This message is concerning the impacts of COVID-19 on the Tempe Business community along with initiatives and resources our chamber is working on.
|Business Assistance and Resource Tracker|
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of our business community are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and resources to assist with the relief and containment efforts in our community. With that being said, we want to continue to act as a leader within our community and provide our members with the most up-to-date information.
Visit and Bookmark our Business Announcements and Resource tracker here.
Visit and Bookmark our Business Resource page here.
|EVCCA COVID-19 Business Impact Report|
The East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance (EVCCA) released today the findings from a survey conducted of its more than 5,000 members to determine the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their revenue, operations, and supply chains. To read more about these results and how they may impact your industry click here.
|2020 Business Woman of the Year Finalists Announced|
The Tempe Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce three finalists for the 25th annual Business Woman of the Year Award. The award recognizes an individual's excellence in their chosen field and demonstrated leadership within the community. Read more about our three finalists, Cecilia Asha, Jennifer Burwell, and Alisssa Serignese here.
|Tempe Service Industry Resource - Facebook Group|
The Tempe Chamber has created a Facebook group allowing our Tempe businesses and community members to share their services, menus, take-out and delivery options with the public. This group is open to the public and we encourage you utilize and share this group. Join now.
|U.S. Chamber COVID-19 Toolkit and Resources|
Click here to view the latest of 'What's Happening in Washington' and view workplace tips, guidance for employers, and more.
|Excelerate America Resource Hub|
Our partners over at Excelerate America are great at updating our members on instant savings, member-special deals, and fun small business resources. This time, Excelerate America has created a small business resource hub for insight and assistance during the COVID-19 Crisis. Click here to read more about the support they are providing for our members.
|Resources to Help Your Small Business Manage Through Uncertainty|
As a Google Business Partner, we want to ensure our members have access to all of the Google Small Business Resources. And as communities throughout the world respond to COVID-19 (coronavirus), Google knows that this time presents unique challenges for businesses. Read here for tips and recommendations to help you navigate this for your employees and customers.
|Small Business Association Webinar|
Later last week, the Tempe Chamber in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), hosted a web conference covering resources offered through the SBA. View the recorded version and more information here.
|Recruitment Event Cancellation|
Out of concern for the community, Tempe Leadership has cancelled their April 2, 2020, recruitment event and will create a virtual piece to upload to their website - providing more information about applications and Tempe Leadership as a whole.
If you have any questions regarding the cancellation of this event, please contact Ayrianna at 480-736-4285.
|Tempe Leadership Application Deadline Extended!|
Are you ready to learn more about Tempe? Do you want to get involved, giving back to an amazing city?
Do you want to bond with like-minded individuals looking to make a difference? Then you have come to the right place!
Tempe Leadership is now now accepting applications for Class 36. Visit the website program page to learn more about the process and how you can get involved. Applications are now due May 31, 2020.
|Consider Your Local Non-Profits|
We encourage our members and community to consider local non-profits during this time of crisis through volunteer projects or donations. To view a list of our local non-profits please visit our member directory which can be accessed here.
|Post Your Job Opening to Our Job Board|
We would like to continue encouraging our members to utilize our Job Board, located on our website, to advertise any job openings they have available.
For any questions, please contact the chamber office at 480-967-7891.
The Treasury Department and IRS are extending the due date for Federal income tax payments due April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020, for payments due of up to $10 million for corporations and up to $1 million for individuals - regardless of filing status – and other unincorporated entities. Associated interest, additions to tax, and penalties for late payment will also be suspended until July 15, 2020. For more information tax-related information in regards to the COVID-19 Pandemic, click here.
|ADOT MVD Scheduled to Transfer Computer Systems|
The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is scheduled to transition to a new computer system - requiring an extended system outage between Saturday, April 18 and Tuesday, April 21, 2020. During this time, no MVD services will be available online through ServiceArizona or at MVD and Third Party offices. For more information on this transition, click here.
|Tempe Community Council Seeking Board Members|
Until March 31, 2020
Click here for more information on how you can join a diverse team of leaders!
|Two Men and a Truck is Hiring!|
Two Men and a Truck is hiring for movers and drivers!
Metromile is hiring for a Claims Administrative Support Specialist at their Tempe office, located on Fountainhead Parkway.
Carvana has multiple job opportunities at their Tempe location, located on Rio Salado Parkway.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE WEEK OF March 23, 2020
- [UPDATE] 5th Street/Ash Avenue Intersection: Due to weather delays, crews will continue to work along Ash Avenue at 5th Street from March 20 – March 27 resulting in nightly closures of 5th Street at Ash Avenue. North/southbound through traffic on Ash Avenue will be maintained. Left turns from Ash Avenue onto eastbound 5th Street will be restricted 24/7 during this timeframe. Click here for more details.
- Apache Blvd east of Rural Road: Track installation and OCS foundation work continues. Traffic maintained in both directions. Expect turn restrictions and possible sidewalk/crosswalk detours.
- [UPDATE] Apache Blvd at Dorsey Lane: Electrical upgrades in intersection. Turns will be restricted. Pedestrian access to Dorsey light rail platform will be maintained.
|Thank you to our Community Champions|
Tempe Chamber of Commerce
1232 E. Broadway Rd. Suite #211
Tempe, AZ 85282