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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.

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

women

A crowd of nearly 500 packed Desert Botanical Garden Thursday to honor Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016. “All the women we are honoring tonight have procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of profitability, leadership and innovation,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “These women are… Read More →

Cox names Shawn Redfield as 2016 Cox Conserves Hero

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Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land named Shawn Redfield as Arizona’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero. The program is sponsored locally by Desert Botanical Garden, and as Redfield’s nonprofit of choice, Arizona Trail Association, will receive $10,000 on his behalf. The three finalists were chosen by a judging panel and then competed in an online public vote… Read More →

Vermaland supports push to double solar, wind requirements

wind

Vermaland announced its support for a proposal made by the Arizona Corporation Commission chairman, Doug Little, that supports doubling the state’s requirements for solar and wind energy. Under the proposal, utilities would need to generate 30 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2030, according to the Arizona Republic. Citing declining prices and the need to… Read More →

HonorHealth announces new accountable care entity

Health Insurance

Two Valley accountable care organizations have come together under Innovation Care Partners, a new division of HonorHealth. HonorHealth, Scottsdale Health Partners and John C. Lincoln Accountable Care Organization have come together to form Innovation Care Partners, a clinically integrated network and accountable care organization. Innovation Care Partners includes more than 1,000 physicians, over 350 physician… Read More →

Tucson community sells 100 homes in 7 months

Home sales

Maracay Homes’ Center Pointe Vistoso community has sold an average of one new home every 48 hours (100 homes in 200 days) since opening just under seven months ago. The success of the community, located in the Tucson, Arizona, suburb of Oro Valley, offers a vivid snapshot of the national housing industry’s record-breaking growth, which… Read More →

TGen’s stepNout 5K boosts pancreatic cancer research

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This year, pancreatic cancer is projected to eclipse breast cancer as the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S.  The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is determined to reverse this trend in pancreatic cancer by enlisting the help of more than 1,000 participants at the 11th annual stepNout Run/Walk/Dash for pancreatic cancer research, Nov. 6 in Scottsdale.  “We are… Read More →

Virtual Reality degree back at UAT

Virtual reality degree

The world of Virtual Reality (VR) has been around for decades. Over 25 years ago, University of Advancing Technology (UAT) led the country as the first university in the nation to offer a fully accredited degree in Virtual Reality. Having been created in 1991, the initial VR degree offering may have been a bit before its time,… Read More →

Coldwell realtor appointed to Clothes Cabin board

Cocktails & Clothes

Frank Hanson, a realtor affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Arizona’s Tempe/Ahwatukee office has been appointed to the advisory board of Clothes Cabin. The not-for-profit 501C3 provides free clothing to Arizonans in need. “Clothes Cabin advisory board members meet officially four times per year with the primary goal of winning more grants and attracting more… Read More →

271 Arizona attorneys make 2017 Best Lawyers in America list

Downtown Phoenix

Arizona is home to a robust legal industry, and as a result many lawyers from the Valley and state have made it to the 2017 list of Best Lawyers in America. Here are 271 lawyers representing seven law firms in Arizona that have made it to this year’s list: Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Daniel Cracchiolo, Personal Injury… Read More →

Santy acquires BJC Public Relations

Marketing and strategy

BJC Public Relations was acquired by Scottsdale/Los Angeles-based Santy, a rapidly growing full service marketing agency, in a strategic move that elevates Santy’s in-house PR expertise and ability to take creative campaigns to new experiential levels. “I’ve been a fan of BJC for a long time, and we’ve collaborated on client work over the years. They’re smart,… Read More →

Higher Ed Growth makes Inc. 5000

Higher Ed Growth

Higher Ed Growth (HEG) recently ranked No. 3065 on Inc. magazine’s 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This marks the company’s third consecutive year on the exclusive Inc. 5000 list. HEG has seen its three-year growth rate increase 111 percent. The company credits the launch of innovative, new edu contact center… Read More →

BUSS event to feature Scottsdale Mayor, CTE programs at SkySong

SkySong

Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane will make the opening remarks for the Business United for Scottsdale Schools’ (BUSS) next Business & Education Partnership Breakfast. The event is August 30 at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. It begins at 7:30 a.m. at Building 3, Synergy I and II. “We want to display the positive things that our… Read More →

California entertainment tech company opens Tempe offices

tempe

Entertainment Partners (EP), a California-based global end-to-end provider of payroll and production management services for all aspects of the entertainment industry, opened a new technology office in Tempe. The Tempe office represents a turning point for the company, as it pursues a technology-driven mission to modernize back office production in television and film. Greater Phoenix’s rapidly… Read More →

Mesa’s Beech Medical makes Inc 5000 list

Beech Medical Group

Beech Medical Group was named one of Inc. Magazine’s 5000 fastest-growing private corporations in America. The integrated health solutions company based in Mesa joins the rank of an elite group which has included over the years some of the most recognizable names in business including Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit and Oracle. This is the first year Beech… Read More →

Arizona’s Children Association hosting job fair

Children's Museum of Phoenix

The Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) is hiring a range of case managers, physicians and clinicians in the East Valley to join its existing team of 600 full-time, part-time on-call and relief staff. Employees of AzCA help serve more than 42,000 foster children, individuals and families in all 15 counties in the state via a variety of programs.… Read More →