Programs & Events

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Please contact the Chamber at (480) 963-4571 for more information on sponsorships

COMMUNITY AWARDS DINNER (June)
The Awards Dinner is Chamber’s largest and most colorful general membership event. Individuals and businesses are recognized through the presentation of excellence awards. The evening includes socializing, light entertainment, dinner and awards presentations.

THE CHANDLER 100  (October)
A distinguished awards program honoring the City of Chandler, Arizona’s leading major employers. This evening reception will feature the year’s most influential leaders in the Chandler business community for their community outreach, company’s corporate responsibility and positive economic development.

EAST VALLEY BUSINESS EXPO (October)
The East Valley Business Expo is presented in cooperation by the Chandler, Tempe, Gilbert and Mesa Chambers of Commerce. The Expo provides an opportunity for all East Valley businesses to promote their products and services in a convention setting. Open to the public, the Expo features over 145 exhibitors, attracts 2,000 attendees and admission is free to Chamber members. See more at www.eastvalleybusinessexpo.com

ECONOMIC UPDATE
(January / March / June / August)
The Economic Update lunches feature highlights of Chandler’s economic development, Chamber updates, and keynote speakers selected and geared to addressing the hot topics in and around Chandler.

EDUCATION FORUM LUNCHEON (April)
Informative luncheon featuring speakers on education hot buttons. It is our initiative to be the catalyst that links the agendas of business, government and education to ensure that the workforce of tomorrow is both, stable and educated, by first educating the business community. If the business community does not help to supply the resources to provide a progressive and educated workforce, it will deplete its supply of qualified workers.

CHANDLER CHAMBER GOLF CHALLENGE (September)
Combine your golf skills with a morning of fun and networking. Includes goodie bag, raffles, breakfast and on site awards luncheon immediately following the tournament.

HOLIDAY ENCHANTMENT (November)
Holiday Enchantment is the Chamber’s premier, black tie optional, business and community kick-off to the holidays. Featuring “A Taste of Chandler,” the event also offers music, dancing and live and silent auctions.

CHANDLER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE (January – October)
The Chandler Chamber’s Leadership Institute prepares future community leaders to meet the challenges of community service by providing the opportunity to learn about issues facing our community; develop the skills required by community leaders; and motivate the participants to become involved in leadership roles and service to Chandler.

LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION (January)
The Legislative Reception from 5:30-7:00pm provides the Chamber Membership an opportunity to meet the newly elected, as well as our seasoned Legislators and to find out their positions on issues that affect the community we live in. The reception also provides the Chamber with a platform to present our yearly “How We Stand”, issues for legislative action publication to our Legislators.

PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE
Monthly meetings, held 2nd and 4th Friday mornings of every month, 8:00am-9:15am @ Chandler Chamber of Commerce. The Public Policy meetings give the Chamber Membership an opportunity to meet face-to face with City and State elected officials. With the knowledge gained form these meetings, the committee will also revised the Chamber’s “How We Stand”, issues for legislative action publication.

NETWORKING EVENTS

BUSINESS AFTER BUSINESS (Third Thursday of the Month)
Monthly evening mixer offering opportunities for meeting new Chamber members, making business contacts and a chance to win the “Chamber Pot”. Event held at host location.

CHANDLER CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO
(February – held in conjunction with Business After Business)
An opportunity to recognize and highlight the Chamber businesses. The Business Expo is held in conjunction with the February Business After Business and attracts people from all facets of the business world. This is a great opportunity to preview the latest in Chamber member products and services.

CHANDLER CHAMBER WOMEN IN BUSINESS
The Chandler Chamber’s Women In Business is a premier organization created by women to promote progressive personal and professional development programs by featuring dynamic speakers in specialized fields. Monthly meetings are held at the Chandler Chamber of Commerce.

WAKE UP CHANDLER (Second Wednesday of the Month)
Morning networking breakfast provides attendees an opportunity to introduce their business with a 30-second commercial. Event held at host location.

WHAT’S TRENDING IN ’14 (First Friday of the Month)
Monthly networking and mini-seminar provided by Chamber member businesses.
Event held at Western International University, Chandler Campus.

MEMBER WELCOME BREAKFAST (Monthly)
Monthly meeting held to welcome and introduce the Chandler Chamber of Commerce to new and existing members. Self introductions provide an opening to allow for networking after the meeting. Event held at the Chandler Chamber of Commerce. (45-65 people attend)

THE BUSINESS OF BUSINESS GOLF (Seasonal)
Golf networking league that will meets twice a month (1st & 3rd Wednesdays) to play 9 holes of golf followed by breakfast and networking. Held at different Chamber member golf courses each month, the intention is to meet new business associates and to build relationships that will lead to future business and friendships. Bring a customer, a staff member, or a potential customer to relax and get to know each other better. Business golf is played from April to the first week in September….after that we have the Chamber Annual Golf Outing in September and the courses start their over seeding.