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Coffee & Connections - March 26th
03/26/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 3/27/19
03/27/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 2nd Quarter of 2019
04/03/19
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38th Annual Luke Shoot Out Golf Tournament
04/05/19
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Downtown Glendale Merchant Meeting - Tuesday, April 9, 2019
04/09/19
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SEM vs. SEO, What is what and how does it benefit my business...? Lunch & Learn with Thryv
04/09/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 4/10/19
04/10/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 4/17/19
04/17/19
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Business After Hours - April 2019
04/18/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 4/24/19
04/24/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 5/1/19
05/01/19
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FUEL - May 2019
05/03/19
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Military Appreciation Breakfast by the Glendale Chamber Military & Veterans Affairs Committee
05/08/19
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The Evolution of Business Websites: Lunch & Learn with Thryv
05/14/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 5/15/19
05/15/19
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Business After Hours - May 2019
05/16/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 5/22/19
05/22/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 5/29/19
05/29/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 6/5/19
06/05/19
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FUEL - June 2019
06/07/19
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Avoid the Summer Blues...FREE Marketing Tips from the Pro's! Lunch & Learn with Thryv
06/11/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 6/12/19
06/12/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 6/19/19
06/19/19
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Business After Hours - June 2019
06/20/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 6/26/19
06/26/19
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Blogging Made Simple: Lunch & Learn with Thryv
07/09/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 3rd Quarter 2019
07/10/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 7/10/19
07/10/19
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FUEL - July 2019
07/12/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 7/17/19
07/17/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 7/24/19
07/24/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 7/31/19
07/31/19
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FUEL - August
08/02/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 8/7/19
08/07/19
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Preparing Your Marketing For the Holidays! Lunch & Learn with Thryv
08/13/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 8/14/19
08/14/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 8/21/19
08/21/19
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West Valley Biz 2 Biz Expo 2019
08/22/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 8/28/19
08/28/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 9/4/19
09/04/19
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FUEL - September 2019
09/06/19
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Reputation/Listing Management: Make Sure Your Business is on the Map! Lunch & Learn with Thryv
09/10/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 9/11/19
09/11/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 9/18/19
09/18/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 9/25/19
09/25/19
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Business Over Breakfast - 4th Quarter 2019
10/02/19
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FUEL - October 2019
10/04/19
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Video Marketing For Small Business! Lunch & Learn with Thryv
10/08/19
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FUEL - November 2019
11/01/19
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Glendale Chamber of Commerce's 26th Annual Auction Fundraiser
11/08/19
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How Your Local Business Can Compete in an Amazon.com World: Lunch & Learn with Thryv
11/12/19
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Business After Hours - November 2019
11/14/19
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FUEL - December 2019
12/06/19
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Creating a Successful Marketing Plan for 2020: Lunch & Learn with Thryv
12/10/19
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Events in the next 90 days...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - Monday, November 11, 2019

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Saturday, February 9, 2019 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
Don't miss Raucous Revelry at the 31st Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival Opening February 9th!

The Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 14-stage theater, a 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast -- all rolled into one non-stop, day-long  adventure. You never know what you will find on or off the stage!
 
This unique outdoor event combines entertainment and wares reminiscent of what may have been found in a 16th Century European village market celebrating the arrival of the King and Queen to their shire. Walk through our gates to be transported back in time. 
 
Mingle with over 2,000 costumed characters, eat a giant roasted turkey leg; take part in games of chance and skill; cheer on your favorite knight; Shop in over 200 artisan shops and select an inimitable gift for that special someone; there is so much to see and do.
 
Eat Drink and be Merry is the order of the day at the Village of Fairhaven.  Join the celebration and revelry! The Arizona Renaissance Festival is open Saturdays and Sundays Feb. 9 – Mar. 31 and Presidents' Day Monday, Feb. 18. Just East of Apache Junction, on U.S. Highway 60! 
 
