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February 2024

Events available for Registration...

Entrepreneurial Training Program
2/1/2024 - 5/2/2024
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Funding Futures: Navigating Grants & Fundraising (Non-Profit Series)
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Business Leader Series
3/19/2024 - 3/19/2024
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City to City Forum
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Events in the next 10 days...

Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona, CWA presents their Spring 2024 Members Art Exhibition February 1, 2024 through March 3, 2024 at The Vista Center for the Arts. Exhibit hours are Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 AM to 2 PM.

Art Reception: Thursday, February 15, 6:00 to 7:30 PM at The Vista Center for the Arts.

The Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona (CWA) proudly announces the unveiling of 50 exceptional and award-winning paintings in watermedia at the CWA Exhibition, set to take place from February 01, 2024, to March 03, 2024.

Awards for outstanding artistic achievements, carefully selected by the esteemed Juror, Cynthia Peterson, will be presented to the talented artists during the CWA Exhibition Art Reception.

The exhibition will be hosted at The Vista Center for the Arts, located at 15660 N. Parkview Place, Surprise, Arizona 85374.

The Art Reception, a free and open event to the public, is scheduled to be held at The Vista Center for the Arts on Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Attendees will have the opportunity to witness the unveiling of the award-winning paintings and engage with the artists behind these remarkable creations.

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Register for our annual Entrepreneurial Training Program starting on February 1, 2024! 
Through instruction, guest speakers, and coaching the Entrepreneurial Training Program is designed to help new business owners chart their course to success.

What To Expect:

  • 7 - One hour and a half sessions including interactive group work and guest speakers
  • One-on-one consulting available
  • Feedback on your business plan/strategy

February 1: Get to Know You and Goal Setting


February 29: Taking your Branding to the Next Level


March 14: Customer Service & Building Lasting Relationships


March 28: Developing your Funding Options


April 4: Marketing & Social Media


April 18: Developing Small Businesses


May 2: Legal, HR, Workforce & Accounting

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Phoenix Sister Cities invites you to the 2024 Global Links Business Luncheon featuring a conversation with Sam Fox, who will share his insights on Phoenix as a food destination. Mayor Gallergo will also present her 2024 Export Awards to Phoenix business champions.

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Embark on a captivating journey with the DEHS Conservatory of the Arts on February 29 at 7 PM for "Colors." This unique performance promises a nontraditional fusion of Performing and Visual Arts, converging seamlessly on a single stage. Brace yourself for an exhilarating spectacle as the entire Performing Arts Center transforms into a dynamic canvas of movement, sound, and color.

Immerse yourself in a tapestry of transitions and directional shifts, pulsating with energy and artistic expression. Our Conservatory Band, Choir, Dance, and Theatre will take the spotlight in a harmonious sequence, accompanied by Visual Artists who will craft live paintings and sculptures, vividly expressing the colors of performance.

We extend a warm invitation for you to be a part of this truly innovative approach to performance art. Join us for an unforgettable evening that promises to be a symphony of vibrant hues, as "Colors" unfolds into a rich and immersive experience.

Tickets are on sale now online and in the Bookstore. All proceeds from the performance will help support the Conservatory

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Enjoy a southwestern dinner, wine, homemade
dessert, and a gourmet coffee bar in the beautiful
Barn at Desert Foothills

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Brad Upton is Dry Bar Comedy’s most popular comedian with over 250 million views. Those millions of viewers and social media presence has resulted in sold out shows around the world!  His immense internet fame has also caught the eye of Nashville where he has become a regular guest at the iconic Grand Ole Opry. He packs as many laughs per minute into his set as well as anyone in the business and has truly mastered the nearly impossible task of appealing to people of all ages and backgrounds.  

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There is no cost or commitment. Support groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information and as a way of supporting and encouraging each other.

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Come join us for fabulous fun and make new connections at the Women's Empowerment aka Women's History Month Lunch sponsored by the YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix. We're excited to have the YWCA Phoenix lead a dialogue on women's empowerment during the program. Register. 

Tuesday, March 5
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Arizona Broadway Theatre
7701 W. Paradise Ln., Peoria, AZ

$34 WVW Members
$38 non-WVW Members

We are thrilled to join our friends at the YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix in celebrating International Women's Day with a themed dress day at the March Luncheon. We invite you to wear persimmon (orange). Dress is business casual. Ideas include persimmon accessories, t-shirts, YWCA Logo Shirts, Phoenix Suns Shirts, or any item of your choice. Have fun with this. If wearing persimmon doesn't work for you, please still join us. 

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Network and get to know fellow Chamber members every Wednesday at The Haymaker in Goodyear starting at 12:00pm. 

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Join us for Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce's, Non-Profit Series, Funding Futures: Navigating Grants & Fundraising with Jeremiah Smith. 

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Senior Vice President, Regional Sales Manager, George Sarkis, and Vice President, Branch Manager, Deb Eldridge, will be hosting the event at our Biltmore Branch. 

 Our guest presenter is Arizona State University’s Dr. Gopalakrishnan Mohan, PhD and Senior Associate Dean of Faculty for W. P. Carey School of Business’s Supply Chain Management Department. He also heads the Center for Small and Family Business as the Director of School of Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. He will be discussing multiple topics like talent acquisition and business expansion and financing, from the small business perspective. 

 We will have finger foods, networking and an opportunity to meet many of our Phoenix-based bankers. You don’t want to miss it!

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