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CANCELED: 21st Annual Excellence in Education Golf Outing
9/18/2020

Registration has Closed for this event.

Virtual Business Over Breakfast -09/23/2020
9/23/2020
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Virtual Business Over Breakfast -09/30/2020
9/30/2020
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Events in the month of September 2020
DateEvent
9/1/2020
Grow With Google Webinar: Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

On behalf of your friends at the Glendale Chamber of Commerce.

Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses that want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get (virtual) hands-on help in creating or updating your business profile or a simple website.

In this live webinar, Dave Delaney, a Google-supported trainer, will show you how to:
  • Create or claim your Business Profile on Google
  • Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps
  • Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers
  • Create a free website using the info from your Business Profile 
Click here to register!

Speaker Bio
Dave Delaney is a speaker for the Grow with Google partner program. His humble beginning? In 1983, he ran a bulletin board system on his Commodore 64 (a self-proclaimed, old school nerd). Today, Dave is a popular keynote speaker, author, and marketing communications consultant. He is the founder of Futureforth.com and NetworkingForNicePeople.com. 

Dave is best recognized for his work in corporate communication, digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. He has appeared in technology related stories in USA Today, Entrepreneur, Inc, Fortune, and Billboard Magazine. 
  • Dave is also the author of the acclaimed book, New Business Networking. You can read his articles and learn more at DaveDelaney.ME.
  • Dave met his American wife in Ireland, and subsequently had Irish twins!
  • Dave was born and raised in Toronto, Canada.
  • Dave loves supporting small businesses.
  • He performs and teaches improv comedy. 
  • Dave loves coffee, probably too much.

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9/2/2020
Virtual Business Over Breakfast -09/02/2020

The Glendale Chamber's weekly Business Over Breakfast is back - virtually! We will be conducting Business Over Breakfast via Zoom and attendance is FREE!

This event is a great opportunity for members to come together, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, and build relationships to help grow your business. Attendees will be able to share about their business during the round robin and gain valuable information from the session's main presenter. 

But make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary virtual event is only available to the first 100 people to register! Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.

more info...
9/8/2020
Grow With Google Webinar: Reach Customers Online with Google with Google

On behalf of your friends at the Glendale Chamber of Commerce.

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads.

In this live webinar, Dave Delaney, a Google-supported trainer, will discuss best practices for:

• Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices
• Creating a free Google My Business listing
• Advertising your business on Google

Click here to register!

Speaker Bio
Dave Delaney is a speaker for the Grow with Google partner program. His humble beginning? In 1983, he ran a bulletin board system on his Commodore 64 (a self-proclaimed, old school nerd). Today, Dave is a popular keynote speaker, author, and marketing communications consultant. He is the founder of Futureforth.com and NetworkingForNicePeople.com. 

Dave is best recognized for his work in corporate communication, digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. He has appeared in technology related stories in USA Today, Entrepreneur, Inc, Fortune, and Billboard Magazine. 
  • Dave is also the author of the acclaimed book, New Business Networking. You can read his articles and learn more at DaveDelaney.ME.
  • Dave met his American wife in Ireland, and subsequently had Irish twins!
  • Dave was born and raised in Toronto, Canada.
  • Dave loves supporting small businesses.
  • He performs and teaches improv comedy. 
  • Dave loves coffee, probably too much.

more info...
9/8/2020
Holiday Marketing - Prepare For The Holidays Now!

Truth is, if you are just now starting to plan for the holidays, you are behind the curve. Fact is, the big box stores started planning for this in June and July! That is how important the next few months is for businesses! Think your business isn’t affected by holiday traffic? Think again! There is no vertical immune from the effects of the holiday spirit!

Register at: https://noboundaries.marketing/event/holiday-marketing-prepare-for-the-holidays-now-september-8-2020/

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9/8/2020
September Marketing Committee Webinar: Holiday Marketing - Prepare For The Holidays Now!

