University of Phoenix Stadium Archives

Q&A: Visit Glendale capitalizes on West Valley mega events

University of Phoenix Stadium, Photo: Flickr, Ken Lund
by in AZ Business Magazine

At first blush, you’d think Visit Glendale primarily impacts those traveling to the West Valley. But the organization’s impact hits close to home, too. “Throughout the year, we participate in charity projects that make a difference locally,” says Lorraine Zomok, manager of Visit Glendale. Those projects include collecting more than 8,000 Teddy bears to put… Read More →

WESTMARC seeks nominations for Best of the West Awards

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WESTMARC is seeking nominations for its 24th Annual Best of the West Awards Dinner scheduled for Thursday, November 10th, at the University of Phoenix Stadium. WESTMARC is accepting nominations in three categories: Economic Engine, Quality of Life Enhancement, and Excellence in Innovation. The deadline for nominations is 10 pm on Friday, September 2nd. Nominations can be… Read More →

Copa America excitement could be step toward bringing MLS team to Valley

Fans of the Mexican National Soccer Team tailgate before their Copa America match against Uruguay at University of Phoenix Stadium. (Photo by Joe Steen/Cronkite News)

Thirteen-year old Braulio Estaco had never attended a soccer game, let alone a game as big as a Copa America match, before he arrived at the June 5 Group C contest between Mexico and Uruguay at University of Phoenix Stadium. “I traveled here all the way from El Paso, Texas, with the family,” Estaco said.… Read More →

Copa America brings Fútbol to Westgate

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Fans pour in to fill up the University of Phoenix Stadium. The national anthem begins to play, a whistle blows and the football game begins.  But this isn’t the typical football game an Arizona Cardinals fan maybe familiar with, its the Copa America soccer match between Ecuador and Peru. This years’ tournament marks the tournament’s 100-year… Read More →

Learn to keep a perfect home at Home and Landscape Show

Photo courtesy of Maricopa County Home Shows
by in Home & Design

This July, lovers of gardening and crafts will be able to enjoy a fun and interactive experience, as Glendale’s University of Phoenix Stadium will host the largest home show in the southwest, the Maricopa County Home and Landscape Show. Over the course of a three-day weekend, guests at the home show will have the opportunity… Read More →

College Football Playoff has $273.6M economic impact

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The 2016 College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship generated $273.6 million in economic impact, highest among Arizona’s eight college football title games, according to a study by the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business. An estimated 65,401 visitors came to Arizona for the 2016 College Football Playoff… Read More →

Guns N’ Roses will play in Glendale

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Following months of intense rumor, speculation and feverish excitement from rock music fans around the world, Guns N’ Roses confirmed today they will embark on a massive North American summer stadium tour as founder Axl Rose and former members, Slash and Duff McKagan regroup for what will be one of the century’s most anticipated musical… Read More →

Out West Balloon Fest coming in March

Out West Balloon Fest
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

50 hot air balloons will decorate the sky at the 2nd annual Out West Balloon Fest and Fun Run at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. On March 4, 5 and 6, 2016. Spectators will witness the launch of the most beautiful vehicles in the sky and partake in a weekend full of special activities… Read More →

LevRose real estate leases Glendale office space to DCS

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LevRose Commercial Real Estate announced that the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) leased 36,000 square feet of office space at a downtown Glendale building located across from Murphy Park. LevRose Commercial Real Estate Partner Zak Kottler represented the landlord, the City of Glendale, during the lease negotiations. DCS represented itself in the transaction. The… Read More →

Experts: Central sports commission would boost Arizona

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The 2015 Super Bowl kicked off an unprecedented run for the Phoenix metro area as the host of mega-sporting events. But if the Valley is going to continue to lure Super Bowls, NCAA championship football games and Final Fours, leaders in the sports community say the current system needs to be improved. “We’re playing with… Read More →

Top Super Bowl parties across the Valley

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If you can’t afford to go to the big game, you can definitely afford to party with the superstar athletes and rock stars coming into town. The game is in Glendale, but downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale have their share of events that are a must-attend. Downtown Phoenix 1/31: Pepsi Hyped for Halftime Stage headlined by… Read More →

NFL ‘Touchdown Club’ new for Super Bowl

Show Phoenix Pride, University of Phoenix Stadium, Photo: greatdegree, Flickr

NFL On Location, the NFL’s official source for event experiences and hospitality, is offering fans an unprecedented experience for Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona through the “Touchdown Club” ticket package that includes in-stadium hospitality and an on-field, postgame photo opportunity. The Touchdown Club is a “super suite” comprised of 1,200 lower-level end zone seats at University of Phoenix Stadium. The first in Super Bowl history,… Read More →

Fiesta Bowl gets Vizio as new title sponsor

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The Fiesta Bowl, one of the bowls that is part of the new College Football Playoff rotation, has a new title sponsor, according to ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy. Electronics giant Vizio will sponsor the Fiesta Bowl. Vizio had sponsored the Rose Bowl for the previous four seasons. For the past 18 years, Tostitos had sponsored the… Read More →

Leadership Forum: ‘Eyes of the world will be on Arizona’

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The partnership between Starbucks and Arizona State University stirs up the way people can pay for college, have a family, and work at the same time. Today, the 2014 Arizona Leadership Forum started off with the main message of, “We need you to lead us,” specifically speaking to attending business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs. For… Read More →