Vision & Mission
The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce has been the go-to organization for businesses operating in the Scottsdale area since 1947. The Chamber is dedicated to promoting community prosperity through a range of strategies that include advocacy, access to influential leaders, developing the local economy, strengthening connectivity, and providing business education.
To achieve these objectives, the Chamber utilizes its vast network of members, partners, and stakeholders to develop and implement programs tailored to meet the needs of businesses.
Beyond connecting businesses with the right resources, the Chamber actively advocates for policies that support business growth and development in the region at the city, county, and state levels.
Through our efforts, businesses in the Scottsdale area have been able to thrive, while our community has enjoyed sustained economic growth and development.
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 economic development activities are centered around being an active partner in driving business attraction, retention, and expansion, as well as facilitating successful redevelopment, promoting workforce development, and the ongoing recruitment and retention of top talent. We believe that an exceptional quality of life is essential to creating a sustainable economy.
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.
The Chamber advocates on issues that affect the business environment and works to ensure Scottsdale remains a city that is favorable for business. We take pride in our ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and policymakers to ensure that Scottsdale remains a great place to work, live, and do business.
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