Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego Announces Phoenix Global Forum Mayor Kate Gallego Announces Phoenix Global Forum<div class="ExternalClass07F7FACC4D4A46ECA83EA4493C509B62"><p></p><p>Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego today announced the creation of the <strong>Phoenix Global Forum</strong>, an annual summit hosted by Phoenix Sister Cities and the International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA). <br><br></p><p>The event will launch on<strong> May 2, 2024</strong>, at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix and will convene decision makers and experts to discuss society’s evolving needs amidst ongoing global challenges. The forum will examine solutions already in development, both in Phoenix and worldwide, while also fostering future innovation through connection and collaboration.<br><br></p><p>Mayor Gallego made the announcement at the Conference of Montreal, an annual economic summit hosted by the IEFA in Quebec, Canada. <br><br></p><p><strong>Mayor Gallego</strong> said: “I am thrilled to announce the launch of the Phoenix Global Forum. Phoenix is the fastest growing big city in America, and it’s reflected in major sector hubs advancing here, including semiconductors, advanced technology, biosciences, cybersecurity, and defense.  Investment in our region is significant, and I look forward to this event convening global enterprises, institutions, and individuals to identify opportunities for collaboration, growth, and resiliency necessary for a bright future.”<br><br></p><p><strong>IEFA CEO Nicholas Rémillard </strong>added: “We are delighted to be working with Phoenix Sister Cities on this initiative. The city has an incredible ecosystem of business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and academics all working towards major advancements in areas such as sustainability and healthcare. Our mission at the IEFA has always been one of connection to foster solutions, and we are pleased to partner with a city which truly embodies this aim. We look forward to welcoming everyone at the inaugural Phoenix Global Forum next year.”<br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><strong>Media Contact:</strong><br>Athena Sanchez, Interim Communications Manager<br><a href=""></a> +1 602 621 0507​<br></p></div>Phoenix Global Forum 3:13:25 PM