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Economic Development
Economic Development News
Chandler is home to some of the most notable names in manufacturing, technology and business services. Its position as the innovation and technology hub of the Southwest is more solid than ever. 

Read the latest e-newsletter updates, events and development activities occurring in the City

 March 29, 2017​

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Chandler received the following awards 
2017 123rd Best Cities to Stay in Shape
2017 5th Safest Cities to Raise a Family 
2017 #70th Best Cities to Build a Forever Home

2017 9th Best US Cities to be a Homeowner

2016 7th Hardest-working City in Arizona

2016 6th City in AZ for Women In Technology

2016 6th Best City to Get Out of Debt

2017 4th Best City to Raise a Family in Arizona
2017 7th Best City for Jobs

2016 15th Hardest Working City in America

2015 6th Best City to find a Job
2015 Top 10 best cities for families (No. 6)
2015 Top 10 safest cities in America (more than 200,000 population, ranking: 10th)

2015 2nd Best Place near Phoenix for Young professionals

2015 No. 1 City in AZ for Millennial job seekers

Economic Development Events

Chandler Science Spectacular
Chandler dedicates two days to the exploration of invention. The Chandler Science Spectacular showcases the businesses, artists, students and innovators in the community as Chandler participates in the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival.

These events offer unique opportunities for residents to explore the discoveries and science engineered in their own back yard. 

2016 Science Saturday Event Video​

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Small Business Development Workshop                                                                             
Every new or small business could use a few tips and resources to make them more profitable and savvy in the current marketplace.

Designed to assist small business owners, the event discuses topics include:
  • Financing your business
  • Using social media to market your business
  • Developing a business plan and reinventing your business for your new reality

Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses all across America. Founded in 2010 by American Express, Small Business Saturday is celebrated during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year, the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to support their local merchants and #SHOPSMALL.

Chandler recognizes and supports all its small businesses business and encourages its residents to explore the many unique and locally owned businesses and eateries that call Chandler home. In honor of the contributions small businesses make to the local economy, Mayor Jay Tibshraeny declared November 29, 2014 as Small Business Saturday in Chandler.
The City of Chandler encourages residents to support small businesses and major retailers throughout the year with its Shop Chandler campaign or @shopchandler.
About Chandler's Community
Chandler has a long history of embracing the entrepreneurial spirit. Chandler has managed extraordinary growth over the last 25 years, and spent decades building an environment for business success and creating a place where people want to live. Year after year, large and small companies, along with thousands of well-educated residents, call Chandler home.