To offer guidance to voters in the 2022 elections, the Arizona Technology Council has released its endorsements of Arizona Legislature candidates who support the technology industry’s agenda. Recommendations are based on several factors, including the most recent two-year voting records of incumbents, written responses to a survey and interviews of new candidates.
Awards and Recognition
Inspiration can come in many forms. Even fictional when it comes to the Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2022. “The woman leader who inspired me is Kathryn Janeway, the first female captain lead in a ‘Star Trek’ series, and played by Kate Mulgrew,” says Heather Skinner, vice president of global real estate at JP Morgan Chase and one of AZRE magazine’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate for 2022. “Captain Janeway is an authentic leader who isn’t afraid to make the hard decisions necessary to complete her mission: navigating the Delta Quadrant and safely bringing her crew home.”
Applications are now being accepted for the 36th annual Sterling Awards Celebration to be held November 18, 2022, at the Embassy Suites Scottsdale. The deadline for entries is Friday, July 29. Applications can be downloaded and submitted at www.scottsdalechamber.com. Anyone that is a current member of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce may apply.
Carvana, the industry pioneer for buying and selling used cars online, is recognized as the No. 2 automotive brand in the U.S. as designated by Forbes 2022 Most Customer-Centric Companies List. This recognition lands on the heels of Carvana also being named by Forbes as the No. 1 large employer in the Retail and Wholesale industry and one of America’s best employers for diversity in 2022. Landing atop the list of most customer-oriented auto companies reinforces Carvana’s leadership as the fastest organic growth used auto retailer in U.S. history, proving the company has successfully changed the way people buy and sell used cars, as powered by a community of more than 20,000 team members who believe in treating people better.
During Women’s History Month, the Office of Research, Innovation and Impact announced the Women of Impact Awards as an annual effort to embrace and empower women researchers, innovators, and community organizers, who through their work at the university, are laying the groundwork for a brighter future.
Lucid Motors leases industrial space in Tempe; Arizona Chamber names Arizona Commerce Authority President and CEO Sandra Watson transformational leader of the year; University of Arizona Center for Innovation hosts Canadian startups through international soft landings program; Avnet and SciTech Institute partner to expand Chief Science Officers program in U.S. and internationally; Applied Energetics, Inc. gets big grant to develop optical defense systems for Marines; GateWay Community College partners with Greulich’s Automotive to bring new career opportunities; Ideas Collide takes home four awards at the 2022 AMA Spectrum Awards; Delta Technology’s robotic lab proves success with local businesses; U.S. Space Force selects Arizona State University for partnership; Paragon Space Development Corp. part of major contract to develop NASA’s next spacesuit; Digital Air Strike expands CX inventory merchandising technology solutions with Google Vehicle Ads; Uber Freight and Waymo Via partner to accelerate the future of logistics; 96% of Qwick employees say it’s a great place to work; Emerge launches Benchmarking, a business intelligence solution, to provide customers with real-time market data for contracted lanes; ZorroSign recognized as the most innovative blockchain company from Sri Lanka in 2022; learn more about Joyce Mullen, CEO of Insight; construction, hiring on schedule at Taiwan Semiconductor’s north Phoenix factory; and Honeywell partnership developing tiny electric motor for urban transport jet.
InBusiness PHX At its annual awards luncheon, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today recognized Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority, as the 2022 Transformational Leader of the Year. The Transformational Leader Award is one of the Chamber’s highest honors, bestowed upon individuals from Arizona’s private and public sectors who have demonstrated transformational […]
Ideas Collide Blog Ideas Collide is proud to announce it won four 2022 Spectrum Awards at the event hosted by American Marketing Association Phoenix which is dedicated to recognizing both the art and science of marketing. This year, Ideas Collide was nominated across numerous categories, including website, email campaigns, content marketing, television, and video. The […]
InBusiness PHX Qwick, the leading on-demand platform for hospitality businesses and professionals, is a 2022 certified Great Place to Work® and has earned outstanding ratings from its employees. The company’s Great Place to Work survey results indicated that a huge 96% of Qwick’s employees agree that it is a great workplace while only 57% of employees at […]
ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in digital signature solutions using blockchain technology, today announced its recognition as “Most Innovative Blockchain Company from Sri Lanka” by APAC Business Headlines. The award celebrates ZorroSign’s software development team in Sri Lanka as they lead innovation in blockchain technologies for the company’s global customers. ZorroSign’s multi-chain blockchain platform unites […]