RenFestInfo.com
 

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
A newbie to the world of competitive air guitar, Nina thinks it’ll be a cinch to take home a win. Spoiler alert: It’s definitely not. The air guitar community is tight-knit and die-hard, but they decide to pitch in and teach Nina the ins and outs of their craft. With the help of Shreddy, Golden Thunder, and Facebender, Nina learns that there’s much more to this art form than just playing pretend. She’ll have to go all in and let go of her inhibitions.
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Monday, March 18, 2019 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
The ninth annual Bank of Hope Founders Cup will be played March 18-24, 2019. The tournament was established to honor the 13 original Founders of the Ladies Professional Golf Association, as well as to help continue the growth of the LGPA-USGA Girls Golf Program, which has received almost $3 million from tournament proceeds.

This full-field, four-day event features a $1.5 million purse and will take place at Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix.

Tickets start at $20 online plus tax. Pioneer Pavilion tickets, which include access to the upgraded viewing area on the 9th Green, light lunch and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic), start at $35 plus tax.

Tickets may be purchased here: lpgafounderscup.com/ticket-information

For more information about the LPGA and the tournament, please visit LPGAFoundersCup.com

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Friday, March 22, 2019 - Saturday, March 23, 2019

Arizona's very own circus family is bringing the Circus to town and we invite you to join us for a family-fun experience that's perfect for ALL ages! 

 

During this spectacular (all human) show, the audience will travel to a turn of the century world of stunning acrobatic feats, innovative acts, and comedic flair, combined with state-of-the-art technology. 

 

Gasp in awe as pirates soar across the stage on trampoline pirate ships and robots come to life! Vampires will contort in impossible positions and performers will defy gravity walking through the air!

 

Circus Spectaculum is an extraordinary blend of illusion and spectacle that is sure to enchant guests of every age.  

 

Show Dates: 

 

March 22nd 

7:30 PM 

 

March 23rd 

2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

 

Ticket prices range from $12 - $33 and we do not have any additional service fees added on to the price!

 

If you would like to purchase a family four pack, use discount code circus4 to get 4 tickets (any combination of kids and adults) for a total of $80 or $20 a piece.

 

Purchase tickets here: https://tickets.shovation.com/ordertickets.asp?p=1659&src=eventperformances

 

Stay up-to-date through our Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1902496456540499/?active_tab=about

 

 

About Circus Americana 

 

Circus Americana is a full circus company created by one of North America's last circus families and features innovative circus acts and shows that are geared toward a family audience. Performing for over twenty years, Circus Americana showcases the extraordinary talent that reinvents traditional circus and brings a new element of fun for families! 

 

Circus Americana’s mission is to personally bring high quality, family-friendly circus to multi-generational audiences, and to be known as the circus with heart. This all human circus creates a world of wonder where mermaids are real, gravity is defied using nothing but a string to walk the sky and magicians shock the audience. It's a world where fun is the focus and spectacular is the norm! 

 

Circus Americana provides family-fun entertainment through multiple opportunities including family-friendly circus shows, private soirees, for-hire talent and much more!


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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Spotlight Youth Theatre welcomes all fans of the arts for our annual celebration of food, fun, and friends supporting our programs for young people.  Get in on silent auctions and raffle baskets, while enjoying fabulous entertainment provided by the seniors and alumni of Spotlight!
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Saturday, March 23, 2019
The West Valley Arts Council invites you to join us for our Annual Arts Education Fundraiser: Western Nights!
Get dressed in your favorite western wear and git on down to the Arts HQ for an evening under the stars as we celebrate the arts in the West Valley in partnership with the Grand Canyon Conservancy featuring the Celebrating Grand Canyon art exhibit.
Each ticket includes:
-Valet service at the hitching post
-Finger lickin' good food and drinks
-Western-themed games
-Hootin' n' Hollerin' live band

Proceeds from the Western Nights fundraiser will support the West Valley Arts Council's arts education programs.

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Monday, March 25, 2019
Come celebrate Trinity Chiropractic's grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony with the Glendale Chamber of Commerce on Monday, March 25th from 4:30-7:00 pm. Mayor Weiers and Councilmember Tolmachoff will be attending. 
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Jump Start Your Morning With The Glendale Chamber of Commerce!
 

Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce and our host for our Coffee & Connections. This special networking event is a great way to meet with other Chamber members and make new connections, all before lunch!

