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Monday, November 19, 2018
Registration is now open for the next Emerging Issues Forum
If you have a business or work in Tempe, December's Emerging Issues program will introduce you to NEW business resources and programs that are available by the City, such as:
  • The Project Assistance Team
  • The Streetcar Asset Assistance Loan Program
  • The City's Urban Core Master Plan and Streetcar project

 
We Support Small Business Saturday®
Join us in celebrating Small Business Saturday on November 24 by sharing your favorite places to #ShopSmall. Take a selfie with small business owners or unique finds and use hashtag #ShopSmallTempe.

On Friday, we'll be posting a list on social media of all the Chamber members that are participating in this event. If your small business is having a Small Business Saturday sale or promotion, send the details to ariyanna@tempechamber.org by this Wednesday at noon.

When we all #ShopSmallTempe, we support the small businesses that unite our community.
 
Chamber News
What’s Next? 5 Takeaways from the Midterm Elections
Now that the midterm elections have concluded, it's time to refocus our attention on the key issues that affect America's economy and business community. Closing the workforce gap is just one of several problem that needs to be addressed.

 
Reliable IT management can prevent costly data breaches
During the height of the holiday shopping season, hackers are hard at work, doing their best to illegally obtain important customer data. 

Office Depot OfficeMax Managed IT Services provides the security you need at a price point that also works for you.
 
 
Chamber Events
Business Before Hours at IKEA Tempe

Nov 20, 2018
(7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)

IKEA Tempe
Tempe, AZ
 
Business After Hours at The Graduate!

Nov 28, 2018
(5:30 PM)

The Graduate Tempe
Tempe, AZ
Please bring a new, wrapped toy or a $10 donation to this month's Business After Hours. Our Military Affairs Committee is hosting a toy drive for the Marines Toys 4 Tots program!
 
Ribbon Cutting for Varsity Tavern

Nov 27, 2018
(4 PM - 5 PM)

Varsity Tavern
Tempe, AZ
 
Ribbon Cutting for Aurora Payments

Nov 28, 2018
(12 PM - 1 PM)

Aurora Payments
Tempe, AZ
 
Ribbon Cutting for God's Garden Treasures

Nov 29, 2018
(4:30 PM - 5:30 PM)

God's Garden Treasures
Tempe, AZ
 
 
View our November Month-at-a-Glance!
21
Nov
Business Development Council Meeting
27
Nov
Coffee Connection 3
28
Nov
Coffee Connection 1
29
Nov
Business Owners Forum
 
Sustainability Pledge News
SRP Plans 1,000 Megawatts of New Solar Energy by 2025
“This proposal represents a growing commitment to sustainability that is both reliable and affordable,” said SRP’s CEO and General Manager Mike Hummel.  

 
Desert Roots Kitchen just took the Sustainability Pledge!

They are now entered for the November Pledge & Fly promotion with a chance to win an upcycled Southwest Airlines Wallet and $100 gift card!

 
Member News
Meet Peter Adams of Ping! Development in Tempe

Congratualtions Peter! Our 2018 Volunteer of the Year and 2018 Ambassador of the Year was featured in VoyagePhoenix. He talks about his involvement in the Chamber, his journey as an entrepreneur, and his company Ping! Development.

 
Free IT Risk Assessment – Is Your Business Secure?
GreenLoop is offering two special promotions this month:

1) An external vulnerability scan, assessment of key risk related metrics and ultimately a “score” on a scale of 1-10 on your level of security readiness. 

2) A $50 amazon gift card to any Tempe Chamber member who provides a lead that converts to a GreenLoop client

To participate in this offer, please visit their contact page and include the promotion code TC-GL2018 in the “message” portion of the form.
 
 
Member Events
Future for KIDS 17th Annual Golf Classic

All proceeds go towards our programs and camps for youth facing adversity in the community. Sponsorship and Foursome Packages are still available! 

Friday, Nov. 30 at 10:00 am. Click here for more details.
 
Breakfast with Santa

Join Cha! Cha! and Santa at Rainforest Café for a breakfast buffet, raffles, prizes, goodie bags, and other fun activities.


Saturday, Dec. 22 at 8:00 am. Click here for more details.
 
Do you have an event coming up?
 
From our partners in Tempe
In observance of Thanksgiving, the City of Tempe will close all administrative offices on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. Click here for details on how the holiday will affect other city services.
 
Nothing says the holidays like a parade! Kick off your holiday season right and join us in Downtown Tempe for the 24th Annual Fantasy of Lights Opening Night Parade presented by Wells Fargo.
 
Planning to get some holiday shopping done on Friday? Start in Tempe at these locations!
Bookmark Our New Homepage!
Follow Us On Social Media!
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282
480-967-7891

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