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Empowering Women in Business February
2/9/2023 - 2/9/2023
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City to City Update Breakfast 2023
2/23/2023
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Spotlight Bus Tour 2023
3/31/2023
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Events in the month of February 2023
DateEvent
2/1/2023
Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) Kick-Off

The Southwest Valley Chamber will work to accelerate economic growth so that all the individuals in the City of Goodyear and the Southwest Valley community will have a fair shot at achieving their dreams of having a successful business. The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce an eight-week course designed to help current businesses and individuals looking to grow their business. This program is designed to take your organization to the next level by providing a hands-on learning experience on topics that include Access to Capital, Marketing your Business, and Small Business Management. 

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2/1/2023
Ribbon Cutting at The Joint Chiropractic

Join us for the Grand Opening of The Join Chiropractic! 

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2/1/2023
Connect at Noon

Connect At Noon meets every Wednesday at Noon. Bring your best 30 second commercial. Donate a raffle gift for a full minute stand-up commercial time! There's a special menu for Chamber members, too. Everyone can visit twice as a guest, but this is a Chamber members-only group.

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2/3/2023
 -2/5/2023
12th Annual Arizona Balloon Classic

Arizona’s Premier Hot Air Balloon Race & Festival

                                   

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
 

Dates:                         Friday, Saturday & Sunday, February 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2023 – KICK OFF TO SUPER BOWL LVII WEEK!!!

 
Gates Open & Close: Friday 4:00PM – 9PM; Saturday 7:00AM – 9PM; Sunday 7:00AM – 12PM (subject to change)
 

                                               Balloon Event Times: Morning “Road Runner Race” competition (Saturday and Sunday): 7:30AM – 8:30AM; Evening Glows (Friday & Saturday): 7:30PM – 9:00PM (times subject to change)

 

*PLEASE NOTE: Balloon Liftoffs & Glows times are always dependent upon weather conditions.

 
Location:                            Goodyear Ballpark – 1933 S. Ballpark Way, Goodyear, Arizona 85338
 
Beneficiary:                       Valley of the Sun United Way - Valley of the Sun United Way’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty for Valley families. “We fight to end hunger in the classroom, to end homelessness, and to put a stop to financial instability.” A portion of ticket sales will go directly back to Valley of the Sun United Way programs. Join the fight, visit vsuw.org.
 
Attendance:                     Over 20,000 spectators are expected to enjoy this community and destination event.
                                             
Balloons:                             Up to 25 hot-air balloons, including special shapes, will participate
 
Events:                                 The Arizona Balloon Classic – On Saturday and Sunday mornings, February 4th & 5th, the sky will be filled with colorful hot-air balloons participate in thrilling “Road Runner & Coyote” races from the grassy fields of the Goodyear Ballpark for a spectacular sight of mass and color.  Spectators can walk on the field and experience the balloons inflation and lift off.  Photo taking is invited.
 
DESERT GLOWS & LASER SHOWS on Friday and Saturday evenings, February 3rd & 4th are our most popular attended events.  A field full of illuminated, tethered, hot air balloons will glow in time to music. And our LASER SHOWS Dance to music on the Classic Stage.
 
Other Events:                     Hot Air Balloon rides, Family Fun Zone, BMX Stunt shows, Desert Winds Kite Festival, Hot Air Balloon Tether rides, Live Entertainment, sampling, and many other exciting events.  Retail shopping and commercial exhibits for purchases or browsing. 
 
Street FoodFest:               Our “Street Foodfest” is set with a culinary experience including festival food favorites, “Beer Stations”, Live music on the “Classic” stage and more. Come hungry and stay for a while…
 
Admission:                         For any one day - $30 at the gate. DISCOUNT tickets on sale starting in November. Active Military and Children 12 & under are always FREE.  Group ticket packages available. General parking $5-$10. PLEASE NOTE, NO PETS ALLOWED. ALL BALLOONING EVENTS ARE DEPENDENT UPON WEATHER CONDITIONS. NO REFUNDS. RAIN CHECKS OFFERED TO OTHER BALLOON EVENTS DUE TO CANCELLATION.
 