SEPTEMBER
Holiday Marketing – Prepare For The Holidays Now!
Truth is, if you are just now starting to plan for the holidays, you are behind the curve. Fact is, the big box stores started planning for this in June and July! That is how important the next few months is for businesses! Think your business isn’t affected by holiday traffic? Think again! There is no vertical immune from the effects of the holiday spirit!

Content Covered:             Client Relationship Management (CRM), Email Marketing, Promotions, Coupons, Websites, Social Media

About the 2020 Glendale Chamber Marketing Committee (GCMC) Webinar Course:
Join GCMC for a free course on marketing for your business! You'll learn practical tools to help grow your business. We encourage you to come to as many sessions as you're able to, and to learn things like how to use social media, the benefits of blogging for your business, reputation management, video marketing, and how your local business can compete in an Amazon.com world, and more!

Each monthly session will be an hour long. The course will run from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. To participate, you must register in advance, as space is limited!

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9/9/2020
Virtual Business Over Breakfast -09/09/2020

The Glendale Chamber's weekly Business Over Breakfast is back - virtually! We will be conducting Business Over Breakfast via Zoom and attendance is FREE!

This event is a great opportunity for members to come together, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, and build relationships to help grow your business. Attendees will be able to share about their business during the round robin and gain valuable information from the session's main presenter. 

But make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary virtual event is only available to the first 100 people to register! Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.

more info...
9/10/2020
Say YES to Introductions that Work

Say YES to Introductions that Work and NO to Elevator Speeches

Join me for an interactive and fun workshop.  Learn the 3 must haves to include in your 30-second introduction in the Say YES to Introductions that Work Master Class.

Learn to create introductions that speak to your clients. Gain skills you can use today during Zoom calls and at your next in person meeting.  

Imagine feeling confident, prepared and looking forward to your next Zoom networking meeting. You feel peaceful, confident, happy. Someone reached out to you because they are interested in what you have to offer.

 
September 10, 2020,
8 am.
$29

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9/10/2020
Biz Build Up Featuring Senator Martin Quezada

Join the Glendale Chamber for a FREE, virtual event with Arizona State Senator Martin Quezada. State senators are responsible for representing the interests of the citizens in their district when considering legislation for the state. Their job is to improve the lives of their constituents. Senator Quezada will explain first hand how he helps accomplish this for all Arizonans. There will also be plenty of time for Q&A, so don't be afraid to come prepared with questions.

Key Takeaways:
  • What to expect in 2021 - a dramatically different looking State Legislature
  • How COVID-19 has changed the dynamic of the future
  • What type of COVID-19 relief Senator Quezada is advocating for

But make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary webinar is only available to the first 100 people to register! Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.


Senator Quezada's Bio:
Martín is a native of Phoenix and was born and spent his early childhood in Maryvale where he attended St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School. Martín is also a graduate of Peoria Centennial High School (1995), Glendale Community College (1998), Arizona State University West (2001) and the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (2008).

After receiving his bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice and Ethnic Studies from ASU West, Martín spent five years working as a Research Analyst/Policy Advisor to the Democrat Caucus in the Arizona State Senate (2001) and the Arizona State House of Representatives (2002-2005) before being accepted into law school at ASU. While in law school, he served as President of the ASU Chicano/Latino Law Students Association (2006-2007), and served in the Graduate & Professional Students Association representing the law school in ASU's graduate student government. Martín was honored with the Congressman Ed Pastor Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the 2008 Hispanic Convocation. After receiving his Juris Doctorate degree, Martín served a judicial clerkship for Judge Patricia Orozco on the Arizona Court of Appeals (2008-2009).

Martín has been a community activist for several years and serves on numerous boards and commissions in the community including the ASU Los Diablos Latino Alumni Association, the Maryvale Village Planning Committee, the West Phoenix Revitalization Community Advisory Board and the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association Board of Directors. He was named as one of the Univision Radio/AZ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Top 40 Hispanic Leaders Under Age 40 in 2009.

