WESTMARC is hosting a regional West Valley Tech Summit on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park. Expert speakers will focus on how Arizona continues to thrive during disruptive times.
Sandra Watson, President and CEO of Arizona Commerce Authority, will share her knowledge and experience on how Arizona and Greater Phoenix has become the hotspot for tech companies locating to the state. Paul Komadina, Senior Managing Director and Market Leader of CBRE’s Phoenix and Tucson offices will present CBRE’s Scoring Tech Talent report which outlines key aspects needed to attract tech talent and companies. CBRE’s annual Scoring Tech Talent report is a great resource for decision making and building tech talent teams to fulfill critical business and innovation objectives in the years ahead.
Expert panelists will focus on new trends in technology and how the West Valley’s targeted industries are growing with these changes. Attendees will share their input on how the West Valley’s quality of life, qualified workforce and incubator ready environment serves as a main driver in attracting and retaining a qualified tech workforce. “We’ve learned from the pandemic that technology was the main factor in keeping our business operations on track and in fact, thriving over past 20 months. Artificial intelligence is re-shaping decision making, streamlining processes, and creating efficiencies in our daily lives.” Sintra Hoffman, WESTMARC President and CEO.
This event will sell out so register before November 29th by visiting www.westmarc.org/techsummit2021.
Event sponsors include: City of Avondale, City of Surprise, and Grand Canyon University.
WESTMARC is a public-private partnership of the 15 communities, the business sector and educational community west of Interstate 17. WESTMARC’s mission is to enhance economic development and promote quality of life in the West Valley.