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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
Join us at Arizona Humane Society for a filled night! We’ll be mingling while meeting adoptable dogs & cats, making pet training toys, and learning what AHS does everyday for Arizona’s pets.
Join us in Wickenburg, August 9th and 10th for the 12th Annual Rural Policy Forum, a gathering of rural economic development professionals, nonprofits, community leaders, business owners, tribal communities, and other rural stakeholders who are interested in sustaining rural communities.
This is an opportunity to hear strategies from national experts as well as learn about success stories from around Arizona that give rural leaders like you the tools, resources and relationships they need to face current challenges.
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!
This June McDowell Market hosts members in their adaptive reuse, collaborative space. Join us for an indoor summertime block party with local businesses all along the McDowell corridor.
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!
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)