GACC West | Arizona Chapter

The GACC West | Arizona Chapter seeks to increase commerce and trade relations between Germany and Arizona businesses while cultivating a vibrant German-American community where everyone feels welcome.

The Arizona Chapter is unique in that we have a large and active board made up of business leaders representing small, medium and large global corporations across most industries. All of us have extensive business experience and strong networks in Germany and the United States and regularly travel between the two locations. Our board is committed to further growth and partnership. When you join us as a member, we will consider you a key stakeholder in our mission and you will have full access to our board, extended GACC network and resources.

We will execute our Purpose by:

  • Leveraging our networks to promote our members and potential German-American business leaders GACC congruent interests.
  • Connecting the people of Arizona and Germany socially and culturally through meaningful events and partnerships with sister organizations.

Why Arizona?

PRO-BUSINESS

Aggressive tax credits and incentives as well as programs designed to increase access to capital.

INFRASTRUCTURE

Nearly 40 million consumers can be reached within a single day truck haul, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport reaches 142 domestic and international locations including direct flights to Germany.

EDUCATION & WORKFORCE

Greater Phoenix is the home of nationally-ranked schools to globally renowned universities and has a skilled and diverse talent pool at one of the lowest cost in the nation.

COST OF LIVING & QUALITY OF LiFE

Greater Phoenix offers the diverse amenities of a major metropolitan region, without the high cost of living. As one of the most dynamic and rapidly growing regions in the nation, living and working here is both exciting and affordable. With an average temperature of 72 degrees, more than 300 days of sunshine annually, and access to the best hiking trails and golf courses, it is easy to enjoy a healthy lifestyle and take advantage of outdoor amenities all year long.