Northern Arizona Mixer - Cottonwood Style (Recap)

FIRE MOUNTAIN WINES HOSTS LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA’S BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT CottonwoodMixerPicOctober2Local business owners gathered at Fire Mountain Wines in Old Town Cottonwood Wednesday evening for Local First Arizona’s local business mixer and networking event. It was Local First Arizona’s second event in held Cottonwood, and fourth mixer held in the Verde Valley during the past year. It was one of the monthly events the organization holds throughout northern Arizona to discuss local business initiatives and bring together local businesses for an evening of networking and collaboration.

Local First Arizona is a local business coalition and nonprofit organization. It works statewide to create stronger local economies, build vibrant communities and produce better local job opportunities.

CottonwoodMixerPicOctoberThis event was an opportunity to meet and connect with existing members, as well as to build a stronger network of local, independent businesses in the region. Over 50 local business owners throughout northern Arizona attended the event. The businesses, which represented the Verde Valley, Flagstaff, Prescott and Prescott Valley and Phoenix mingled, networked, and learned more about what Local First Arizona is doing to build the local economy throughout northern Arizona and statewide.

The organization also kicked off sales for local businesses to participate in the third addition of the award-winning tourism piece, the Verde Valley Small Wonders Map. Many, many thanks to Fire Mountain Wines for hosting the event and to SEED Restaurant for providing the food.

The next Local First Arizona mixer will be held at Granite Mountain Brewing in Prescott on Thursday, November 13 from 5-7pm.

Check out the members & local businesses who came!

Fire Mountain Wines Burning Tree Cellars Verde Canyon Railroad Desert Diamond Distillery THAT Brewery Town of Clarkdale Town of Cottonwood Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce Brazen Chocolates Old Town Mug Company The Haunted Group Friends of the Verde River Revelation Wine Yavapai College Verde Digital Works Sedona Monthly Magazine Desert Dancer Regner Group Dr. Cheryl Kasdorf Green Papillon Sedona Virtual Assistant Spirit Rising Yoga & Healing West Side Deli SEED Restaurant Logicom Mingus Union High School Red Geranium Boutique Blazin M Ranch Million Dollar View Vacation Rental Mary Phoenix Artist Gallery 527 Verde River Adventures Cottonwood Hotel Smart Window Second Chance Center for Animals Tom Pitts CPI Realty Northern Arizona Healthcare Ink Impressions Tattoo Yavapai College Performing Arts Center Divinely Nurturing Therapies Peter Pierson Freelance Writer - Communications Nicole Jurisin Hair Studio Simon Chiropractic The Cellar Door Unhinged Hilltop Deli Rickeldoris Candy & Popcorn Company