This is a complimentary event for Chamber members and $60 for future members.

We encourage you and/or representatives from your company to join us for the entire time, 30 minutes or whatever fits into your schedule - a great way to engage with many business leaders!


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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - $20 includes the following 1 Session:
March 27th

Quarterly Pricing - $20 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Register your team for bowling today for an evening filled with food and fun!!
There will also be raffles and a silent auction.
Net proceeds benefit Jerry’s Charities, a selection of Glendale based non-profits.

Location: Glenfair Lanes, 6110 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301
Time: Food & Beverages will be available at 5:00 p.m. | Bowling will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019
New senior community welcomes public to experience an inspired lifestyle, focused on wellness, engagement and fun.   
 
The public is invited to join Cadence Living, Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers and other community and business leaders for the grand opening celebration of Inspira Arrowhead, Cadence Living’s first senior lifestyle community in Arizona. Seniors and their family members of all ages are encouraged to visit this inspired senior lifestyle community, unlike any other.
 
The grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration of Inspira Arrowhead, Cadence Living’s newest senior lifestyle-focused community, features complimentary chef prepared hors d’oeurves, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Guests will also enjoy live local music, ballroom dancing, massages in the spa, caricature artists and balloons for kids. Tours of the new community will be provided, allowing guests to experience the highly-desirable living options and amenities at Inspira Arrowhead, where couples and individuals now have a chance to live their best lives. For more information, visit www.inspiraarrowhead.com.
 

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Saturday, March 30, 2019
Calling all canines, and the people who live to serve them: Poochfest 2019, an inaugural fundraising event for the Valley’s four-legged friends, is taking over Tempe’s Big Surf Waterpark Saturday, March 30.
 
Gather up Fido and the whole family for a day of dog-friendly fun, from a Doggie Fashion Show and Photo Contest to a Silent Auction, an art expo and a Dog-Gone-It Craft Corner.  Jumping Chollas will be bringing out the Valley’s best dogs to show off their skills on the agility course, and four-legged furry friends can run wild with the pack or cool off in the pool.  Human adults, meanwhile, can enjoy a little hair o’ the dog in the form of cocktails and other alcoholic beverages while enjoying a comedic act by Jill Kimmel, among other festivities.
 
Sponsored by Throw You a Bone, a nonprofit focused on increasing community involvement among kids, and orchestrated by Kyrene School District students alongside their adult mentors, Poochfest 2019 promises a tail-wagging good time for all. Half of all proceeds raised will benefit the Arizona Animal Welfare League, and the other half, the Kyrene School District.
 

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Saturday, March 30, 2019
Rock Springs Cafe presents Concert In The Canyons ...an all day concert featuring Those Damn Kids, Stereo Rex, Moonshine VooDoo & The Black Moods.  Dont miss out on this amazing day of music to support the children of AZ Fallen & Disabled Military Heroes.  www.CutranoAZTroopRun.org
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Sunday, March 31, 2019
The popular Glendale Family Bike Ride rolls through Glendale on Sunday, March 31 to kick off Valley Bike Month!

Join hundreds of riders for wonderful weather and great exercise. This ride is FREE for all ages and skill levels! The ride will feature three routes – short (6 miles), long (15 miles) and extended (23 miles). Bicyclists will take a leisurely ride through neighborhoods that highlight Glendale bike lanes and pathways. The extended route also showcases the 63rd Avenue pedestrian/bicycle bridge.

The ride begins at 8 a.m., all riders must be on the road by 9 a.m. Snacks and water are provided at rest stops along the routes. Helmets are required for all participants. If you need a helmet they will be available at the event or recycle your old helmet for a new one while supplies last.

There will be a Bike Challenge course for young riders where they will learn about bike safety. There will also be a bike check-up station, bicycle safety information, health and wellness booths, music and kid’s activities. The first 1000 riders that register and attend will receive an event t-shirt and all riders that complete the ride will receive a keepsake medal. In addition, all registered riders are eligible to enter to win a NEW BIKE to be raffled off at the park after the ride.

For info and to REGISTER visit www.GlendaleAZ.com/FamilyBikeRide.cfm.

