Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), will be the keynote speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) December luncheon. It will be held on Dec. 1 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix. Watson, along with other ACA executives, will discuss the commerce authority’s successes in its four years and what lies ahead in the future.
The luncheon will benefit Heart for the City, a non-profit organization committed to the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of the children of inner-city communities. A special emphasis is placed on low-income neighborhoods by creating innovative solutions to the difficult social problems that poor families face daily.
The cost of the luncheon is $40 for AAED members and guests and $50 for non-members and $55for late registrants. To register, visit www.aaed.com/events/.
The registration deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 24. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission n to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.
For more information on AAED, visit www.aaed.com or call (602) 240-2233.