Phoenix Convention Center Archives

Downtown Phoenix targets Millennial office workers

Photo: Conceptual images only, not a rendering/ The Monroe Building
by in AZRE Magazine | Careers | New to Market | Office

Downtown Phoenix has transformed over recent years with $4.6 billion dollars in public and private investments, including light rail, new hotel developments, restaurants, boutiques, Arizona State University and University of Arizona campus expansions, Phoenix Convention Center, and a growing number of residential developments. In concert with the downtown Phoenix renaissance, renovations have been completed at… Read More →

Visit Phoenix spearheads sales blitz in Washington

A delegation from Phoenix was in Washington D.C. last week with a singular mission: To book more conventions into the Phoenix Convention Center and area hotels and resorts. Sales professionals from Visit Phoenix, the Phoenix Convention Center and nine of the city’s largest hotels and resorts spent three days meeting with national associations and nonprofit groups—hundreds… Read More →

Celebrities announced for Arizona’s Ultimate Women’s Expo

Jeff Lewis, AZ Ultimate Women's Expo Keynote Speaker
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Arizona’s Ultimate Women’s Expo presents an empowering and entertaining weekend on October 10 and 11, 2015, at the Phoenix Convention Center. Keynote celebrity speakers include: Jeff Lewis, Award Winning Designer and Star of BRAVO’s “Flipping Out” Jasmine Guy, Actress, Producer and Bestselling Author Patti Stanger, “The Millionaire Matchmaker”, Author and Entrepreneur Each celebrity delivers, in their own… Read More →

ABA Member Spotlight: Richard Karber

Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

Richard Karber CEO, Karber Corporation (K corp) Years in construction: 20 Years at current company: 1 Years as an ABA member: 10 Role at K corp: My primary roles are to establish the vision and strategy for K corp, build culture, hire great people and make the coffee on Tuesday. What’s one thing everyone should… Read More →

Celebrate 30 years of Phoenix arts and culture Oct. 3

Phoenix Convention Center, GoGreen Conference 2011
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The city of Phoenix will mark the 30th anniversary of the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission with a celebration of the arts in downtown Phoenix on Oct. 3. The PHX Arts and Culture @ 30 Years Celebration, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center, Herberger Theater and on… Read More →

Phoenix will host Southwest Cannabis Conference


This October 27 and 28, the inaugural Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo kicks off at the Phoenix Convention Center with over 300 floor exhibits, interactive workshops, leading industry guest speakers, a job fair, business-to-business networking and more. The event is expected to draw tens of thousands of attendees from all over the Southwest. “The subject… Read More →

Restoration underway for historic downtown Phoenix building


A massive effort is now underway to restore a beloved historic landmark at Monroe Street and Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix. The long-vacant Professional Building, which was built in the early 1930’s, will reopen late this year as the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown. Minneapolis-based CSM Corporation purchased the property in December 2013 and began… Read More →

Phoenix Canstruction to benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance


The Arizona chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is hosting the 9th Annual CANSTRUCTION® Design Build Competition, August 8, 2015, through August 22, 2015, at the West Building of the Phoenix Convention Center. The event is free to attend and all proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance. CANSTRUCTION® is a charity… Read More →

Plexus Worldwide will turn downtown Phoenix pink

Scottsdale-based Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct marketing weight loss and health supplement seller, is alerting locals that they may be surrounded by a sea of pink if they are near the Phoenix Convention Center Thursday, June 4 through Saturday, June 6. More than 6,500 Plexus Ambassadors (independent product resellers) from across the U.S. and Canada… Read More →

5 things to do this weekend: Feb. 9-16, 2015

"Napoli." Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev

1. “Napoli” premieres in US Ballet Arizona will be the first American ballet company to present “Napoli.” This performance tells the love story of the poor fisherman Gennaro and his beloved Teresina. Teresina is swept away in a great storm. Sea nymphs rescue her, but Gennaro is nowhere to be found. Their love must overcome… Read More →

Experts: 2 more years until full economic recovery in Arizona

Deloitte Report Reveals Mid-Market Companies Expect U.S. Economic Growth

We can expect our economic recovery to take about another two years in Arizona. That’s what experts said today at the 51st annual Economic Forecast Luncheon co-sponsored by Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business and JPMorgan Chase. About 750 people attended the event at the Phoenix Convention Center. Key experts delivered a… Read More →

Bioscience innovators will pitch at White Hat Investors


Bioindustry Associations from across the Rocky Mountain Southwest Region are coming together to present an opportunity for Angels, Venture Capitalists and Strategic Investors to connect with the biotech and healthcare investment opportunities from across the Rocky Mountain Southwest states at White Hat Investors 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona on September 17 and 18, 2014. “The West… Read More →

Things to do this weekend


Who’s looking to unwind this weekend? From dancing “All Night Long” to five-time Grammy winner, Lionel Richie, dressing up like your favorite comic book character, participating in the recording of Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes’ podcast show, or celebrating Philippine’s independence from Spain, there are plenty of opportunities to let loose this weekend! Lionel Richie… Read More →

Arizona’s 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders

Clarence McAllister, president and CEO of Fortis Networks,

What would you do it you opened the pages of this magazine and saw Jerry Colangelo listed as one of the 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders in Arizona? You’d do a double take, but it’s not out of the realm of possibilities. Consider this: Among 439,633 Arizonans under age 5 in 2012, this is… Read More →