Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: How to Leverage Your Business for the Holiday Season
Oct
25
10:00am10:00am

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: How to Leverage Your Business for the Holiday Season

Learn tips and tricks to increase your bottom line this holiday season.

This webinar will prepare businesses in rural communities for the intense battle for consumers' attention during the fast approaching holiday season. With consumer's short attention spans leaving you less than 8 seconds to make an impression, you must stand out during the busiest shopping season of the year or be left behind like last year's toys.

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Walkin' On Main - A Celebration of Historic 89A & the Verde Valley
Nov
11
11:00am11:00am

Walkin' On Main - A Celebration of Historic 89A & the Verde Valley

The City of Cottonwood is celebrating Historic 89A and the Verde Valley with the annual Walkin' on Main event, November 11th, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Local First Arizona is a proud title sponsor of this Main Street event.  Enjoy local Arizona wine, art, shopping, and live music all day in an outdoor setting surrounded by the charming galleries, shops and local restaurants of Old Town Cottonwood.  This is a free, family-friendly, community event for all.

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November Business Seminar: Creative Collaborations to Grow Your Business (In-person, Metro Phoenix)
Nov
14
6:00pm 6:00pm

November Business Seminar: Creative Collaborations to Grow Your Business (In-person, Metro Phoenix)

How are you maximizing your network? Whether it's a tap takeover, a special local thank you for your client, or even pooling resources and money to attract more customers, there are endless numbers of successful businesses collaborating - find out what they're doing and how you can too! Presented by Kimber Lanning, Local First AZ

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For(u)m: Mesa On the Line Bus Tour
Nov
15
3:00pm 3:00pm

For(u)m: Mesa On the Line Bus Tour

  • 29 West Main Street Mesa, AZ, 85201 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In partnership with the City of Mesa, LFA For(u)m hosts a tour to shine a light on the diverse temporary use projects, new retail and restaurants, affordable housing, creative space, and mixed-use developments that will shape the next wave of investment for this vital, historic corridor.

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Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: Leveraging Your Localness
Jan
24
10:00am10:00am

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: Leveraging Your Localness

This webinar will be led by Kimber Lanning, founder of Local First Arizona. Combining her experience as a small business owner and founder of the nation's largest local business coalition, Kimber will help you find new ways to position your business in these quickly changing times. 

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LFA Business Coalition Mixer - The Highlands Center
Oct
19
5:30pm 5:30pm

LFA Business Coalition Mixer - The Highlands Center

Join Local First Arizona and Credit Union West for a very special evening networking opportunity and celebration of International Credit Union Day with fellow independent businesses, community members, and local leaders on Thursday, October 19th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Flagstaff Green Business Mixer
Oct
18
5:30pm 5:30pm

Flagstaff Green Business Mixer

  • Willow Bend Environmental Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at Willow Bend Environmental Education Center on October 18th as we bring Flagstaff environmentally conscious businesses together under one roof.

Come mix and mingle with other sustainable minded businesses. Learn about some of Local First Arizona's green initiatives and share yours with us as well. We can encourage each other as we learn.

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Small Business Forum - Sedona Library
Oct
16
1:30pm 1:30pm

Small Business Forum - Sedona Library

Local First Arizona's Founding Director Kimber Lanning will be presenting at the Small Business Forum hosted by Congressman Tom O'Halleran's office on October 16th in Sedona.  This Forum will be a great opportunity for small business owners and business groups to gather and learn about the resources available in northern Arizona and will address some of the unique challenges faced by businesses in rural communities. The Forum will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sedona Public Library.

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LFA Business Coalition Mixer - Armadilla Wax Works, Prescott Valley
Oct
11
5:30pm 5:30pm

LFA Business Coalition Mixer - Armadilla Wax Works, Prescott Valley

Join Local First Arizona and Armadilla Wax Works, LLC. for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, October 11th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Local First Arizona networking mixers are a great way to meet fellow Local First Arizona (LFA) members and other independent business owners and a great opportunity to connect with LFA staff and hear more about the local movement in Arizona.

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LFA For(u)m: Imagining the Abbey
Oct
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

LFA For(u)m: Imagining the Abbey

Presented by Kitchell Companies and State 48 Brewery
Local First Arizona
and Jones Studio partner to produce a one-night-only public art event to showcase the historic Monroe Abbey its final “raw” state, before beginning build out into a one-of-a-kind mixed-use space in downtown Phoenix.

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Solutions for Rural Development Webinar ~ Economic Trail Blazing: How to Harness Backyard Ecotourism
Sep
27
12:00pm12:00pm

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar ~ Economic Trail Blazing: How to Harness Backyard Ecotourism

“Solutions for Rural Development” is a webinar series that addresses a number of topics pertaining to development issues, specifically in the context of rural communities. Topics rotate on a monthly basis with new speakers, examples, and ideas coming from all corners of the state. 

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LFA Business Webinar: Saving Water, Saving Money
Sep
27
10:00am10:00am

LFA Business Webinar: Saving Water, Saving Money

Cracking down on operating expenses is always top of mind for entrepreneurs. One area where you may literally be sending money down the drain is through your water usage. Find out how to both save money and water in this month's free webinar, with experts from Water - Use It Wisely.

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The Arizona Living Economy Forum
Sep
17
12:30pm12:30pm

The Arizona Living Economy Forum

Are you part of the local solution? 

The Arizona Living Economy Forum (ALEF) is a signature event for growing prosperity in our community. ALEF is bringing together visionary speakers from around Arizona to talk about what's working locally and share tools to grow a more united, prosperous community. ALEF is creating a template for how we learn from one another and become true change makers in our own communities. 

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