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City of Scottsdale seeks business insight to ensure future efforts meet expectations

As the City of Scottsdale Economic Development Strategic Plan moves from paper to life, Scottsdale is seeking your input to ensure that future efforts remain targeted.
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Economic Development series offers free business advice

Economic development small business series offers free guidance from seasoned professionals.
City of Scottsdale seeks business insight to ensure future efforts meet expectations

As the City of Scottsdale Economic Development Strategic Plan moves from paper to life, Scottsdale is seeking your input to ensure that future efforts remain targeted.
Danielle Casey Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development

Danielle Casey, Economic Development Director for the City of Scottsdale has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 awards, the only award of its kind recognizing young talent in the economic development profession
Scottsdazzle brightens Downtown beginning Nov. 25

The holiday season will be much more festive this year with the debut of Scottsdazzle -- a month-long holiday celebration in the Downtown through December.
Companies Breaking New Ground on the Scottsdale Cure Corridor

From lifesaving new clinical trials to groundbreaking medical devices - the Scottsdale Cure Corridor is leading the effort to find cures for disease.
Sisense continues its rapid corporate growth with opening of Arizona office

Top private cloud company to work for opens 2nd key US office in Scottsdale, AZ aims to tap local talent pool to spur innovation
City of Scottsdale Economic Development Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

The City of Scottsdale, AZ, Economic Development Department received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2016 project in the category of Special Event from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Register for the Fourth Annual Cure Corridor Event

Registration is now open for the Fourth Annual Cure Corridor Event Dec. 9
Scottsdale Wins Two Golden Prospector Awards

The City of Scottsdale has won two Golden Prospector Awards from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), recognizing excellence, innovation and creativity in economic development.
Scottsdale hosts Arizona SciTech Festival kickoff Sept. 15

Some of the latest developments in computers, robotics and medicine will be on display Sept. 15.
2016 Mayor Council Breakfast

You're invited to the Annual Scottsdale Mayor and Council Economic Development Breakfast
Clearlink’s expansion brings 500 new jobs to Downtown Scottsdale

The new Scottsdale office opened its doors with a leadership team and a training class of nearly 100 sales agents on June 27, 2016. Over the next three years, the growing company plans to bring 400 additional jobs to the Greater Phoenix Area.
Talent Optimization: Technologies for Growing Your Employment Brand

Scottsdale economic development to host Talent Optimization: Technologies for Growing Your Employment Brand.
Loop 101 weekend closures, July 8-11

The Loop 101 will be closed for restriping southbound from McDonald Drive to McKellips Road.
Ampsy expands operations to Scottsdale

Ampsy, a worldwide leader in hyperlocal social content visualization and analytics for brands and agencies announced the expansion of its operations to its new location at 8100 E Indian School Road in Scottsdale Ariz.
Left of Owned: Becoming the Hunter, Instead of the Hunted

RSA is an Intelligence Driven Security solutions organization focused on reducing the risk associated with operating a business a digital world. Join Neil R. Wyler (a.k.a. Grifter) Sr. Systems Engineer - Advanced Security Operations at RSA, as he shares his experience with how one can better protect their business from cyber-attacks and learn more about the threat landscape and actors so you can find them versus them owning your network environment.
Scottsdale traffic restrictions Feb. 19 - 28, 2016

All Loop 101 southbound ramps at Shea Boulevard will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. All Loop 101 northbound ramps at Shea Boulevard will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. Both closures will allow for ramp paving.
The City of Scottsdale expands its efforts in support of small business and startup community

City of Scottsdale kicks off expanded support to its small business and startup community with Weebly’s “Website in a Night” workshop in Downtown Scottsdale Feb. 24 at the Weebly Customer Success Center located in Downtown Scottsdale at 4301 North Scottsdale Road from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Scottsdale's newest start-up - Bolste launches new business operating solution

– Bolste™ the new Business Operating System (BOS) that simplifies the lives of business teams launches today, backed with $5 million in funding. The launch comes after a strong beta testing period in which more than 18,000 users joined the platform, including teams from Accenture, Harley Davidson and the Small Business Association.
ASU president congratulates Scottsdale on ‘best place to launch a startup’ recognition

