Experience a unique opportunity to dine with Co-founder of New Belgium Brewing, Kim Jordan, while tasting delicious fare from Conceptually Social, one of Phoenix's up and coming restaurants serving delicious food and building community.
Acompáñenos a celebrar el esfuerzo y la dedicación de los alumnos del programa. Todos los miembros de Fuerza Local están invitados a compartir en la celebración y crear conexiones con otros negocios.
Southern Arizona’s largest food and wine festival, bringing together over 65 of the region’s finest chefs, wineries, breweries, local foods and restaurants highlighting exceptional menu tastings. This foodie festival will showcase the diversity of the heritage foods and ingredients throughout the Southwest region.
Kick-off 2019 with Local First at 414 Pub & Pizza in Tempe. Meet local entrepreneurs, LFA staff, and support this local eatery on Mill Ave. Bring plenty of business cards and your best 30-second intro!
We’re back! Join us for an update on Local First Arizona in the Verde Valley, reconnect with members, and learn how youth engagement can help expand your business.
Acompañen a Fuerza Local y a City of Phoenix Public Works en una reunión empresarial divertida e informativa en la Estación de Transferencia de 27th Avenue (27th Ave. Transfer Station, conocida también como el dompe).
Join Local First Arizona For(u)m and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation for Taliesin Next, an informative and entertaining panel and Q&A on designing for desert environments.
Celebrate the best of local cocktail culture at the Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition. Attendees can root for their favorite bartenders from the Devour Phoenix Coalition of restaurants as they sip on their competition creations.
Starshine Communities and Local First Arizona are hosting a Collaboration & Cocktails event for local businesses this February. Local entrepreneurs from across the valley are encouraged to attend.
¡Acompáñenos el 9 de enero a nuestra reunión empresarial en Cellular Connection: Boost/Metro PCS!
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us at Rainbow’s End for FREE Dream Catcher Workshop during December’s Locals' Night!
Get the Most out of your Membership: We'll walk you through the ins and outs of your business membership with Local First Arizona. Learn how to navigate all the resources at your fingertips and put your best foot forward!
Join us for our final member luncheon of 2018 at the iconic Duck and Decanter in Phoenix. We’ll be gathering on their newly renovated patio enjoying the weather as well as meeting new and returning members. Bring plenty of business cards!
We often plan marketing in huge tidal waves: large launches, huge social media campaigns and big advertising spends. The truth is, the most powerful marketing is consistent marketing, in tiny little actions every day. In this ConnectED workshop, entrepreneurs learn how to maximize efficiency to make big gains in cash flow through small, attainable actions for the coming year.
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us at Stone and Sage Apothecary for FREE non-needle gem acupuncture and gem facials during November’s Locals' Night!
Celebrate the season, get to know local entrepreneurs, and enjoy the newest return of Downtown Phoenix’s Paz Cantina! Bring a guest, or be ready to make lots of connections this November. Snacks provided, cash/credit bar available.
Mountain Mojo Group is a different kind of marketing agency. Get an inside look at their creative workspace where you'll meet other local members and meet the Mountain Mojo team. Prepare yourself for a high energy networking opportunity, engaging presentation from LFA staff, great food, and lots of fun.
On Tuesday, November 13th, Good Karma Tuesday will benefit Local First Arizona and the Local First Arizona Foundation! Ten percent of all sales will be donated to the organization, contributing to the expansion of Localism and the funding of the Fuerza Local Business Accelerator Program in Flagstaff.
Join Local First Arizona for a presentation on how supporting local businesses boosts your community, the economy, and your business’ bottom line. ($20)
The Arizona Fall Fest is a free and family-friendly celebration of everything local to Arizona. The festival features food from many of Arizona’s finest restaurants, a beer & wine garden, booths for local merchants and live entertainment.
Celebrate Arizona at the 14th Annual Arizona Fall Festival! Certified local, family-friendly, pet-friendly, this festival is a blast! Enjoy an all-AZ Beer and Wine Garden, local music and performances, local food samples, kids activities, 200 local vendors and more! Become a Fall Festival Volunteer!
Arizona offers numerous advantages to film and television producers who choose to work here. As your partners in production, the state’s numerous film offices and Film Resource Coordinators ensure you have access to our Reel Savings Program, amazing locations, permits, as well as, the crew and talent you require to ensure your project will be successful. Learn more about the services we provide filmmakers in Arizona – the Right Choice, Right Next Door!
When (re)developing in historic neighborhoods, there are several design and construction options that are considered context sensitive and within the guidelines. Given what can be done in the realm of historic preservation, what should be done?
A look inside of the Arizona Sunrays facility is worth a thousand words. From their builder to materials, Julie and her AZ Sunrays team looked to local vendors to complete their dream facility.
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us for a Write On! Workshop at Bright Side Bookshop during October’s Locals' Night!
Discover Local @ TMA on Sunday, October 14th is the kick-off event for the TENWEST Festival and promises something for everyone. From water harvesting and earth works to compassionate leadership, desert gardening and urban arts culture, Discover Local @ TMA will highlight ways to get involved with your local community, because living local means understanding how the choices you make and the interactions you have each day affect the entire Tucson ecosystem.
Be among the first to see the locally-curated guide to all the best food, drink, and experiences of the Verde Valley while enjoying the company of fellow independent businesses and local leaders.