PHX International State of the Metro 2020

Date: February 24, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Global Chamber at Skysong
1365 N Scottsdale Road
Synergy II
Scottsdale, AZ
Contact: Doug Bruhnke


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Global Chamber® International State of the Metro 2020

February 24, 2020... 4:00-5:30pm. Join us!

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How are we doing with international business in the Phoenix Metro? We don't just talk about it, we grade it and put a report card together. This year we're pleased to announce that the official report card grader is Rob Millar of City of Scottsdale! 

Join business and community leaders to share open and honest views at this Global Chamber® signature event, all about international business, culture, education and more.

Sponsors Cresa, Spencer Fane, Harvard Group International and Bank of America. Thank you all!

Check out last year's event HERE. And in 2018 we featured then future-Mayor Gallego's FIRST public discussion of international business plans and strategies. She was amazing back then, too! More HEREQuestions? Contact Doug Bruhnke or Mike Langley

International State of the Metro 2020

Monday, February 24, 4:00-5:30pm

Global Chamber at Skysong - 1365 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Synergy II

4:00pm - 4:20pm Connecting with the Global Tribe

4:20pm - 5:30pm International State of the Metro

Keynote Speakers

Mayor Jim Lane at City of Scottsdale - Welcome

Rob Millar at City of Scottsdale - Metro Phoenix International Report Card

Barbra Coffee, Director of Economic Initiatives at City of Tucson - Southern AZ

Kevin Youngblood, President at Youngblood Works - Don't Forget the West Side

Sidnee Peck, Chief of Staff at Zero Mass Water - Product Export Success

Jeff Golner, President/CEO at STEM Sports® - Service Export Success

David Adame, President/CEO at Chicanos Por La Causa - Community Development

Hank Marshall, City of Phoenix & Doug Bruhnke - Export League

Ruth Sanchez, Executive Director at Project C.U.R.E. - Update on Progress

Join us! Surprises, connections and memories await you!!



Our members will be there to share their thoughts, too on what's up internationally in Arizona. Some pictures from the last couple years below, including the last two people to deliver the report card... Rick Buss (City of Peoria) and Jeanine Jerkovic (City of Surprise).

 Like... Rick Buss, City of Peoria - International Report Card 2019

 2017 Mayors Greg Stanton (Phoenix), John Lewis (Gilbert), Sharon Wolcott (Surprise) and John Giles (Mesa).

2018 Included Daniel Valenzuela, Candidate Heather Ross, Jeanine Jerkovic & Mayoral Candidate Kate Gallego


Here's our first International State of the Metro in 2007 with Rodrick Miller, GPEC

International State of the Metro began October, 2007 with Rod Miller of GPEC at HQ. Along the way Rudy Vetter, Chris Camacho, Chris Petroff, Hank Marshall and Jeanine Jerkovic have shared their detailed thoughts. Rudy started the report card process 8 years ago. With the formation of Global Chamber in 2014, we've had more business and government leaders weighing in... including (titles at the time) Surprise Mayor Sharon Wolcott, Gilbert Mayor John Lewis, Mesa Mayor John Giles, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, U.S. Rep Kyrsten Sinema, U.S. Rep Matt Salmon, Mayor Kate Gallego, City Councilleader Daniel Valenzuela, The King of Metro Phoenix Alfredo J. Molina of Molina Fine Jewelers and many more. Thank you all!