WHEN: Friday, October 7, 2011
TIIME: 8:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
, 55 N. Arizona Pl. Western International University
COST: No cost to attend – but registration is requested
The Upside of a Down Economy: Buying Locally
Attendees will learn more about how their own purchasing habits can affect the community around them, as well as a new perspective on how we, as Arizonans, can empower ourselves to recover from the financial crisis happening in the country. Business owners will pick up new ideas about how to better market themselves in this rapidly changing environment where everyday folks are trying to support businesses located closer to home.
Kimber Lanning is an entrepreneur and economic development specialist who works to cultivate vibrant, sustainable communities and inspire a higher quality of life throughout
. Lanning is actively involved in fostering cultural diversity, economic self-reliance, regional planning, and responsible growth in the greater Arizona area. She is the founder and Executive Director of Local First Arizona, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising public awareness of the positive economic and environmental impacts of supporting locally owned businesses. Phoenix
Registrations are now being accepted on the Chamber’s web site at www.chandlerchamber.com
Click on the Events and select Networking@9, click to register, follow registration instructions