June events you won't want to miss!

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Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
 
Regent Jay Heiler will Moderate June's Emerging Issues Forum
Jay Heiler from the Arizona Board of Regents will moderate the discussion at the Tempe Chamber's Emerging Issues Forum on June 7th.

He will lead the discussion on how our education system is helping students become workforce-ready.The panel includes Dr. Mark Searle from ASU, Darcy Renfro from Maricopa County Community College District and Dr. Deborah Gonzalez from Tempe Union High School District.
Breakfast is included.

Friday June 7, 2019 - 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Tempe
 
 
Chamber News & Events
2019 Annual Luncheon & Business Excellence Awards
The 2019 Tempe Chamber Annual Luncheon is just weeks away and will feature the highly anticipated 2019 Business Excellence Awards!

This event also celebrates the Tempe Chamber members, volunteers and leaders who helped make an impact throughout the year.
 
Corporate table and sponsorship opportunities are available. REGISTER TODAY!

Friday June 28, 2019 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Doubletree by Hilton Tempe
 
Ambassador Spotlight - Suzy Greenwood
This week, we're recognizing Tempe Chamber Ambassador Suzy Greenwood of Arizona Tax Advisors for her support and dedication to Tempe and the Tempe Chamber.

Arizona Tax Advisors is a locally owned and operated accounting firm specializing in Small Business and Individual accounting, tax and bookkeeping services. Suzy truly cares about the success of our clients and works diligently to minimize their tax liability and maximize their financial insight.

Ribbon Cuttings
 
Ribbon Cutting for Menchies at the Colle...
Help us welcome a new member!

Jun 7, 2019
(12 PM - 1 PM)

Menchie's at the Collective
Tempe, AZ
Ribbon Cutting for University of Dubuque
Please show your support to University of Dubuque as we welcome them to y...

Jun 14, 2019
(12 PM - 1 PM)

University of Dubuque
Tempe, AZ
 
Meetings and Mixers
 
28
May
Coffee Connection 3
04
Jun
Ambassador Committee Meeting
06
Jun
Women in Business Council Meeting
11
Jun
Coffee Connection 3
12
Jun
Military Affairs Committee Meeting
12
Jun
Coffee Connection 1
 
One Event. Three Chambers. Unlimited Potential!
Get ready For a night of networking in a high-energy social setting with over 300 business professionals as we bring together the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Tempe Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday June 6th - 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Volanti Restaurant & Lounge, Scottsdale
 
Member News & Events
 
Wilson Electric Announces 100% Employee Ownership
Wilson Electric Services Corp. announced this week that the company’s ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) has purchased the balance of the company shares, making it 100% employee owned.

To learn more, you can read the full press release.

To submit your company news, email us!
 
Jon Hoban Named VP of Public Services Division at Rio Salado
On May 23rd, Rio Salado Interim President Kate Smith announced that Jon Hoban, currently serving as Associate General Manager for Programming at KJZZ will fill the position of Vice President of the Division of Public Service that David O’Shea has been filling on an interim basis.

Jon has more than two decades in public media and 30 years in leadership roles. He has served as the Vice President of Radio for Georgia Public Broadcasting, Director of News for WHYY in Philadelphia, and Chief Operating Officer at Louisville Public Media. He will begin the new job on June 17.
 
Designing an Irresistible Workplace with The PEAKFleet
Organizational culture is often the difference maker between taking the next step forward or a big leap backward for any company. No matter the size, no matter the history of the company, crafting a thriving team culture and great workspace is tantamount to success and growth.

Organizational cultures need to be designed or they will design their own chaos. Co-founder Brian Stinson, will lead this culture workshop. You will learn how to create a values-based culture, develop a timeline for investing in organizational culture, and ultimately create a healthy and high-performing team. Normally part of a day-long Culture Bootcamp,

 
Streetcar Construction Updates
  • 9th Street & 11th Street west of Mill Avenue: Electrical upgrades for traffic signals may cause intermittent turn restrictions/closures.
  • Gammage Curve/Apache Blvd: Work continues in the Gammage curve. Traffic will be maintained in both directions. Expect sidewalk/crosswalk detours.
  • Apache Blvd from Rural Road to Cedar Street: Road widening work continues near Terrace Boulevard and concrete preparation work for the Overhead Catenary System foundations continues. Traffic will be maintained in both directions. Expect turn restrictions, metered parking restrictions and possible sidewalk/crosswalk detours.
  • Rio Salado Parkway: Road widening efforts continue along Rio Salado Parkway with minor, intermittent turn restrictions.
  • Downtown Mill Avenue: Track installation began on Mill Avenue between University Drive and Rio Salado Parkway on May 13. Click here to view the construction notice. Visit valleymetro.org/tempestreetcar to view information specific to this work including resources, ongoing updates, events and more!
 
Don Carlos Award Nominations are Open!
Tempe Community Council is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Don Carlos Humanitarian of the Year, volunteer, impact, philanthropy and young humanitarian awards.

Community members can submit a nomination for any of the awards online. The deadline for submitting a nomination is June 16, 2019. LEARN MORE & NOMINATE HERE
 
DTA Introduces "Hard Hat Thursdays"
Downtown Tempe Authority has organized the “Hard Hat Thursdays” which includes weekly promotions, specials and deals for customers.

Every Thursday from May 16 through August 15, a different downtown business will be featured along with their specials, and DTA is running weekly gift card giveaways both online and on the streets. 

Looking for information about Streetcar promotions and details for getting a free hard hat? LEARN MORE HERE!
 
Celebrate June Dairy Month Festival with Milk n More
In celebration of June Dairy Month, Milk n More has all things dairy for guests to have fun, learn about Arizona dairy farming and sample healthy, delicious and most importantly farm-fresh dairy products. The Milk n More Festival will host a cheese curd eating contest, face painting, product sampling, raffle prizes, and a cooking demonstration.
 
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1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282
480-967-7891

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