May 1, 2014 - In This Issue:
Platinum Level

Gold Level


Save The Date
Glendale Chamber
Annual Auction
November 7, 2014
Attention Chamber Members!

Do we have your current contact info and/or email address? Want to make sure everyone in your office receives communications pertaining to networking opportunities, topics that affect your business or upcoming events? Please email additions, updates and/or changes to:

Chamber News

First Friday 

Networking Breakfast

Friday, May 2, 2014
7:30 am  Check-in & Networking
8:00 am Program

Bitzee Mama's Restaurant
7023 N. 58th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301
Featured Speaker: Richard Bellah, Bellah Perez, PLLC
Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce for our First Friday Networking Breakfast. 

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 networking opportunities, breakfast will be served along with a raffle.

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

Attendance fee includes breakfast and is $5 for Chamber Members and $25 for Future Members.

Business After Hours

Thursday, May 15, 2014
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Challenger Space Center
21170 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85382
Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce and the Challenger Space Center for our May Business After Hours.


Business After Hours is the place for business professionals to come together to grow their network and their business by sharing contacts, referrals and ideas.

Complimentary for Chamber Member and $25 for Future Members.

Membership Breakfast - The Impact of the F35's & Luke Air Force Base
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Check-in & Networking:  7:15 a.m.

Program:  8:00 a.m.

Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa
9495 W. Coyotes Boulevard, Glendale, AZ 85305

Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce as we welcome Colonel Jeremy Sloane as our keynote speaker for our Membership Breakfast on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. 


This event will feature a gourmet breakfast along with a great opportunity to network and fully understand the significant impact Luke Air Force Base has on Glendale and the West Valley.


Check-in & Networking: 7:15 am

Program: 8:00 am


Colonel Sloane will present on: 

  • 56th Fighter Wing Mission Brief
  • F-16/F-35 Timeline
  • F-35 Capabilities
  • Economic Impact of the F-35
  • And more...

Members (Advance): $35 (must rsvp by Friday, May 30th)

Members (Week/Day of): $40

Future Members:  $50

Presenting Sponsor:  $1,250

Supporting Sponsor:  $750




Sponsorships are available, for more information please email Robert at

Office Space For Lease

Prime office space with second floor view of beautiful, historic Downtown Glendale.  Approximately 143 sq. ft. situated within the Glendale Chamber of Commerce at 5800 W. Glenn Drive, monthly lease of $450 includes utilities, general maintenance, cleaning service, built-in desk, access to conference rooms and more.  
Requires a minimum one year lease, if interested or for more info please contact Jim Peyton at
Upcoming Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

Join Us For The Following Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!


Monday, May 12 at 4:30 pm

West Olive Pediatric Dentistry

5144 West Olive Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85302


Moving to a new location? Having a Grand Opening for your business? Contact the Glendale Chamber and schedule your Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today! 


For more information on how your business can host a ribbon cutting ceremony, CLICK HERE!

Discover Spain's Costa del Sol

The Glendale Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Chamber Discoveries to bring our members a once in a lifetime opportunity!


On November 11, 2014, Chamber Members will cast off on an exciting 9-day journey to Spain for only $2,499.00 per person.


Trip Highlights:

  • Round trip scheduled airfare
  • Round trip transfers between airports and hotels
  • Personal airport VIP greeting and check-in service
  • Pre-departure orientation and travel documents
  • 7 nights first class accommodations
  • Includes breakfast daily and 5 dinners
  • Discovery Program Guide
  • Full day tour of Seville
  • Tour of Ronda
Click Here for more information on this amazing trip.

Economic Development Update

Economic Development is on the rise in Glendale! Check back here each edition for an update on the biggest construction projects around Glendale!


The Tanger Outlets is set to bring 12 to 15 new stores and at least 200 new jobs to the Glendale area with an expansion of its West Valley mall. The outlet, located at 6800 N. 95th Avenue broke ground earlier this month on the expansion that will add an additional 60,000-plus square feet and is scheduled to be completed by November.


LGE Design Build will construct NPL's 52,000-square-foot Arizona operations facility on a 12-acre site in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, Arizona. The environmentally- and technologically-advanced building will feature natural gas heat pumps, and is the first of NPL's properties to be registered with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for LEED´┐Ż (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. 


American Furniture Warehouse is moving quickly at building their new 600,000 sq. ft. facility here in Glendale. This will bring nearly 300 jobs to our community and be a great addition to the city of Glendale.



Click Here For Updated Construction Photos On Facebook


Glendale City Council approved the rezoning of the Aspera planned area development at North 75th Avenue and the Loop 101 freeway at its April 8 council meeting. Aspera, being developed by Cardon Development Group, will feature multi-family residential, office building, shopping center, supervisory care facility, senior living care facility and parking lot.

Member News

BIEN Adds Glendale Chamber of Commerce As Partner

"BIEN" means "good" or "right" in Spanish and French. It is also an acronym for "Building an International Economic Network." The purpose of the BIEN site is to create a business-to-business e-platform to connect individual businesses across international boundaries. Businesses in Arizona, Mexico and Canada can directly connect with each other in order to partner and grow their businesses. By providing information about your products and services, other businesses can see what you offer and find ways to collaborate in mutually-beneficial partnerships.


The success of BIEN relies on collaboration and increasing the universe of users.The partners listed on this page, including the Glendale Chamber of Commerce, have committed to supporting the efforts of BIEN through web links, word-of-mouth promotion, and other communication methods.


View all BIEN Sponsors, including the Glendale Chamber of Commerce here.

LIMITED SPACE! To register, contact Monika Nylund
at 623-937-4754 or email
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