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What's it like to go to China and sell Phoenix?

Are you a good sales person? Do you believe you could sell anything? It should be the easiest thing in the world to sell a product like Phoenix wouldn't you think?

But what if you were Barry Broome, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) and your job was to sell all this beautiful weather, the architecture, the diversity and the golf courses to business executives and government officials in China? Then what? How do you convince leadership in a country of a billion-plus people that it's in their best interests to do business with the cities that make up the Valley of the Sun?

In other words, what's it like to go to China to sell Phoenix?

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He's done it all -- and keeps doing it. His career in local Arizona radio and television dates back the late 60s. Pat always stimulates with his thought provoking, opinionated, and entertaining commentaries on the Arizona Morning News while hosting award-winning talk-shows like "The McMahon Group" and "The God Show."

"The Mc Mahon Group" features a very unpredictable all-star panel where 3 people from the community get together and give there thoughts on the news of the week. He also hosts "The God Show" on Sunday's which talks about all aspects of spirituality.

Pat is also well known outside of radio because of his multi-faceted career as an actor, producer, recording artist, writer, broadcaster, and one-third of the legendary comedy team that was on TV for 35 years in Arizona, "The Wallace and Ladmo Show."

Through the many experiences of his professional life, Pat has been richly rewarded with 7 Emmys, major national and international radio awards as well as numerous civic, educational, religious and humanitarian awards. Pat was also a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Ottawa University, the Arizona Broadcasters Lifetime achievement Award, and has his bronze likeness hanging in the rotunda of the Herberger Theater in recognition of his contributions to Communications & The Arts.

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