Events at the Gilbert Chamber are designed to benefit a variety of business professionals. From informal networking opportunities to award banquets, our events are intended to bring together unique and engaging individuals who are invested in the success of Gilbert's business community.
Chamber Accelerator - Put Your Membership on the Fast Track to Success
At this comprehensive membership orientation, you will learn how to maximize the benefits of your Chamber investment. You can expect to gain a strong understanding of our programs and services, ask questions of our staff, and develop your action plan for Chamber engagement and success.
Chamber Connections and Rise & Shine Events
These casual gatherings offer a great opportunity to socialize with familiar faces and build new relationships in a relaxed setting. Plan to exchange referrals, share resources, and showcase your expertise.
Nine & Networking
Gilbert Chamber Networking that includes nine holes of golf w/cart and a beverage. This golf gathering is a fun way to share conversations with other professionals while learning more about businesses and services within our community. Come prepared to meet new friends and build lasting relationships! One event a year is held at Topgolf, for our non-golfers.
Gilbert Entrepreneurial Motivational 'GEM' talks
Designed with the professional in mind, each GEMtalks will feature an interactive session with a successful and motivational entrepreneur who will share his or her success story and provide insightful tips on how others can succeed in business and life. Attendees will have the opportunity to mingle, network, and interact with the featured speaker and attendees.
Good Government Events
Good Government Events bring together elected officials and local leaders with members of the business community for a discussion on the latest governmental issues. Through conversation and questions, feedback is shared in both directions to contribute to a vibrant business community. Held throughout the year, guests typically include Maricopa County Supervisors, Gilbert Public Schools and Higley Unified School District Board Members, District 12 and 17 Legislators, federal Congressional and Senate members, and Town Council members.
Guiding Growth: Conversations with Community Leaders
Guiding Growth: Conversations with Community Leaders are conversations in video or podcast format with thoughtful community leaders who will share their inspiring journeys to success.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
It's an honor to celebrate the grand opening of a new business or the reopening or milestone anniversary of an existing business. We encourage our members and the community to attend these events to learn more about the products and services offered and to show a warm welcome to the business owners and their teams. These ceremonies are often attended by the mayor and members of the Gilbert Town Council, Gilbert Fire & Rescue, and Gilbert Chamber Board members and ambassadors. Ribbon cuttings are available in-person and VIRTUALLY viaFACEBOOK LIVE.
Women Empowered (WE) Series
The events of this series are organized by the Women Empowered Committee and bring together businesswomen throughout the year at events including socials, a professional development luncheon, and a philanthropic luncheon honoring women.
Annual Business Awards Luncheon
Recognizes businesses and individuals for outstanding growth, superior customer service and success; includes recognition of the Businessman and Businesswoman of the Year as well as the Chamber's Year in Review.
Gilbert Community Excellence Awards
This formal evening is filled with celebration as attendees honor those in the community who have excelled in the areas of business, education and community involvement. A partnership between the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce, Gilbert Public Schools, Higley Unified School District, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, the Town of Gilbert and Community Impact Newspaper. The evening is truly a community event and features the Taste of Gilbert culinary showcase, featuring samples of the best cuisine or specialties offered by Chamber-member restaurants and caterers.
A one-day conference and expo where you'll be inspired and guided by women leaders who wish to share their insights, experiences and revelations on how to be the best leader you can possibly be. World-renowned speakers will make a deep impression on your consciousness, galvanize you for action, and show you how you can transform yourself into the most effective type of leader.
Women's leadership Expo
A one-day expo which brings together women business professionals for a day of connection and learning in a positive environment with a focus on supporting women in business. Event includes onsite speakers, vendors, and networking.