WEBINAR – May 26: Getting Back to Work: What Employers Need to Know

Arizona Technology Council

Join the Arizona Technology Council for its Virtual Breakfast Speaker Series that brings together tech titans, outstanding CTOs, advocates, innovators and industry champions of existing and emerging sectors who are reshaping Arizona’s tech ecosystem. This Virtual Speaker Series is geared to professionals working from home or office during these different times. Managing in … [More]

WEBINAR – May 21: MarTech Series: How Marketing Technology and Internal Communications Help Companies Thrive

Arizona Technology Council

Join KEO Marketing and Slake Consulting on Thursday, May 21, to learn valuable employee communications strategies from Poppulo, the global leader in employee communication software, partnering with many of the world’s biggest and most successful organizations. When companies such as Unilever, Experian, Nestlé, Johnson Controls, Rolls-Royce and nine of the world’s 20 biggest … [More]

Phoenix College Student Wins Big in Pitch Competition, Earns Grant

Maricopa Community Colleges

Milene Kibler has trucks ready to roll across the Mexican border as soon as retail stores open again. Trucks filled with chairs --- lots of them. They are pre-orders for a business Kibler has been dreaming about for decades. Recently, that goal just got much easier to obtain with an influx of 20K in cash and servicing, along with a great deal of mentoring. Kibler is the 2020 … [More]

A Unifying Vision Helps Entrepreneurs Act with Less Fear and Hesitation

by Joe Curcillo

Millions of people have made the decision to be entrepreneurs, and millions more will follow. One thing that many of them have in common is preparing for the unknown. What nobody tells those who decide to become self-employed is, there are numerous things that will get in the way of their plan and there will be some people who second-guess what they are doing or simply walk … [More]

HVAC Systems Can Help Protect You, Your Employees and Your Customers

by Allison Sakara

The World Health Organization has determined that environmental factors such as poor indoor air quality, poor water quality and noise pollution are detrimental to the overall health of the world’s population. The CDC Interim Guidance to Businesses and Employers recommends all businesses “increase the amount of air exchanges in the common work areas and other rooms employees … [More]

COVID-19 STORIES: Local Fashion Designers Design Solution for PPE Shortage

by Angela Johnson

In mid-March of 2020, as businesses began to shut down and the PPE shortage became the nation’s biggest concern, FABRIC began its transformation from fashion incubator to PPE manufacturer. Two months in, and FABRIC has made more than 20,000 reusable isolation gowns for Arizona’s large and small healthcare facilities and is only just beginning. FABRIC, which stands for the … [More]

Political Affiliation Seen as Divide on COVID-19 in Battleground States, including Arizona

CNBC

CNBC and Change Research today announced the results of their latest joint “States of Play” poll, conducted May 15th – May 17th. The poll reveals a marked divide in beliefs surrounding how the government has and should handle the coronavirus pandemic in six major battleground states (Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin), largely based on … [More]

WEBINAR – May 21: SBA and iHeartRadio Small Business Relief

Small Business Administration

Learn about COVID-19 small business relief and funding options from the SBA during this special webinar hosted by iHeartRadio. Tailored for small businesses based across the western U.S., SBA leaders will provide key information and answer questions on ways businesses can overcome the challenges created by this health crisis. Senior officials from the SBA will provide an … [More]

Consumer Study on Tech Services during COVID-19 Pandemic

TechSee

TechSee, a global leader in Computer Vision AI-enabled visual assistance, has published the results of a U.S. study on consumer expectations of technical support and technician visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. The results indicate that while most still expect their providers to resolve service and equipment issues as quickly and effectively as before the pandemic (57 … [More]

WEBINARS – May 26 to 29: Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Collective

Rick McCartney

UPCOMING SESSIONS Please join us for next week's Boot Camp sessions. In observance of Memorial Day, we will not have a session on Monday, May 25. If you missed any sessions this week, watch here. SESSION 18: TUESDAY - May 26 | 9:00 AM Navigating the New Guidance on PPP Forgiveness This session will cover the SBA's new guidance on … [More]