Questions: 623-930-2940 or transportationinfo@glendaleaz.com

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 12 Sessions:
April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
May 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th


Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $125 - Best Option (must register and pay by March 27th to be entered into special quarterly drawing)
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Glendale Community College's (GCC) Counseling Department/Behavioral Health Sciences is pleased to invite you to the 3rd Annual Mental Health Awareness Fair. The event is free and open to the public 
 
Spring 2019 Mental Health Awareness Fair 
Wednesday, April 3rd 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Glendale Community College Student Union
6000 West Olive Avenue, Glendale AZ 85302
 
This event will highlight mental health awareness. Attendees can participate in interactive sessions, including mental health and healthcare resources, mental health and medical screenings, mindfulness meditation, stress management, and biofeedback. The mental health fair will also provide educational conferences in both English and Spanish and a career fair for networking and on-side interviews. 
 
This event will include:
  • Career Fair: Apply for a career in the field of healthcare and mental health. 
  • Resource Fair: Provider agencies will be in-house providing resource information
  • Conference/Workshops with Kevin Hines (Suicide Survivor/Storyteller/Book Writer/Film Maker) as a Keynote Speaker
  • Mind/Body assessments/screenings (A1c, HIV, depression, anxiety, etc.) and activities (e.g., free massages, mindfulness, etc.)
  • University Transfer Area: Speak to university reps. 
  • Dress for Success Mobile Boutique Center: Free prof. attire
  • Live Music and Entertainment
 
For more information, visit our website at: https://www.gccaz.edu/mhf or contact Dr. Thomas Rojo Aubrey at thomas.aubrey@gccaz.edu
Agencies: For more information including sponsorship packages, and to register click on GCC Spring ’19 Mental Health Awareness Fair Registration  

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Join us as we continue our morning coffee series. Our guest will be City of Peoria representatives Scott Whyte and Kirsten Hall whom will be talking about Economic Development now and in the future. Additionally, they will be telling us about Opportunity Zones in Peoria. Scott was the city’s Economic Development Director, but now heads a new department dedicated to developing real estate opportunities for the City. Let's learn more about Peoria and the City’s plans.


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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Sunday, April 28, 2019

This stunning new world premiere play features the relationship between polar opposites and modern-day legends, Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Sandra Day O’Connor.


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Friday, April 5, 2019
Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce for the 38th Annual Luke Shoot-Out Golf Tournament

Tournament Features & Details:
  • 4 person scramble
  • 4 Hole in One Prizes
  • 4 Closest to the Pin Contests
  • Putting Contest
  • Friday, April 5, 2019
  • 6:30 a.m. - Check-in and Practice
  • 7:30 a.m. - Shotgun Start
  • Location:
    • Falcon Dunes Golf Course
    • 15100 W. Northern Avenue, Waddell, AZ 85355
Registration Fee Includes:
  • Green Fees
  • Golf Cart
  • Goodie Bag
  • After Tournament Lunch

Fees:

  • Single Golfer = $125
  • Sponsor a Veteran = $90
  • Hole Sponsor = $225
  • Foursome plus Hole Sponsor = $675 (saves $50 - best value)
  • Foursome = $500
  • Additional Guest for Luncheon = $40
Presenting Event Sponsor(s):
  • Company logo on all printed and online promotional materials
  • Company recognition on the handout to all golfers and volunteers
  • Company signage on the golf course
  • 4-some in the golf tournament
  • Featured in eblasts to membership
  • Recognition at awards luncheon
  • Company representative to speak 2-3 minutes at event
  • Ability to put promotional items in the golfer’s goodie bags*
  • Investment $3,000

**Proceeds from this event will benefit the Glendale Chamber of Commerce Military & Veterans Affairs Committee. 


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Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Join us for our next Downtown Glendale merchants and stakeholders meeting.  These meetings are primarily for those who own a downtown business or who may have a vested interest in the success of the downtown community as a stakeholder.

The members of the Signature Event Advisory Group will conduct a discussion on the Good, the Bad, and the Opportunities from the Chocolate Affaire Signature Event.

