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Mission and Vision


The activities and programs of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce are envisioned, designed and executed around a single, simple and direct vision:

Building a vibrant and prosperous community through business leadership.


All strong organizations are defined by their mission statements. In the case of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, the mission is clear:

The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization dedicated to serving Scottsdale, regional businesses and community prosperity through advocacy, access to leaders, economic development, connectivity, and business education.


The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce has embraced the following institutional values to direct our governance and activities:

Meeting the highest expectations

Respecting and protecting community resources

Demonstrating honesty and trustworthiness in action and intent

Imagining the possibilities

Respecting and valuing broad participation in community dialogue and decision-making

Acting with strength of conviction even in the face of adversity


Our members will have access to unique networking and promotional opportunities, educational programs, business services, and special events – all designed to help their business succeed.

Economic Development
Our economic development activities will feature the Chamber as an active partner in business attraction, business retention and expansion, transportation, redevelopment, workforce development, and recruitment and retention of talent. We believe that an exceptional quality of life is essential to creating a sustainable economy.

Public Policy
The Chamber will be the voice of business and the guardians of the business climate. We will advocate on issues that affect the business environment and work to ensure Scottsdale remains an ideal city in which to live, learn, play and do business.

Community Vision
The Chamber will take a lead in shaping a powerful community vision – stimulating dialogue, building a balanced community with an equal emphasis on quality of life and quality of business.


In order to serve the members at the best possible level, the Chamber team holds itself to the highest standards of excellence, actively embracing the following staff values:

Being responsible to ourselves, each other and to the organization

Thinking about different ways of doing things

Communicating the facts without judgment or bias

Acknowledging each other’s value and contribution

Working together cooperatively towards a common goal. We trust and believe in each other’s success and ability