SUCCEED IN TEMPE, ARIZONA
SMAZ General Business <ul><li>Follow along on  Twitter:  #SMAZ  </li></ul><ul><li>www.SocialMediaAZ.org  for post-conferen...
Smart People
Tempe is a job capital
Location, Location, Location
<ul><li>Large and Small Companies Grow in Tempe </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Business Services </li></ul><ul><li>DAVIS Archi...
<ul><li>Site location  assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Project management  – “Soup to Nuts” </li></ul><ul><li>Development Ass...
Programs to get you started <ul><li>Arizona  Job Training  Program   </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Zone </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Courting New Businesses  Brings Jobs + Customers <ul><li>Relationships:  Network to identify new businesses and expansions...
Improve Your Employees’ Skills <ul><li>Get Them Training: </li></ul><ul><li>MCCCD </li></ul><ul><li>Rio Salado College </l...
Want more details?  www.tempe.gov  as a great starting point www.tempe.gov/business  for business needs www.tempe.gov/news...
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Sheri Saenz presented how Businesses can Succeed in Tempe at the SMAZ - SocialMediaAZ.org event

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SUCCEED IN TEMPE, ARIZONA

  1. 1. SUCCEED IN TEMPE, ARIZONA
  2. 2. SMAZ General Business <ul><li>Follow along on Twitter: #SMAZ </li></ul><ul><li>www.SocialMediaAZ.org for post-conference details + to provide feedback </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn group SocialMediaAZ: </li></ul><ul><li>  http:// www.linkedin.com/groups?gid =2101708 </li></ul><ul><li>Become a cityoftempe Facebook fan or follow tempegov on Twitter today and you could win $20 in Mill Avenue Gift Certificates! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Smart People
  4. 4. Tempe is a job capital
  5. 5. Location, Location, Location
  6. 6. <ul><li>Large and Small Companies Grow in Tempe </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Business Services </li></ul><ul><li>DAVIS Architects + KPMG + State Farm + Off Madison Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Aerospace </li></ul><ul><li>US Airways + Triumph + Fed Ex </li></ul><ul><li>Retail </li></ul><ul><li>IKEA + LaBocca Restaurant + Urban Outfitters </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Sitewire + Terralever + Insight Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Tempe Town Lake events + Tempe Mission Palms + aloft hotel </li></ul>Who’s Who in Tempe
  7. 7. <ul><li>Site location assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Project management – “Soup to Nuts” </li></ul><ul><li>Development Assistance – Concierge service for city processes </li></ul><ul><li>Match Business Assistance Programs to Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Data analysis – Tax Analysis, Site/Building advantages, Workforce/Educational Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Retention – Keep the old customer happy </li></ul>What Tempe Can Do For You:
  8. 8. Programs to get you started <ul><li>Arizona Job Training Program </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Credit for Qualified Research + Development </li></ul><ul><li>Pollution Control Tax Credit </li></ul><ul><li>Transaction Privilege and Use Tax Exemption </li></ul><ul><li>Private Activity Bonds </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated Depreciation </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Trade Zone Program Duty-Free Storage </li></ul><ul><li>FasTrack </li></ul><ul><li>Networking Opportunities </li></ul>
  9. 9. Courting New Businesses Brings Jobs + Customers <ul><li>Relationships: Network to identify new businesses and expansions </li></ul><ul><li>Trade-shows: MDM, ICSC, Corenet </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences: Bio, AAED, IEDC </li></ul><ul><li>Target Markets: Denver, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, New York </li></ul>
  10. 10. Improve Your Employees’ Skills <ul><li>Get Them Training: </li></ul><ul><li>MCCCD </li></ul><ul><li>Rio Salado College </li></ul><ul><li>ASU </li></ul><ul><li>ITT Tech </li></ul><ul><li>About a dozen trade schools in Tempe that can help your team learn more </li></ul>
  11. 11. Want more details? www.tempe.gov as a great starting point www.tempe.gov/business for business needs www.tempe.gov/newsroom for Tempe headlines www.twitter.com/tempegov www.facebook.com/cityoftempe Or contact me directly at: [email_address] 480 350-8812

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