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AzLTA will honor 2017 Industry Champions

The Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association (AzLTA) announced five exemplary industry champions will be recognized at the 2017 Arizona Tourism Unity Dinner to be held at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa on February 23rd.  Each honoree has demonstrated extraordinary efforts to enhance the Arizona business climate, ensure a level and legal operating environment, and… Read More →

Learn password management tips on Feb. 9

cyberbullying

If you’re like most people, you may have more than a dozen passwords that you need to remember for work-related projects, online banking, social media accounts and more. Having strong passwords can help deter cyber crime, but when you’re creating a long string of random letters, numbers and symbols for multiple accounts – and changing… Read More →

Restaurants, bartenders announced for Devour Culinary Classic

Food Arizona restaurant week
February 1, 2017 by in Experience AZ Magazine

The Devour Culinary Classic week of events has always featured many of the Valley’s most loved chefs and restaurants. This year, the event will also engage more chefs and restaurateurs from all types of backgrounds, winemakers, breweries, distilleries, farmers, local food producers and artists over one week than ever before. This initial list of participants… Read More →

Understanding Ducey’s $1 billion university research infrastructure plan

bioscience

Lasting economic impact, the kind that spans generations and creates jobs today and in the future, depends on a series of strategic investments and commitments made by both the public sector and the private sectors. AZBio applauds Governor Doug Ducey for his foresight and commitment to the future of Arizona as demonstrated by his plan… Read More →

FinTech grows up

When Snoop Dogg disrupts your business, you know you’ve got problems … and “Gin and Juice” ain’t one. The rapper is among those investors backing Robinhood, a popular FinTech (financial technology) app that makes trading stocks simple and free. Both Apple and Google say it was one of the 10 most downloaded apps of 2015.… Read More →

City of Scottsdale will debut Western Week in February

January 28, 2017 by in Experience AZ Magazine

The City of Scottsdale brings together the best of Old West traditions and new West style by introducing a host of Western-themed events in and around the City in the days preceding the 64th Annual Scottsdale Parada del Sol Parade and Trail’s End Festival on February 11. February 4 through 11 has been officially proclaimed Western Week… Read More →

32 startups advance to next round of Venture Madness

The top 32 startups have been picked to advance to the next round of Venture Madness by Invest Southwest, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority. Now, the selection panel will narrow down the list to 16 finalists to present at the bracket-style head-to-head live event on March 8 through 10 at the Hotel Valley Ho.… Read More →

Tribes eye Trump to better economic conditions

Navajo Code Talkers

Peter MacDonald Sr. is a Navajo code talker, a lifelong Republican – and an unabashed supporter of President Donald Trump. “The Navajo tribe, like most Indian tribes, is very conservative,” said MacDonald, who was in Washington last week to march in Trump’s inaugural parade. He said Thursday that the Navajo philosophy, “to do things for… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld adds capital member, names 2 partners

Fennemore Craig

Gust Rosenfeld elected Christopher W. Kramer as a capital member of the firm and Zach Sakas and Phyllis Smiley as partners of the firm. The new appointments were effective at the start of the New Year. Kramer’s practice has been based around eminent domain and condemnation litigation for the last 30 years. He represents condemning authorities… Read More →

2nd annual PHX Vegan Food Festival to return

PHX Vegan Food Festival
January 23, 2017 by in Experience AZ Magazine

After last year’s successful debut, the PHX Vegan Food Festival is returning on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Phoenix Theatre/Phoenix Art Museum campus. The second annual event will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will have expanded space, more vendors, food trucks and beverage stations and an added entertainment area with an upgraded… Read More →

Industrial & office steal spotlight from multifamily at 10th Annual IREM-CCIM Economic Forecast

While many turned their attention to Washington D.C. for the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the Valley’s heaviest hitters in commercial real estate joined forces at the 10th Annual IREM-CCIM Economic Forecast on Friday at the Arizona Biltmore. For the program, 21 of the Valley’s top commercial real estate leaders with 521-plus years of combined CRE… Read More →

Lawmakers: Obama won’t OK Grand Canyon monument before leaving

January 19, 2017 by in Experience AZ Magazine

President Barack Obama will leave office Friday without declaring a new 1.7 million acre national monument around the Grand Canyon, Arizona lawmakers said this week. Both congressional opponents and supporters of the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument Act said Obama will not make the declaration, which would permanently put affected lands off-limits to new… Read More →

64 startups picked for 2017 Venture Madness competition

startup

This year’s startup lineup has been picked by Invest Southwest and the Arizona Commerce Authority for the 2017 Venture Madness competition. On Jan. 25, the top 64 companies picked this year will be narrowed down to 32, and then by Feb. 3, 16 finalists will be chosen to move to the live, bracket-style head-to-head competition… Read More →

Tips to identify student loan repayment scams

FlexJobs

With the U.S. Department of Education reporting that more than 40 percent of all borrowers are late or in default, it’s no wonder fake or unethical student debt relief companies are popping up everywhere. “Borrowers are more stressed than ever before about repaying their loans,” said Sarah Hamilton, student loan supervisor for Take Charge America, a national nonprofit… Read More →

Benefits, risks of Trump’s policies on commercial real estate

Trump
January 10, 2017 by in AZRE Magazine

The surprise election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States is likely to have far-reaching impacts on the economy, capital markets and, by extension, commercial real estate. The nature of these impacts is more opaque than in most election cycles because policy discussions took a back seat to personalities during the… Read More →