Community Mixer: Celebrating the Big Switch
Nov
13
5:30 PM17:30

Community Mixer: Celebrating the Big Switch

  • Armadilla Wax Works Candle Factory (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Familiar with the big “Red Barn” thrift store on Highway 69 in Prescott Valley? Our dear friends Denise and Kent with Armadilla Wax Works are in the process of relocating to the iconic location. Join us on November 13th to celebrate the big relocation and network with fellow independent businesses in the area.

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Conferencia Anual de Fuerza Local Arizona
Nov
20
8:30 AM08:30

Conferencia Anual de Fuerza Local Arizona

Abriremos nuestras puertas a la Primera Conferencia Anual de Fuerza Local Arizona, cuyo objetivo es acercar y motivar al empresario sobre la importancia de sus aportaciones a la economía en Estados Unidos, además de aprender como crear alianzas y obtener una correcta sustentabilidad para el desarrollo de sus negocios.

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2020 Good Business Summit
Jan
22
to Jan 23

2020 Good Business Summit

The 2020 Arizona Good Business Summit will bring over 500 businesses and community leaders together in Downtown Phoenix to discuss the dynamics and complexity of doing business in today’s world. We are in the midst of a time that demands leadership to create change in conventional thinking, disrupt business as usual and inspire the business community to form powerful relationships that build a stronger Arizona. Over this two day conference, experience 35+ keynotes, workshops, business trainings, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and presentations featuring more than 50 local and national experts redefining what it means to do good business.

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Flagstaff Expert Marketing Panel with Mountain Mojo
Oct
17
5:00 PM17:00

Flagstaff Expert Marketing Panel with Mountain Mojo

Join us for our October member mixer with an open panel-style conversational gathering with 4 local marketing experts, brought to you by Mountain Mojo. Bring all of your advertising, design, SEO, website, social media and general marketing questions for our panel of Flagstaff marketing experts to help answer. Enjoy networking with other local businesses before and after the panel. Refreshments provided. Members and interested members are all welcome!

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October Community Mixer: AZ Wilderness Brewery
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

October Community Mixer: AZ Wilderness Brewery

October’s Community Mixer is hosted by AZ Wilderness Brewing DTPHX, one of the most awarded breweries in Arizona. You can expect a good time at this event, sponsored by Hownd, with live music by Lost in the Sun, appetizers provided by AZ Wildnerness, corn hole and giant jenga, and $1 off your favorite draft beer!

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Sustainability Series: SustainaBREW
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

Sustainability Series: SustainaBREW

Join Local First Arizona’s Sustainability Team for the first SustainaBREW event focused around the sustainability of local beer at the AZ Wilderness Brewery.

Come listen to a panel discussion from the Nature Conservancy, Sinagua Malt, Rhiba Farms and AZ Wilderness talk about how they have all collaborated to save millions of gallons of water, support a circular economy and minimize GHG emissions — while enjoying special discounts on sustainable beer.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Be the Rising Tide: Diversifying Your Workforce
Sep
19
7:30 AM07:30

Be the Rising Tide: Diversifying Your Workforce

Join us for a brand new series with partners Conscious Capitalism as we dive deeper into the how, why, and who we do business for. This event will feature two speakers and a Q&A session from Local First Arizona and Conscious Capitalism to dive deeper into the community impact these businesses have created in Arizona.

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September Community Mixer: Pedal Haus Brewery Tempe
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

September Community Mixer: Pedal Haus Brewery Tempe

September’s Community Mixer is hosted by Pedal Haus Brewery on Mill Ave. in Tempe! This locally owned brewpub features handcrafted European-style beers right in the heart of Tempe. You can look forward to sampling some brews and snacking on some pub grub appetizers in the modern atmosphere Pedal Haus is known for.

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FLAVOR, the Northern Arizona Food and Wine Festival
Sep
14
1:00 PM13:00

FLAVOR, the Northern Arizona Food and Wine Festival

Taste a bit of FLAVOR at the first annual food and wine festival in Northern Arizona, hosted in partnership with Local First Arizona and Over the Rainbow Butterfly Garden. Celebrate Arizona's vintners and independent restaurants on September 14th from 1 pm - 7 pm, on the beautiful garden grounds at Warners Nursery.

  • Ticket holders will receive wine and beer tasting tickets and samples of delicious local food.

    - 35 General Admission entry tickets include 6 tasting tickets and commemorative tasting glass and a free reusable water bottle

    - $50 VIP Admission tickets include 10 tasting tickets and a commemorative tasting glass, plus reusable water bottle. VIP ticket holders have access to a VIP section with live music and passed samples from local vendors to avoid standing in line.

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Morning Coffee with Local First Arizona
Sep
12
8:00 AM08:00

Morning Coffee with Local First Arizona

Local First Arizona is excited to produce a morning coffee for business professionals in the legal and financial industries. Join us with our partners at OneAZ Credit Union and Cities West Media to hear from unique guest speakers about trends in marketing and business development relevant to your industry. You'll want to join if you are a business professional in the Metro Phoenix area looking to expand your network, build partnerships, and gain information.

This event is open to members of Local First Arizona, business professionals associated with OneAZ Credit Union or Cities West Media, and any interested businesses looking to engage with these groups. While all businesses are welcome, the content and focus of the event will be curated to legal and financial professionals.

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Arizona Good Food Expo
Aug
26
11:00 AM11:00

Arizona Good Food Expo

  • Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort (map)
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As the state’s only all-local food expo, the Arizona Good Food Expo puts the spotlight on locally-grown and produced food. Exhibitors can market their products while forging wholesale connections and contracts. Buyers can find new local ingredients and products for their restaurants, kitchens, groceries, or cafeterias.

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August Community Mixer at the Arizona Heritage Center
Aug
21
6:00 PM18:00

August Community Mixer at the Arizona Heritage Center

The Arizona Heritage Center is excited to host our August Community Mixer for Local First AZ members. The mixer will be held in the grand front lobby of the museum, but members will also have access to museum exhibits. Tour Arizona’s history or stop in to one of the two featured exhibits, “A Place For All People” and “I Have a Name”.

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Flagstaff Member Mixer: Team Building in Business
Aug
15
5:00 PM17:00

Flagstaff Member Mixer: Team Building in Business

Learn all about creative team building skills and showcase the importance of positive morale in business with our guest speaker, Sharon Tewsbury-Bloom. Experience performances and open demonstrations by Momentum Aerial Studio as they showcase their newest studio addition.

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Volunteer Meet & Greet
Aug
6
6:00 PM18:00

Volunteer Meet & Greet

On August 6th, Local First Arizona is hosting a Volunteer Meet & Greet at Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company in Downtown Phoenix. If you’re interested in volunteering at awesome events and meeting amazing people, this is definitely something you don’t want to miss!

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