• NLC FIRST TIER SUBURBS COUNCIL SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC RESILIENCY CONFERENCE
    Featuring Phoenix East Valley Cities
    09/29/2020 - 9/30/2020

    The National League of Cities (NLC) First Tier Suburbs Council Small Business Economic Resiliency Conference Featuring Phoenix East Valley Cities is a two-day conference identifying new strategies and practices for supporting small businesses, developing resiliency, and promoting equity and inclusion in small business recovery. This year, the City of Mesa and the towns of Gilbert and Queen Creek were selected by NLC to participate in the NLC’s First Tier Suburbs Development Program.

    This innovative program provides a forum for suburban and exurban communities to respond strategically to pressing economic challenges. The First Tier Suburbs Economic Development Program, was developed in partnership with TIP Strategies (TIP), a nationally renowned economic development consulting firm based in Austin, Texas.