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The Flagstaff Independent Business Alliance (FIBA) is a coalition of locally owned, independent businesses and community members working together to further develop the economic vitality of Flagstaff while enhancing and preserving its unique character.


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President Katy | Addresses our Community

President Katy | Addresses our Community

Letter from the President:   When contemplating joining FIBA, some fellow business owners have asked, “What do I get out of it?  What’s FIBA going to do for me? Fair questions; the answers are listed on our website www.flagstaffiba.com, more specifically, here: http://flagstaffiba.com/join-us/ FIBA is “a coalition of locally owned independent businesses and community members working… More >>>

September News | Community Connections

It’s almost time for another Business Spotlight party.  Make sure to visit us at a new location on 9/26.  We start the fun at 5:30 and finish around 7.  This month we are meeting at Aspen Deli located at  N. Beaver   More >>>

Hello Current and Future FIBA Members!

We’re Strengthening our Tribe! If you’d like your business “Spotlighted” for free on FIBA Facebook and website, send a bit of content and a photo or two if you like and we will line it up! If you want to request your posting be a certain date or date range, we will do our best… More >>>

Our June Spotlight review

FIBA June Spotlight party featured an experiential workshop on Visual Communication and creative problem solving by Angie Moline, PhD. She demonstrated how to translate thoughts, ideas, and spontaneous brilliance into drawings that clarify your ideas, so you see where you are going, how to formulate actionable goals and design a road map that takes you… More >>>

Shopping Small Leads to Big Things!

Shopping Small Leads to Big Things! By Katy Peterson, owner of Flagstaff Sports Exchange In addition to being the founding owner of Flagstaff Sports Exchange, I am the President of the Flagstaff Independent Business Alliance (FIBA). FIBA is an affiliate of the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA). Supporting Flagstaff’s small independent businesses is fundamentally important… More >>>

Buy Local is for B2B Sourcing Locally Too!

As an independent business, one important way to keep dollars in our town is to support fellow independent businesses and source locally as often as possible. Many of us understand the benefits and try to Buy Local in our personal spending, but Buy Local is even more powerful in business-to-business spending. The best and fastest… More >>>

Join FIBA for Small Business Saturday!

Join FIBA for Small Business Saturday! FIBA begins its annual Shop Local holiday campaign this year with Small Business Saturday. Urge friends, neighbors and customers to skip the “Black Friday” and Cyber Monday mayhem and keep their $$$ in the Flagstaff community. PLEASE ADD THIS STATEMENT, OR ONE LIKE IT, TO YOUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND… More >>>

Welcome Trish Rensink to the FIBA Board!

Welcome Trish Rensink to the FIBA Board!

We are excited to welcome Trish Rensink, a long time FIBA member and participant, to the Board of FIBA! Trish is currently Director of Programs and Operations for the NACET Incubator.  At NACET, Trish works with early stage and start-up companies to get them on the right track from the start; teaching them business skills,… More >>>

Bank Local!

Why and How to Choose a Locally-Owned Bank or Credit Union Note: The term CFI (community financial institution) is used throughout this page to include both community banks and credit unions. Moving your money to a locally-owned bank or credit union is rarely a sacrifice. In fact, most people (and businesses) will save money by… More >>>

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Flagstaff Independent Business Alliance is a coalition of businesses and organizations in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Flagstaff Independent Business Alliance (FiBA)
Contact: Katy Peterson (Board President)
Phone: 928-853-2414
Email: info@flagstaffiba.com