Arizona Commerce Authority
SAEDG proudly functions to represent municipalities in Arizona Department of Commerce programs. Our efforts are complimented by and dovetail with the services provided by the Arizona Commerce Authority.
The Arizona Commerce Authority was created on June 29, 2010, by an Executive Order issued by Governor Jan Brewer.
Arizona Commerce Authority Mission: Through leadership and collaborative partnerships, our mission is to create vibrant communities and a globally competitive Arizona economy.
Whether you are looking to start a new business, relocate your business, expand your business in Cochise County, Arizona, the SAEDG is here to assist. A complete list of State incentives, programs and grants is available here.
On February 14, 2011, Governor Jan Brewer called the Legislature into Special Session for the consideration of a comprehensive plan to put Arizona back to work. This plan is known as the Arizona Competitiveness Package, the proposal includes a mix of targeted business incentives and broad tax reforms designed to rev the Arizona economy.
SouthEastern Arizona Governments Organization (SEAGO)
SEAGO is a 501(c)3, nonprofit organization whose mission is: to assist local governments in seeking cooperative solutions to area wide problems; to provide a forum for regional policy development and serve as a coordinating link between municipal, county, tribal, state, and federal agencies.
SEAGO was established in 1972 and was designated as an Economic Development District (EDD) in 1991 is a regional planning agency that serves the four counties of Cochise, Graham, Greenlee and Santa Cruz.