Check-in, light refreshments, and networking - 7:30 a.m. through 8:00 a.m. 
Meeting - 8:00 a.m. through 9:30 a.m.
** We will be meeting at Off the Cuff, 5817 W. Glendale Avenue (next to Cuff restaurant) this month** 

Register by April 8th at 12Noon to be entered into a special drawing!  Last month we gave away a 3-month button ad in the Experience Downtown Glendale e-newsletter (valued at $375) AND a $100 voucher on Southwest Airlines!

Please bring your business cards for networking as well as to be included in the door prize drawing.  We welcome attendees to bring a door prize that helps promote your business the morning of the meeting.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019
April Thryv Lunch & Learn:
So what is the difference between SEO and SEM? Most businesses have heard it all, from horror stories to successes, everyone seems to have an opinion on what works best. But perception can be anything further from the truth. Join us for an information packed session on the difference between SEO and SEM and how to determine what’s best for your business. We will discuss best practices and some do’s and don’ts that will save you time and money!

Content Covered: Search Engine Optimization, Websites, Search Engine Marketing (PPC)

About the 2019 Thryv Lunch & Learn Course:
Join Thryv and the Glendale Chamber for a free course on marketing for your business! We'll have a lunch and learn the first Tuesday of the month from February - December of 2019. You'll learn practical tools to help grow your business. We encourage you to come to as many sessions as you're able to, and to learn things like how to use social media, the benefits of blogging for your business, reputation management, video marketing, and how your local business can compete in an Amazon.com world, and more!

Each monthly session will be an hour long. Check-in begins at 11:30 am, and the course will run from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. To participate, you must register in advance, as space is limited!

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 11 Sessions:
April 10th, 17th, 24th
May 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th


Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $125 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

 

Join Keystone Capital Management team as we reveiw this quarters chosen book, 
The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins
INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLER

April 11th at 6:00pm 
If you don’t start doing the things you don’t feel like doing,
you will wake up one year from today and
be in exactly the same place.


The one-liner definition of The 5 Second Rule:
If you have an impulse to act on a goal,
you must physically move within 5 seconds or
your brain will kill the idea.

 

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Thursday, April 11, 2019 - Sunday, April 14, 2019
Rev up for non-stop family fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to Phoenix!  This action-packed ice spectacular showcases beloved characters from Disney•Pixar’s Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid plus the enchanting Academy Award®-winning Frozen.  Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment is performing from April 11th – 14th at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
 
Thrill to high-speed stunts and high-octane fun, as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars race across the ice.  Dive into adventure with Ariel from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, as she explores her undersea kingdom.  The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Disney•Pixar Toy Story gang escape Sunnyside Daycare in a daring adventure to get back to Andy’s room.  Plus, enter the wintery world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen as they learn that true love comes from within.
 
Plus, get warmed up for the show right in your seats with exclusive dance moves taught by the mouse that started it all during Mickey’s Dance-Along Pre-Show Party, as the Disney On Ice skating athletes remind everyone that getting active can help you be your best!  Then you’ll be ready to enter a dazzling world of Disney magic to see some of your family’s favorite Disney moments come to life in Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment, with dazzling skating, special effects and timeless characters certain to create a lifetime of memories.
 

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Saturday, April 13, 2019
Find handmade creations, one-of-a-kind designs for the home and office, and ideal gifts for just about anyone when Front Porch Pickins hits Glendale’s Arrowhead Towne Center this spring.
 
Slated for 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at the mall located at 7700 W Arrowhead Towne Center in Glendale, this edition of Front Porch Pickins Vintage & Handmade Market is free to attend and will feature more than 50 local and regional vendors offering everything from fine foods and apparel to jewelry and farmhouse-style décor.  Featured vendors include the Love You a Latte Shop, a creator of clever coffee mugs, tea towels and the like, Authentic Grain, a woodworking operation that specializes in succulent planters, serving trays, and other home décor elements, and the Stitchin’ Chicken, a purveyor of handstitched table runners, pillow cases and similar linens, gifts and goods.  
 
 

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Night for Life 2019: Be Heard!

 

Night for Life is a fundraising gathering to generate energy, raise awareness, and get the community involved in the Southwest Center mission. The event will include dinner, awards, a live auction, raffles, and entertainment!  

