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Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cuttings are Sponsored By Cox Business

To schedule a ribbon cutting, you must be a new or existing member of the Tempe Chamber. If you’re preparing for a grand opening, have recently remodeled, have a new location or are a new member, let us celebrate with you!

You can request a ribbon cutting with our new online form!

Ribbon Cutting Guidelines

• Please submit a ribbon cutting request form at least three weeks before the preferred date.

• To maximize attendance please select from the preferred days and times below.

  • These are the best times to increase attendance of Chamber, Ambassadors and other business professionals.
  •  Please avoid scheduling a ribbon cutting around other Chamber events or holidays (i.e. any Friday before or after holidays). Please check the Chamber Calendar at:

• The Tempe Chamber Provides:

  • Large scissors and ribbon
  • Chamber staff member(s) and volunteer Ambassadors
  • Presentation of your wall plaque and a book of Ambassador and staff business cards
  • Event posted on our online event calendar and Facebook page
  • Mention in the Chamber weekly newsletter and a photo on social media

Your checklist for a successful ribbon cutting

• Who to invite: Elected officials, neighboring businesses, and existing customers, suppliers to your trade, prospects, personal family and friends

• How to your promote business to attendees:

  • Prepare press release
  • Contact media outlets
  • Light refreshments
  • Drawings or door prizes
  • Certificates or coupons
  • Collateral material: cards, brochures, literature

Benefits of hosting a Chamber ribbon cutting

• Opportunity to publicly thank your family, friends, business associates, employees and financial partners

• Introduce your company to potential new customers

• Expand visibility for your organization and raise your profile in our community