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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It's Member November, and we are just not saying this because it rhymes, we are saying this because we truly appreciate all of our members. Join us for our Member November appreciation mixer hosted by Total Transit on Wednesday, November 1st. Location is to be announced.
Arizona Fall Fest - It doesn't get any more Arizona than this. The Arizona Fall Fest is the only exclusively Arizona festival of its size returns to Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix on Saturday, November 4th.
Join Local First Arizona and Olive the Best Oils & Vinegars for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, November 8th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join Local First Arizona and West Side Deli for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Thursday, November 9th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
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.
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
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.
Join us at Univision Network Studios in Phoenix for our final evening mixer of 2017! It's going to be a party! Open to all Fuerza Local members, Local First Arizona members, and local businesses
Join us at the World Bazaar and celebrate the vibrant culture of Phoenix with vendors from around the world providing specialty cuisines, crafts, and entertainment! Enjoy delicious food, live music, and specialty holiday shopping with local immigrant and refugee-owned businesses
Get out from behind your screen and join us for our final lunch mixer of 2017! Bring your business cards and your appetite for Desert Rose Pizza and Gastropub in Old Town Glendale!
Join Local First Arizona and Threads on Main for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, December 13th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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.
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.
Brat Haus hosts Local First members on its iconic patio - just in time for perfect patio weather.
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.
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.
Forget customer service, loyal clients are looking for more... How are you building the best customer experience? Join us online with customer experience master, Lauren Bailey - Founder of Upward Projects.
Acompáñanos al Entrenamiento Empresarial de octubre, enfocado en las redes sociales y la importancia de los distintos canales para el éxito de tu negocio.
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.
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.
Southern Arizona is launching free Membership and Business Development workshops for members. Check out the event to learn more.
Join us for our Local First Southern Arizona Member Mixer at the NERD Gym on October 4th, 2017
Republica Empanada hosts us on their covered patio this October! Meet local businesses from around the valley and enjoy incredible empanadas from this local favorite in the heart of Mesa.
At Local First Arizona, Ambassadors are one of the most powerful ways to help us mobilize local communities across the state. Become an Ambassador!
Come learn and discuss about sustainable practices you can apply to your life daily and those you can improve on at this free educational forum.
LFA For(u)m is proud to partner with the Sustainable Communities Collaborative to celebrate the grand opening of Union @ Roosevelt, the Roosevelt neighborhood’s newest mixed-use development near Downtown Phoenix, and steps away from the Roosevelt and Central Valley Metro light rail station.
At Local First Arizona, Ambassadors are one of the most powerful ways to help us mobilize local communities across the state. Become an Ambassador in Verde Valley!
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.
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.
Find out what makes Credit Union West one of the Top Companies to Work for in Arizona! Meet local entrepreneurs, grow your network, and help welcome the newly designed Credit Union West branch in Glendale!
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.
Join Local First Arizona and Root Public House for an evening networking opportunity with fellow independent businesses and local leaders on Wednesday, September 13th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.