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FWC Sets Dates for Washington D.C. Fly-In

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its biannual Washington D.C. fly-in presented by Lockheed Martin with the Dallas Regional Chamber. The fly-in will be conducted from April 30 through May 2, with various community leaders from Fort Worth in attendance to advocate as the voice of business with policymakers in Washington.

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FWC TO HOST "LEADERS IN GOVERNMENT" CONVERSATION ON PUBLIC SAFETY

The Fort Worth Chamber is hosting Fort Worth public safety leaders at its next "Leaders in Government" luncheon on April 9. Fort Worth Chief of Police Neil Noakes, Fort Worth Fire Chief Jim Davis, and Tarrant County Commissioner Manny Ramirez will participate in a panel conversation moderated by Leah King. They will discuss the importance […]

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Last Call: Feb. 5 Voter Registration Deadline

Texas will host its primary elections on Tuesday, March 5. To vote in the primary, Texans must be registered to vote by February 5. Voter registration applications can be found on the Tarrant County Elections website. If you’re unsure of your current voter registration status, that can also be checked online here.

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FORT WORTH CHAMBER UNVEILS LOCAL POLICY PRIORITIES

During its first full board meeting of 2024, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce finalized its Local Policy Priorities, which outline where the organization stands on a variety of local public policy issues, including infrastructure and mobility, and education and workforce. The document not only charts the organization’s course in terms of its public policy advocacy for City, County, and other local-level discussions, but also conveys to its membership and the public where the organization stands on items that are important to the business community.

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Business Climate Updates
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Remote Work Economy: How Does Fort Worth Stack Up?

Last month, SmartAsset released a report on the prevalence of remote work across the United States. With data on more than 340 different American cities and their remote workforce, it offers an opportunity for Fort Worth to benchmark itself against comparable communities across Texas and the rest of the United States

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FUN ON THE RUN PLUS ONE' APP GAINS MOMENTUM THROUGH STRATEGIC COLLABORATION WITH TECHFW

Danny Bush, founder of "Fun on the Run Plus One," an innovative application designed to connect individuals through shared activities or hobbies, sought the support of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce (FWC) to navigate the challenges of technological development and secure potential investment for her project. Aimed at those with hectic lifestyles, her application […]

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MORTON INDUSTRIES LEADS WORKFORCE INNOVATION 

In January, the Fort Worth Chamber's Manufacturing Group gathered for a pivotal meeting focused on a subject critical to the industry's future: Talent/Workforce. The session provided insights into practical solutions, spearheaded by those at the forefront of innovation in workforce development.  Leading the conversation was Steve Stewart, the Director of People and Culture at Morton […]

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FORT WORTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOSTS CRITICAL FOCUS GROUP FOR CITY’S DEVELOPMENT SERVICES STUDY 

In a collaborative effort to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the City’s Development Services Department, the City of Fort Worth has embarked on a comprehensive structural and efficiency study.

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