Events Archives

2014 Ranking Arizona Platinum Hall of Fame Inductees

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On April 03, the 2014 Best of the Best Awards celebration was held at The Venue of Scottsdale where Ranking Arizona recognized the companies that Arizona’s public ranked as their favorites to do business with. Congratulations to the 2014 Ranking Arizona Platinum Hall of Fame inductees: Brycon Construction Category: Manufacturing/Technology: Cleanroom Design Principal(s): Bryant W.… Read More →

Arizona Rattlers host First Responders Night

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The Arizona Rattlers will celebrate the Valley’s first responders when they host the Pittsburgh Power on Saturday, April 19 at US Airways Center. Kick-off is set for 6 p.m. Policemen, firefighters and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel will be able to receive 25% off their ticket purchase, up to four tickets, when first responder identification… Read More →

New East Valley Women’s Professional Group Launches

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The Phoenix-metro-based Women of Scottsdale and Central Phoenix Women groups proudly announce the launch of a third, localized chapter, East Valley Women being added to serve women business professionals who live or work in Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, and Chandler. East Valley Women will meet on the third Tuesday of every month from 7:30am to 9am… Read More →

Fight Night Auction Includes Trip to Space

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Celebrity Fight Night, one of the nation’s most impactful charity events, with XCOR Aerospace, announced today a new space flight experience onboard the XCOR® Lynx® to be auctioned off live, Saturday, April 12 at Celebrity Fight Night XX. This package, along with other items up for auction that night, will help raise money for charity… Read More →

Aerospace forum coming to Greenberg Traurig

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Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the April meeting of the Arizona Aerospace & Defense Forum for an in-depth review of the benefits, risks, and challenges involving negotiating and performing an international agreements including compliance with myriad governmental laws and regulations throughout the world. Greenberg Traurig, along with law firm Snell & Wilmer,… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Lifetime Achievement

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WINNER Linda Hunt Dignity Health Hunt, who has served as the leader of Dignity Health in Arizona since 2012, has taken a leadership role to advance healthcare and the biosciences for the people of Arizona. She has worked diligently with legislators, business leaders, educators, scientists and community organizations in order to identify, formulate, and support… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Researcher of the year

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WINNER Venkatesh G. Ramaiah Arizona Heart Hospital Ramaiah, the medical director and director of vascular and endovascular research, successfully created the “un balloon,” which is used to remodel thoracic endografts without the wind sock effect. This products was able to be marketed and sold. David Jacofsky CORE Institute Switching between his doctor’s coat and his… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Physician of the Year

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WINNER Jimmy Chow IASIS Healthcare Chow improved the field of orthopedics by helping to design and teach a hybrid technique of a minimally invasive total hip replacement where the surgeon builds a new hip from inside the body. This surgery results in no post-operative limitations and many patients are discharged within 24 hours. Chow is… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Medical Research Company of the Year

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WINNER Banner Alzheimer’s Institute BAI has undergone a major prevention trial to evaluate a treatment in cognitively healthy older adults at the highest known genetic risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease at older ages. The study is part of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative API, an international collaboration led by BAI to accelerate the evaluation of promising… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Medical Company of the Year

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WINNER Ventana Ventana is driving personalized healthcare through the development of “companion diagnostics” to identify patients most likely to respond favorably to specific therapies. Ventana has worked is currently engaged in more that 150 collaborative projects to develop and commercialize companion diagnostics globally. Medtronic Medtronic announced and launched several products and studies in 2013. Some… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Legal Advocate

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WINNER Kristen Rosati Polsinelli  As an attorney dedicated to the healthcare industry, especially to healthcare privacy, health information exchange and clinical research, Rosati has written 12 books, 30 articles and made 200 presentations on healthcare topics. She also helped establish two nonprofits in Arizona that support health information exchange and health information technology. FINALISTS Richard… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Insurance Provider

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WINNER Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Marking its 75th anniversary in Arizona, BCBSAZ is committed to improving the quality of life for all Arizonans. The company focuses on providing the best value in health insurance as well as outside programs targeted to children and their families to help reduce childhood obesity. FINALISTS Health Net… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Community Outreach/Education

