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AAED hosting workforce symposium

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) will hold a Workforce Symposium to discuss “Partnering for Progress –Economic Development to Workforce Reality.” The symposium will be held April 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Ioanna T. Morfessis, president and chief strategist for IO Inc. will provide the… Read More →

AAED to examine self-driving cars

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The impact of self-driving cars and other vehicle technologies on Arizona will be examined at the Arizona Association for Economic Development‘s (AAED) February luncheon. Speakers will discuss self-driving cars, and new transportation partners that are operating in the state, as well as Arizona taking the charge with these emerging technologies. The luncheon, on Feb. 14… Read More →

Legislative update: Celebrating Arizona policy wins

by in AZRE Magazine

After living in Arizona for more than 20 years and working in the economic development profession for most of that time, I am acutely aware how difficult it is to compete for new investment from growing companies. Economic development has changed dramatically in the last two decades, and Arizona faces many challenges when competing on… Read More →

AAED will discuss historic preservation at January luncheon

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by in AZRE Magazine

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) January luncheon will focus on historic preservation as an economic driver. The lunch will host Kathryn Leonard, state historic preservation officer, who will discuss how historic preservation has been a focus of economic development. Leonard will share information about what kinds of tools communities can utilize in their own… Read More →

AAED will host policy impact dinner in January

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) will hold a Policy Impact Dinner on Jan. 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix. The evening will celebrate policies, best practices and champions of economic development. The cost of the dinner is $100 for members, $125… Read More →

AAED will discuss Affordable Care Act’s business impact

by in AZRE Magazine | Events

The Affordable Care Act’s impact on healthcare in Arizona will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) November luncheon. The AAED event will be held on Nov. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Greg Vigdor, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association,… Read More →

AAED will examine impact of human capital on housing

The Home Furnishing & Design Show will debut March 28-29, 2015, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
by in AZRE Magazine | Events

The Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) October luncheon will feature a panel discussion on Human Capital Affecting Housing Trends. It will be held on Oct. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. The discussion will include views from companies about how their strategy on the access to… Read More →

AAED luncheon will focus on urban adaptive reuse

by in AZRE Magazine

The Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) September luncheon will feature a panel discussion on Urban Adaptive Reuse.  It will be held on Sept. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. The panel, which will be moderated by Amanda Elliott, economic development administrator for Gilbert, will include Eric… Read More →

AZRE names Most Influential Women in CRE for 2016

The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women had to work their way through the ranks to a C-suite. One was a dealer in a casino.… Read More →

AAED elects 6 members to its board of directors

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has elected six new members to its board of directors. The new board members representing metro Phoenix are:  Mitchel Allen, vice president, business development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council;  Deirdre Gilmore, owner and president of TankGirl Marketing; Rob Millar, economic development manager for the City of Scottsdale; and Lori… Read More →

AAED honors winners of 2016 EDDE Awards

Economic Development , 8 honored

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards. The prestigious EDDE awards honor individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to the advancement of the organization and to economic growth within the state of Arizona.  Recipients are selected from a pool… Read More →

AAED moves to new Central Phoenix location

by in AZRE Magazine

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) moved to a new location, 2700 N. Central Ave, Suite 1250, Phoenix, AZ 85004.  The phone number remains (602) 240-AAED (2233). Joyce Grossman, AAED’s executive director, said the organization outgrew its previous space. “We have so many active committees, from our governmental affairs and professional education to our… Read More →

AAED looks at ‘5 Generations in Today’s Workforce’

Keep Workers Working

“Five Generations in Today’s Workforce” will be discussed during the luncheon keynote at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) 2016 Workforce Symposium, “Success by Design:  What’s Working in Workforce.” It will be held Tuesday, April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. During the luncheon presentation beginning… 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 →