Apply now for the 30th Annual Sterling Awards

by Cindy Kibbe

If your company or nonprofit organization provides your customers and the community with superlative service, now is the time to let it shine by applying for the Scottsdale Area Chamber’s 30th Annual Sterling Awards. Each year, the chamber honors a large, medium and small company and one nonprofit with a Sterling Award for embodying the spirit of the organization and for making … [More]

Expand your network through Leads Groups

by Cindy Kibbe

One of the best ways to grow your list of professional contacts and business leads is by joining one of the morning Leads Referral Groups with the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber’s leads groups provide an opportunity for members to share ideas, contacts and qualified referrals in a one-person-per-profession setting. While all professions and businesses are … [More]

7 tips for a successful ribbon-cutting event

by Cindy Kibbe

You just opened your business and joined the Scottsdale Area Chamber as a Classic-level member. You’re already on your way to a successful start. Now, customers need to learn more about you. One of the best ways to increase publicity and foot traffic is to host a Red Ribbon Networking Event with the chamber. For members who have joined at the Classic level and above, the … [More]

Partner Council: The ultimate return on chamber membership investment

by Cindy Kibbe

The Partner Council supports the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce at significant investment levels in order to support the mission of the organization and to engage in programs and services dedicated to that smaller group. Members of the Partner Council are some of the most influential and connected business leaders in Scottsdale and the Valley. Partner Council members … [More]

Changes at the Scottsdale Area Chamber

by Cindy Kibbe

Matt Blum Matt joined the chamber’s sales team in March. Originally a musician and sculptor, he has channeled his creativity into marketing and sales. Prior to joining the chamber, Matt worked with Weebly, Phoenix Suns, Harlem Globetrotters, Insight and ASU Foundation. Kelly McCoy Kelly was hired as the chamber’s programs and events manager in March. An Arizona … [More]