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Association for Corporate Growth - Arizona Chapter


Upcoming Events


Join ACG-Arizona for its first-annual "A Taste of Private Equity" panel discussion and wine tasting event! We’ll be featuring some of the finest Arizona wines presented by some of the most active members of the deal-making community, then will enjoy a panel discussion on the state of private equity in Arizona and across the country. It should be a fun way to find out the latest in the private equity field while enjoying some exceptional local wines. 

CLICK HERE to download the fact sheet
CLICK HERE to register for the event 

November 2014 ACG-Arizona Breakfast

On November 11, the ACG-Arizona Breakfast will feature Terry McDaniel, CEO of Inventure Foods (formerly Poore Brothers), which includes some of the biggest brands in the food and restaurant industry. 


Our goal is to build a membership organization promoting an affinity relationship among our members and a sense of member ownership of, and pride towards, ACG Arizona. We believe this approach will enhance the quality of ACG Arizona events and programs. Therefore, we have a policy to permit non-members to attend three events before they become ACG Arizona members. We feel this provides non-members an adequate opportunity to sample the ACG Arizona experience before joining.

About ACG Arizona
We are very pleased to join the rapidly growing Arizona business community as a resource for professionals.  ACG Arizona is dedicated to helping professionals create deals and grow businesses. ACG members are leaders driving much of the strategic corporate growth and mergers & acquisitions in the world today. Their titles, CEO, CFO, senior corporate development officer, equity partner, banker, lawyer, accountant - reflect significant levels of leadership and professional achievement.
Your profession requires more knowledge, research, quicker responses, better, bolder moves. To achieve this level of performance, you need access to the best people, systems and information worldwide. ACG is the best place to go. ACG members are leaders in defining the global business community. They welcome you!
Arizona Chapter and National ACG Benefits of membership include:

  • Monthly Chapter Programs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: The Deal Maker’s Journal
  • Online Member Directory (you must be logged in to view Directory)
  • ACG has announced the launch of, a website that provides visitors with data comparing the sales and job growth of private capital-backed companies versus the U.S. economy.
  • JobSource
  • ACG's Monthly E-Newsletter - Achieving Corporate Growth
  • ACG's Weekly E-Newsletter - Merger Mogul
The ACG membership, approximately 14,000, represents the entire corporate growth and M&A career spectrum. About one-half represent corporations and equity groups, and one-half represent intermediary and service firms, including financiers, venture capitalists, accountants, lawyers, appraisers and consultants.

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Driving Growth

The goal of Driving Growth is to bring more transparency and visibility to the role and value of private capital investment. This report reveals that overall, companies backed by private capital outperform other companies by a wide margin in revenue growth and job growth.

For more information or to order a hard copy, contact Christine Melendes at
ACG Arizona Membership
Join ACG Arizona today!

When you become a member of the Arizona Chapter of ACG, you become a part of the largest and oldest international network of middle market professionals involved in corporate growth and deal-making. ACG's membership span, which currently includes all of North America, Asia, and Europe, anticipates a greater global reach each year, strengthening the 56-chapter network in existence today. ACG-Arizona welcomes new members enthusiastically! We encourage you to take an active role now.  Annual memberships are $420.00.  For a list of membership categories, click here.  To fill out the online application, click here.

Please note, ACG Arizona is an approval chapter and your application will be reviewed by our Membership Committee prior to approval of membership.

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