AAED Corporate Investment Opportunities

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AAED is Arizona's leading economic development advocacy organization. Learn how you can support this critical effort.

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AAED Corporate Investment Opportunities

  1. 1. Arizona’s Premier Economic Development Association <ul><li>3033 North Central Avenue, Suite 615 Phoenix, AZ 85012 </li></ul><ul><li>www.AAED.com </li></ul><ul><li>602.240.2233 </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Arizona ’s only statewide economic development association since 1974 </li></ul><ul><li>Comprised of over 400 members led by a 25 person board of practitioners and private sector leaders from around the state </li></ul><ul><li>Leading policy advocate for legislation that advances economic development opportunities </li></ul>Who We Are
  3. 3. <ul><li>Board </li></ul><ul><li>Phoenix Metro (5) </li></ul><ul><li>Tucson Metro (4) </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Metro (4) </li></ul><ul><li>At Large (4) </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory (5) </li></ul><ul><li>Commerce Authority (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Committees </li></ul><ul><li>Government Affairs </li></ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Tribal </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Business Retention </li></ul>Governance Structure Executive Committee
  4. 4. <ul><li>1. The leading advocate for responsible economic development for the state of Arizona. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Advance the competitive position of Arizona through the expansion of new and existing industries that create employment opportunities </li></ul>Purpose
  5. 5. <ul><li>2010 Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Effort: </li></ul><ul><li>Championed efforts to mobilize support for the Renewable Energy Tax Incentive Program </li></ul><ul><li>Results (Since 2010): </li></ul><ul><li>14 new companies relocated </li></ul><ul><li>manufacturing, R&D and </li></ul><ul><li>corporate HQ operations to Arizona </li></ul><ul><li>6,300 net new jobs </li></ul><ul><li>$1.82B in capital investment </li></ul><ul><li>generated </li></ul>Advocacy
  6. 6. <ul><li>2011 Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Effort: </li></ul><ul><li>Supported HB 2001, the Governors’ Competitiveness Package, to improve Arizona’s competitive position in attracting and retaining industry </li></ul><ul><li>Results: </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate income tax reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Jobs Tax Credit </li></ul><ul><li>100% Sales Factor </li></ul><ul><li>Reinstatement of Job Training </li></ul><ul><li>Property Tax Reform </li></ul><ul><li>$25M Deal Closing Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of Arizona Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul>Advocacy
  7. 7. <ul><li>Key Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Serving over 1,500 practitioners and private sector partners within 12 months </li></ul><ul><li>Practitioner Professional Education Certification in partnership with the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) </li></ul><ul><li>Tribal Economic Development Forum </li></ul>Education
  8. 8. <ul><li>Key Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Symposium </li></ul><ul><li>Governor ’s Statewide Economic Development Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Arizona Economic Development Academy (Launched in 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>AAED Spring Conference </li></ul>Education
  9. 9. <ul><li>Monthly Lunch Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly Roundtables </li></ul><ul><li>Spring Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Governor ’s Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Symposiums </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Mixers </li></ul>Professional Networking
  10. 10. <ul><li>Premiere Sponsors </li></ul>Involvement Patron Sponsors Partners Opportunity Opportunity Opportunity Opportunity Opportunity Opportunity Opportunity Opportunity Opportunity
  11. 11. For more information, please contact: Board President: Chris Camacho 602.262.8619 or ccamacho@gpec.org President-Elect: Teri Drew 928.778.1422 or tdrew@nacog.org Executive Director: Joyce Grossman 602.240.2233 or joyce@aaed.com Corporate Investment Coordinator: Dee Dee Bark 480.998.1486 or deedee@aaed.com www.aaed.com | 602.240.2233 Involvement

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