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TechTalk enews: October 2020

nScottsdale-based IT service provider AccountabilIT is named one of the world’s top managed security service providers, Honeywell Aerospace acquires Nevada power and thermal management company, Tempe-based PADT, Inc. expands its operations into New Mexico, University of Arizona Center for Innovation earns soft landing designation to serve international companies, Digital Air Strike wins three awards from a leading automotive magazine, Axon Enterprise Inc. partners with the U.S. Border Patrol for its law enforcement technology, Intel celebrates 40 years of manufacturing in Arizona, and more. Read the complete update >>


Honoring innovation, leadership and excellence at a time when it is needed more than ever.

Arizona’s tech ecosystem is thriving! The Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority cordially invite you to help celebrate Arizona innovation as we honor the state’s cutting-edge companies, tech titans, academic leaders, inventive startups and exemplary STEM students for their outstanding achievements and contributions to Arizona’s tech ecosystem. Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Michael Crow: professor, tech scholar and 16th president of Arizona State University. REGISTER >> 



Op-Ed: Arizona must modernize energy rules by increasing renewable standards

The Arizona Technology Council has long called upon on the Corporation Commission to increase the state’s renewable standards. On October 29, 2020, the commissioners have an historic opportunity to strengthen our state’s energy rules by voting to require utilities to generate at least 50% of their energy from renewable sources by 2030 and be 100% carbon-free by 2045. Read more >>


New report format provides industry data underpinned by insight from leading tech execs

The Council released its latest quarterly Arizona Technology Industry Impact Report to keep its constituents informed on the progress of Arizona’s tech community and put a face to the industry’s success stories. The new report features video interviews with leaders across Arizona’s major tech sectors in addition to the data on the industry’s growth. Q2 highlights can be found in the Council’s Impact Report infographic HERE >>


Marketing in the Digital Age

Forward-thinking marketers not only need to keep up with industry trends, but also must combine creativity with the technical side of data, digital engineering and analytics. A group of distinguished marketing experts from, KEO Marketing and Castelazo Content will share their expertise on the disruptive trends in marketing technology and discuss how CMOs and CIOs must work in unison to be effective in the digital age. Listen to the podcast replay >>


Health Insurance for Tech Companies: Take advantage of affordable health plans that can help attract and retain top talent!

When multiple small businesses join together as one association, they can take advantage of affordable health plans to support your valued employees along their health journey. Learn how your growing startup or small business can benefit from affordable and quality employee benefit plans designed specifically for employers in the tech industry.

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InBusiness Magazine: October 2020 AZTC section

 partnership with InBusiness Magazine, the Arizona Technology Council showcases all that its doing for nonprofits, the industry sector, business, the community and businesspeople within the state’s growing tech ecosystem. Check out great content on renewable energy, how to stay connected with AZTechBase, a new platform that brings together Arizona burgeoning technology ecosystem, Vote TechSmart, and more!



Renewable Energy News: October 2020 Round-up

The Arizona Corporation Commission election will help shape rate structures for state’s utility customers, Microsoft will replenish more water than it consumes by 2030, Gilbert, Ariz.-based Footprint is named to Fortune’s 2020 Change the World List, Google pledges to be carbon free, Northern Arizona University is awarded $1.5 million grant for climate-change research, Zero Mass Water is now SOURCE Global PBC, Tesla outlines ambition to halve cost of batteries, Lucid‘s CEO thinks the Air will be a success, and more.
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