Tap into your local bank! This month we’re joining forces with Downtown Flagstaff Business Alliance and Mother Road Brewing to host us at their brewery and taproom with great beer on tap and conversations with our community banks.
With 1 billion active users per month, Instagram is a social media juggernaut. But the platform isn’t just about pretty pictures and hashtags; Instagram is a viable and potent promotional channel for businesses…when used strategically. In this presentation, we’ll cover how to utilize one of Instagram’s most powerful features-Stories—to engage your audience daily.
Learn strategies for success to drive new revenue and prepare your current customers for the Tempe Streetcar construction. Be proactive, be prepared, and discover a network of small businesses to collaborate and learn from at this free event.
Local First Arizona's For(u)m program is teaming up with the Urban Phoenix Project to lead our 8th annual "Jane's Walk: Phoenix". We will be getting back to the basics, discussing Jane's four Generators of Diversity and her concept of Sidewalk Ballet as we stroll down 2nd Avenue from the Roosevelt Neighborhood to the Downtown Core.
Join Local First Arizona and the Tucson 2030 District for the launch of a Monthly Sustainability Series! We are kicking things off with a workshop on Energy Rebates 101. Learn how to become more financially and environmentally sustainable though improving your businesses energy efficiency!
Join Local First at Southern Rail in Uptown Phoenix. Meet local entrepreneurs, LFA staff, and support this local eatery. Bring plenty of business cards and your best 30-second intro!
Celebrate local businesses and community banking with us at The Newton, a local multi-tenant destination in the heart of Uptown Phoenix. Meet local entrepreneurs and our local banks and credit unions at the First Draft Book Bar.
In recognition of Community Banking Month, local businesses and key stakeholders are joining forces to shed light on the impact community banks have on business development in rural settings. Join us to learn about the power of banking locally and ways to make the transition easy and profitable.
Alison King (founder, Modern Phoenix), Nicole Underwood (Author, Community Advocate), and Troy Vincent (Principal, 180 degrees) discuss historic preservation, property rights, and Phoenix architecture at one of the Valley’s most celebrated artist enclaves, The Hive.
Join us for an evening celebrating local banks, credit unions, and the people who work at these institutions. Enjoy the beautiful scenery at Delectables Catering and Venue, talk with fellow businesses, and eat one of Delectable’s famous brownies (or two).
Interested in expanding your client base and revenue stream to include the City of Phoenix? Don’t miss your opportunity to work and learn from Phoenix representatives on everything from what the city purchases to becoming a vendor for preferred products and services.
Join Local First Arizona and Captain’s Restaurant Supply to learn more about sustainable packaging. Meet manufacturers of eco-friendly packaging, focusing on items that are made from compostable materials, recyclable materials and that contain recycled content and find options that fit your business.
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.
March ConnectED Workshop: Welcome to the World of Millennials - aka Your Next Big Market of Customers
How are you marketing to the largest generation? Millennial buying power is $200 billion, and Millennial Marketing experts want to show you how you can reach new customers without tearing your hair out. This month’s quarterly ConnectED workshop will give you the tools to capture Gen Y into your business.
East meets west, north, and south with this new Devour Phoenix event that celebrates the international flavors of Phoenix. Unwind in the serene Japanese Friendship Garden as you taste the multi-cultural cuisines from the regions of your favorite countries while listening to the music of world-renowned musician(s).
Have you been to downtown Mesa recently? We invite you to join us for a curated stroll to (re)discover local businesses that are popping up along Main Street. Enjoy refreshments and a chance to meet business owners along the way.
AGM Container Controls has been a leader in the design and manufacturing of environmental control hardware for more than six decades. Come see what they are all about!
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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!
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.