TEP Urges Residents to Report Suspicious Activity Near Electrical Equipment

TEP Urges Residents to Report Suspicious Activity Near Electrical Equipment Tucson, Ariz. – Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is urging local residents to report any suspicious activity around electrical equipment after several instances of tampering caused power outages for thousands of customers. Law enforcement agencies including the Tucson Police Department, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation …

Robert Medler, IOM, Named Vice Chair of Winter Board of Regents for U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management

Robert Medler, IOM, Named Vice Chair of Winter Board of Regents for U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management Tucson, AZ (February 21, 2018) — The Tucson Metro Chamber is pleased to announce that the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has appointed Tucson Metro Chamber Vice President of Government Affairs, …

Tucson Metro Chamber to Host Mayor Rothschild’s State of the City Address

Tucson Metro Chamber to Host Mayor Rothschild’s State of the City Address Chamber Business Expo Held in Conjunction with State of City Luncheon and Address   Tucson, AZ (February 15, 2018) – The Tucson Metro Chamber will host Mayor Jonathan Rothschild’s State of the City address on Friday, March 9 at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.  Mayor …

Special Opportunity to Showcase Your Business in the Tucson Metro Chamber’s Community Resource Guide

Special Opportunity to Showcase Your Business in the Tucson Metro Chamber’s Community Resource Guide In today’s competitive market, communities—like ours—compete for new dollars from visitors, individuals relocating, and companies interested in finding just the right place for their headquarters or satellite offices. Relocation candidates look for services, a diverse marketplace, high educational standards and amenities that set our community apart from …

Outgoing Tucson Metro Chamber CEO Signs Off

Outgoing Tucson Metro Chamber CEO Signs Off On Tuesday, January 23, the Tucson Metro Chamber Board of Directors publicly announced that Amber Smith, the CEO of the Metropolitan Pima Alliance (MPA), would begin serving as the Chamber’s new CEO on February 1. I know Amber and have worked with her on a variety of projects. She will bring good energy …

Tucson Metro Chamber Names Amber Smith New President and CEO

Tucson Metro Chamber Names Amber Smith New President and CEO Tucson, AZ (January 23, 2018) – The Tucson Metro Chamber Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected Amber Smith to be its new president and CEO succeeding Michael Varney, who is retiring after serving nearly seven years.  She will begin her duties on February 1. Amber …

Carissa Fairbanks, IOM and Laura Nagore, IOM of Tucson Metro Chamber Graduate from Institute for Organization Management

Carissa Fairbanks, IOM and Laura Nagore, IOM of  Tucson Metro Chamber Graduate from Institute for Organization Management A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation   Tucson, AZ (January 12, 2018) – The Tucson Metro Chamber is pleased to announce that Carissa Fairbanks, IOM, communications director and Laura Nagore, IOM, chief financial and operations officer have graduated …

Help Tucson’s Economy Take Off

Help Tucson’s Economy Take Off Tucson International Airport is an essential economic driver of Southern Arizona. It is important for Southern Arizonans to understand the significance of utilizing TUS whenever possible for their air travel needs. New flights and routes will not be added if there is not a demonstrated demand. Electing to fly from other airports does not benefit …

Tax Reform and Your Business

Tax Reform and Your Business Yesterday, Congress passed historic tax reform legislation called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Sweeping improvements embodied in this legislation bring the first changes to the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years and overhaul our country’s broken, outdated tax code with bold reforms for lasting growth. The Tucson Metro Chamber is pleased to …

City Council Votes 7-0 for Better Sign Code

City Council Votes 7-0 for Better Sign Code The Tucson City Council voted 7-0 last night to adopt an improved City of Tucson sign code that is less restrictive towards businesses. The Tucson Metro Chamber, along with several partner organizations and business representatives, has been an active participant in the Sign Code Revision Project since the beginning, and our hopes …