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Valley Partnership will focus on education

Arizona School Choice Trust

Valley Partnership has announced the topic for the May 20 breakfast. This month’s program will discuss how education is one of the key drivers of job and wage growth in Arizona and what is next after Prop. 123, whether it passes or not. The panel will feature Jay Heiler, Board President, Arizona Charter School Association,… Read More →

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is keynote at journalism conference

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Your eyes don’t deceive you. Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be the keynote speaker at a journalism conference in Phoenix. You can leave the pink underwear at home, though. The keynote will be in an interview format with Arizona Republic columnist E.J. Montini. “America’s Toughest Sheriff” will discuss journalism and his reputation in the media —… Read More →

Ranking Arizona will celebrate the best of the best

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by in Events

Ranking Arizona 2016 has just been released and now it’s time to celebrate the best Arizona has to offer in the world of business. On Wednesday, April 20 at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, at 7700 E. McCormick Pkwy., Scottsdale, Ranking Arizona’s Best of the Best Bash recognizes the great companies the local community… Read More →

What’s in store for 2016 Brokers for Kids?

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Every year, Brokers for Kids brings together real estate teams across the Valley to help raise money for at-risk children. These real estate teams compete all year, then meet up for an Olympiad to square off for the championship to top off their fundraising event for the year. At the Olympiad, the teams compete in… Read More →

Dr. Ted Diethrich earns Lifetime Achievement Award

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He is widely known as “Ted Terrific,” a name that fits the man. Dr. Edward B. Diethrich is an internationally esteemed cardiovascular surgeon who is regarded as a pioneer in noninvasive cardiovascular disease diagnosis and innovative surgical and minimally invasive treatment modalities. Dr. Diethrich is also the recipient of the Healthcare Leadership Awards’ Lifetime Achievement… Read More →

HSMAI celebrates 34th Chinese Auction Fundraiser

HSMAI Arizona Board of Directors, back row from left: Wendy Johnson, SuperShuttle/ExecuCar; Oscar Mastrantuono, Phoenix Suns; Stephanie Liegeois, Café Bon Appetit at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM); Erik Dorr, GCommerce Solutions; Aime Brewbaker, Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Company; Zachary Singh, Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona; and Kelly Murphy, CMP, CHME, Phoenix Convention Center and Venues. Front row, from left: Joanne Winter, executive director; Suzanne Hagberg, The Desert Belle; Rochelle Barton, TopGolf Gilbert. Not pictured: Michelle Huebner, CMP, WeKoPa Resort & Conference Center.

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 →

2% Club looks to help women scale their businesses

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I recently conducted research in preparation for a roundtable discussion for women business owners with revenues in the $100,000s looking to scale to $1 million. I learned that only 2% of women generate a million dollars in annual revenue. The average generates $155,000 annually and has .9 employees. This was shocking. But it also inspired… Read More →

AAED will discuss economic impact of Final Four

VCU, Butler, UConn and Kentucky will play in Houston this weekend for the NCAA basketball Final Four. Winners continue to the National Championship game

Dawn Rogers, executive director and CEO of the Phoenix Final Four Local Organizing Committee, will be the keynote speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) March luncheon.  It will be held on March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Rogers will discuss how Arizona earned… Read More →

Meet the Industry Leaders of Arizona

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The CEOs and CFOs of Arizona’s most dynamic and innovative companies are coming together for the 2016 Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, a night of networking and celebration.  Each year, Az Business magazine presents the Industry Leaders of Arizona Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in… Read More →

Why it’s good business to hire veterans

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No more excuses – hiring veterans is good for your business. More than half of U.S. businesses don’t have formal programs in place to hire military veterans, and unemployment among veterans is still higher than in the general population. That’s an opportunity for savvy employers who need to grow their teams, and understand that hiring… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ hosts military career event

123rf.com: Oleg Dudko

Register now for the 2016 BestCompaniesAZ Military Career Event, taking place on Wed., Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at North Phoenix Baptist Church Conference Center, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 85012. Attendance is free. Advance registration is required at http://bit.ly/BCAZMilitary16. Career opportunities and resources are being offered at this free event, which is open to all active-duty… Read More →

ACC Awards honor Arizona’s top in-house attorneys

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Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in Arizona’s evolving knowledge-based economy. Thursday night, before a sold-out crowd at The Camby/Autograph Collection Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton), Az Business magazine recognized the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC… Read More →

ASU’s Project Humanities will host Ruth Pointer

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How does one find humanity in sex, drugs and rock and roll? Well, Grammy artist and singer Ruth Pointer is going to give it the old college try and explain it in her own words, and in person. ASU’s Project Humanities is hosting “A Conversation with Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters” as part of its spring… Read More →

State Farm plans to hire 1,000 new employees

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State Farm will be holding a Career Fair January 12, to help fill openings for its expansion in the greater Phoenix area. The company will hire up to 1000 employees in the first half of 2016 and additional hiring will continue throughout the year. The one-day Career Fair will focus on generating a candidate pool… Read More →