September 17, 2009: Arizona Business Goes Global

September 17, 2009: Arizona Business Goes Global

September 17, 2009: Arizona Business Goes Global
Arizona Business Goes Global
How local businesses tap global resources and opportunities to grow their bottom lines

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Arizona International Week is being celebrated in Phoenix from Sept. 17 through Sept. 22. Kicking off the events will be Enterprise Network’s Executive Forum breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 a.m. in Scottsdale. The event will spotlight international economic development and feature local success stories. The event also will include key economic development and business resources available to Arizona’s growing businesses.

Jim Lane, Mayor Scottsdale

Mayor Lane began his first term on the Scottsdale City Council in June 2004, and was elected Mayor in November 2008. He served on the 2002 Scottsdale Fire & EMS Advisory Committee, and represents the City Council as a member of the National League of Cities Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee.

Dana Garmany, CEO, Troon Golf

Garmany has more than 25 years experience developing and operating golf facilities worldwide. He has been named by Golf Inc. and Golf Digest as one of the most powerful and influential people in golf. A member of the Professional Golfers Association of America since 1983, Garmany founded Troon Golf in 1990.

Scarlet Spring, Executive Vice President and COO Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Spring leads the Greater Phoenix Economic Councils business development team and oversees global business attraction efforts. Prior to GPEC, Spring spent 14 years at AstraZeneca, a leading global pharmaceutical company, where she most recently served as the national sales director for the oncology and urology division.

Raymond C. Wiley, Director Aide Solar USA

Wiley is responsible for the companys sales, strategic marketing, distribution and operations. Aide Solars parent company is Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology, located in Xuzhou, China, and a subsidiary of the Panjit Group, a broad-based manufacturer of leading technologies headquartered in Taiwan with a facility in Tempe.

Doug Bruhnke, CEO – Growth Nation

Bruhnkes firm Growth Nation helps mid-market and emerging companies reach their growth potential by developing and implementing effective marketing, sales and business development solutions. Leveraging his international technology, business and marketing background, his teams have created over billion of new revenue growth.

Please plan to join us at 7 a.m. on
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at the
Lakeview Inn @ Camelback Golf Club
7847 N. Mockingbird Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85253