Congratulations are in order for the City of Scottsdale on being named one of the best places to launch a startup, outside of Silicon Valley and New York, according to DataFox.
Scottsdale software company Axosoft turns the interview process on its head - tells engineers to come and interview the company

Axosoft, the agile project management software company is turning the tables on the interview process: they are inviting job seekers (Developers) to come in and ask the tough questions, putting Axosoft in the hot seat.
City of Scottsdale Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

The City of Scottsdale received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2015 project in the category of Business Retention & Expansion – Single Event for communities with populations of 200,000-500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
City of Scottsdale & ASU SkySong Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

City of Scottsdale & ASU SkySong received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2015 project in the category of Partnerships with Educational Institutions for communities with populations of 200,000-500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Scottsdale - Where talent wants to be and companies are locating

As the economy continues to recover, Scottsdale’s downtown is now home to a thriving technology community leaving larger markets in search of the experience and vibe of a premiere location at a fraction of the cost. With a median age of 32 years of age, Downtown Scottsdale is drawing an urban core that enjoy a thriving nightlife, world-class dining and entertainment and lifestyle that far exceeds what is attainable in other markets around the country.
Scottsdale Cure Corridor event focuses on funding, innovation and technology in healthcare bio-life science

The 2015 Third Annual Cure Corridor event will host a significant lineup of Cure Corridor partners sharing their insight into the future of the Cure Corridor and bio-life sciences industry. This event will focus on celebrating the innovation of high technology companies on the Cure Corridor which are breaking new ground in healthcare and bio-life science while changing the way business invests in the startup landscape.
Mayor & Council Breakfast Oct. 8 at Scottsdale Airpark

Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane and the members of the Scottsdale City Council invite you to join them for an informative and enlightening discussion.
Construction to Begin on 4th SkySong Office Building

A new building is set to rise at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. It’s a necessity to keep up with market demand— the other three office buildings are now almost full with some of the Valley’s most exciting businesses.
JDA Software Relocates Headquarters to Scottsdale Quarter

JDA Software Group, Inc.announced today that it will relocate its corporate headquarters to the Scottsdale Quarter complex in Scottsdale, Arizona. Hundreds of Scottsdale-based JDA employees will move into the new space in the first quarter of 2016.
Scottsdale businesses seeing need for experienced workforce

Article published by Phoenix Business Journal Aug 28 2015 http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/blog/business/2015/08/scottsdale-businesses-seeing-need-for-experienced.html
Scottsdale economic developers have visited nearly 100 companies this past year to learn what the city can do to encourage business growth and success. What was the big takeaway from all that outreach?
InEight opens new headquarters in Scottsdale

InEight Inc., a leading software development company which serves the demands of the rapidly growing construction, mining, oil & gas and utilities industries announced the completion of a recent expansion at its Scottsdale headquarters.
City of Scottsdale partners with IEEE to launch first-of-its-kind online career and talent expo.

The Expo opens June 1, 2015, and the first live job fair starts June 10 – 12.
Scottsdale Economic Development Department wins large economic development organization of the year.

The city of Scottsdale’s economic development department has been named winner of the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence award for large community economic development organization of the year.
Booker Expands Operations to Scottsdale

Booker, the leading platform for service commerce, announces plans to expand their operations to Scottsdale, Arizona. With headquarters in New York City, and offices in Orange County, Calif. and Singapore, Booker’s decision to grow into Scottsdale at SkySong is a great addition to the companies who have already selected SkySong to grow.
Boomtown! Expands to Scottsdale

San Francisco based Boomtown! is the latest tech company out of California to announce their plans to expand their operations to Scottsdale.
OutboundEngine - The Latest Tech Company to Choose Downtown Scottsdale

Downtown Scottsdale continues to attract high-tech and Internet-related corporate office tenants as OutboundEngine announces its recent expansion.
Orion Health Hosting a Ribbon Cutting Event to Celebrate the Opening of its New Center of Excellence in Scottsdale

Orion Hosting a Ribbon Cutting Event on Feb. 26 to Officially Open the New Orion Health Center of Excellence at the Scottsdale Airpark.
StandardAero Moves Corporate Headquarters to Scottsdale Spectrum Office Complex

