Phoenix Forward >> Strengthening the road to prosperity

is a strategic economic development initiative that fosters a pro-business environment focused on the creation of quality jobs, robust business retention and expansion efforts and increased capital investment in the region. To download the Phoenix Forward Quarterly Report, click here.


*Approximately 80% of new jobs come from the expansion of existing companies within the community.

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logosThe Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Arizona Commerce Authority, Maricopa County and the City of Phoenix, connects with and supports local businesses in targeted industry sectors that are poised for growth and expansion.

Phoenix Forward >> strengthens the region’s competitive edge, connects businesses to vital resources, gathers industry intelligence, influences public policy and promotes the region as the economic hub of the southwestern United States.

Todd Sanders

Todd Sanders

President & CEO, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

"The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce is proud to launch the Phoenix Forward economic development initiative. This initiative brings the resources of our collaborative partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, Maricopa County and the City of Phoenix to the front doors of businesses in targeted industries. This initiative is intended to create a coordinated and focused business retention and expansion strategy. Together, we will remove barriers to success, enabling local businesses to continue to thrive, grow and create new jobs. We value your support and partnership in facilitating the growth and sustainability of our economy."

With collaboration and leadership, fosters a business environment that cultivates growth, innovation and success for businesses in the region.