Scottsdale area Chamber of Commerce Archives

Scottsdale Chamber announces Hall of Fame inductees

The Past Presidents’ Council of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce will honor five individuals, a local company, and a non-profit organization at the annual Scottsdale’s History Hall of Fame Dinner on May 10, 2017. Over the past 23 years, the Council has inducted 127 past and present Scottsdale leaders and 21 organizations into Scottsdale’s… Read More →

BUSS event to feature Scottsdale Mayor, CTE programs at SkySong


Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane will make the opening remarks for the Business United for Scottsdale Schools’ (BUSS) next Business & Education Partnership Breakfast. The event is August 30 at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. It begins at 7:30 a.m. at Building 3, Synergy I and II. “We want to display the positive things that our… Read More →

Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce hires new CEO

Eric Forshee

The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce has hired a new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mark Hiegel, a longtime Scottsdale resident and business executive, takes the reins from Rick Kidder who left in June for a similar position in New England. Most recently, Hiegel served as director of marketing and business development for Greenberg Traurig, an international law… Read More →

12 finalists selected for Scottsdale Chamber’s Sterling Awards

The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2015 Sterling Awards, recognizing local companies that have demonstrated excellence, innovation and community stewardship. Bryce Lloyd, Chamber Board Chair said, “There is nothing like the Sterling Awards, both in stature and event presentation. Companies are always honored to be finalists and learn so… Read More →

Retail: It’s a New Reality

by in Featured | Small Biz

As municipalities all across Arizona have seen their general funds strongly impacted over the last several years due in part to significant drops in sales tax revenue, the importance of a vibrant/strong retail sector has once again taken on a prominent role. With Arizona cities in some instances relying on retail sales taxes for up… Read More →