May 2016




Top Headlines

Beltway ribbers ready to roast at annual meeting

Capitol Steps exposes politics to trial by humor. The Washington-based comedy troupe will headline the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s June 14 annual meeting.

Best Workplaces for Women luncheon features “cyclist lawyer”
Twelve finalists are vying for the Chamber’s Best Workplaces for Women honors to be awarded at the May 5 luncheon keynoted by “cyclist lawyer” Megan M. Hottman of Golden, Colo.

College application assistance helps transform lives at FWISD
Admission forms can be intimidating, especially for first-generation college-goers. But GO Centers make dreams come true.

Homeland security, election insights shared at Congressional Summit
Members of the Fort Worth Chamber and the Dallas Regional Chamber traveled to Washington D.C. last week to meet with elected officials.

Fort Worth: We’ve Got Just the Right Neighborhood
Fort Worth is not a one-size-fits-all community, which is essential when working to attract companies that are as diverse as our neighborhoods.

Call to Action

City Charter revisions, area runoff races on May 7 special election ballot

Citizens should vote for how they want their future Fort Worth city government to operate. Early voting has begun.

thumbtack_icon_smallHiring Fair connects new graduates with employers
For the 23rd year, businesses will recruit 500+ recent Fort Worth ISD graduates for entry-level positions at this FREE hiring fair.

thumbtack_icon_smallOh, Canada! Early bird deadline for fall group travel is May 12
Eastern Canada’s autumn charms await travelers on the Chamber’s Oct. 1-8 trip to Ontario, Québec and cultural treasures in between.

Chamber Members in the News

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thumbtack_icon_smallWelcome New Chamber Members for March
Check out who has joined our Chamber network of 2,300+ businesses.

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We will tweet out your coupons and jobs to 10,000 Chamber followers! Login HERE to access the Member Information Center Dashboard.


Visit our YouTube channel here to see recaps of Chamber events and presentations.

Check out our newest video “Power of Color!”

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Ribbon Cuttings / Groundbreakings

Resources & Publications

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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. For inquires contact Christine Gores.



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