AZ Business Magazine Archives

Are you one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies?

Honor Arizona’s most impactful employers by sending in a nomination today for Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, presented by Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ. Send your nominations here by Friday, June 16, 2017 for consideration in this year’s awards program. Arizona’s Most Admired Companies is an awards program designed to recognize the contributions and impact all… Read More →

Nominations open for 2017 Healthcare Leadership Awards

Doctor, Vacancy

Nominations are now open for Az Business magazine’s 2017 Healthcare Leadership Awards. Deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 24. Once again, Az Business magazine is celebrating the best of the medical industry in Arizona with its 10th Annual Healthcare Leadership Awards. Arizona is home to many influential healthcare leaders, innovators, researchers and advocates who make healthcare in Arizona… Read More →

Tickets on sale for 2017 Industry Leaders of Arizona awards

Industry Leaders of Arizona

Each year, Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona-based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Tickets are now on sale for this year’s dinner reception and awards ceremony. Join us and celebrate the… Read More →

The most read stories on in 2016

A lot happened in Arizona this year. More jobs were added, the state finally recovered from the Great Recession and new leaders and generations continue to make great strides in Arizona’s business community. To reflect back on 2016, a year filled with change, we wanted to share with you, the 10 most read stories from Az Business… Read More →

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

A crowd of nearly 500 packed Desert Botanical Garden Thursday to honor Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016. “All the women we are honoring tonight have procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of profitability, leadership and innovation,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “These women are… Read More →

Best and brightest earn Healthcare Leadership Awards

Each year, Az Business magazine honors the most innovative healthcare leaders in the state at its Healthcare Leadership Awards. And in front of a full house Thursday night at The Camby in Phoenix, the most innovative healthcare leaders in Arizona were honored. “Healhchare Leadership Award winners and finalists represent all facets of healthcare in Arizona, from… Read More →

Nominations open for Healthcare Leadership Awards

Az Business magazine is dedicated to bringing the stories of healthcare leaders, innovators, researchers and advocates to its readers. Each April, Az Business shines a special spotlight on the medical industry through its annual Healthcare Leadership Awards. Arizona’s healthcare industry is a tremendous economic engine for the state and is making Arizona a better place… Read More →

Brelby Theater Company wins FirstBank contest

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Brelby Theatre Company, a Glendale-based company that produces professional live theatrical shows and operates classes and workshops, has been named the winner of the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest.” Brelby Theater Company representatives learned they won on Friday morning when representatives of FirstBank arrived at the theater with an oversized check and balloons.  The… Read More →

Vote now to decide FirstBank ‘Elevator Pitch’ winner

FirstBank, which has 17 banking locations throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area, announced the five Arizona finalist companies of its the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest” where it will award one Arizona-based winner with $20,000. The five companies are: Pinspiration Co+Hoots Brelby Theatre Company Cake Art Studio Nancy’s Jewelry and Clothing The public is invited… Read More →

AzHHA CEO sees encouraging trends in Arizona healthcare

When he arrived in Arizona in 2013, Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association President and CEO Greg Vigdor brought more than 30 years of experience in the evolving and ever-changing healthcare industry. With two years in Arizona under his belt, Az Business magazine sat down with Vigdor to hear his thoughts on industry trends and challenges,… Read More →

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women

A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Az Business honors Industry Leaders of Arizona winners

Some of the most dynamic businesses in Arizona were honored Wednesday as winners at the 2015 Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Companies were selected from five key industries: • Aerospace and defense •â€¦ Read More →

AZ Big Media gives almost $17K to Make-A-Wish

AZ Big Media and the Arizona Bankers Association have teamed up to make wishes come true. The media company, which publishes Az Business magazine, AZRE, Ranking Arizona and five other Arizona-based publications, created Bankers Care, in which it donated a portion of all bank-related advertising revenue to Make-A-Wish Arizona. The Arizona Bankers Association is featured… Read More →

Quarles & Brady’s Haller Named Lawyer of the Year

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix partner Diane Haller is one of 14 Quarles & Brady attorneys nationally to have been selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America®. Each year, Best Lawyers compiles its list of “Lawyers of the Year,” in which only… Read More →