In November 2009, Martín opened the doors to the ?Law Office of Martín J. Quezada, PLLC,? where he practices in the areas of criminal defense and domestic relations. Martín has also practiced in the areas of civil litigation and election law. He continues to live in the west valley where he was elected to the Pendergast Elementary School District Governing Board in the 2010 General Election. He was appointed to the Arizona State House of Representatives in Legislative District #13 in March, 2012 to fill a vacant seat.

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9/11/2020
Virtual FUEL - September 2020

Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce for FUEL, our monthly networking breakfast that will FUEL your business, your mind, and your Friday.

We will be conducting the meeting via Zoom from 8:00-9:30am and attendance is FREE! We will also be giving away some great prizes, so don't miss your chance to WIN! But make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary virtual event is only available to the first 100 people to register!

This month's speaker will be Sheriff Paul Penzone. Learn more about his first term and vision for a safer Maricopa County for all.  

Key Takeaways:
- Update on MCSO COVID-19 response
- Response to recent events locally and across the nation
- Strengthening public safety
- Reducing lawsuits and recidivism to save taxpayer dollars and strengthen the community
- Rebuilding community trust and relationships
- Update of the positive changes at MCSO since Penzone's election

*Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.

Sheriff Penzone's Bio:

Sheriff Paul Penzone has a combined 30 years of law enforcement and public safety experience. His resume includes a distinguished 21-year career with the Phoenix Police Department, with seven years dedicated to the department’s nationally-recognized Silent Witness program, which focuses on solving cold cases and apprehending dangerous fugitives.

After retiring from Phoenix PD, Sheriff Penzone spent time as Vice President with Childhelp, a nonprofit dedicated to the treatment and prevention of child abuse. He also owned and operated a successful private security firm that focused on issues such as school and workplace safety, threat mitigation, internal investigations and comprehensive security. Sheriff Penzone also supports numerous organizations across the Valley including the Phoenix Symphony, Law Enforcement Charities, The Boys and Girls Club, St. Vincent de Paul, Hospice of the Valley, Arizona Humane Society, Childhelp and Friends of the Arizona Cancer Center.


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9/15/2020
Virtual September Downtown Glendale Monthly Merchant and Stakeholder Meeting

Join Downtown Glendale for a Virtual Full Merchant and Stakeholders Meeting! These meetings are primarily for those who own a downtown business or who may have a vested interest in the success of the downtown community as a stakeholder.

Make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary webinar is only available to the first 100 people to register! Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.

more info...
9/15/2020
Grow With Google Webinar: Connect with Customers and Manage Your Business Remotely

On behalf of your friends at the Glendale Chamber of Commerce.

Discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this time of uncertainty. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses.

In this webinar, Dave Delaney, a Google-supported trainer, will discuss:
• How to update critical business information online
• Keep customers informed
• Conduct virtual meetings 
• Access important files from anywhere

Click here to register!

Speaker Bio
Dave Delaney is a speaker for the Grow with Google partner program. His humble beginning? In 1983, he ran a bulletin board system on his Commodore 64 (a self-proclaimed, old school nerd). Today, Dave is a popular keynote speaker, author, and marketing communications consultant. He is the founder of Futureforth.com and NetworkingForNicePeople.com. 

Dave is best recognized for his work in corporate communication, digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking. He has appeared in technology related stories in USA Today, Entrepreneur, Inc, Fortune, and Billboard Magazine. 
  • Dave is also the author of the acclaimed book, New Business Networking. You can read his articles and learn more at DaveDelaney.ME.
  • Dave met his American wife in Ireland, and subsequently had Irish twins!
  • Dave was born and raised in Toronto, Canada.
  • Dave loves supporting small businesses.
  • He performs and teaches improv comedy. 
  • Dave loves coffee, probably too much.

more info...
9/16/2020
Virtual Business Over Breakfast -09/16/2020

The Glendale Chamber's weekly Business Over Breakfast is back - virtually! We will be conducting Business Over Breakfast via Zoom and attendance is FREE!

