Kiamichi key to region’s future
Tarrant Regional Water District is pursuing a plan to meet future water demand, and a river runs through it – the Kiamichi in southeast Oklahoma. The U.S. Supreme Court heard the case this week.
No water, No Growth
See a graphic of the Red River Basin and stats about the consequences for North Texans if water supply needs aren’t met.
Changes to Red River Compact challenged in Supreme Court
Read a reprint of the Chamber’s op-ed by CEO Bill Thornton published in the Fort Worth Business Press.
Political Sense: An Update from the State Capitol
Subscribe to this blog by Matt Geske, Chamber’s director of Governmental Affairs, for updates about the Chamber’s legislative advocacy efforts.
Special: Workforce & Education
Digital initiative helps teachers build high-tech skills
High-performing school districts are sharpening teachers’ high-tech skills to facilitate a new initiative for students – digital learning for the digital workplace.
Business and Education partner to address workforce needs
Check these short briefs about the Chamber’s collaboration with area school districts, and how you can be involved.
Deadlines approaching for Chamber Travel – Blue Danube River Cruise and China Adventure
Whether you prefer breathtaking European scenery or the top historic attractions of China, consider traveling with a Chamber group. Details, photos and full itinerary for both trips are online.
Vision Fort Worth director named to 40 Under 40
Kudos to our own Brianna Broussard for this community honor! Read her award nomination here.
Chamber interns bring international perspective
Meet the spring interns at the Chamber from TCU and UTA. They are natives of St. Lucia and Venezuela.
Leadership Fort Worth accepting applications
See how to apply to this prestigious program, or for information on the 40th anniversary event May 9.
INTERACT with The Chamber
- Join the conversation and become a fan on the Fort Worth Chamber’s Facebook page.
- Follow our latest Twitter updates and learn what’s going on in the Fort Worth’s business community.
- Join our Women In Business professional community for networking.
Online Video Gallery: (includes videos from past Chamber events)
- FWISD Gold Seal Programs – Business leaders tour schools
- Network Mania
- CED/TASA Event – Creating High Performance Schools, Northwest ISD
Quick Links and Resources
NEW! 2013 Newcomer’s Guide
Color 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. Visit our online store here to purchase the guide alone or Newcomer Packets.
Fort Worth: Energized for the Future coffee table book
The Chamber’s new 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. $49.95 for Chamber members.
2013 Major Employers Directory
Directory features contact information for more than 500 businesses and organizations that employ 100 or more. Annually updated purchasing and personnel contacts, indexes based upon number of employees, city and zip codes, SIC codes, and Web addresses. E-mail addresses NOT available. $30 for Chamber members; in PDF or Excel files.
Vision Fort Worth website – where YPs get informed professionally and connected socially in Fort Worth.
Economic Development website – your source for facts, figures and other economic indicators about the Fort Worth area.