AZBio to Honor Ten Arizona Legislators as Trailblazers

Arizona Bioindustry Association

The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) today announced that it will honor eleven Arizona Legislators at the 2020 AZBio Trailblazer Awards in a virtual event that will be held on December 10, 2020 from 11 AM – 12 PM. What it means to be a trailblazer… Each year, AZBio looks back across the legislative session and the year to identify those leaders whose … [More]

Record-Shattering Political Ad Spending in the 2020 Election Cycle

Advertising Analytics

Advertising Analytics is reporting unprecedented political ad spending this political cycle of 2019 – 2020, shattering all previous records.  With spending currently at $7 billion and with several weeks still left to go until Election Day, this amount is well over the $6.7 billion projected by Advertising Analytics for the entire cycle.  The $7 billion represents an 80% … [More]

Moving & Storage Co. Sees Massive Growth amid Pandemic

Muscular Moving Men & Storage

Muscular Moving Men & Storage and its commercial moving division, M3 Commercial Moving & Logistics, are making big moves in 2020 despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The North Valley-based moving company has seen massive growth this year due to a hot housing market, historic low mortgage rates and Muscular Moving Men’s focus on high quality moves and … [More]

Acquisition Creates 500 New Healthcare Jobs in Metro-Phoenix

Valor Global

Valor Global, a leading provider in world class call center solutions to customers around the world, has announced its acquisition of DRS Services USA, a top healthcare and medical call center services provider specializing in patient scheduling and healthcare support solutions, based in Scottsdale, Arizona. The acquisition of DRS Services will significantly expand Valor … [More]

Downtown Phoenix will be Site of NCAA Women’s Final Four in 2026

inbusinessPHX.com

The NCAA announced that Phoenix is the host city for the 2026 Women's Final Four. The national semifinals will begin on Friday, April 3, 2026 at Talking Stick Resort Arena with the national championship final game taking place on Sunday, April 5. This marks the first time that Phoenix has hosted the nation's top collegiate women's basketball championship, which has not been … [More]

Jobless Claims Rise amid Growing Urgency for Stimulus Package

U.S. Department of Labor

In the week ending October 10, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 898,000, an increase of 53,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 5,000 from 840,000 to 845,000. The 4-week moving average was 866,250, an increase of 8,000 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised … [More]

Four Best Business Practices to Take Control of What Is Ahead

by Ryan Weissmueller

For many businesses, the landscape has begun to settle to some degree, but we are still in the midst of great uncertainty economically, medically and politically. There are always positive steps that can be taken and here are a few often overlooked best practices to help navigate choppy seas. Explore the What Ifs There are few weapons in a leader’s arsenal more powerful … [More]

Innovative Healthcare Co. Gets Recognition for Leading-Edge Health Information Technology

Equality Health

Equality Health, a whole-health delivery system, has been chosen as the recipient of Health Current’s 2020 Health IT Innovation Award for its leading-edge health information technology (IT) that improves care coordination and paves the way for value-based care transformation. This annual award presented by Health Current, the health information exchange (HIE) of Arizona, … [More]

WEBINAR – Oct 20 and 22: Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Collective

Arizona Commerce Authority

  UPCOMING SESSIONS Please join us for next week's Boot Camp sessions. If you missed any sessions this week, watch here.   SESSION 90: TUESDAY - October 20 | 9:00 AM Maintaining Relevancy With Customers During COVID-19 COVID-19 has certainly changed a lot about our world, including the way businesses operate and … [More]

To Move Up in Your Career, Avoid These Leadership Traps like the Plague

inbusinessPHX.com

In an Innovative Management Consulting blog, leadership coach Tamara Raymond cautioned workplace leaders to avoid playing favorites among employees and explained why the practice can set leaders and their work teams up for failure. In a recent interview, Raymond, author of Careering: The Pocket Guide to Exploring Your Future Career, expanded on that idea, saying, "There are … [More]