Website:                     www.abcfest.com   
 

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2/6/2023
Alzheimers Association Desert Southwest Chapter Support Group Meeting

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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2/7/2023
'Bring a Gentleman to Lunch' Luncheon

Join Us for fabulous fun networking at the 'Bring a Gentleman to Lunch' Luncheon. We are excited to welcome our gentleman guests and will introduce them during the program. Register. We thank the Glendale Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring our event and appreciate all they do in our community.

Tuesday, February 7
11:30 am - 12 noon: Registration/Reception
Noon - 1:15 pm: Lunch & Program
Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W. Paradise Ln., Peoria

$34 West Valley Women Members
$38  non-West Valley Women Members
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West Valley Women, where one can experience the Art of Networking. 

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2/8/2023
Connect at Noon

Connect At Noon meets every Wednesday at Noon. Bring your best 30 second commercial. Donate a raffle gift for a full minute stand-up commercial time! There's a special menu for Chamber members, too. Everyone can visit twice as a guest, but this is a Chamber members-only group.

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2/9/2023
Empowering Women in Business

Mari Tautimes and Mark Stone from EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, will be joining us in February to discuss the common challenges facing business owners. 

 

The Southwest Valley Chamber has partnered with Prestamos CDFI, a division of Chicanos Pour La Causa (CPLC) to bring a series of free hour-long sessions.


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2/9/2023
Chamber on Tap - Backstreet Asia

Join us for Chamber on Tap at Backstreet Asia! This restaurant offers an event venue featuring comedy nights, karaoke, and much more. This Chamber of Tap will be a night of surprises! Backstreet Asia, 965 E Van Buren St #123, Avondale.

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2/13/2023
Get The Most Out Of Facebook

Facebook can get pretty complicated, even for marketing professionals. With constant updates, new options, and format changes, how does anyone keep up with it? Join us for an information packed session on the latest trends in Facebook, when/how often should you be posting, how to tap into your existing followers, how to get new followers, maximizing your presence in Facebook Groups, and so much more!
 


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2/15/2023
Connect at Noon

Connect At Noon meets every Wednesday at Noon. Bring your best 30 second commercial. Donate a raffle gift for a full minute stand-up commercial time! There's a special menu for Chamber members, too. Everyone can visit twice as a guest, but this is a Chamber members-only group.

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2/23/2023
City to City Update

The Chamber's City to City Update Breakfast will bring together the Cities to share what’s happening in each city with the Chamber membership. Members will learn about the planned growth, incoming businesses, and city developments that are in progress.

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2/25/2023
 -2/26/2023
Tres Rios Nature Festival

Ignite your calling for the outdoors, bring the family out for this free two-day festival. This festival showcases the rich diversity of wildlife habitat, history and culture of the Gila River drainage, which is made up of the Gila, Salt and Agua Fria Rivers. From guided bird tours, canoeing on the river, fishing and learning about Southwest wildlife, there is something for everyone during the best time of year to enjoy the Arizona weather.

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2/25/2023
 -2/26/2023
Tres Rios Nature Festival

Ignite your calling for the outdoors, bring the family out for this free two-day festival. This festival showcases the rich diversity of wildlife habitat, history and culture of the Gila River drainage, which is made up of the Gila, Salt and Agua Fria Rivers. From guided bird tours, canoeing on the river, fishing and learning about Southwest wildlife, there is something for everyone during the best time of year to enjoy the Arizona weather.

DATES: Saturday, February 25 & Sunday, February 26, 2023

TIMES: 10AM - 3PM (BOTH DAYS) 

LOCATION: Tres Rios Base & Meridian Wildlife Area

ADDRESS: 7602 Jimmie Johnson Dr. Avondale, AZ, 85323


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2/27/2023
How To Market Your Business On TikTok

As one of the fastest growing social media network, it is no wonder more and more businesses are turning to TikTok to grow their business. After all, TikTok has 1 billion monthly active users. It’s the place to see and be seen, which means ample opportunity for brands to engage with audiences in a whole new way.
 

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