 

Southwest Center is an integrated health care clinic in downtown Phoenix. We are leaders in providing quality prevention, education, medical care, and supportive services to the community, with specialties in serving LGBTQ+ individuals, those affected by HIV/AIDS, and anyone seeking non-judgmental, culturally competent sexual health care. Whether it's for prevention, medical care, or supportive services, our staff meets our community where they are at and gives them the tools, love, and encouragement they need to meet their goals and lead healthy lives.


 

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 10 Sessions:
April 17th, 24th
May 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th


Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $125 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Free Event with Refreshments
Seating is Limited
Navigating IRA/ROTH IRA Distributions and RMD’s
This class will review the IRS regulations associated with IRA/Roth IRA Distributions and Required Minimum Distributions (RMD).  You will learn the formula for calculating the annual distribution and the impact on taxes.  The Roth IRA 5-year rule will be reviewed in detail.  The distribution deadlines and penalties for not completing the distributions will be provided.  Join us in an educational and enjoyable discussion about the strategies involved in converting an IRA account to a Roth IRA. 

 

     

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Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Chamber holds a Business After Hours event each month in conjunction with a valued member. These events provide an opportunity for Chamber Members and their guests to come together in a relaxed atmosphere while sharing ideas, products and services offered.

Attendees are encouraged to bring flyers or brochures on their company for the member display table.

Pricing:
Members:
Early Registration: Complimentary if registered by the Monday prior to the event.
Week of Event or at the Door: $20

Future Members: $60 to attend.

RSVP is requested. For more information on this event, please contact the Chamber at 623-937-4754.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 9 Sessions:
April 24th
May 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th


Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $125 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019

Meet the outrageous drag queen and TV cooking show host, Betty D. Licious, in her first live TV special. Betty and her band of back-up boys manage mess-ups and mishaps on camera, while off-stage she faces personal struggles with aging, losing friends, and being her authentic self. When Betty learns of a plot to end her TV series, hilarity and hysterics collide. Cookin’s a Drag is a wildly campy send-up with a poignant heart of gold.


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Friday, April 26, 2019
The Glendale Chamber of Commerce Military & Veterans Affairs Committee is proud to partner with Mayor Jerry Weiers in hosting the third annual Military Induction Ceremony. 

The Annual Military Induction Ceremony honors local high school students who are entering the armed services. The students honored at the ceremony will receive stoles showing their branch of service and challenge coins. 

This year's Military Induction Ceremony will be held at Calvary Community Church, and is free and open to the public. 

For more information, please contact Jeff Turney (Chair of the Military & Veterans Affairs Committee) at jturney@glendaleaz.com or Harry Shapiro at hshapiro@glendaleazchamber.org. 

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 8 Sessions:
May 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th


Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $120 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

more info...

Friday, May 3, 2019
Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce for FUEL, our monthly networking breakfast that will FUEL your business, your mind, and your Friday. 

Each month, this event will showcase a featured speaker and an opportunity for all members in attendance to introduce their company and/or products and services. In addition to the great connections over breakfast, we always close out with a great raffle, which includes a 50/50 raffle where the winner wins half and the Charity of Choice for the month gets the other half!

We hope to see you there - for more information, please call the Chamber office at 623-937-4754.

When:

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 
7:00 a.m. - Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. - Program

Pricing:

Annual Subscription for Remaining 7 FUEL Breakfasts:
Annual Subscriber - $120

For One Breakfast:
- Members (with registration by Tuesday the week of) - $15.00
Members (with registration after Tuesday the week of) - $20.00
Future Members - $60.00

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Saturday, May 4, 2019
The City of Avondale hosts this wonderful celebration complete with entertainment to include a Mariachi Band, Ballet Folklorico Esperanza and more.  Arts & crafts and a wonderful selection of Hispanic foods will also be available.
Location: Historic Western Avenue, Avondale
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Glendale Chamber of Commerce Military & Veterans Affairs presents the Military Appreciation Breakfast

Our service men and women dedicate their lives to serving our country, but many of them go above the call of duty and become the backbone of our local communities. The Glendale Chamber Military & Veterans Affairs Committee will recognize these incredible service men and women at the Military Appreciation Breakfast on May 8, 2019. 

