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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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).
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.
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.
Give yourself a break with us and check out Hula’s new location in uptown Phoenix! We’ll be lunching and networking in the Tiki Room with local entrepreneurs from around the valley. Bring plenty of business cards, and be ready for your 30-second intro.
Volunteers needed to help with recycling at this fun event!
Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains towards community, business, real estate, and economic development activities in America's lowest-income communities.
This webinar provides a comprehensive background and expert analysis of the new program, as well as recommendations for cities, philanthropies, advocates, and private sector representatives interested in equitable development outcomes throughout our nation's 8,761 newly designated Opportunity Zones to think about now.
Cracking down on operating expenses is always top of mind for entrepreneurs. One area where you may literally be sending money down the drain is through your water usage. Join this free webinar with the experts at Water Use It Wisely to find applicable tips that will save you money, and save water.
Kimber will be the Keynote Speaker at the FREE “Lunch & Learn” event hosted by the Town of Payson Economic Development & the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce for business owners in Rim Country. Kimber will be discussing the key to “Leveraging Small Businesses to Drive Tourism”.
Phat Scooters is on the rise around the country. Check out this homegrown, Tempe-based business at their headquarters for brews, local business connections, and more!
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us at Mountain Sports Flagstaff during September's Locals' Night!
Tucson Originals Restaurants will host the 3rd annual Bacon, Blues and Brews in partnership with Local First Arizona! Come out and enjoy live music and Bacon inspired dishes paired with beers from some of Tucson’s local restaurants and breweries.
How local have you been this year? Have you moved your money to a local bank? Continued to shop at the farmer's market and local markets? Donated to your local organizations and charities? If you have been struggling with this, or just want more information we are here to help!
On Saturday, September 15th Local First Arizona and sponsor Subway Underground will be hosting a Local Block Party on Subway Street in Old Bisbee. Here you can find all the information on banking local, eating local, shopping local, donating local, and drinking local. We want to make it as fun and easy as possible to experience all the things your local community has to offer.