Blogs: Chamber Business

Chamber: ‘Keep questions coming’

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 20, 2018   We wouldn’t be Sedonans if we didn’t get passionate about our natural beauty and unique community character. Getting a handle on traffic and other impacts of tourism naturally generates...
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Let’s talk about Chamber funds

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 13, 2018   With Council approval of a $2.17 million Tourism Bureau budget, people are asking how Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau funding works.  I’m happy to explain! Here are the...
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We Want Your Input on Traffic

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS July 6, 2018   During a fantastic Fourth of July holiday, many people told me how excited they are that Sedona is defining a new direction in tourism’s future.  I agree we are...
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The Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau Budget, Explained

By President & CEO Jennifer Wesselhoff With Council approval of a $2.17 million Tourism Bureau budget, people are curious about how the Chamber & Visitor’s Bureau budget works. I’m happy to explain! Visitors, Not Sedona Residents, pay for the Tourism...
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Council Trigger Change with OK FY19 Tourism Bureau Budget

Sedona took an important step Tuesday night in changing the future our tourism industry, as the City Council unanimously approved the Tourism Bureau’s FY19 budget. While the Chamber receives no public money and is supported 100 percent by our member...
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Chamber Presents New Sustainable Tourism Plan to Council

June 11, 2018 Sedona’s popularity as a must-see destination has grown as global tourism expands. People everywhere love to travel and have new, meaningful experiences. At the Chamber, tourism supports a healthy economy but also means traffic. As you know,...
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65% of all Chamber Members Located INSIDE City Limits

June 4, 2018 The Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau is a regional Chamber with members located inside and outside the city limits of Sedona.  The Members list below represents a current snap shot of our entire membership inside...
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Chamber has sights set on mitigating traffic

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS June 1, 2018 With Memorial Day a fresh memory and the 4th of July on the horizon, I’m reminded of those hectic summer nights at my first job in Sedona, busing tables at...
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There are now 50 Certified Sustainable Organizations in the Verde Region

May 31, 2018 Three more just got certified SILVER/Innovator, in Cottonwood and Sedona. Keep Sedona Beautiful (Silver): KSB has been protecting our environment since 1972. In addition to running the Litter Lifters and protecting our Dark Sky, they also walk...
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The Face of Tourism is Changing

May 30, 2018 The face of tourism is changing around the world, and more communities are taking steps to manage the visitor experience. The Sedona City Council and the Chamber are adapting, too.  Our tourism strategy is in the midst...
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Loving Sedona is the Chamber’s Top Priority

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS May 25, 2018 I feel fortunate to live and work in Sedona for the last nine years.  Growing up in Sedona in the 1970’s, attending Mingus Union High School and working for the...
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Relax and Celebrate!

May 24, 2018 Let’s Enjoy Memorial Day in Sedona and Keep Fire Safety, Patience and Gratitude in mind, too. Memorial Day is a beautiful time to live in Sedona.  Since I came here in 1984 as a very young man,...
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