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Kiehl's Since 1851 Arrives in Scottsdale

by in Beauty | Scottsdale News

The Store Kiehl’s Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine quality skin and hair care preparations, opened its very first retail store in at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Kiehl’s is proud to offer visitors and the Scottsdale community the opportunity to discover the brand’s efficacious skin, hair and body care products, personalized customer service… Read More →

Phoenix Mayor And Council Runoff Election Early Voting

Runoff Election, Early Voting Phoenix Mayor, Council
by in Politics

Phoenix Mayor And Council Runoff Election Early Voting Do you know who you’re voting for for Phoenix mayor? After viewing that heated debate between Greg Stanton and Wes Gullett, you’re probably ready to submit your vote early. Luckily you can, in just a few days ― Thursday, October 13th. The mayoral election takes place November… Read More →

Q&A Steve Moore, President & CEO of Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau

Steve Moore, GPCVB, AZ Business Magazine May/June 2011

Steve Moore President and CEO Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau What is the outlook of tourism in Arizona and the Valley as you see it? Tourism is a $17 billion industry here, and it is strong enough to have absorbed some body blows over the past couple of years. The recession hurt. The “AIG… Read More →

Cases That Do More Than Protect Your iPhone And iPad

Dodo Case

Three. That’s the number of times I’ve damaged my iPhone from dropping it. Twice it suffered a shattered screen, and the last time the back cracked. Due to my apparent clumsiness you can imagine the care I use in handling my iPad. For someone like me, a sturdy case is in order. But even the… Read More →

Al-Qaeda Leader Osama Bin Laden Killed By U.S. Forces In Pakistan — Timeline

Osama bin Laden was killed by US Forces, Obama announced on May 1, 2011

President Obama announced to the world Sunday, May 1st, 2011 that the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks of September 11th, the London transit bombings, the USS Cole bombings of 2000, and leader of al-Qaeda is dead. After a 40-minute firefight in Abbottabad, Pakistan, according to the New York Times, Osama bin Laden was killed and… Read More →

Arizona Launches Innovative Media Campaign To Bring Back Tourists

Monument Valley in Arizona, part of the Arizona Office of Tourism's new marketing campaign - AZ Business Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Arizona has gotten a bad rap as of late, with the added national backlash from the passage of SB 1070 making it even tougher for the state to climb out of the recession. But the Arizona Office of Tourism is fighting back, and it has only one word for you — monumental. It’s part of… Read More →

ClickTAG Tracking And AZ Big Media AD Specs

AZ Big Media clickTAG tracking
by in Tech

Flash banner advertising on AZ Big Media’s websites requires a clickTAG for click tracking within the AD server. Adobe has an official guide on how to setup the Flash file to use the clickTAG tracking. Why use clickTAG tracking? The clickTAG is the tracking code assigned by the ad serving network to an individual ad.… Read More →

Arizona Politics 2010: The Year That Was SB 1070

Arizona Flag
by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

It’s the start of 2011. This is usually when everyone writes top 10 lists for the year just past. I was going to write a “top 10 political stories of 2010 column,” when it occurred to me that was the year of one main significant political story. Oh, there were plenty of important political happenings.… Read More →

Q&A With Laura Scheller, President Of Arizona Sunbelt Chapter MPI

woman sitting on a red chair on stage - AZ Business Magazine Sep/Oct 2010

Laura Scheller, CMP President of the Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of MPI President and CEO, Solomonte Hospitality How has MPI responded to the economic downturn? It has been a difficult year for the hospitality industry. Not only have we had to overcome the poor economy and negative media, but here in Arizona we also added controversial… Read More →

In Troubled Times, Meeting Planners Are Learning To Be Advocates For Their Industry

Meeting Planners Are Learning To Be Advocates - AZ Business Magazine Sep/Oct 2010

Politics, economic setbacks and disasters of all kinds pose constant threats to the meetings industry. But increasingly, MPI, its members and others associated with meeting planning, are taking steps to be advocates for their industry before problems arise. Christine Duffy, president and CEO of Maritz Travel Company in St. Louis, wants her peers to “pay… Read More →

Local CVBs Sound Off On Boycotts And Why Arizona Is Still A Top Meeting And Travel Destination

Civic Space Park - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

It’s no secret that the meetings industry, and travel in general, has taken quite a few hits in Arizona over the past few years. As a result, local convention and visitors bureaus — the ones who promote travel to and meetings in the state — have had to overcome new obstacles in their quest to… Read More →

We Need Immigration Reform, Not Immigration Hype

by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

SB 1070. It has been a few months since it passed, making Arizona the focus of so much national attention. As I have listened to Arizona, the entire country, and even some international Latina singers debate the issue, I have found ironies on both sides. First, on the pro-SB 1070 side: Republicans (especially Arizona Republicans… Read More →