September 29, 2014
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Chamber Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner - Convention Center - Tuesday, September 30 @ 5:30 p.m. 


Arlington Chamber Young Professionals - Chamber's Moritz Boardroom - Thursday, October 2 @ 8:30 a.m.  

Chamber's Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner


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 Mark Followill (voice of the Mavericks), 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

Future Networking Events

Women's Alliance Speed Networking - International Bowling Campus - Tuesday, October 7 @ 8:30 a.m.


Ribbon Cutting - Blanco IT Consulting - Wednesday, October 8 @ 11:30 a.m.


State of the City - Convention Center - Thursday, October 9 @ 11:30 a.m.


Ribbon Cutting - aRoundJoy at the HoopShack - Saturday, October 11 @ 11:30 a.m.


Business Over Breakfast - Tuesday, October 14 @ 8:00 a.m. - sponsored by Blanco IT Consulting


Chamber "New Member" Orientation - Friday, October 17 @ 11:30 a.m. 

8th Annual "State of the City"

The Chamber is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Mayor Cluck State of the City Address on Thursday, October 9 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Please join us as Mayor Robert Cluck, M.D. updates us on new developments and opportunities in our community. This annual event brings together the who's who of the Arlington business community. Please sponsor or register here.

Presenting Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors

Texas Health Resources

Texas Rangers

University of Texas at Arlington 

Job Fair THIS WEDNESDAY, 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 viewed by clicking here.
Young Professionals to Hold General Meeting THIS THURSDAY, October 2
The Arlington Chamber Young Professionals (ACYP) are holding a complimentary morning "coffee" at the Arlington Chamber THIS THURSDAY, October 2 from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. This is an opportunity to sign up to be part of this growing segment of the Chamber, preview upcoming activities and learn about various committees. Committee chairs will be present to answer questions. Please click here to register
Women's Alliance to Hold Third Annual Speed Networking Event on October 7.
The Women's Alliance is holding its Third Annual Speed speed networking womens alliane Networking event on Tuesday, October 7. The fast-paced event will be held at the International Bowling campus from 8:30 - 10:00 am. Attendees will exchange business information in a pre-set period of time. All participants are guaranteed to broaden their connections and increase business exposure. It's a fun, exciting and effective way to make initial business contacts and gain referrals. To sponsor or to register to attend, please click 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


Magazine Sponsor             Photography Sponsor

Arlington Today          Alexander Portrait Designers

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.
Chamber Board of Directors Vote to Support City's Bond Proposal
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors last Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution supporting the City of Arlington's $236 million bond proposal, on the ballot November 4, 2014. The resolution can be viewed by clicking here. To view a complete list of projects in the bond proposal, please click here 
District Export Council
International Executive Forum October 21
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the North Texas District Export Council to provide members discounted registration fees for the International Executive Forum on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 7:30 - 11:00 a.m. The Forum will be three part program including a Panel on "Middle East/Ukraine & Russian Conflict" - "Impact/Opportunities for Texas Businesses", a Speaker on "Recent Amendments to Mexican Customs Legislation and NAFTA Rules" and a third part, "Interface with the Experts - one-on-one discussions with Panelists/Speakers/North Texas District Export Council Members & Members of the U.S. Commercial Service, International Trade Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce. To register, please click 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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Arlington Chamber of Commerce

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