Sunday, May 10, 2009

Grow Globally Using the Internet - AZIGG June 1st at ASU SkySong

AZIGG in June Presents:

Panel Discussion
"Grow Globally Using the Internet'

Omar Sayed - Founder and CEO of Succeed Corporation
Lon Safko - Entrepreneur & Author, The Social Media Bible
Vijay Kapoor - Founder and CEO of TCC247
Robert Wilkinson - Founder and CEO of Abacus 24/7

Monday, June 1st, 7:30am - 9:00am
Location: ASU SkySong, 1475 N Scottsdale Road, 1st Floor (SE Corner)
(Southeast corner of Scottsdale and McDowell)
Moderator: Doug Bruhnke - CEO of Growth Nation & President of AZIGG
Investment $15 includes coffee and juice

Omar Sayed (Succeed Corporation), Lon Safko (The Social Media Bible), Vijay Kapoor (TCC247) and Robert Wilkinson (Abacus 24/7) are four of the top experts in the US on web marketing for your business. They'll be at ASU - SkySong to discuss growing business online, and answering your questions. For early sign-up:
All the best, Doug
Doug Bruhnke
AZIGG and Growth Nation
Scottsdale, AZ USA

Green Events with Global Implications in Arizona

Arizona Competes Globally, in Green Workshops
Scottsdale-based Green Street Development is turning the desert green. They're offering 2-hour Green Remodel Workshops at Arizona's first LEED-certified single-family remodel in Phoenix. For more info and to sign-up: The Workshops are offered to professionals May 12, May 14 and June 9, and to homeowners June 11.

Arizona Competes Globally, in Solar Decathlon
The University of Arizona's Solar Decathlon Team was elected by the US Department of Energy to compete in the 2009 Solar Decathlon. The competition is a showcase for sustainable architecture, with the goal of increasing awareness in the general public of the immense opportunities for solar powered innovation, applicable today for a reduced, if not carbon-neutral, way of living. Congrats U of A, and more info here:

All the best, Doug

Doug Bruhnke
AZIGG and Growth Nation
Scottsdale, AZ USA

Saturday, May 9, 2009

AZIGG Draws Overflow Crowd for Solar

At AZIGG on Monday, our expert panel sent a uniform message: call your legislators and city officials to get them to support Arizona business initiatives in solar, NOW. See these links for more info. Thanks Chris.
Special thanks to John Balfour (PerfectPower), Patrick O'Grady (Phoenix Business Journal) and Chris Camacho (GPEC) for great information.

The event was sold out and standing room only. Thanks to Glenn Hamer (Arizona Chamber), Chet Ross (SCORE) and Steve Zylstra (AZ Tech Council) for their contributions.

Thanks to Lon Safko for the pictures and sharing the launch of The Social Media Bible at AZIGG. Watch for Lon at our next AZIGG on June 1st that discusses growing your business globally on the internet.

Thanks to Bart Butler, Julie Vasquez and Maria Gryskiewicz for helping with the event. Watch for more pics from our group photographer Laird Brown (

All the best, Doug

AZIGG and Growth Nation
Scottsdale, Arizona