Press Releases

  • Summer 2022
  • City and Partners Revitalize Local Sewing Industry (August 2022)
  • Office of Economic Initiatives Welcomes Two New Team Members (August 2022)
  • City of Tucson Awards $750,000 to Local Nonprofits for Economic and Workforce Development Programs and Special Events (August 2022)
  • Sazón Empresarial: A comprehensive training program for rising star food entrepreneurs in Tucson, UNESCO City of Gastronomy, conducted fully in Spanish (May/June 2022)

    Spring 2022
  • Office of Economic Initiatives Celebrates National Economic Development Week (May 2022)
  • Barbra Coffee Named One of the Top 50 Economic Developers in Nation (April 2022)
  • Mike Czechowski Receives Designation of Certified Economic Developer From the International Economic Development Council (April 2022)
  • Office of Economic Initiatives to Hold Tucson Means Business Forum and Office Hours at Wards (April 2022)

    Winter 2022
  • The City of Tucson Office of Economic Initiatives Welcomes New Team Members to Expand Small Business Assistance Services (February 2022)
  • Office of Economic Initiatives Welcomes International Trade Specialist Alma V. Peralta (January 2022)
  • City of Tucson and Southern Arizona Coalition Seek Project Proposals as Part of EDA’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge Grant Process (January 2022)
  • City of Tucson Announces Workforce Development Partnership to Address Skills Gap in Industrial Sewing Trades (January 2022)

    Fall 2021
  • City of Tucson Awarded Phase One Build Back Better Challenge Grant from the Economic Development Administration (December 2021)
  • City of Tucson Seeks Community Input on Economic Development Strategy (October 2021)
  • City of Tucson and Pima Community College Receive Excellence in Economic Development Award From the International Economic Development Council (October 2021)