July 2014


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Top Headlines

Advocacy Suits New Chairman Bob Pence
Robert F. “Bob” Pence is pulling on some new advocacy boots as he steps into the chairman’s role at the Fort Worth Chamber.

Meet the new Chamber officers 

Project to focus on increased member engagement
The Chamber’s launching a look at the 40-year-old Area Councils concept and asking: Does it fit members’ needs in the digital age?

South Hills AVID student receives South Area Council scholarship
Honors student with heart for healing plans to major in pre-med.

Fort Worth Chamber named one of the Top 10 Economic Development groups in the U.S. for 2013. Read it here.

Chamber welcomes Estrada to economic development staff
Fort Worth native, Arlington Heights grad recruits new businesses.

Ad sales begin for 2015 Livability magazine
Reach thousands of newcomers to the community through the Chamber’s Newcomer magazine and website.

Member Marketing

Improve your Online Directory Profile
Want more customers to find your listing in the membership directory? Add a description and searchable keywords to your profile. Login here http://business.fortworthchamber.com/login with your email and password and go to Account Settings / Company Information to update.

Award Nominations and Applications Underway
Applications for the Greater Tarrant County Business Ethics Awards are due July 25! For more information, contact Lydia Hall or go here.

Nominations are being accepted for the Chamber’s Small Business of the Year Awards and are due Sept. 27. Get details and forms here.

Check out the Calendar of Chamber and Member-hosted Events

Videos and Photos

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Cook Children’s Spirit of Enterprise Award video – debuted at the 132nd Annual Meeting

Engineer Job Connect video – On-the-job-training dollars are available for Fort Worth businesses that hire engineers. More Info: Elma Kirkwood, 817-413-4476 or www.engineerjobconnect.com 

  Webcast: Impact Your Business, Jack Dale, purchasing director, City of Fort Worth

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

  Ribbon Cuttings / Groundbreakings photos

Get Social with the Chamber


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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.

Connect with young professionals in Vision Fort Worth.


Publications for Purchase

coffeetablebook1 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. $39.95 for Chamber members. To purchase contact Christine Gores.
NewcomerPacket Fort Worth Newcomer Packet
Are you bringing new customers or employees to Fort Worth? Thousands of people are moving here. Welcome them with our Newcomers’ Packets. They contain a Fort Worth community magazine, education directory, and a few industry-exclusive brochures from member companies. Buy a packet or be a sponsor! $1.50 per packet for Chamber members. Orders of 10 or more must be given at least 24 hours notice before pick-up. To purchase contact Christine Gores.