Featured Member Benefit
Rent-A-Car Program

The Glendale Chamber has partnered with National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car to offer up to 10% off on business or personal rental cars. Young renter fee will be waived for eligible renters who are 21-24 years old and renting for business use. You are also eligible to enroll in the Emerald Club.

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Featured Story
The Glendale Chamber Initiates Political Action Committee
The Glendale Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently approved the creation of the Glendale Chamber PAC. This PAC was created to actively support candidates who share the principals and priorities of the Glendale Chamber of Commerce. The focus of the PAC will be to assist business-friendly candidates regardless of party, who seek elected office.

(Photo above: Bill Toops, Chair of the Chambers Government Affairs Council & Board Member with Robert Heidt, President & CEO of the Glendale Chamber officially submitting the PAC form to the city clerk acquiring our official committee id number. #AdvocacyInAction)

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Glendale Chamber Board & Committee Updates
Meet our 2017 Board of Directors

(Photo taken at the 2017 State of the City and Annual Dinner)

The Board of Directors are the policy body of the Glendale Chamber of Commerce. Its members represent a cross-section of the business and professional leadership in the community. It has always been considered an honor to serve on the Board. Genuine and unselfish interest in the Chamber and its objective is the first requirement for the Board members. The board performs the legislative function for the organization. That is, it makes all policy decisions for the Chamber. Specifically the board shall:

  • Set the overall policy for the Chamber
  • Identify and help establish goals of the Chamber through its approved program
    of work
  • Provide adequate funding though the annual budget to carry out the program
    of work
  • Ensure dues structure is in place to support the Chamber's program of work
  • Elect officers in accordance with the by-laws of the Chamber
  • Recommend and approve changes to the by-laws
  • Meet as required by the by-laws
For 90 years, the Glendale Chamber of Commerce has been fostering an energetic momentum aimed at building a thriving business community. Today, business leaders and innovators are engaging with the Chamber at special events, regular meetings and networking opportunities in record numbers. It’s this continual synergy that has me excited for the year ahead. Most of all, I’m looking forward to connecting with all members, new and long-standing, while supporting the upward trend that’s having a direct impact on Glendale and surrounding neighborhoods. I encourage you to join me at our next event!

- Jean Higginbotham, 2017 Chair of the Board
​“I am honored to be selected as the 2018 Chair for the Glendale Chamber of Commerce and participate on the Board of Directors.  To serve on the Chamber at this time of growth and opportunity for the city is very exciting for me. I have a passion to give back to my community and I’m thankful my employer OneAZ Credit Union shares in that commitment.  Thank you for this opportunity.”

- Maria Brunner, 2018 Chair Elect
Military & Veterans Affairs Committee

The Glendale Chamber Military & Veterans Affairs Committee have coordinated a ceremony to honor high school seniors joining the military.

Nearly 150 high school seniors in the Glendale area who have chosen to enter military service will be honored at the first annual Group Induction Ceremony on April 28th at the Calvary Community Church, 6060 W. Bell Road.  The seniors will receive a stole depicting their branch of service and a special challenge coin featuring the five major branches of service on one side and the American Flag with the logos of the City of Glendale and the Glendale Chamber of Commerce on the other side.  Look for the story and photos from the event in the next newsletter.

Click here for more information on the Military & Veterans Affairs Committee

Downtown Glendale
What's New in Downtown Glendale

Located at the northeast corner of 59th Ave and Myrtle, the Glendale Farmers Market operates every other Saturday from 9-1 pm. The Market is focused on bringing healthy eating to Downtown Glendale. Vendors include local produce farms, artisanal food, handcrafts and more.

The Glendale Farmers Market will run through May.

City of Glendale - Featured Story
Glendale receives A1 Bond Rating
with  Moody's New Upgrade

Financial rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Glendale’s general obligation bond and excise tax bond rating one step to A1 from an A2. This upgrade follows a January 2016 Moody’s upgrade to A2 from an A3 and a March 2016 Standard & Poor’s Rating Services’ upgrade to A+ from a BBB+.  The city has been given a stable outlook from both rating agencies.

In the April 11 report, Moody’s pointed to the way Glendale continues to budget conservatively and drive financial performance toward its policy of slowly growing general fund reserves to at least 25% within 5 years as reasons for the stable outlook. The Moody’s report also referenced...

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Mayor's Business of the Week

"I initiated Business of the Week to recognize the entrepreneurial spirit in Glendale"

- Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers

Congratulations to Pratt's Pets & Feed for being featured as the Mayor's Business of the Week!

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Member News
Welcome Big Chase Adventures to Glendale

Big Chase Adventures is a tour company that focuses on daily tours to Sedona, the Grand Canyon and other Arizona highlights. Tours originate from West Valley hotels located in Avondale, Glendale, Goodyear and Peoria. Reservations should be made at least one day prior to the tour. Pickup times can vary from 6:00 am to 7:30 am. Last minute requests and custom tours may incur a small surcharge. 

For more information contact Clinton Scott at 623-451-4585 or Clinton@BigChaseAdventures.com

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Valley of the Sun YMCA invites families to YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, April 29.

Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. This year’s event will feature activities & giveaways for all ages around fun, safety, nutrition and healthy living. Activities will include a focus on healthy eating, water safety, arts and crafts, face painting, bounce house, food vendors and more.

West Valley Gives Rally and Treasure Walk

Please join us for a fundraising event to benefit Treasure House, a West Valley non-profit organization. University of Phoenix Stadium, Visit Glendale, and WESTMARC partnered together to create this inspiring community outreach event.

Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University of Phoenix Stadium
*Special ticket prices for Glendale Chamber Members

Treasure House will be a supportive living community for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), to open by March 2018.

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Don't Miss Out on Chamber Events

Below check out some of our upcoming signature events!

Thursday, May 11, 2017
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
5750 W. Glenn Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301

Free to Attend - Register
Exhibit Space still Available - Register

Our Procurement Fair & Business Expo is designed to connect small businesses and large businesses to the community. With the goal of facilitating the process of making connections, attendance to this event will open up opportunities to meet prospective clients and buyers from small and large companies and government agencies- representing federal agencies, military bases, colleges and universities, school districts, city and county government, as well as corporate- to discuss business opportunities.

There will be four break out sessions to attend,  click here for details
Benefiting  ASU

Friday, September 15, 2017
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
451 N. Old Litchfield Road
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

Single Golfer - $115
Sponsor an ASU Student - $115
Tee Hole Sponsor - $175
Foursome & Tee Hole Sponsor - $585
Foursome - $460

This event will feature:
  • Hole-In-One Prizes
  • Closest to The Pin Prizes
  • Putting Contest 
  • Raffle
  • Lunch
  • Over 100 Players
  • Player Goodie Bags
  • And Much More!

Click here for more details and to Register

Ribbon Cuttings
Ribbon Cutting for Orchard Point at Arrowhead

Invite the Chamber out for a ribbon cutting ceremony for your business. The Chamber team along with City Council members and various other members will come out to show their support. You'll also get photos of your business and the event featured on our Facebook page, website and more. 

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*This list is based off of the last email that was deployed, dates & times are subject to change
Events Calendar

Click here to view our online events calendar where you see upcoming chamber events and member events.

You can even feature your own company events by clicking "Submit Events" proceed to login to your chamber account and follow the step by step instructions.
Glendale Chamber of Commerce
5800 W. Glenn Drive, Suite 275, Glendale, AZ 85301