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Global Business City of the Year: Scottsdale, Arizona

The City of Scottsdale was recognized as the Global Business City of the Year at the 2019 Global Chamber “Grow Globally Fair.” Now in its 12th year, The Fair was founded to acknowledge and applaud businesses that are leading, exceling, and pushing the boundaries in international business.

The Global Chamber is networked in 195 countries and more than 525 cities, boosting efforts to export, import, and invest globally. The award committee researched several Arizona cities and their pursuits in international markets. Scottsdale’s success focuses on international connections, globally recognized events, and increasingly more global companies relocating to the city.

Tree Street, Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane said,

“Community integration, pro-business climate, and relationship building have been key to our success over the years and we couldn’t do it without the help of those working tirelessly to ensure our state is welcoming and supportive for international investment. The relationships we are building and fostering today are establishing tomorrow’s avenues of international business here in Scottsdale. We are honored to receive this award and will continue to lead the way to make Scottsdale and Arizona a premier place to do business locally, nationally and internationally.”

There are over 390 internationally owned businesses, such as Airobotics and IMNA Solutions, currently operating in Scottsdale. Scottsdale has always been committed to working closely with key business influencers like the Global Chamber, Global Ties Arizona, Canada Arizona Business Council, Arizona Israel Technology Alliance, AZ Tech Council, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Arizona Commerce Authority and others.

New Technology = New International Business Opportunities

In today’s world, the old saying “money talks” is truer than ever. But sometimes it really isn’t that easy to understand. International business opportunities have long been hindered by language barriers. When people and platforms struggle to communicate, it is no surprise that they can’t do business with each other. Thankfully, this problem is being… Continue Reading

Ares Selling Custom-Made Cars

Most cars – even top-of-the-line ones – can be purchased directly from the auto-dealer on the same day as viewing.  But that won’t give one the uniqueness that Ares Performance, headed by European auto marketer Dany Bahar offers.  The man who has run the International Sports Federation, was behind the creation of Red Bull Media… Continue Reading

Business About to Boom in Cannabis Industry

Last week’s midterm elections not only favored Republicans in overwhelming numbers, but also said yes to the continuing trend to liberalize marijuana laws. Two additional states joined Colorado and Washington in permitting recreational use of cannabis, along with an overwhelming vote in favor in Washington DC. As more states come aboard the weed wagon, it… Continue Reading

Extreme Weather Conditions May Impact Spring Business

Cities across the United States have been struggling with frigid temperatures, snow and ice, and the unusually harsh weather has had an impact on numerous industries and markets across the continent. According to Morningstar‘s Jamie Katz, the weather may also have a negative effect on retail this spring if retailers are forced to offer discounts… Continue Reading

General Mills to Remove All GMOs from Cheerios

General Mills recently announced that its regular flavored Cheerios are soon to be free of genetically-modified ingredients. The decision comes after a particularly difficult year for the brand, during which Cheerio sales dropped nearly 7 percent. According to General Mills, the elimination of GMOs from their cereal would be “beneficial to the consumer.” They said:… Continue Reading