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ASA Holiday Party @ Octane Raceway Brickyard Patio
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
NAWIC Greater Phoenix Chapter #98 – 2017 Annual Holiday Party @ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NAWIC Greater Phoenix Chapter #98 -  2017 Annual...It’s a black & white affair!

Join us, decked out in your best black & white attire, for the 2017 NAWIC 98 Holiday Party. We’ll spend a fun evening together at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler, AZ.

Heavy appetizers begin at 6:30 and cash bar. Buy your tickets today through Eventbrite by Thursday, December 7th @ 12:00pm.

AZ Green Chamber – December 13 Lunch and Learn: And the winners are…. AIA-Arizona Sustainable Home Design Competition @ AIA Arizona Office
Dec 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm





And The Winners Are…… 

We will hear from Mark Hartman, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Phoenix and the winner and other top finalists regarding their innovative energy efficient home designs for The City of Phoenix / American Institute of Architects Arizona Sustainable Home Design Competition!

Voting was open until October 23rd to select the favored designs from the top 5 finalists who have submitted home designs that have construction costs in line with today’s average cost but are 80 percent more efficient to operate!  This is cool, right?  Details for this exciting competition are available at

BOMA – December Holiday & Awards Celebration @ Arizona Biltmore
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Our traditional end-of-year celebration and recognition of our Outstanding Members in 2017.

These are your peers that have been nominated in 10 categories by you!

CASHE – Holiday Party @ Top Golf Scottsdale
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WTS Holiday Luncheon 2017 @ The Viscount Suites Hotel
Dec 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for a festive lunch and help us celebrate our Katie Dusenberry and UPRR Scholarship Awards and our WTS Annual Awards.

January APA/ASLA Networking Breakfast @ Valley Metro Office
Jan 3 @ 7:15 am – 8:30 am

Hopefully everyone has gotten their holiday shopping completed and are getting ready to settle into some time off. We want to be sure and get our Wednesday January 3rd event on your calendars since it is right after a long weekend. Denise Lacey the Planning Branch Manager for MCDOT will be sharing her passion for planning and the road that led her there as well as a brief update on happenings at the County.

As a fourth generation Arizona native Denise Lacey has watched the growth and development of not just Maricopa County but the entire state. A Mom to four and Nana to eight Denise has a passion to ensure that the future of Arizona be one that she has influenced for the better. Over the last 23 years Denise has worked for the communities of Williams, Flagstaff, Fountain Hills, and Buckeye, as well as the private sector in jobs that cover the full spectrum of land use, community, and transportation planning.

Denise joined MCDOT in 2007 and has been in her current role, Transportation Systems Planning Branch Manager since 2013. Her journey in becoming a Planner included reaching for opportunities that seemed to be out of reach. Denise will share her passion for Planning and explain how her perseverance and love of community brought her into a career that fits her in every aspect.

Join us for our monthly event which is held on the first Wednesday of EVERY month and network with your fellow planners and landscape architects.

ASHRAE, DOAS Design and Applications @ Radisson Hotel
Jan 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Fred Gleeson, Regional Sales Manager – Specified Air Solutions

Fred Gleeson is the Western Sales Manager for Specified Air Solution’s DOAS brands, Addison & Ecotron by Dectron. Fred has over 30 years of sales and management experience with commercial HVAC equipment manufacturers, primarily focused on DOAS and dehumidification. Throughout his career, he has been active in ASHRAE and served in various leadership positions including Alamo Chapter President and Region VIII RVC, Region VIII Treasurer. Currently, Fred is the 2018 CRC Chair for Region VIII.

Construction Workforce Collaborative @ Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Board Room
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Construction Workforce Collaborative @ Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Board Room
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Construction Workforce Collaborative consists of construction professionals and community partners working together to enhance the talent pipeline. During this meeting, the collaborative will review the Talent Pipeline Management survey that was deployed to regional construction companies on their current talent and demand.
RSVP today!

The Construction Workforce Collaborative was conceptualized through the Industry Leadership Councils of Phoenix Forward >>, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s economic development initiative. The work of the collaborative is executed through the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation.