December 8, 2014
Chamber Weekly
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2014 Major Event

November 28 - December 21 - Texas Christkindl Market


2015 Major Events


January 27-29

Arlington to Austin - 2015


March 5

State of the County Luncheon


April 11

AISD Entrepreneurship Day


May 14

Small Business Awards Luncheon

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Events This Week

Business Over Breakfast - Tuesday, December 9 @ 8:00 a.m. 


Women's Alliance Tiara Tuesday - Christkindl Market - Tuesday, December 9 @ 5:30 p.m. 


Ribbon Cutting - North Texas Behavioral Clinic - Wednesday, December 10 @ 4:00 p.m.


Ribbon Cutting - Great Skin Spa & Skincare - Thursday, December 11 @ 4:00 p.m.

Register for TOMORROW'S
Business Over Breakfast
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, December 9 at 8:00 a.m. Please click here to register for the BOB sponsored by Arlington Fit Body Boot Camp.
Women's Alliance Tiara Tuesday - TOMORROW at the Texas Christkindl Market
"Tiara Tuesday" provides a terrific opportunity for women and their friends to network and learn about the Arlington business community and the Women's Alliance. Wear a tiara - you just might win a prize!
Please register here for TOMORROW'S Women's Alliance "Tiara Tuesday"  (December 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.). The event will be held in the Warming Haus in the center of the Texas Christkindl Market. "Tiara Tuesday" will offer unique holiday door prizes. REGISTER HERE

Second Weekend of Record Crowds

Enjoy the Texas Christkindl Market

The 2014 Texas Christkindl Market had its second record weekend. On Saturday, our guests were treated to a "flash mob" holiday routine from the students of Arlington High School. To view the video, please click here. The German market features authentic German cuisine, beverages, entertainment, "North Pole Texas" marionette theatre, arts, crafts and holiday gifts. To learn more about the Market, please click here. The Market is open daily through Sunday, December 21 - parking and admission are free.

Department of Commerce Europe Regionalization Roadshow at Chamber


THIS THURSDAY, December 11, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Arlington Chamber, the U.S. Commercial Service will host a European Road Show featuring commercial representatives based in various countries and covering a wide range of industries in the European Union. They will give brief overviews of opportunities and industries in the region. Registration is limited to the first 50 individuals. Please click here to download registration information. 

ACYP to Hold Scavenger Hunt at the
Texas Christkindl Market on December 18
The Arlington Chamber Young Professionals will conduct an outrageously fun scavenger hunt at the 2014 Texas Christkindl Market. The "Hunt" is scheduled for Thursday, December 18 beginning at 5:30 p.m. All ACYP members and prospects will team up to compete for Market prizes while partaking in the food & beverages available at the Market. Please click here to let us know if you can bring your mind and sense of adventure to search for treasure amidst hidden clues.  
Future Networking Events 

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

New Member Chamber Orientation is December 19 
Not sure if a Chamber membership is worth the investment? Want to learn how to get the most out of your new Chamber membership? Then attend a Chamber Orientation Luncheon and begin to maximize your membership investment. This session provides guidance in understanding the products, services and networking opportunities available through your Chamber.


Chamber Orientation is NEXT FRIDAY, December 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. This "new or prospective member" lunch is complimentary, but we ask you to register here so that we may plan for catering.

Small Business of the Year Nominations
Now Open
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recognizes small businesses in the community (a for-profit, a non-profit and a Veteran-owned) for their business achievements, innovation, response to adversity and contributions to aid community-oriented projects.
To nominate a business, please download the form here. Nomination forms must be submitted by February 27, 2015.
$15,000 in Scholarship Money Available to
Arlington ISD Students
As part of the Champion Education Initiative, the Arlington Chamber Foundation is offering six $2,500 scholarships to 2014-2015 graduating Arlington ISD students who plan to attend either the University of Texas at Arlington or Tarrant County College. One $2,500 scholarship per high school is available. To download the application, please click here.
Arlington to Austin Coalition in January, 2015
"Arlington to Austin" is a Chamber led coalition of business, educational and government leaders, conducted biannually at the onset of the Texas State Legislative Session. Our primary purpose is to strengthen our relationships with state agencies and elected appointed officials. Click here to read more or register for the January 27-29 trip.
Welcome November New Members



      Caliber Home Loans




      Accretive Solutions

      American National Wayne Ogle General Agency

      Arlington Elks Lodge

      Bold Financial Partners, LLC

      Hilton's Flooring

      The Pillars

      South Arlington Dental Care

      2M Research Services, LLC

      U.S. Security Institute

      Women of Equity

      YWCA Fort Worth & Tarrant County

      Zingerz Comedy Club 



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