This workshop will cover practical steps you can use to uncover your superpowers and develop a personal brand statement that clearly differentiates you and sets you apart in a noisy marketplace. Presented by local marketing expert & co-founder of Ideas Collide, Rebecca Clyde.
Co-sponsored by Local First Arizona. Arizona State Historic Preservation Office and Arizona State Parks and Trails present the 16th annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference, this time arriving at the midcentury modern hotel gem, Hotel Valley Ho, in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale.
Join Local First Arizona for our next luncheon at Craft 64, Scottsdale's premier venue for local craft beer, great wine and artisan wood-fired pizza. Connect with members in a casual setting. (Members pay for their own lunch ($18) and you can add a beer flight to your lunch for $11)
Join Local First Arizona for its first mixer in Globe/Miami. Learn all about the local movement taking place in Arizona and throughout the country. Bonus: Local business owners can learn how to join the largest local business coalition in North America!
Hotel Vendome is a popular spot for guests and locals alike to spend their afternoons and evenings and is conveniently located in the heart of Prescott’s downtown historic district: featuring 21 historic guest rooms and a cozy Craft Beer & Wine bar.
Get ready to connect with local members and an incredible digital marketing team as we sneak inside and behind the scenes of the innovative space at DigitalWire360!
Join Local First Arizona and Alliance Bank of Arizona in Flagstaff for an evening barbecue, hosted by our very own community bankers! Network with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, July 25th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Discover the hidden gems of Downtown Gilbert on our Small Wonders Map Stroll! Open to everyone, free to attend. We will tour Tuft and Needle, Art Intersection, and Liberty Market!
For its third bus tour, For(u)m returns to Phoenix to showcase perhaps its most established corridor yet, northbound along 19th Avenue. Taken together, the area features some of the most diverse and established communities along light rail: with an enormous immigrant and refugee population to the south, and million-dollar estates to the north and east.
The Newton hosts Community Banking + Member Mixer this April - see you there!
Celebrate Community Banking Month with Hughes Federal Credit Union and Local First Arizona as you sip cocktails, enjoy great food, and learn about local banking on the rooftop of the Playground Bar and Lounge.
Join Local First Arizona for happy hour at State Bar on Locals' Night in celebration of Community Banking Month. Meet fellow independent businesses, our community banks and credit unions, and local leaders on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Join Local First Arizona, Small Batch Wine and Spirits, Rainbow's End and The State Bar at the Old Town Square in Old Town Cottonwood for an evening networking opportunity and movie screening of The Big Short with fellow independent businesses, our community banks and credit unions, and local leaders.
Building a legacy is not for the faint of heart. It takes drive, passion, motivation, and a lot of visioning. Join us for a panel discussion with distinct business owners, Joe Johnston (Agritopia), Craig DeMarco (Upward Projects), and Jan Wichayanuparp (Sweet Republic), and hear their story and their path to creating legacy in Arizona.
Join Local First Arizona and Desert Financial Credit Union in Payson for an evening networking opportunity in celebration of Community Banking Month. Meet fellow independent businesses, our community banks and credit unions, and local leaders on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Join Local First Arizona at Pueblo Grande Museum. Connect with other local businesses as you tour the historic landmark and learn about the ancient peoples of Hohokam culture.
LFA For(u)m and the AIA's Phoenix Metro chapter are proud to partner for their second annual join panel, focusing critically on the dynamic, adaptable potential of midcentury modern neighborhoods in the Valley.
Join Local First Arizona and Thumb Butte Distillery for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, March 14th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
With 800 million active users per month, Instagram is a social media juggernaut. In this webinar, Quinn Tempest - digital strategist and designer based in Downtown Phoenix - will cover the fine balance between art and strategy on effective Instagram accounts
You won't want to miss our next Member Gathering at the iconic Taliesin West! Built in 1937 by world-renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin was more than a winter home. It was a place for creativity, learning, and still houses architecture students to this day. Discover this historic landmark through tours and enjoy starlight on the Garden Room Lawn.
Join Local First Arizona and Peace Surplus for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, February 21st from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Local First AZ kicks off its 2018 business luncheons at St. Francis in Phoenix! Join us in the elevated mezzanine for lunch and networking in a fun and casual setting.
Consider the possibility that for your business to truly flourish, you don't have to do everything by yourself. Join in for our first webinar of the season, and learn how to get your business out of your brain so that you can delegate responsibilities and get back to building your business!
Tempe Small Wonders Map Launch and Tour! Celebrate with us as we head out to House of Tricks, Arizona Artisans Collective, and Pedal Haus Brewery! Starts at 6PM, open to both businesses and community members! Raffle prize giveaway at each stop!
LFA For(u)m is proud to welcome back our Rural Policy Forum keynote, Peter Kageyama, author of the critically-acclaimed book "For the Love of Cities," and its followup, "Love Where You Live." The books each delve into the psychological connections of people to place, especially as they manifest through community-driven social investment. "For the Love of Cities" was named an urbanism "Top 10 Book" in 2012 by Planetizen. What causes people to emotionally connect to where they live?
Join Local First Arizona and Clarkdale Kayak Company and Boat House Bar & Grill for an evening networking opportunity and the drawing of the 9 Verde Valley Holiday Shopping Passport winners!
Join Local First Arizona and Threads on Main for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, December 13th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
We’ve made some major improvements to our Local First Arizona Directory. Now members have access to an abundance of new features and statistic tools to help track their engagement. Join us with your computer as we walk you through the short process of updating your listing with this hands-on workshop.
Get out from behind your screen and join us for our final lunch mixer of 2017! Bring your business cards and your appetite for Desert Rose Pizza and Gastropub in Old Town Glendale!
To commemorate their 10th anniversary, we invite you to join Gateway Bank on Friday, December 1st from 11:00am-2:00pm for a celebration of all things local featuring a vendor fair, food and refreshments, and giveaways from local businesses.
The Sustainable Living Forum an educational series of speaking events, where experts in the community will share their thoughts and encourage discussion about a different topic each month. The goal of the series is to inform and empower guests on how to live a more sustainable lifestyle.
Join us at Univision Network Studios in Phoenix for our final evening mixer of 2017! It's going to be a party! Open to all Fuerza Local members, Local First Arizona members, and local businesses