Hiegel: a response to Jason Alexander, a new view of Prop. 420 and a call for facts

Jason Alexander’s Aug. 16 column advocating for Proposition 420 is short on truth and long on insults. Nothing does more to demonstrate how thin [...] Continue Reading →

Fast Pitch: three-minute pitch transforms local nonprofits

A simple, direct vision frames everything the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce does. We aim to build a vibrant and prosperous community [...] Continue Reading →

Hiegel: the Cure Corridor sets Scottsdale apart

Scottsdale has so much going for it. We live here, and visitors join us, for the great weather, excellent restaurants, world-class golfing and [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale chamber will help facilitate political discussion as election season begins

A few months ago, I raised the question of whether the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce should continue to endorse in city council elections, [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Chamber hosts Bob Parsons at Scottsdale Forward

  Sometimes we need to be reminded of things we already know. That’s exactly what Bob Parsons did for a Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce [...] Continue Reading →

Hiegel: What role does the chamber play in local elections?

We’ve watched Donald Trump’s unconventional run for the Republican nomination. We’ve seen Bernie Sanders surprise Hillary Clinton on the [...] Continue Reading →

Hiegel: Will medical marijuana be Scottsdale’s next big industry?

Let me be clear here: The Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce is not taking a “pro” or “con” position on the issue of medical marijuana. However, the [...] Continue Reading →

Desert Discovery Center poised to boost Scottsdale businesses

Although my post at the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce is new, my Scottsdale roots run deep. I came to Arizona in 1979 to complete my [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale Chamber: It’s time to focus on the future of education

Let’s face it when it comes to education, Arizona as a state does not have the best reputation. If companies are looking to bring their [...] Continue Reading →