Economic Symposium Brings Governor and Top Valley Business Leaders Together for Economic Discussion

InMedia Company Oct. 27, 2014

In Business Magazine is bringing together top Valley business leaders and Governor Jan Brewer, as keynote speaker, just three days after Election Day for the Annual Guest Editors Economic Symposium and Expo. Panels will present an in-depth discussion on the local economy during the luncheon on Friday, November 7, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The Phoenician Resort.

An imposing slate of In Business Magazine Guest Editors will take part in a panel discussion on emerging economic opportunities, strengthening our workforce, business funding, government policy, education and other important economic issues that affect us as businesspeople. The event will also include a business expo showcasing business services. Guests are invited to visit exhibitors before and after the luncheon. Celebrating four years in publication, In Business Magazine will announce its redesigned pages, online efforts and products at this year’s event.

Among those Guest Editors confirmed for the panels are Jerry Colangelo, principal partner of JDM Partners; Kimber Lanning, executive director of Local First Arizona; Rudy Parga, managing shareholder of Ryley Carlock & Applewhite; Bob Parsons, chairman of Yam Holdings and founder of GoDaddy; Elliott D. Pollack, CEO of Elliott D. Pollack & Company; Jim Ward, president and CEO of The Phoenix Symphony; and Candace D. Wiest, president and CEO of West Valley National Bank; among others.

“This is a great annual Valley event, as we are able to bring together top business talent and our Governor to discuss our future,” said Rick McCartney, president and CEO of InMedia Company and publisher of In Business Magazine. “It is a great opportunity for local business owners and executives to hear from those who lead the government, top companies and business organizations here, and to discuss, one on one, the issues that affect our economy.”

The panel discussion presented during the luncheon will be moderated by Ted Simons, host of KAET Channel 8’s “Arizona Horizon.” Individual tickets for the event are $65. A table of ten is $650. Corporate sponsorships and marketing opportunities are available. Please visit to register or for more information.

In Business Magazine reaches one of the largest demographics of business owners and managers in the Valley.  Each monthly issue is direct-mailed to subscribers and members of our partner organizations as well as additional associate organizations and is available online.  The publication is sold on newsstands Valley-wide and in select other Arizona markets. Greater Phoenix In Business Magazine is published monthly by InMedia Company. InMedia has been publishing in the Valley since 2004.

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