Arizona on the Road Series Stops in Quad Cities Region
PRESCOTT, AZ (AUGUST 15, 2019) — Leadership of eleven Arizona state agencies made stops in Prescott and Prescott Valley today to meet with business, community and education leaders. Participants discussed activity in the region and strategies for advancing the local economy.
The President & CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority and the directors of the Arizona Industrial Commission, Registrar of Contractors, School Facilities Board and the Departments of Tourism, Real Estate, Revenue, Administration, Economic Security, Housing and Insurance joined representatives from Governor Ducey's office for several events highlighting initiatives and successes in Yavapai County communities.
A morning forum was attended by local elected officials as well as community and education leaders. The directors, who comprise Governor Ducey's 21st Century Economy Goal Council, then toured the campus of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The day concluded with a roundtable lunch with business leaders from the region which was held at Sharlot Hall.
The Arizona on the Road series will continue through the year with stops in the following communities:
* Kingman/Bullhead City/Lake Havasu
* Casa Grande/Coolidge/Florence
* Jerome/Cottonwood/Camp Verde
"We're very excited to visit communities around Arizona and have the opportunity to highlight the work of Governor Ducey's 21st Century Economy Goal Council," said Sandra Watson, President & CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. "I am honored to co-chair the Economy Goal Council and participate in this important initiative along with my colleagues."
As part of the Arizona Management System, Governor Ducey's plan to streamline state government and improve its performance, five Goal Councils — each with a specific focus — were established. Those Councils are: Educational Excellence, 21st Century Economy, Happy & Healthy Citizens, Protecting Our Communities and Fiscal Responsibility. The Goal Councils are comprised of the directors of Arizona’s state agencies.
Connie Weber, [email protected], (602) 845-1243
About the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona's economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create - attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit azcommerce.com and follow the ACA on Twitter @azcommerce.