the community.

Greater Phoenix Chamber honors ATHENA Award recipients

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce recently honored three individuals as their 2017 ATHENA Public Sector, Private Sector and Young Professional Award recipients.

Writer spotlights career transition for Greater Phoenix Chamber

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce member Brenda Cunningham has used her experience of job loss to launch an outplacement business that is helping those faced with a layoff to transition and navigate their professional lives.

Phoenix's first female police, fire chiefs share insights

The first women to head Phoenix's police and fire departments shared their insights on leadership last month at the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s Professional Women’s Alliance luncheon.

Greater Phoenix Chamber aims to help fill state's 7,000 vacant cybersecurity jobs

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (GPCF) has launched a website aimed at helping fill the state’s 7,000 vacant cyberpositions and addressing the talent gap for the growing cybersecurity industry.

Economic experts present good news at recent event in Phoenix

During the recent Economic Outlook 2018 Forecast event held in Phoenix, economic experts predicted good news for Arizona’s economy, saying state’s economic growth will continue and announcing an expected drop in the state’s unemployment rate.

GPCC urges talent-centric workforce approach for Arizona

Basing its blueprint on that of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the local Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) recently recommended the Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) model for business solutions.

Phoenix Chamber urges action from Congress following Trump's DACA decision

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has asked Congress to develop an immigration solution in light of President Donald Trump’s recent decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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