This event is a great opportunity for members to come together, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, and build relationships to help grow your business. Attendees will be able to share about their business during the round robin and gain valuable information from the session's main presenter. 

But make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary virtual event is only available to the first 100 people to register! Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.

more info...
9/17/2020
Virtual Business After Hours - September 2020

Join the Glendale Chamber for a fun night of virtual networking! This month's virtual host is Tim Finnegan's Irish Restaurant and Pub. We encourage you to grab your favorite beverage to enjoy while we virtually mingle! 

This FREE event will be a fun, interactive evening where members will have the opportunity to give their elevator pitch, chat with other members, and tour a fellow members facility from the comfort of their desk. This month, attendees will learn a brief overview of Tim Finnegan's history and culture, receive the rundown on how to pour a proper pint of Guinness, and see their Ripple Machine.  We will also be playing a "How Chamber Are You?" game for some amazing prizes! You won't want to miss it!

But make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary virtual event is only available to the first 100 people to register! Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.

more info...
9/18/2020
CANCELED: 21st Annual Excellence in Education Golf Outing

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been canceled out of concern for member safety. Rest assured that your Glendale Chamber Team is working hard to provide you with other virtual event opportunities to make meaningful business connections and grow your business.

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Join the Glendale Chamber of Commerce for our 21st Annual Excellence in Education Golf Outing on Friday, September 18, 2020 at the Wigwam Golf Club located at 451 N. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340.

Check-In:  6:30 a.m.
Shotgun Start:  7:30 a.m.

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!
Single Golfer - $125
Sponsor a Student - $125
Foursome - $500
Tee Hole Sponsor - $225
- Tee Hole Sponsorship includes a sponsorship sign, the option for a representative to work the hole during the tournament, the option to add a promotional product to the tournament goodie bags, and two lunch tickets.
Foursome and Tee Hole Sponsor - $675



Presenting Event Sponsor(s):
  • Company logo on all printed and online promotional materials
  • Company recognition on the handout to all golfers and volunteers
  • Company signage on the golf course
  • Foursome in the golf tournament
  • Featured in e-blasts to membership
  • Recognition at awards luncheon
  • Company representative to speak 2-3 minutes at event
  • Ability to put promotional items in the golfer’s goodie bags*
  • Investment $3,000

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9/20/2020
Sir Bark A. Lot’s Fashion Paw Tea

Scott Foundation Presents

Sir Bark A. Lot’s
Fashion Paw Tea

SEPTEMBER 20, 2020

We’re all in this together...

WE BRING THE PARTY TO YOU AND YOUR GUESTS!
3-Course Dinner | Cocktails | Pet Fashion Extravaganza | Auction

 VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER


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9/23/2020
Virtual Business Over Breakfast -09/23/2020

The Glendale Chamber's weekly Business Over Breakfast is back - virtually! We will be conducting Business Over Breakfast via Zoom and attendance is FREE!

This event is a great opportunity for members to come together, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, and build relationships to help grow your business. Attendees will be able to share about their business during the round robin and gain valuable information from the session's main presenter. 

But make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary virtual event is only available to the first 100 people to register! Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.

more info...
9/30/2020
Virtual Business Over Breakfast -09/30/2020

The Glendale Chamber's weekly Business Over Breakfast is back - virtually! We will be conducting Business Over Breakfast via Zoom and attendance is FREE!

This event is a great opportunity for members to come together, make new connections, hear from excellent speakers, and build relationships to help grow your business. Attendees will be able to share about their business during the round robin and gain valuable information from the session's main presenter. 

But make sure and register TODAY because this complimentary virtual event is only available to the first 100 people to register! Make sure that you provide your correct email address in your registration because the Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the event to access the webinar.

more info...