The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation hosted its inaugural Workforce Summit on March 13, 2019.
The Workforce Summit provided businesses tools to support talent development and attraction strategies. Creating robust talent pipelines is essential to business growth and requires partnerships between employers, education and training providers, and government. The Workforce Summit highlighted effective partnerships that support business growth through enhanced talent pipelines.
The Summit also displayed effective career awareness strategies, industry-led apprenticeships, strategies to recruit diverse candidates, and methods to engage with education providers to enhance the supply of talent needed to grow your business.
See the 2019 Workforce Summit agenda and view the presentations below:
Jennifer Mellor, Chief Innovation Officer, Greater Phoenix Chamber
Title Sponsor Remarks
Joe Carella, Assistant Dean, University of Arizona Eller College of Management
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, Chancellor, Maricopa Community Colleges
Overview of Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation Workforce Efforts
Workforce Demand in Arizona
Trevor Stokes, Workforce Program Manager, Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity
Lunch & Keynote Presentation
Cheryl Oldham, Vice President of Education Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce & Senior Vice
President of Education and Workforce Program, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Nashville Academy Study Visit
Steve Johnson, Global Director of Associate Career Development, Amazon