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Appointment-Plus Hosts Successful Job Fair; Event Illustrates Growing Tech Industry in Arizona

May 10, 2013

Recently named a top 10 place to start a business by Entrepreneur magazine, Arizona is poised for continued growth in the tech sector.

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 10, 2013

Appointment-Plus, the world´s leading provider of online scheduling software, hosted a job fair on May 7 that attracted dozens of professionals looking to join the growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company.

“Scottsdale, Arizona has become an appealing location for both established companies and start-ups,” said Bob La Loggia, CEO and founder of Appointment-Plus. “With its business-friendly environment, great talent, and strong start-up support groups, the Arizona technology industry is poised for continued rapid growth.”

Entrepreneur magazine recently named Arizona one of the top 10 places to start a business. The magazine cited the state´s startup community, innovation and investment resources.

The state has also been successful in attracting established companies to relocate or open new facilities within Arizona. Recent examples include:

  • Netherlands and Luxembourg-based STEALTH Software chose Arizona as the site of its U.S. headquarters.
  • New York-based ZocDoc announced plans to hire 650 employees at its new Scottsdale office.
  • General Motors selected Chandler as the site of its fourth Information Technology Innovation Center.

“With our abundant sunshine, open-door culture, robust innovation ecosystem and affordable living, Arizona is an ideal place for the next generation of innovators and market-leading companies to start new enterprises,” said Steven Zylstra, president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council.

To foster continued interest in the Arizona tech sector, Appointment-Plus is launching an intern program this summer. Interns will see firsthand how a SaaS company operates while assisting marketing and sales efforts.

“Our new intern program will enlighten students on the day-to-day tasks of running a SaaS business, while gaining experience within their specific areas of study,” said La Loggia.

To learn more about Appointment-Plus and how it helps businesses operate more profitably, visit http://www.appointment-plus.com or call 800-988-0061.

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About Appointment-Plus: Appointment-Plus is the leading provider of scheduling software for automating and streamlining business booking processes. It offers multiple appointments per time slot, reminder notifications that reduce the no-show rate by 70 percent, and online credit-card processing.

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