TECHNOLOGY ADVOCACY & TECHNOLOGY PUBLIC POLICYAs an advocate for technology companies in Arizona, the Council continuously monitors federal, state and local policies that impact the growth of Arizona’s technology industry. With the strength of over 800 AZTC member companies, the Council informs and educates policy makers on issues that are important to Arizona’s technology community.
The Council is one of the state’s leaders in driving a pro-growth, business-focused state and federal technology agenda. The Council serves as a voice for the technology community, testifying before the legislature on a regular basis and as part of the Council’s annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation, its Public Policy Committee selects ten Arizona legislators with a track record of supporting the technology industry to be honored during the awards ceremony.
A Voice for the Technology Industry
The Council supports key ideas, goals, legislation, and initiatives that enable Arizona to:
- Create an environment that supports technology related jobs
- Improve the business climate for the technology industry
- Provide sources of capital that encourage entrepreneurship
- Train and attract the required talent to compete in a global innovation economy