August 2015




Top Headlines

Facebook to build world’s most environmentally friendly data center

Why Fort Worth Likes Facebook’s pending economic impact

Timeline details the year-long effort to land the $750M Facebook data center

Bob Simpson receives Chamber Legacy Award for his expansive historic building restorations

Welcome staffer Hillary Curtis to programs and events coordination

Chamber receives award from Hiring Our Heroes for help in veterans’ job searches

Fort Worth ISD middle-school students visit Chamber during career summer camp

Chamber EVP Marilyn Gilbert honored with Legacy of Women Award

More Economic Updates

International activity driving economic growth
David Berzina, EVP of economic development for the Chamber, talks about opportunities in Europe and Asia.

British gun scope manufacturer leases space in Fort Worth

Multi-billion-dollar medical technology giant Smith & Nephew has selected Fort Worth as the U.S. headquarters of its Advanced Wound Management (AWM) division.

Economic Updates online now
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youtube_circle_black-128Learn the overarching principles of DIY Social Media from the experts at a recent Impact Your Business breakfast.

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Ribbon Cuttings / Groundbreakings photos

Resources & Publications

Livability Magazine
Colorful magazine with maps and practical information on economy and business, transportation, housing, education, health care, shopping, arts and culture, sports and recreation, amenities and attractions. Updated annually and available for free if picked up at Chamber offices; $2.00/ magazine if mailed or $1/ magazine in quantities of 50+. Preview it online. To purchase contact Christine Gores.
Fort Worth: Energized for the Future

The Chamber’s 200-page coffee table book tells the story of our city’s remarkable growth and opportunity. This hard-cover book highlights Fort Worth’s people, companies and diverse culture through richly photographed pages. $25.00 for Chamber members! To purchase contact Christine Gores.
For a complete list of Chamber publications please visit our online publication form.
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