StandardAero, one of the largest independent maintenance repair and operations service providers in the global aviation industry announced the relocation of its global corporate headquarters to the Scottsdale Spectrum office complex.
Revel Systems iPad POS Expands Sales Footprint with New Scottsdale Office

New facility will bring more than 160 jobs over the next three years as restaurants, retail and grocery establishments worldwide increasingly leverage Revel’s iPad Point of Sale (POS) platform
Scottsdale Welcomes the Phoenix Metro Area’s Largest Co-Working Space

Join us Jan. 15 as we officially welcome entrepreneurship and collaboration to Downtown Scottsdale
Make-A-Wish Foundation opens location in Scottsdale

Scottsdale is proud to be the new home of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona headquarters.
Scottsdale to host the second annual Cure Corridor Event

Scottsdale economic development will be hosting the second annual Cure Corridor Event at the Scottsdale Fairmont Princess Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This event features a significant lineup of Cure Corridor partners sharing their insight into the future of the Cure Corridor and Bio-Life Sciences Industry. Keynote speaker Elizabeth Holmes - founder and CEO of Theranos, which recently located at Scottsdale’s SkySong, will headline the event. Ms. Holmes was recently featured on the Cover of Forbes magazine and debuted on Forbes 400 as the youngest self-made woman billionaire.
Registration Open for the Second Annual Cure Corridor Event Dec. 5

Mayor W.J. "Jim" Lane and the City of Scottsdale, in collaboration with our Cure Corridor partners, invites you to the second annual Cure Corridor event: Delivering the Cure. This year's focus is identifying barriers for growth to firms that are working to deliver solutions for a cure and enhancing the treatment of people battling disease.
Zenefits opens new office in Scottsdale, will create 1,300 jobs

Largest Expansion of a California Tech Company into Greater Phoenix Area Since 2010
Yodle Opens Expanded Scottsdale Office; Plans to Add 100+ Additional Jobs

Yodle, a leader in local online marketing, today announced that it has opened an expanded Scottsdale office. The company has leased an additional 12,000 square feet in the SkySong building at 1375 N Scottsdale Rd giving it a total of 39,000 square feet. Yodle is planning to use the new space to add 100 positions over the next year, as well as accommodate the company’s current headcount of about 200 employees.
Orion Health Opens Development Center in Scottsdale, Arizona

‘Center of Excellence’ Expands Population Health Company’s Footprint in North America; Will Employ More Than 100 Developers by 2015.
City of Scottsdale Economic Development Department Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

City of Scottsdale Economic Development Department received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2014 project in the category of General Purpose Website for communities with populations of 200,000 - 500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Danielle Casey honored with Economic Development Innovation Team Award

Danielle Casey, Economic Development Director for the City of Scottsdale, Arizona was announced as an award recipient during a recognition ceremony on Sunday, October 19 in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Digital Marketing Firm Pyxl Headed to SkySong

National Digital Marketing Company to Lease 2,500 Square Feet
Mayor & Council Breakfast: Elevating Excellence, Promoting Economic Prosperity

Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane and the members of the Scottsdale City Council invite you to join them for an informative and enlightening discussion regarding economic development activities and business successes in our community. Join us at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts: 7380 E. Second Street Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Maricopa Corporate College – Closing Skills Gaps and Expanding Horizons in Scottsdale

Maricopa Corporate College delivers out-of-the-box, custom workforce solutions to businesses and continuing professional education to individuals.
ZocDoc Expands its Operations in Scottsdale

Leading Health/Tech Company Will Continue to Grow its Scottsdale-Based Workforce
Accolade Opens New Office in Scottsdale to Support Growing Customer & Consumer Demand

Company Expects Office to Employ More than 300 Accolade Health Assistants® by Year-end 2016
Mayor Lane receives AZBio Public Service award

W.J. “Jim” Lane, Mayor of Scottsdale, Arizona, has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 AZBio Public Service award by the Arizona BioIndustry Association.
Signature Flight Support Purchases Scottsdale AirCenter FBO

