Phoenix Global Rising

Advancing innovation and inclusion in Phoenix


Phoenix Global Rising (PGR) is a transformative multi-stakeholder initiative committed to making the city a cosmopolitan innovation and inclusion vanguard for the 21st century. It supports the inspirational leadership of Mayor Kate Gallego and focuses on major collaborative action projects with leading global organizations across the private, public and nonprofit sectors.


  • Strengthen the global entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Foster international trade and investment
  • Achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals
  • Promote the full inclusion of immigrants and refugees
  • Advance urban innovation and a smart community with sister cities worldwide
  • Enhance tourism and hospitality

"What people, our city, our state, our country, our world and our planet needs these days is good news. Thank you, Phoenix Global Rising, for being that good news!"

Kate Gallego

Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona