2015 super bowl Archives

Super Bowl’s impact on economy may last long after game

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee CEO Jay Parry. Photo by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media

Early in the planning process for the 2015 Super Bowl, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee CEO Jay Parry was giving a presentation to Greater Phoenix Leadership and she referred to some of national perceptions of Arizona as “misperceptions.” “An individual walked up to me after the presentation and said, ‘You did a great job, but… Read More →

Expert expects mega events to boost meetings industry


When Cristin Barr, CMP, went to college, she was more interested in investor relations than guest relations. “At The University of Texas I studied Investor Relations, which took me to New York City for my first professional job,” said the current president of the Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (AzMPI). “For the past… Read More →

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee signs lease at Renaissance Square

photo provided by Pauls Corporation.
by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee has signed a 7,535-square-foot lease in Renaissance Square, a two-building, 965,000-square-foot Class A office complex located in the hub of downtown Phoenix. Super Bowl XLIX is scheduled to be played at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015, marking… Read More →

Restaurants serve super-sized economic impact


Think about the celebration that occurred after Arizona was awarded  the 2015 Super Bowl. Much of that excitement came because of the economic impact the Super Bowl will have on the state. But the restaurant industry in Arizona generates revenue equivalent to hosting two Super Bowls a month. “Restaurants are critical to Arizona’s visitor industry… Read More →

Arizona Lands 2015 Super Bowl

University of Phoenix, Glendale, 2015 Super Bowl
by in Business News | Sports

The third time is the charm as the NFL today awarded the 2015 Super Bowl to University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. NFL owners meeting in Houston picked the Valley of the Sun over Tampa, Fla., for the 2015 game, Arizona previously hosted the Super Bowl in 1996 (at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe) and… Read More →