Join us at the Downtown Small Business Gathering, produced by the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Scottsdale’s Economic Development and Tourism & Events Departments and Experience Scottsdale. This will be the second of three programs of the year at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West in Downtown Scottsdale. This session will focus on why social media is critical to business, featuring an exciting panel discussion with area marketing experts and followed by an interactive training session so you can learn how to immediately begin harnessing the power of social media for your own business.
This series of workshops is aimed at bringing together stakeholders in Scottsdale and highlighting initiatives and programs supporting the growth of small and entrepreneurial businesses.
7:30 a.m. Registration, Networking and Coffee
8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks from Mayor W.J. "Jim" Lane
8:05 a.m. Welcome from Mark Hiegel, President and CEO,
Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce
8:10 a.m. Update from Danielle Casey, Economic Development
Director, City of Scottsdale
8:30 a.m. Panel Discussion on Why Social Media is important to a
business; marketing and branding that ties into a
company's social media strategy
9:00 a.m. Interactive training with Jennie Jerome for interested
businesses on social media
10:00 a.m. Event conclusions