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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

Equality Health launches cultural care model to combat disparities

Health Resolutions to Make Before the New Year

Equality Health, an Arizona-based organization pioneering healthcare delivery to underserved and ethnic populations, has officially launched its cultural care program with an initial focus on the Hispanic community. By improving cultural healthcare literacy among dedicated physicians, easing administrative burdens for providers and reducing costs for insurance companies, Equality Health is redefining the one-size-fits all healthcare… Read More →

Top deal: GlobalTranz purchase of Global Freight Source

The purchase of Milwaukee-based Global Freight Source by Valley-based GlobalTranz has been selected as the 2016 Deal of the Year Award by the Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter. The “Deal of the Year” is an award given by the Arizona Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) to recognize a company or private equity… Read More →

Christopher Todd Communities breaks ground in West Valley

Todd Wood, CEO of Christopher Todd Communities, has aggressive growth plans to bring his innovative alternative to traditional apartment living to various neighborhoods in the greater Phoenix area. His company has begun work on its second “horizontal,” luxury, single-family home rental community, located on 99th Avenue just north of Lower Buckeye Road in Phoenix.  The… Read More →

McDelivery with UberEATS is now available in Phoenix

McDelivery with UberEATS is expanding across the United States and is now available in over 1,000 restaurants. Today, both McDonald’s and UberEATS jointly announced that customers in Los Angeles, Chicago, Columbus and Phoenix can now enjoy McDonald’s menu delivered right to their home, work or beyond through the UberEATS app. “We are bringing a new… Read More →

NAU and Coder Camps offer software development training

To help employers meet the growing demand for skilled software developers, Northern Arizona University and national programming boot camp Coder Camps are partnering to teach students full-stack software development in 12 weeks. Powered by Coder Camps’ new modular curriculum, the classes will be available through NAU in support of its mission to serve critical workforce… Read More →

Bayless Integrated Healthcare expands with new center

After 35 years serving the Central Phoenix community, Bayless Integrated Healthcare will open a new fully integrated health center off Central Avenue on May 30, 2017. Located at 3033 N. Central Ave., Suite 700, in Phoenix, Ariz., the new 9,000 square-foot Bayless Integrated Health Center offers a holistic approach to healthcare by caring for a… Read More →

Gilbert-based Isagenix expands into United Kingdom

Isagenix, a global leader in health and wellness, kicked off sales in the United Kingdom (U.K.) on May 15 marking the 13th market where the company offers its products and solutions. The company, led by owners Jim, Kathy, and Erik Coover, celebrated its 15-year anniversary in March of 2017 and surpassed $5 billion in cumulative global sales… Read More →

Mercury and BBVA Compass promote female-owned businesses

Phoenix Mercury and BBVA Compass have teamed up for the second annual “Bright Futures Women in Business” promotion, an initiative designed to support women-owned businesses and create opportunity for a brighter future throughout the Valley. The four-week program encourages leaders from women-owned businesses to write a short essay expressing how $2,500 in cash and $5,000… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital celebrates staff retention efforts

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

With physician and nurse burnout reaching an all-time high nationwide, Phoenix Children’s Hospital knows that appreciation can go a long way toward helping to make sure their staff feels the love. “Expressing gratitude, honoring employees’ efforts and creating a culture of opportunity is a cornerstone of Phoenix Children’s Hospital, but we take the celebration to… Read More →

Cardinals and Shea Homes make a difference in Phoenix

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Shea Homes and the Arizona Cardinals celebrated the complete makeover of the House of Helps Community and Worship Center in South Phoenix.  The celebration included a ribbon cutting, a check presentation, a tour, and time for the community to spend with five Arizona Cardinals players, Big Red and Arizona Cardinals… Read More →

Nominations open for Arizona’s Most Admired Companies until June 16

Honor Arizona’s most impactful employers by sending in a nomination today for Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, presented by Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ. Send your nominations here by Friday, June 16, 2017 for consideration in this year’s awards program. Arizona’s Most Admired Companies is an awards program designed to recognize the contributions and impact all… Read More →

Arizona Mining Association rallies support for Navajo Generating Station

Fennemore Craig

The Arizona Mining Association brought together policymakers, tribal leaders and industry members to demonstrate support for long-term operation of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) at a major Phoenix rally.  Leaders emphasized the importance of keeping the plant operating well into the future to protect affordable energy, skilled Navajo and Hopi jobs and economic strength in… Read More →

Bluemedia, Duality PR help kidpreneurs take a stand

There’s nothing better on a scorching summer day than a nice, tall glass of lemonade – except when it’s being served up by a pint-sized kidpreneur who’s helping the community. In celebration of their respective company anniversaries this summer, bluemedia – the national signage firm behind the design, printing, fabrication, and installation of the biggest… Read More →

Arizona ranked No. 9 in Chief Executive’s best states for business

 Advancing three places from a year ago, Arizona was ranked as the No. 9 state for business in Chief Executive magazine’s 13th annual Best & Worst States for Business survey, which was released today. The Chief Executive rankings reflect CEO perceptions of best and worst states based on a range of key measures. Arizona benefited… Read More →

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees surpass giving goals

Harrah's Ak-Chin Resort

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, long-known for its corporate giving and community support, impacted many local organizations in 2016 through its HERO program. HERO is an employee-based volunteer program in which Harrah’s staff and their families make noteworthy and visible contributions to the community by donating their time, skills, expertise and compassion to dozens of volunteer projects… Read More →