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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.

Abrazo Maryvale Campus among Best Stroke Centers

Abrazo Maryvale Campus

Abrazo Community Health Network’s Abrazo Maryale Campus has been named a 2016 recipient of the Women’s Choice Award® for America’s Best Stroke Centers. Abrazo Maryvale Campus, 5102 W. Campbell Ave. in Phoenix, was selected from 1,120 centers that are certified as either an Advanced Primary Stroke Center or Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. This evidence-based designation… Read More →

Solar Pool Technologies launches crowdfunded product

pool

Just a few months after raising more than $408,000 in a Kickstarter campaign, Scottsdale-based Solar Pool Technologies Inc. (SPT) announced that the container carrying the first shipments of the Solar-Breeze NX has arrived in the Valley just in time for the summer swim season. The first container’s arrival marks a major milestone for the company as, without the Kickstarter campaign, the company would not… Read More →

Orangetheory supporting nonprofits through Facebook

fitness

Five local Orangetheory Fitness studios have launched an ongoing partnership with a nationwide program called Sweat Angels in an effort to raise funds for various charitable organizations through Facebook “check-ins” made by gym patrons. During the month of May, Sweat Angels will donate two days of prenatal vitamins for impoverished women through Vitamin Angels each time a gym goer checks in to a… Read More →

ASU, NAWBO to celebrate entrepreneurial women

entrepreneurial women

Arizona State University (ASU), in collaboration with the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)-Phoenix chapter, is hosting a May 12 ceremony to celebrate women entrepreneurs who have successfully completed ASU’s SparXX 20 or NAWBO’s Business Mentoring programs. The jointly held event will also celebrate supporters of women entrepreneurship programs in Phoenix and provide attendees an… Read More →

Luxury residential and lifestyle company launches

Luxury residential

The True Life Companies, a Scottsdale-based strategic real estate investment and community development firm, has launched Symmetry, a residential and lifestyle company that is committed to offering premium, resort-influenced amenities and first class hospitality. The new company embraces a core philosophy of meaningful balance and aims to create, build and serve luxury communities where an… Read More →

You’ve heard of the adaptive mattress, meet the adaptive pillow

mattress retailer

Continuing its commitment to help customers wake up better, Tuft & Needle, the industry pioneer that was the first to develop a single, universally comfortable mattress sold online, launched its follow-up product to the wildly successful mattress, the T&N Pillow. The pillow launched Wednesday, and is exclusively available at Tuft & Needle’s Phoenix store, which is located at 735… Read More →

AHA announces unique impact of heart disease on women

Heart Health, WEB

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, but a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) is the first to document how women experience the disease differently. Anne G. Rosenfeld, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, professor and cardiovascular nurse-scientist at theUniversity of Arizona College… Read More →

Quarles & Brady attorney named 2016 ‘Legal Eagle’

Top Arizona Legal Cases - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced Wednesday that Phoenix partner Jeffrey H. Wolf has been named a Legal Eagle honoree for 2016 by Franchise Times magazine. Legal Eagle honorees are attorneys who are viewed as the best franchise lawyers, at the top of their games, nominated by their peers, clients and the Franchise Times’ editorial board as the rainmakers,… Read More →

HSMAI auction to benefit children with hunger

HSMAI

The Arizona Chapter of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will present the 34th Annual Chinese Auction Fundraiser & Dinner, celebrating the “Year of the Monkey,” on Friday, June 24, 2016 the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Proceeds from this award winning event will help to support our association’s… Read More →

NAU brightens sustainable outlook with solar deal

solar panels, renewable energy

Northern Arizona University took its latest step toward long-term sustainable operations Tuesday by announcing that the university will host a large solar panel system on campus. NAU President Rita Cheng signed documents at a ceremony on campus to mark the project’s launch. Student representatives and officials from Arizona Public Service also attended. “There are many people… Read More →

Ducey proclaims Arizona Travel and Tourism Week

Ducey

Governor Doug Ducey, along with the Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT), has proclaimed May 1-7, 2016 as Arizona Travel and Tourism Week. The recognition honors Arizona’s tourism industry as a top revenue generator for the state. Arizona Travel and Tourism Week aligns with the U.S. Travel Associations’ annual celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week.… Read More →

Upcoming Phoenix community built with Millennials in mind

Phoenix community

Encanto Living owned by Justin Johnson, is beginning construction on its new Moon Valley-area single-family community. The 29-home infill development, called Encanto Moon Valley, is one of the first in the area since the economic recovery and one of three such planned communities where the homes are being designed with a historic feel, amenities and… Read More →

Cleveland-based Financial risk firm expands into Phoenix

Financial risk

Hines, the international real estate firm, today announced it has signed a 19,200-square-foot lease at Renaissance Square for Gabriel Partners, a Cleveland-based financial risk and compliance firm expanding to the Phoenix market. Gabriel Partners will occupy the entire 22nd floor of Two Renaissance Square with collaborative office spaces. Gabriel Partners provides financial and risk analytics, intelligence and regulatory… Read More →

SBA hosts AZ Small Biz Con on May 5

Small Business Administration Awards

The Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) is celebrating Small Business Week with its Arizona Small Business Conference (AZ Small Biz Con) on May 5th. Officially proclaimed by President Barack Obama on April 29th, Small Business Week will take place from May 1st – May 7th. AZ Small Biz Con will be recognizing the 2016 Small Business Administration… Read More →

Lottery transfers $64M to Arizona beneficiaries

Lottery

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Lottery are announcing a record breaking third quarter transfer of funds to statewide community organizations for fiscal year 2016. More than $64 million was transferred to Lottery beneficiaries in the third quarter, which is approximately $20 million more than the average quarterly transfer. The increase is a result of… Read More →