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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.

American Lung Association adds 4 female leaders

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The American Lung Association in Arizona Women’s Cabinet has added four new members. They join the volunteer women’s cabinet that provides executive leadership for LUNG FORCE. LUNG FORCE is the American Lung Association’s national health education movement with a singular mission to unite women to stand together against lung cancer and for lung health. “We… Read More →

Sky Harbor offers July 4th travel tips

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The busy summer travel season continues, and July 4 will see about a 15 percent increase in passenger traffic at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The busiest travel days will be Wednesday and Thursday before the holiday and Sunday, July 5. America’s Friendliest Airport® is offering the following travel tips: Convenient Parking at a Discount… Read More →

ACA announces spring Innovation Challenge winners

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The Spring 2015 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge culminated today as the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced the six winning companies. These grant recipients represent early-stage Arizona companies that are creating innovative technological solutions with the potential for significant economic impact.  The Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge Grant Recipients are: • CampusLogic – Gilbert, AZ… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig named to best law firms list

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm with an office in Phoenix, was named one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms in the 15th annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms study. The firm was ranked among the top 25 corporate law firms in the U.S. “We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of… Read More →

Phoenix ranked No. 1 for energy efficiency

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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has ranked Phoenix the Number 1 big-city local government in the nation for energy efficiency. The Council lauded the city for achieving its 2015 goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in local government operations and then resetting its targets to be even more stringent. The City of Phoenix… Read More →

The CORE Institute expands Into Louisiana

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The CORE Institute®, powered by Excellence Headquarters®, announced its expansion into the Louisiana market by partnering with the world-class team of orthopedic surgeons and specialists at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists in Lafayette, Louisiana. The practice will be renamed The CORE Institute at Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists. “This partnership marks the continued opportunity for The CORE Institute to… Read More →

Trisha Baggs joins Fennemore Craig

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Trisha Baggs has joined the Estate Planning and Probate practice in the firm’s Phoenix office. “We are pleased to welcome Trisha to the firm,” said Jim Lee, practice group chair of Fennemore Craig’s Estate Planning and Probate practice. “Her wide-ranging experience will further enrich the firm’s… Read More →

Arizona Central CU teams up with Suns, Mercury

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Arizona Central Credit Union has announced the signing of a multi-year marketing partnership agreement with the Phoenix Suns and Mercury basketball teams.  The NBA and WNBA teams play home games at the US Airways Center in Phoenix.  Also headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona Central Credit Union serves more than 55,000 members across Arizona with locations in… Read More →

Luxury homes set for Scottsdale Arts District

Scottsdale Arts District, Old Town Scottsdale, Photo: Maile Rudebusch

The Downtown Scottsdale Arts District is getting a stylish new neighbor. In fact, they’re getting six new neighbors as part of a new collection of contemporary single-family luxury homes now under construction in the heart of the bustling arts scene. Designed by renowned architect John Douglas, each luxurious, well-appointed residence is designed to fit the… Read More →

Is your mobile app putting customers at risk?

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Mobile apps are becoming big business for businesses. Many bank customers now check their account balances or transfer funds through an app on their cell phones. Savvy retail shoppers can use a favorite store’s apps to learn about discounts, access coupons and find daily deals. “The apps for financial institutions and retailers are getting greater… Read More →

Bryan Cave attorney is State Bar Member of the Year

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Bryan Cave attorney Rodney Ott has been selected as one of this year’s Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. Ott was recognized on June 25 at the Foundation’s luncheon at the State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. The Foundation… Read More →

Sky Harbor unveils football championship countdown clock

Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates, Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Brad Wright, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tempe Vice Mayor Corey Woods, Mesa Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Glendale City Councilman Sammy Chavira and Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Win Holden.

With 195 days and counting until the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Arizona Organizing Committee (AOC) and several Valley mayors and city leaders, unveiled a countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This clock will mark the days, hours and minutes until Arizona shines on center stage with the kick-off of the big… Read More →

Report: Arizona receives a C for manufacturing

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Arizona has received a C grade for its manufacturing industry and D in logistics, says new report from Ball State University. The 2015 Manufacturing and Logistics Report, prepared by Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) for Conexus Indiana, the state’s advanced manufacturing initiative, shows how each state ranks among its peers in… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk makes Laura Rogal a partner

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Jaburg Wilk has announced that Laura Rogal has been named a partner of the firm. Rogal assists clients with their intellectual property legal needs including internet law, social media, domain disputes and commercial litigation. She has been recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2012. “We are extremely proud that Laura is an… Read More →

Banner Health finalizes Payson Regional merger

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Banner Health announced that the merger of Mogollon Health Alliance (MHA) into Banner has been consummated and a definitive agreement has been signed with Payson Hospital Corporation.  Banner will assume operation of the 44-bed Payson Regional Medical Center on August 1, 2015. No interruptions in services are anticipated during this transition. “We were anxious to… Read More →