Blogs: Chamber In Action

Chamber works STRs into plan

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS February 15, 2019   An article at azcentral.com recently threw a spotlight on one of Sedona’s continuing challenges – having enough housing at a price working families can afford to rent or buy....
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February events offer city big boost

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS February 8, 2019   I hope you were there to cheer on thousands of visiting and local racers at RunSedona last Saturday. It was exhilarating to see old friends and make new ones...
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DMO-accredited chamber is best bet for tourism

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS February 1, 2019   The Sedona City Council reached a consensus during its recent meeting with the Chamber Board of Directors that although competitive bidding for tourism management services may happen in the...
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Tourism Budget and Traffic Unrelated

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS January 25, 2019   It’s always exciting to see community collaboration in action, so last week’s joint meeting of the Sedona City Council and the Chamber Board of Directors was a thrill for...
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The Azulita Project

  Those who live among mountains, rivers, and inland communities have a direct relationship with the ocean. Every second breath we take comes from the ocean, which is why we have a duty to protect it. Moved by the rampant...
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Chamber Board Holds Holistic View

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS January 18, 2019   It’s been just six months since I was named Chair of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau’s Board of Directors –a period that turned out to be...
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Chamber to Fight for Sedona’s Issues

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS January 4, 2019   January got here before we knew it! The next Community Pulse event is Tuesday, and the 2019 state legislature convenes in just ten days. The Chamber is already advocating...
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New Year, New Priorities

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS December 28, 2018   In this last column of 2018, it’s time to look ahead at our 2019 priorities, our wishes for Sedona in the new year, and to take stock of what’s...
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Well-managed city merits public thanks

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS December 14, 2018   We love a Christmas family dinner at home, but a stress-free, no-cooking-or-dishwashing experience in Sedona’s fantastic food scene is equally alluring. Fortunately, lots of favorites are open Christmas Eve...
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Chamber Attracts Cold Chicagoans to Sunny Sedona

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS December 7, 2018   Back in October, I told you about the tourism ‘sweet spot’ — that special place where the right mix of marketing, engagement and tourism management produces thriving businesses, delighted...
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Chamber unveils “Less is More” to attract visitors

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 26, 2018   You will hear the phrase “less is more” whenever tourism comes up this year. We are working to attract fewer visitors who stay longer, helping preserve our quality of...
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Chamber Meeting Highlights Balance

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS October 12, 2018   Two words defined our Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau Annual Meeting Wednesday at the Hilton Resort at Bell Rock – quality and balance. Balance between visitor attraction and...
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