May 2015





Election Section

Message from the President
Your vote is critical in the May 9
election. At stake are opportunities to seat elected officials – on the Fort Worth City Council and boards of the Fort Worth ISD Tarrant Regional Water District and Tarrant County College District  – who will move Fort Worth forward as a competitive national force in workplace excellence, job creation and economic expansion. Read more from Bill here.

Share this graphic with stats about why everyone should vote May 9 

Vision Fort Worth YPs spend day at Capitol with Tarrant lawmakers
Spring intern Amanda Hunt, TCU, blogs about event highlights here. See video and photo gallery below.

Report from the Capitol: Fracking bill, high speed rail and tax cuts
Weekly updates about the 84th Session from our Government Affairs Director Matt Geske are here.

More Headlines

Ann Compton to keynote Chamber’s Annual Meeting June 5
The legendary ABC News reporter covered seven presidents during her 40-year career as White House correspondent.

Texas Monthly named Fort Worth Newcomer Guide publisher
The Chamber has partnered with Texas Monthly Custom Publishing for the 2016 newcomer magazine. Ad sales begin May 4.

Recruit FWISD graduates at annual Job Fair
Find new talent for entry-level positions at this free annual event with 800 eager job seekers.

Economic Updates online now
Compilation of real estate, construction and other Fort Worth business news by month. Bookmark this webpage!

Tell Us Somethin’ Good

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Member News Releases — post your release with logos, photos or other graphics.

Member Job Postings — Hiring? Members post jobs for free on the Chamber’s website. Go here for a quick visual tutorial on how to post your jobs… and more.

Member Coupons and Discounts — offer coupons and discounts to Chamber members and/or to the general public.

Videos and Photos

youtube_circle_black-128 See a 3-minute video recap of Vision Fort Worth’s trip to the Capitol.

youtube_circle_black-128 See past and current videos on the Chamber’s YouTube Channel!

Online Photo Gallery: (loads faster on Firefox or Chrome browsers)

Ribbon Cuttings / Groundbreakings photos

Get Your Company’s YPs Involved in
Vision Fort Worth

Connect with young professionals (age 21-40) in Vision Fort Worth by attending Vision events and following VisionFW on social media.

Publications – NEW!

Regional Map
Our 2015 North Texas Regional map has a full Metroplex map, insets of downtowns Fort Worth and Dallas, and a business spotlight section. Perfect for visitors and newcomers! Only $2 each! Free if you come by to pick up. To arrange pickup, contact Christine Gores.
2015 Media Directory
The Greater Fort Worth Media Directory is the only comprehensive news media directory for our area. At 60 pages, it covers print media for the Fort Worth metro area as well as television and radio contacts for the DFW metroplex. Comes in PDF and/or Excel formats. Prices start at $30.00 for Chamber members. To purchase contact Christine Gores.
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 $2.00/ magazine or $1/ magazine if purchased 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.
* All sales final. We do not accept returns nor refund any of our publication purchases.