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Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
 
MUST ATTEND EVENT: Emerging Issues Forum
Take Part in Tempe's Future this Friday!
Sponsored by SRP, this monthly breakfast series provides a forum for speakers to address important issues relating to businesses and the community. This month, we look at one of the largest challenges facing the business community today: building and maintaining a strong workforce.

Friday’s Emerging Issues Forum will feature speakers who represent local, state and military programs that help employers connect with talent they might not find otherwise.

Don't delay. Registration closes at 4pm TODAY!

 
Chamber News
 
Early Bird Exhibitor Pricing Ends FRIDAY!
Building Futures at a Discount!
This annual conference brings together students, job seekers and employers from the region at one encompassing event. It is a time to change lives and help build futures.

Employers: Get your space now. Early BIrd Exhibitor Pricing ends this Friday!

 
Nominate Your Choice for Tempe Business Woman of the Year!
Can There be Just One?
So daunting is the task of narrowing such a talented and deserving pool of leaders down to one honoree. 

It all starts with you.

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Business Woman of the Year Award.

This award was established to recognize an outstanding businesswoman who has positively affected the Tempe community and the Tempe Chamber of Commerce.

 
Get Registered for the Career Ready Tempe Business Information Session
Business Spots are Filling Up!
Business leaders, here's your opportunity to learn about the benefits of hosting a CRT intern.

Nationwide, only five grants were given for this program, and you have an opportunity to further shape the landscape of Tempe for generations.

Career Ready Tempe is a collaboration between the City of Tempe Human Services Department, Economic Development Department and the Tempe Chamber of Commerce.

 
Chamber Events
 
Emerging Issues Forum: Workforce Programs for Your Business

Feb 15, 2019
(7:30 AM - 9 AM)

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Tempe
Tempe, Arizona
 
Coffee Connection 1
Leads Group

Feb 13, 2019
(7:15 AM)

Arizona Bank & Trust
Tempe, AZ
Ribbon Cutting for SERVPRO of North Temp...
Ribbon Cutting at 11:30!

Feb 15, 2019
(11 AM - 12 PM)

SERVPRO of North Tempe
Tempe, Arizona
Business Before Hours at OneAZ Credit Un...
Sponsored by OneAZ Credit Union

Feb 19, 2019
(7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)

OneAZ Credit Union
Tempe, Arizona
Business After Hours at Shalimar Country...
Sponsored by Cox Business

Feb 27, 2019
(5:30 PM - 7 PM)

Shalimar Country Club
Tempe, AZ
13
Feb
Career Ready Tempe Business Information Session
19
Feb
Business Before Hours at OneAZ Credit Union
27
Feb
Business After Hours at Shalimar Country Club
 
SEE THE MONTH AT A GLANCE
 
Member News
 
Tempe Tourism Revenues RIse - Creating Jobs and Improved City Services!
Nearly 250,000 More Hotel Rooms Rented!
Tourism revenues greatly increased in Tempe last year, with almost a quarter of a million more rooms rented in 2018 than two years earlier.

According to the Tempe Tourism Office, in 2018, $175 million in hotel room sales were generated, an increase of about 12 percent from 2017. This is $36 million more than 2016.

The number of rooms will grow again in the near future with the new Westin, Canopy by Hilton and Omni hotels coming soon. 

 
Member Events
 
Pride Activation Downtown Tempe Authority/Foundation
Will You Help?
The Downtown Tempe Authority is looking for volunteers to help spread the love.

Last year, rainbow roses with tags that said ‘You are Loved’ to 200 unsuspecting people on the street in recognition of Pride. This year is next level: over 2000!

Tempe is committed to a welcoming environment for everyone no matter your sexual orientation, race, gender, disability, religion or age.

In that light, you invite you to join in a couple of unique volunteer opportunities and celebrate LGBTQ Pride month. 

 
Create Collective - Experience Tempe's Thriving Culture
Community Yoga. Local Art. Live Music
+ Cultivate Your Inner Creative: Come meet, mix and mingle. Learn from local Tempe artists, enjoy healthy eats, drinks and exhale through yoga flow provided by CorePower Yoga.

 
Valentine's Date Night Special
Bring your date to C2 Tactical for a date they won't soon forget! Book an inclusive package online and use promo code "VALENTINE" to receive 15% off!

C2 Tactical 8475 S. Emerald Dr. Tempe, AZ 85284

 
SUBMIT YOUR MEMBER EVENTS
 
Community News
 
APS Lowering Utility Bills Again
APS is lowering residential customer's monthly bills by an average of $3. Rates are already an average of $9.59 lower than those in March of 2018.

Lower natural gas prices and other interstate deals are allowing them to pass on an $80 million rate reduction to their Arizona residential customers.

 
Community Events
 
Ballet Arizona's "The Firebird" & "La Sylphide"
The Firebird: A reimagined classical Russian fairytale, presented with a unique, mystifying, & otherworldly twist.

La Sylphide: The most iconic of the romantic ballets, this tale of passion and elusive love features an alluring fairy and a diabolical witch who wreak havoc on the life of a young Scotsman.

Phoenix Symphony Hall 75 N 2nd St, Phoenix, AZ

 
Tempe Leadership Events
 
Mission 4 Music Casino Night

Feb 16, 2019
(7 PM - 10 PM)

F.A.B.R.I.C Tempe
Tempe, AZ
 
Tempe Cares 2019: SIGN UP for VOLUNTEERS!
HELP THE HELPERS
Tempe Leadership announces Tempe Cares’ signature annual 1-day event for volunteers devoted to beautifying Tempe’s neighborhoods, schools, and other public spaces and facilities that serve Tempe residents!

Tempe Cares annual community service project will host the HELP THE HELPERS PROJECT on SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – noon.

For more, please visit: tempeleadership.org/tempe-cares
 
Chamber of Commerce Savings Program
 
Save Up To 55% Off When You Shop At Office Depot OfficeMax
If you haven't yet, you should make sure you’re taking advantage of our chamber business savings program from Office Depot OfficeMax.

Sign up to enjoy special pricing on copy and print services:
  • $0.025 black and white copies
  • $0.22 color copies
  • 40% off finishing services
AND...up to 55% off cleaning and breakroom supplies and 10% off everything else in the store.

 
Sustainability Pledge
 
Green Bin Takes the Pledge!
Green Bin believes in sustainability, and they just took the pledge! Visit them at www.rentgreenbin.com and show your support!


If you haven't taken the pledge yet, what are you waiting for? Read more about ways your company can go green. 
 
Arizona Cancer Foundation Takes the Pledge!
Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children just took the sustainability pledge! We can't thank them enough! Show your support and visit them at www.azcancerfoundation.org


If you haven't taken the pledge yet, what are you waiting for? Read more about ways your company can go green. 
 
TAKE THE SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE
 
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282
480-967-7891z

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