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WINNER Barbara Kavanagh Arizona Myeloma Network Kavanagh’s mission is to change the lack of information and support resources for myeloma cancer by forming the Arizona Myeloma Network and the Living with Myeloma Conference, which has grown to 300 people. She also introduced the Pat and Bill Hite Cancer Caregivers Education and Support Program for caregivers… Read More →

HCLA 2014: Bioscience Company

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WINNER Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) TGen has made great strides in the field if genomics medicine. TGen researchers work to help physicians prescribe drugs that are designed more intelligently, work more effectively and have fewer toxic side effects. They have received numerous grants to support research into brain cancer and brain injuries, advanced cancers,… Read More →

Free Workshop for Business Leaders

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Business owners interested in selling their business is the April topic at Enterprise University’s educational learning program on Thursday, April 10 at the Phoenix Country Club. Enterprise University, a free program offered by Enterprise Bank & Trust, will feature partner James D. Colyer of True North Companies to discuss “Options for Selling a Business and… Read More →

AZ Big Media supports animal rights

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Scottsdale Living magazine and the Scottsdale Home & Garden Show, both products of Az Big Media, has been subjected to unwarranted criticism after ShapeUp US announced on 12 News TV on Saturday that they would be giving away live bunnies as prizes at the Scottsdale Home & Garden Show. “While ShapeUp US will be conducting… Read More →

Tour Historic Homes on Windsor Home Tour

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Windsor Square Historic District’s 2014 Home Tour will be held Sunday, March 30. Located at Central Avenue and Camelback Road in the central corridor of Phoenix, Windsor Square is one of the most sought-after historic neighborhoods in Arizona and was recently recognized by CNN Money Magazine as one of the ten U.S. ‘Best Big City… Read More →

Scottsdale Nonprofit Hosts Shape-Up Event for Kids and Families

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Thousands of Valley kids and families will enjoy a host of carnival activities, sports clinics, music and more at the Shape Up US Carnival on March 29 and 30 at WestWorld in Scottsdale. The event is hosted by Shape Up US, a Scottsdale nonprofit dedicating to fighting childhood obesity. The Carnival is scheduled from 10 a.m.… Read More →

AZIMA’s TIM Awards set for March 20

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The Arizona Interactive Marketing Association (AZIMA) will host its 2nd Annual TIM Awards from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thurs., March 20 at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 North Central Ave., in Phoenix. Named after Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, acknowledged father of the World Wide Web, the TIM Awards showcase Arizona talent and work in… Read More →

Close Will Attend Hollywood Costume pARTy Opening

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Six-time Academy Award® nominee, actress and producer Glenn Close, will be the guest of honor for the ninth annual pARTy hosted at Phoenix Art Museum on March 22. The gala will celebrate the opening and final scheduled stop of the international Hollywood Costume exhibit and attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to experience the show… Read More →

Enterprise Univ. examines Social Media, Personnel

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Enterprise Bank & Trust, focused on the financial needs of privately-held businesses, their owner families, executives and professionals, announces its spring 2014 Enterprise University course schedule providing free educational seminars on a variety of relevant topics for business owners and their leadership. “We’ve received outstanding feedback from Enterprise University participants the last two years and… Read More →

Expanded Banner MD Anderson to open April 1

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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center will open the second phase of its outpatient facility on April 1, a major addition which will greatly expand specialty cancer treatment services and prevention programs in Arizona. The three-story addition includes The James M. Cox Center for Cancer Prevention and Integrative Oncology, additional clinic and infusion space, a separate… Read More →

SRP Water Conservation Expo on Saturday

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April is Water Awareness Month, so there’s no better time than March to start focusing on saving water in the midst of what likely will be the fourth consecutive below-normal winter runoff season. On Saturday, Salt River Project will host its seventh annual Water Conservation Expo at the SRP PERA Club in Tempe. The colorful… Read More →

WestWorld hosts Scottsdale home and garden show

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The Scottsdale Home and Garden Show, taking place March 29-30, offers hundreds of home products and services for homeowners of all varieties; from the do-it-yourself remodeler, to homeowners working on a new build. Attendees will be able to take advantage of special discounts and deals from professional vendors. WHAT: 22nd Annual Scottsdale Home and Garden… Read More →