Signature Flight Support, the world’s largest network of fixed-base operators (FBO), opened its newest location at Scottsdale Airport.
Adhesive.co, Online Advertising Co-Op, Is Latest Progressive, Innovative Company to Sign Lease at Scottsdale's SkySong 3

The performance display online advertising company—where they like to say “the geeks are in charge”—helps drive incremental business for clients and is regarded as an industry leader with a fresh approach to online advertising. The adhesive team turns pages of code into advertising solutions for advertisers and publishers.
Theranos - A major healthcare innovator locates in Scottsdale's Skysong

Theranos, Which Eyes Revolutionizing Lab Testing Industry, to Have Significant Presence in New SkySong 3 Building.
WEEBLY OPENS NORTH AMERICAN CUSTOMER OPERATIONS HEADQUARTERS

Weebly, a global service that lets everyone create a high-quality website that they are proud to share, has signed a 25,000-square-foot office lease in Scottsdale, Ariz. The office space will serve as the company’s North American customer operations headquarters to support its growing customer base.
City of Scottsdale's Economic Development Strategic Framework Nearing Final Adoption

Tuesday, April 29, the Scottsdale’s City Council heard a detailed presentation regarding the City of Scottsdale’s Economic Development Strategic Plan Framework. This presentation represented the cumulative input received by IO Inc. team from stakeholders, business executives, community leaders (such as yourselves) who participated in individual interviews and roundtable discussions as part of the this process. In addition, the presentation included a high level glimpse of the significant research conducted in areas such as target industry analysis, business location advantages, aspirational community identification and comparison, and Recommended Initiatives.
New online tool helps Scottsdale businesses “SizeUp” the competition

Scottsdale’s new economic development website features SizeUp, a free online tool that lets local businesses instantly access competitive benchmark, demographic, cost-of-business and other industry data.
2014 CDFA National Development Finance Summit Nov. 18-21, Scottsdale

CDFA is thrilled to announce that the 2014 CDFA National Development Finance Summit will take place November 18-21 in beautiful Scottsdale, AZ. The 2014 CDFA National Summit is generously hosted by the Industrial Development Authority of the City of Scottsdale.
Featured Business: Appointment Plus

Founded in Scottsdale by SaaS pioneer Bob LaLoggia in 2001, Appointment-Plus is a web-based scheduling software that helps businesses of all sizes streamline online appointment scheduling.
Welcome to the new ChooseScottsdale.com - feedback needed!

Welcome to our new site design, with enhanced content and new tools to assist in the growth of business in Scottsdale.
Scottsdale Airport to expand U.S. customs service hours

Scottsdale Airport will offer expanded hours for U.S. customs and immigration service starting Sunday, Feb. 9. Service hours are available from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week for both business and leisure travelers.
Zivelo Expands, Brings Jobs to Arizona

ZIVELO, a kiosk and digital signage manufacturing company based in Marion, Ind., is expanding its company profile by moving its corporate headquarters to Scottsdale, Ariz.
GPS Insight Moves Headquarters to Landmark Building in Scottsdale, AZ

GPS Insight, a technology leader in GPS fleet tracking software, moved their headquarters to the top floor of the iconic Henkel Building in Scottsdale, AZ October 1, 2013.
Scottsdale's Bell Lexus Brings 95 Jobs

City of Scottsdale
A new luxury car dealership on Scottsdale Road south of Loop 101 opens Monday, Sept. 30, a sign of growing economic activity in this important area of Scottsdale.
AZ Fast Grants Support Scottsdale Companies

City of Scottsdale
The Arizona Commerce Authority has selected 20 recipients for its AZ Fast Grant program, a highly competitive grant providing qualified Arizona-based, early stage technology companies with intensive training and technical assistance to commercialize their innovations, grow their businesses and create quality jobs.
Introducing Scottsdale’s Cure Corridor

Phoenix Business Journal
The TGen Foundation, and the City of Scottsdale are presenting an event to highlight the efforts of individuals, entities and businesses that contribute to the success of healthcare and bioscience activities in Scottsdale.
Scottsdale leaders await new economic development plan
Scottsdale plans to transform and accelerate its economic-development efforts with a new strategy to be considered in May by the City Council.