You may be used to thinking of investments in terms of your 401K, IRAs and so forth – but #ChoosingChandler is one of the smartest investments.  By saying #iChooseChandler and choosing Chandler for your purchases, you are making a significant investment in your community and ensuring the City of Chandler's high quality of life

Support Chandler Businesses

  • Like our residents, Chandler businesses are facing unprecedented challenges during this time. It’s up to the individuals who make up our community to band together to support local.
  • We know shopping online can be convenient, but our community needs your support now more than ever. Choose to shop local, Choose Chandler. 
  • Without local support, many of our favorite Chandler businesses are at risk. You have a choice when shopping, Choose Chandler.
  • You know when you realize what you had until after its gone? Let’s make sure our favorite Chandler favorite businesses, shops, restaurants and activities are here when everything is said and done. You have a choice, choose Chandler!

Keep Dollars in the Local Economy

  • Money Talks ­- When money is spent in Chandler it recirculates; creating jobs and overall wealth for those who make up our community.
    • For every $100 spent at a locally owned business, an average of $43 remains in our economy.
    • For every $100 spent at a non-locally owned business, an average of $13 remains in our economy.

You have a choice when spending your hard earned dollars, choose Chandler.

Build a Strong Community

  • You may not think about how far your dollar goes. But when you Choose Chandler, you play a big part in sustaining a diverse economy that offers local job opportunities.
  • Chandler businesses are some of the strongest supporters of our local schools, youth sports teams, and non-profits. Help them, help you by supporting local and choosing to shop in Chandler.

Retain Jobs and Wealth

  • Many small businesses have been among the hardest hit by COVID-19 and those are the companies who make our community what it is and the ones who need our help the most. When you choose to shop locally in Chandler, your dollar goes the extra mile.
  • Small businesses are the heartbeat of our workforce today and our workforce of the future. With small businesses nationally employing nearly 50% of the private workforce, now more than ever we need to put our community first by choosing to spend our money locally.
  • Some of our residents in Chandler, along with tens of millions of people throughout the country, have already been laid off or furloughed because of COVID-19's impact on businesses. Choosing Chandler now helps people keep their jobs and is needed to put others back to work.

Encourage Entrepreneurship

  • Chandler is an entrepreneurial community, evidenced by our many locally-owned shops, restaurants, and service businesses. Help us keep the innovation alive by choosing to spend your money locally here in Chandler.
  • Supporting local business encourages entrepreneurs to try new business ventures. Help us keep this fire alive by choosing to spend your money in Chandler.
  • Local entrepreneurs are why we have unique shopping and dining opportunities and the greater choice. Now is the time to choose Chandler.

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