Kimber will be the Keynote Speaker at the FREE “Lunch & Learn” event hosted by the Town of Payson Economic Development & the Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce for business owners in Rim Country. Kimber will be discussing the key to “Leveraging Small Businesses to Drive Tourism”.
Cracking down on operating expenses is always top of mind for entrepreneurs. One area where you may literally be sending money down the drain is through your water usage. Join this free webinar with the experts at Water Use It Wisely to find applicable tips that will save you money, and save water.
Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains towards community, business, real estate, and economic development activities in America's lowest-income communities.
This webinar provides a comprehensive background and expert analysis of the new program, as well as recommendations for cities, philanthropies, advocates, and private sector representatives interested in equitable development outcomes throughout our nation's 8,761 newly designated Opportunity Zones to think about now.
Volunteers needed to help with recycling at this fun event!
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.
Come get spooky with Local First at our Halloween themed mixer and meet other local businesses in the Rialto’s rockin’ venue, 191 Toole.
191 Toole invites members to stay afterwards to see Dave Parley from Prayers! Only in Tucson do you get invited to a live show after a business mixer, all thanks to our friends at the Rialto!
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.
Discover Local @ TMA on Sunday, October 14th is the kick-off event for the TENWEST Festival and promises something for everyone. From water harvesting and earth works to compassionate leadership, desert gardening and urban arts culture, Discover Local @ TMA will highlight ways to get involved with your local community, because living local means understanding how the choices you make and the interactions you have each day affect the entire Tucson ecosystem.
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us for a Write On! Workshop at Bright Side Bookshop during October’s Locals' Night!
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.
Arizona offers numerous advantages to film and television producers who choose to work here. As your partners in production, the state’s numerous film offices and Film Resource Coordinators ensure you have access to our Reel Savings Program, amazing locations, permits, as well as, the crew and talent you require to ensure your project will be successful. Learn more about the services we provide filmmakers in Arizona – the Right Choice, Right Next Door!
Celebrate Arizona at the 14th Annual Arizona Fall Festival! Certified local, family-friendly, pet-friendly, this festival is a blast! Enjoy an all-AZ Beer and Wine Garden, local music and performances, local food samples, kids activities, 200 local vendors and more! Become a Fall Festival Volunteer!
The Arizona Fall Fest is a free and family-friendly celebration of everything local to Arizona. The festival features food from many of Arizona’s finest restaurants, a beer & wine garden, booths for local merchants and live entertainment.
Mountain Mojo Group is a different kind of marketing agency. Get an inside look at their creative workspace where you'll meet other local members and meet the Mountain Mojo team. Prepare yourself for a high energy networking opportunity, engaging presentation from LFA staff, great food, and lots of fun.
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!
At every Locals' Night, Local First Arizona partners with one independent business to host a curated experience for the community. Join us at Mountain Sports Flagstaff during September's Locals' Night!
Tucson Originals Restaurants will host the 3rd annual Bacon, Blues and Brews in partnership with Local First Arizona! Come out and enjoy live music and Bacon inspired dishes paired with beers from some of Tucson’s local restaurants and breweries.
How local have you been this year? Have you moved your money to a local bank? Continued to shop at the farmer's market and local markets? Donated to your local organizations and charities? If you have been struggling with this, or just want more information we are here to help!
On Saturday, September 15th Local First Arizona and sponsor Subway Underground will be hosting a Local Block Party on Subway Street in Old Bisbee. Here you can find all the information on banking local, eating local, shopping local, donating local, and drinking local. We want to make it as fun and easy as possible to experience all the things your local community has to offer.
¡Acompáñenos este 12 de septiembre a nuestra reunión empresarial en Bilingual Insurance & HR Solutions Gloria Guerra! Fuerza Local los invita cordialmente a nuestra reunión de agosto donde tendrá la oportunidad de conocer, aprender y compartir sus conocimientos con otros empresarios del valle. Recuerde que las reuniones empresariales están abiertas para todos los miembros de Fuerza Local y los alentamos a que inviten a sus amigos emprendedores para que nos acompañen al igual.
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From solo-preneurs to growing companies, learn how to video on a shoe-string budget to build your brand in the digital age.
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.
¡Acompáñenos este 15 de agosto a nuestra reunión empresarial en Puerto Rico Latin Bar & Grill! Fuerza Local los invita cordialmente a nuestra reunión de agosto donde tendrá la oportunidad de conocer, aprender y compartir sus conocimientos con otros empresarios del valle. Recuerde que las reuniones empresariales están abiertas para todos los miembros de Fuerza Local y los alentamos a que inviten a sus amigos emprendedores para que nos acompañen al igual.
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.
Join us in celebrating the hard work and dedication of the 46 students. All Fuerza Local and Local First Arizona members are invited to celebrate and create connections with other businesses.
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.
History and culture are two of the many aspects that make living in small-town Arizona so wonderful. Residents can enjoy the magic of Route 66 or the ruins of ancient civilizations right in their backyards. This history that contributes to making our homes so special can be leveraged in healthy ways as an economic driver. Join us, this month, as we learn about organizations and places across the state that use their historic assets to generate revenue for the community and educate on the past.