Arizona Association for Economic Development Archives

AAED will host policy impact dinner in January

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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

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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 presents its 2016 Warren Scholarship

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by in AZRE Magazine

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced Karime Hayer, business development coordinator for the Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp. (GYEDC), as the winner of the 2017 AAED Ben Warren Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, named in honor of Ben Warren who was one of AAED’s founding fathers, charter member and past president, provides full… Read More →

Which cities are Golden Prospector Award winners?

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) presented 11 Golden Prospector Awards and seven Golden Prospector Awards of Merit recognizing excellence, innovation and creativity in economic development. The Town of Gilbert won four Golden Prospector Awards for its “Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report,” special events “Business Walk” and “Red Carpet Tour & Mayor’s Economic Forecast,” and… Read More →

AAED luncheon will focus on urban adaptive reuse

Jim Deters, CEO of Galvanize, announces an urban adaptive re-use project that will bring the technology education company to Phoenix.
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

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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

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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

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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’

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“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 →

AAED donates $4,080 to Heart for the City

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) presented a check for $4,080 to the Heart for the City at AAED’s annual charity luncheon and raffle.  Joe Eriquez, Heart for the City’s executive director, accepted the check from Jennifer Graves, CEcD, AAED’s president-elect and economic development director for the Town of Gilbert.  Proceeds from a silent… Read More →

AAED Arizona hands out 2015 Golden Prospector Awards

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The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has presented four Golden Prospector Awards and eight Golden Prospector Awards of Merit, to encourage and recognize excellence in economic development. Winning 2015 Golden Prospector Awards were: the Town of Gilbert for its multimedia promotions, “Standing Out from the Crowd at BIO International” and “Talk of the Trade… Read More →

Phoenix IDA hires economic development, HR administrators

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The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Phoenix, AZ (“Phoenix IDA”), has appointed of Paul Magallanez as its community and economic development administrator and James T. Barham as its human resources and legal affairs administrator. “Paul and James bring tremendous economic development, human resources and legal skills to the Phoenix IDA team. Together, Paul and… Read More →