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

Community Mixer: Celebrating the Big Switch

  • Armadilla Wax Works Candle Factory (map)
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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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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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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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Close the Revolving Door: How to find the right candidate, and keep them hired. (Statewide Webinar)
Jul
30
10:00 AM10:00

Close the Revolving Door: How to find the right candidate, and keep them hired. (Statewide Webinar)

If you've had a hard time hiring, you're not alone. Maybe you've been able to fill a position, but not keep it filled, which costs you more time and money in the long-run. This month, we're bringing together three experts working to help find the right person for your job - and how to keep them there too.

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June Community Mixer at Dorian
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

June Community Mixer at Dorian

This month’s Community Mixer will be held at Dorian in Scottsdale. Themed after the famed Dorian Gray in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, this restaurant offers a unique atmosphere with a chill vibe. Sample rosé wine (it’s never too late to celebrate Rosé Day!), enjoy hors d’oeuvres and happy hour drink prices.

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Flagstaff Member Mixer: Summer Welcome
Jun
13
5:30 PM17:30

Flagstaff Member Mixer: Summer Welcome

Join us for our Flagstaff Welcome Summer Member Mixer at the Extreme Adventure Course on June 13th! Flag Extreme has offered free demo's of their courses, and Mother Road Brewery will be offering their local brews onsite. RSVP below, and please invite 2-3 local businesses who would be interested in learning more about the organization!

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May ConnectED Workshop: Get Back in the Driver's Seat! Leadership for Local Businesses
May
26
6:00 PM18:00

May ConnectED Workshop: Get Back in the Driver's Seat! Leadership for Local Businesses

Enrique Feldman specializes in perfecting leadership within business owners. His expertise lies in pulling entrepreneurs out of the daily grind, thinking more innovatively and connecting more profoundly with your employees to improve, even expand your business. This month’s ConnectED workshop will focus on learning skills and techniques in strategies on self-care, company culture, and putting you back in the driver seat to success.

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May Member Gathering at Local First Arizona HQ! (Metro Phoenix)
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

May Member Gathering at Local First Arizona HQ! (Metro Phoenix)

Celebrate the locally owned businesses in Arizona! This month we’re inviting you to our Local First Arizona offices downtown for an open house style event. Join us for a 30-min. business workshop with Gordon Parkman who will use his four decades of experience to show you how to plan for success in your business.

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Sustaining Community with Friends of the Verde
May
15
5:30 PM17:30

Sustaining Community with Friends of the Verde

Friends of the Verde River has been working tirelessly to restore habitat, sustain flows and promote community stewardship to support our beloved Verde River system. Let’s take some time to pause and thank their team for their continuous involvement and support of the greater Verde Valley community and it’s businesses.

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April Webinar: How Businesses Can Harness the Power of Instagram Stories (Statewide)
Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

April Webinar: How Businesses Can Harness the Power of Instagram Stories (Statewide)

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.

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Doing Business With the City of Phoenix
Apr
2
6:00 PM18:00

Doing Business With the City of Phoenix

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.

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March ConnectED Workshop: Welcome to the World of Millennials - aka Your Next Big Market of Customers
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

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.

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ConnectED Seminar: The Power of Tiny Marketing Actions (TMAs)
Nov
27
6:00 PM18:00

ConnectED Seminar: The Power of Tiny Marketing Actions (TMAs)

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.

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October Lunch Mixer: Hula's Modern Tiki (Metro PHX)
Oct
3
11:30 AM11:30

October Lunch Mixer: Hula's Modern Tiki (Metro PHX)

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.

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