Featured Member Benefit
Credit Card Processing
The Glendale Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Merchant Solutions-Direct Connect America to bring businesses a cost saving solution to high credit card processing fees! Learn how you can potentially reduce your credit card processing fees up to 60% through this Members only benefit!

For more information contact Jack Nylund at 623-974-0001 or appledaisy15@gmail.com

Click here for details on savings and additional benefits.

Featured Story
CUFF Recognized for Best Cocktail in the West Valley

Congratulations to CUFF for being recognized by Phoenix Magazine as the best place in the West Valley to get a cocktail and best Deviled Eggs! Phoenix Magazine highlighted the downtown Glendale eatery in their latest editorial, and named Cuff's Copper Cup as a must-try signature cocktail. The Glendale Chamber is grateful for your contributions to our community!

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Tools for Business
Hiring Employees
Are you ready to hire employees? These resources can help. The first button, "find the right person," provides tools to create job descriptions, links to post jobs, information on hiring tax credits, and tools to determine the market pay rate for specific jobs.

Thank You to Our Platinum Level Investors
Glendale Chamber Board & Committee Updates
Marketing Committee

Are You Social?

Facebook reported 1.18 billion daily active users on average (up 17% year-over-year) in its third quarter 2016 report. And 1.09 billion mobile
daily active users on average (up 22% year-over-year). Facebook is now at 2 Billion users and growing.

The distribution of Facebook users in the United States as of January  2017, sorted by gender, is 52% percent are female and 48% percent of  users are male.

Facebook FB +1.27% is making strides in its effort to attract small and  medium sized businesses to its platform. More than 50 million businesses  are now using Facebook Pages, up from 40 million in April, and more than  2.5 billion comments are made on these Pages per month, the social  media giant said on Tuesday.

The Glendale Chamber Marketing Committee encourages you to create and stay active on your business Facebook page! Facebook is a great marketing tool for your business.

Military & Veterans Affairs Committee
The Glendale Chamber of Commerce Military & Veterans Affairs Committee wants to ensure you stay up-to-date on news affecting our Military and Vetrans. Be sure to check out our monthly eNewsletter.

Downtown Glendale
Nominate A Shot of Java as the best coffee house!
Help nominate Chamber Member, A Shot of Java as the best coffee house in the Phoenix NewTimes!

Visit bestofphoenix2017.com to cast your vote!

Congraulations to Drawn To Comics!

Congratulations to Drawn To Comics for being featured as one of the best comic stores in the United States by Travel & Leisure! The Glendale Chamber values your contribution to our community, and we are excited that you have been recognized on a national level. 

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City of Glendale News
City of Glendale Seeking Community Input  

The City of Glendale Utility Rate Study Update is being conducted as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to maintain the highest levels of safe, efficient and reliable delivery of water, sewer and solid waste services to Glendale residents and businesses.

As part of this study, the city’s Public Works and Water Services departments are jointly conducting in-depth evaluations to examine existing costs incurred by the city for residential solid waste and water and wastewater services and to determine the necessary rate adjustments going forward in the continued provision of these quality services.

Community input is an important component of the Utility Rate Study Update process. Please plan to attend an open house meeting near you!

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Economic Development - Featured Story
Aloft Hotels to Open New Location near Westgate

Aloft Hotels, a modern hotel catering to the next generation of travelers, has selected Glendale as the location for their newest hotel site. Aloft's innovative hotels have taken the nation by storm, and their brand has quickly expanded around the world. Their Glendale location, which will be adjecent to the Westgate Entertainment District, is set to open the summer of 2018. We are excited to welcome Aloft to Glendale! 

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Thank You to Our Gold Level Investors
Mayor's Business of the Week

"Business of the Week is a program I initiated to recognize the entrepreneurial spirit in Glendale."

- Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers

Congratulations to Sands Chevrolet for being featured as the Mayor's Business of the Week! 

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Member News
Share Your Job or Internship Opening with Local Students

Are you interested in sharing a job or internship opening at your company with local students? Grand Canyon University has created a tool that will help business owners maximize their recruitment efforts! You now have the opportunity to post your opening on the Grand Canyon University online job board, and share your opening with thousands of alumni and current students. 