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

Attend:

Show your support for our local military personnel by attending this exciting breakfast. Spots are limited, so make sure and get your tickets today!

Sponsor:
Let the community know that your company supports our service men and women by sponsoring this event. There are a variety of ways to get involved as a sponsor, from sponsoring the breakfast of one military member to being a presenting sponsor at the event!  

Nominate:
If you know someone that deserves to be recognized, nominate them today and tell us how they go above & beyond the call of duty. To nominate an active duty military personnel, head to glendaleazchamber.org/militaryappreciationnomination


PRICING:
- Attend: $40 
- Sponsor a Nominee: $40
- Sponsor a Table of 8: $400
- Gold Sponsor: $1,500
- Presenting Sponsor: $3,000

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
May Thryv Lunch & Learn:
Learn the trends, best practices, and innovation of websites and what it means for your business! With so many options out there, which one is right for your business? What are your customers looking for? What are some of the latest and greatest websites innovations available to me? Learn from the experts on what they suggest you should incorporate into your website to stay ahead of the game!

Content Covered: Websites

About the 2019 Thryv Lunch & Learn Course:
Join Thryv and the Glendale Chamber for a free course on marketing for your business! We'll have a lunch and learn the first Tuesday of the month from February - December of 2019. You'll learn practical tools to help grow your business. We encourage you to come to as many sessions as you're able to, and to learn things like how to use social media, the benefits of blogging for your business, reputation management, video marketing, and how your local business can compete in an Amazon.com world, and more!

Each monthly session will be an hour long. Check-in begins at 11:30 am, and the course will run from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. To participate, you must register in advance, as space is limited!

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 7 Sessions:
May 15th, 22nd, 29th
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th


Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $115 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

more info...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Free Event with Refreshments
Seating is Limited
SOS (Save Our Souls)
Strategies To Optimize YOUR Social Security Benefits
This class will take you through the process of when to file for your social security benefits.  It will provide a road map for maximizing your benefits with the Social Security Administration.  Learn why it is important to establish an online account with the social security administration.


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Thursday, May 16, 2019
The Chamber holds a Business After Hours event each month in conjunction with a valued member. These events provide an opportunity for Chamber Members and their guests to come together in a relaxed atmosphere while sharing ideas, products and services offered.

Attendees are encouraged to bring flyers or brochures on their company for the member display table.

Pricing:
Members:
Early Registration: Complimentary if registered by the Monday prior to the event.
Week of Event or at the Door: $20

Future Members: $60 to attend.

RSVP is requested. For more information on this event, please contact the Chamber at 623-937-4754.

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Friday, May 17, 2019
Join Hope Community Services (formerly West Valley Child Crisis Center) as we host our First Annual Hope Fore Kids Charity Golf Challenge at Topgolf - Glendale, AZ.

We’re excited to invite our sponsors and supporters, individual donors, and community leaders to tee up for HOPE as we bring together the community and families we serve to raise awareness and funds needed to support our mission. Our sponsors will enjoy exclusive perks and tailored benefits while partaking in a lively day of golf paired with entertaining festivities of music, games, contests and challenges, complimentary food and drink, networking and camaraderie, all in the unique state-of-the-art setting at Topgolf.

Warning -- This is Not Your Traditional Golf Tournament! You and your company are invited to take part in this special, one-of-a-kind corporate charity golf challenge that will delight, engage and inspire your employees, clients, vendors and everyone who participates. The unique golf format allows folks of all skill levels to experience engaging point-scoring games using microchipped balls that instantly score themselves in tournament-style or recreational play. And with their state-of-the-art entertainment complex of high-tech climate-controlled hitting bays, Topgolf finally makes socializing a sport for everyone!

Whether you’re an avid golfer or an “I’ve never swung a club in my life” type, our HOPE FORE KIDS event caters to all skill levels, young and old! Invite your employees as a company outing, your colleagues for a team building exercise, your clients, and vendors. Either way, your sponsorship will give Hope to kids in the valley.

