September 8, 2014
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Business Over Breakfast - Tuesday, September 9 @ 8:00 a.m. - sponsored by Go Strapped CHL 


Health & Wellness Women's Alliance event at Globe Life Park - Tuesday, September, 9 @ 3:30 p.m. 


Ribbon Cutting - Poured (Wine, Beer & Bubbly) - Wednesday, September 10 @ 4:00 p.m.  

Register for TOMORROW'S Business Over Breakfast - Sponsored by Go Strapped CHL.

Go Strapped CHL

BOB Sponsor

Business Over Breakfast is a fast-paced networking event. Build relationships, present information on your business or service and exchange business cards with prospective clients and customers. Come prepared with your thirty-second "elevator pitch." Remember - every attendee may be a future customer!


This month's Business Over Breakfast is TOMORROW, Tuesday, September 9 at 8:00 a.m. Click here to register.
Women's Alliance 2nd Annual
Health & Wellness Event
The Women's Alliance of the Arlington Chamber will hold the 2nd Annual Health & Wellness event in conjunction with dinner and a Ranger baseball game is TOMORROW, September 9 starting at 3:30 p.m. Event registration includes the following: 
  • Health & wellness seminars from Arlington's leading hospitals, doctors and medical services
  • Displays from leading Arlington health providers
  • Dinner in the Rangers' Hall of Fame
  • Ticket to attend the 7:05 pm Ranger vs. Angels baseball game 
  • Limited registrations

Panel Sponsors

Arlington Cancer Center

Kleiman/Evangelista Eye Center


To sponsor or register to attend, please click here.

Transportation Town Hall Meeting
THIS THURSDAY, September 11
The Chamber of Commerce invites all to a free Transportation Town Hall meeting Thursday, September 11 featuring Transportation Commissioner Victor Vandergriff, State Rep. Matt Krause, Commissioner Andy Nguyen and others. The event is at 6:00 p.m. at the North Central Texas Council of Governments office, 616 Six Flags Drive. To access the registration flyer, please click here
Sports Impact Panel Discussion and Three to be Recognized at Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner in THREE WEEKS


The Arlington Chamber celebrates the end of the fiscal year and the beginning of the new year at the Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner. The September 30 event at the Convention Center will feature a "sports impact on Arlington economy" panel discussion with Brad Sham (voice of the Cowboys), Rick Baker and Thomas Bain (AT&T Cotton Bowl Board). The following will be recognized:

2014 STAR Award Recipient

The Honorable Toby Goodman


Business Hall of Fame Inductions 

Al Clark

Charlie Merrill


Click here to sponsor or register. 

Future Networking Events

Ribbon Cutting - Curves - Wednesday, September 17 @ 11:30 a.m. 


Ribbon Cutting - 1st Choice Chiropractic - Thursday, September 18 @ 11:30 a.m.


New Member Chamber Orientation - Friday, September 19 @ 11:30 a.m.


Chamber After Hours - Alley Cats - Tuesday, September 23 @ 5:30 p.m.

Women's Alliance Scholarship Applications Must be Submitted by September 23

The Women's Alliance of the Arlington Chamber annually awards scholarships to female students attending UT Arlington or Tarrant County College. Four Dr. Judith J. Carrier scholarships will be awarded in 2014. Applications must be submitted by September 23. 


Scholarship application can be downloaded here

4th Annual Women Alliance Inspired Women Luncheon - October 24

The Women's Alliance of the Arlington Chamber is proud to announce the 4th Annual Inspired Women Luncheon. The October 24 event will feature the following:

  • Samantha Davies (NBC 5 Today Meteorologist, Traffic) as emcee
  • Panel discussion with Lisa Copeland (author and entrepreneur) and Melinda Garvey (publisher and philanthropist)
  • Recognition of Dr. Judith J. Carrier Scholarship recipients
  • 2014 Hero & Rising Star Awards
  • Silent auction, cork pull and more!

Click here to sponsor or register.


Presenting Sponsor





 Bag Sponsor

The Arlington Highlands


Speaker Sponsor

Texas Health Arlington Memorial


Centerpiece Sponsor

Sugar Bee Sweets Bakery


Silver Sponsors

Affiliated Bank

Frost Bank

Kleiman Evangelista Eye Center


Southwest Bank

Sutton Frost Cary LLP

Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC 


Design Sponsor                 Printing Sponsor

Art by Ellie                  Digital Corporate Companies

Governor's Small Business Forum in Arlington on October 29
The Governor's Small Business Forum (GSBF) will be held in Arlington at the Convention Center on Wednesday October 29, 2014. GSBF, sponsored by the Texas Governor's Office, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Arlington Chamber and local partners, are designed to give entrepreneurs and small businesses valuable tools, skills, and knowledge needed to thrive in today's fast-paced economy. Featuring a wide range of instructive seminars and expert speakers offering vital information on both public and private resources, the forum provides a great opportunity to network and connect with industry specialists, government officials, service providers, and other regional businesses. Click here to sponsor or register.
Job Fair October 1
Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County, in partnership with the City of Arlington Office of Economic Development, are hosting a job fair on Wednesday, October 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Further information for employers and those seeking employment may be accessed by clicking here.
Texas Arlington Christkindl Market to Run from November 28 through December 21

The 2014 Texas Christkindl Market runs from November 28 - December 21. The partnership event between the Arlington Chamber Foundation, the City of Arlington, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Six Flags Over Texas and the Texas Rangers, will once again offer FREE admission and FREE parking. The Texas German holiday market features authentic German cuisine, beverages, entertainment, children's lantern parades, Bavarian petting zoo, marionette theatre, arts, crafts and holiday gifts. To sponsor or learn more about the Market, please click here.

Welcome August New Members



      Winstead PC




      Great Skin Spa & Care

      Hutcherson Construction, Inc. 

      Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, LLC




      Arlington Career Institute     

      Bar Louie     

      Brandy Austin Law Firm, PLLC 

      Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies

      GEC Insurance Services

      Haydon Building Corp


      Panaceb Enterprise LLC     

      Regal Temporary Services, Inc     



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