Annual Chamber of Business Climate Survey

The purpose of the Business Climate Survey is to track trends and issues affecting businesses. Business decision makers are surveyed in order to identify emerging issues that may be addressed by our Chamber. This information also allows the Chamber to be the voice of business community by sharing the results with elected officials at the local, state and federal levels.

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* 1. What city does your business operate in?

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* 2. What best describes your role and position?

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* 3. How many employees are in your business?

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* 4. Plans to increase investments in plant and/or equipment

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* 5. Overall, how reasonable  are Local government regulations (Impact on your business today)

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* 6. Confidence in the direction the State is taking to make Arizona a better place to conduct business

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* 7. During the next 12 months, what areas present the biggest problem/concern  for your business?

  Not at all a problem Minor problem Moderate problem Serious problem Extremely serious problem
Workforce Quality and Quantity
Minimum Wage Increases
Sick leave Impacts (portion of Prop. 206)
Access to Capital
Government Regulations (Federal)
Healthcare Costs
Lawsuit Abuse
Better Transportation Access (highways and major arterial roads) 
Mass Transit ( Paratransit, Local Bus Service, Circulator, Van Pools, Express Bus)
Managing Energy/Utility Costs
Taxes
Construction Costs
Ease of Permitting and Regulatory Procedures
Access to Affordable Water
Competition from Internet

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* 8. What sector best describes your business category?

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* 9. How important is for our community to have a buy local or shop local program that encourages residents to support the local economy?

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* 10. OPTIONAL: Please contact me, I have other thoughts I would like to share.

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