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Networking Opportunities


Networking opportunities consistently rank as a key benefit of the Mesa Chamber membership. The new year includes even more opportunities to network.


Good Morning East Valley—

Combines information, networking, hot buffet breakfast and more. In addition to the outstanding presentations and entertainment, there is of course, valuable business information—the real heart of this early morning breakfast. GMEV has earned its reputation as a premier networking event.

A Taste of Mesa—

Held the third Tuesday of each month, this evening event allows members to market their business by hosting and showcasing this event at their place of business.

Grow Your Business—

Held on the second Tuesday of every month, this popular networking program has themes and networking games encouraging attendees to visit with each other while enjoying lunch provided by our sponsor Buca di Beppo.

Women’s Business Council—

Held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, this program is attended by business men and women focusing on networking and educational seminars along with lunch.

Leads Groups—

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce Business Growth Council Leads Groups have been created to help our business members network and grow their businesses.

Mesa Leadership—

The Mesa Leadership, Training and Development Program is sponsored by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce. This nine-month program meeting one day a month offers individuals a unique opportunity to learn about Mesa government, education, history, arts, business, economics, social issues and criminal justice.


Association Safety Program—

Designed exclusively for SCF Arizona policyholders, the SCF Association Dividend Plan enables trade and business associations to offer members the opportunity to lower the cost of workers’ compensation insurance.

Mesa Citizens for Responsible Public Policy—

The Chamber founded Mesa Citizens for Responsible Public Policy, a political action committee that has championed the passage of quality of life issues and issues to improve education funding.


Business Leadership Awards—

The Chamber reaches out to businesses that demonstrate a commitment to the community, staff development and entrepreneurship. The Chamber also honors a teacher and student of the year from one of the east valley high schools in the community, an educator from Mesa Community College, as well as the Chamber’s volunteer of the year.

East Valley Business Expo—

This is a co-op event co-sponsored with other East Valley Chambers. If you sell your product or service to other businesses, exhibiting at East Valley Business Expo is both effective and affordable.

Senior Lifestyles Expo—

If you are looking for a great opportunity to market and network your company, product or service to the thousands of active seniors in the community, this is it. (formerly the Winter Visitor Expo)

Annual Golf Tournament—

The annual Chamber Golf Outing is one of the biggest opportunities for networking with other business owners and executives. It’s also the Chamber’s biggest fundraiser.

Beat the Heat—

Beat the Heat replaces Taste of Mesa in the month of August. This event includes table tops, door prizes, great food, games and networking.

Economic Forums—

The Chamber hosts an economic forum with local business leaders addressing business challenges in the current economy, with solutions and recommendations for survival. This is a cooperative effort with Salt River Project.


2011 will be the Chamber’s 2nd annual Mesa’s Amazin’ Race—a fun experience for all participants. Besides giving exposure to a member business destination, a team player has the opportunity to win “COOL” cash and attend a special wrap-up celebration at the end of the day.

A special thanks goes to our title sponsor, Superstition Springs Lexus as well as Alphagraphics, and FastSigns. 2010 sponsor destinations included Arizona Golf Resort, Alphagraphics, Phoenix Mesa Gateway, Humana, Brunswick Zone, Bookmans, Hilton Phoenix East Mesa, Wells Fargo Bank, Automated Environments, Mesa Convention and Visitors’ Bureau, Power Square and Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Other sponsors include Southwest Airlines and Y-Knot Party Rentals. Our special thanks to Ivan Martinez Photography. We also want to thank all the teams who participated and competed in this race.

For more information on any of these events or programs contact the Mesa Chamber at 480-969-1307 Ext. 11. For reservations or more event information go to the Chamber’s website at

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