Click here to get started 

Support Spotlight Youth Theatre

Each year, over 6,000 patrons attend our shows and over 400 kids from our community perform on our stage of participate in classes and workshops. We provide schools with shows that allow students to experience live theater in a comfortable, supportive environment. This vital interaction builds character, confidence and self-esteem. The children we serve learn responsibility, teamwork and the pride in working to build a complete production. They make lifelong friends, have fun and feel a sense of belonging. To many, Spotlight Youth Theatre is a second home, and we are proud of our accomplishments that impact children's lives, as well as their families and our community. 

Please consider supporting our theatre with a tax-deductible donation such as a gift card or raffle item for our upcoming Fundraiser:

"Spotlight's Summer Splash Fundraiser"

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Click here to learn more about supporting Spotlight Youth Theatre

OneAZ Credit Union Seeking Grant Nominees
Underscoring their long-standing commitment to the community, OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation are seeking nominations for their Community Impact Grants program, which will award a total of $55,000 in much needed funds to non-profit organizations across Arizona that are actively helping communities thrive and prosper.

Building upon the success of the inaugural year of the program, the Community Impact Grants’ goal is to fund initiatives that provide a direct benefit to the communities the credit union serves and enhance their quality of life. More specifically, OneAZ is seeking programs that align with its key focus area of economic development, while making a measurable local impact. Grants range between $500 and $2,500.

Annual G.A.I.N. Event - Save the Date
Mark your calendars and join us in celebrating Neighborhood Watch and the success of crime prevention through community involvement. G.A.I.N., which is an acronym that stands for “Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods”, is an annual community celebration designed to heighten crime awareness, generate support and participation in local anti-crime efforts by uniting community members to help create safer neighborhoods.

The annual G.A.I.N. event this year will be held on Friday, October 27th, 2017 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at Murphy Park, 7010 N. 58th Avenue in downtown Glendale. 

Paint Nite at Desert Rose Pizza & Gastro Pub

"Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out! Paint Nite® invites you to create art over cocktails at a local restaurant or bar, guided by a professional artist and party host. Grab your friends and spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!)." Additionally, Desert Rose Pizza & Gastro Pub is offering $15 off of event tickets with the code DRINK30

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5th Annual Stand Up for Veterans Event 

Join us for the 5th Annual Stand Up for Veterans Event at Glendale Community College. A variety of businesses, non-profits, and support agencies will be represented at this event, and free haircuts and free lunch will be offered to veterans. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about employment opportunities, educational opportunities, and about the social services availible to veterans and their families. 

The Challenger Space Center is Relocating
For the past 17 years the Arizona Challenger Space Center has operated from Peoria Arizona, but they recently announced that they are relocating their center! To successfully complete this important move, the Space Center is asking the community to get involved. 

Official Chamber Airline Sponsor
In its 46th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 54,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually. Southwest proudly operates a network of 101 destinations in the United States and eight additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season.
Earn Money for the Scott Foundation While You Shop

It's FREE & EASY to support Arizona Foster Kids at no cost to you!  Disrupting the retail shopping market, Trunited is the exclusive home for a new innovation called Socialized Commerce.


Do you eat out? Do you buy from places like Home Depot & Target? Do you get paid for it?


That's the difference...  By shopping through Trunited you'll earn cash back plus rewards for Scott Foundation kids!

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Don't Miss Out on Chamber Events

Below check out some of our upcoming signature events!

Thursday, August 24, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5750 W. Glenn Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301

Free to Attend!

Exhibit Pricing:
$200 Register until 8/10/17
$250 starting 8/11/17
*Add electricity for $65 a table 
(Vendor Setup on Wednesday 8/23 from 3;30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Hosted by all six West Valley Chambers of Commerce at the Glendale Civic Center, the 2017 Biz 2 Biz Expo offers an unparalleled opportunity for all businesses throughout the West Valley and beyond to showcase their products and services to hundreds of decision makers and buyers.

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

Single Golfer - $115
Sponsor a 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

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