ABOUT HOPE COMMUNITY SERVICES This sponsored fundraiser serves as our appeal to the community where our guests will learn the critical impact that HCS has on the children we serve in the child welfare system who need behavioral therapy programs due to severe trauma - because they have witnessed or experienced abuse.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 6 Sessions:
May 22nd, 29th
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th


Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $100 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - Sunday, June 16, 2019

Guy is a singer and songwriter who spends his days fixing vacuums in the Dublin shop he runs with his father, and his nights playing his music in local pubs. He is on the verge of giving up music altogether when he meets a woman who convinces him to believe in the power of his music. This eight-time Tony Award®-winning musical is a spell-binding tale of love and loss, following dreams and walking away.


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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 5 Sessions:
May 29th
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th


Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $85 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

more info...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 4 Sessions:
June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $65 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

more info...

Friday, June 7, 2019
Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce for FUEL, our monthly networking breakfast that will FUEL your business, your mind, and your Friday. 

Each month, this event will showcase a featured speaker and an opportunity for all members in attendance to introduce their company and/or products and services. In addition to the great connections over breakfast, we always close out with a great raffle, which includes a 50/50 raffle where the winner wins half and the Charity of Choice for the month gets the other half!

We hope to see you there - for more information, please call the Chamber office at 623-937-4754.

When:

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 
7:00 a.m. - Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. - Program

Pricing:

Annual Subscription for Remaining 6 FUEL Breakfasts:
Annual Subscriber - $105

For One Breakfast:
- Members (with registration by Tuesday the week of) - $15.00
Members (with registration after Tuesday the week of) - $20.00
Future Members - $60.00

more info...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
June Thryv Lunch & Learn:
Do you experience a drop in business over the summer months? That is the reality for many businesses across Arizona. With the kids out of school and the snow birds back in their summer homes, businesses are sometimes left high and dry. In this seminar, we will discuss some tips, tricks, and best practices to help ease the summer blues and turn that frown upside down!

Content Covered: Client Relationship Management (CRM), Email Marketing, Promotions, Coupons, Websites, Social Media

About the 2019 Thryv Lunch & Learn Course:
Join Thryv and the Glendale Chamber for a free course on marketing for your business! We'll have a lunch and learn the first Tuesday of the month from February - December of 2019. You'll learn practical tools to help grow your business. We encourage you to come to as many sessions as you're able to, and to learn things like how to use social media, the benefits of blogging for your business, reputation management, video marketing, and how your local business can compete in an Amazon.com world, and more!

Each monthly session will be an hour long. Check-in begins at 11:30 am, and the course will run from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. To participate, you must register in advance, as space is limited!

more info...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 3 Sessions:
June 12th, 19th, 26th

Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $50 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

more info...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The Glendale Chamber's hosts a weekly Business Over Breakfast event! This weekly event is a great opportunity for members to come together over breakfast, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, exchange leads and referrals and build relationships to help grow your business.

The event will be held at Old Country Buffet which provides us a private setting to allow for maximum connections and features a hot breakfast.

The best way to register is to subscribe for an entire quarter - this allows you or someone from your company to attend each week and saves you money while working to gain new business contacts.
 
Registration Fees:
Quarterly Registration - includes the following 2 Sessions:
June 19th, 26th

Pricing:
Quarterly Pricing - $30 - Best Option
Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $20 
Future Member Pricing - One Time Attendance - $60

Event Times:
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Networking
7:30 a.m. Program Begins
9:00 a.m. Program Ends & Networking

Be sure to bring business cards, flyers and/or other marketing materials from your company. 

more info...

Thursday, June 20, 2019
The Chamber holds a Business After Hours event each month in conjunction with a valued member. These events provide an opportunity for Chamber Members and their guests to come together in a relaxed atmosphere while sharing ideas, products and services offered.

Attendees are encouraged to bring flyers or brochures on their company for the member display table.

Pricing:
Members:
Early Registration: Complimentary if registered by the Monday prior to the event.
Week of Event or at the Door: $20

Future Members: $60 to attend.

RSVP is requested. For more information on this event, please contact the Chamber at 623-937-4754.

more info...