Chamber News

Earn the Attention of Your Business Prospects in 4 Simple Steps

30 July, 2014

The topic is how to market business-to-business. Not a small topic. In fact, it is vast. So let’s paint with a broad stroke and isolate four critical actions that you must take to develop a high-functioning B2B plan.

6 Ways to Find, Hire and Keep Great Employees

2 July, 2014

We business owners are all looking for the right people to surround ourselves with. We’re looking for people who are willing to be led and to lead others. With that in mind, here are 6 things you can do to fully engage your employees and 6 qualities you can look for to hire and keep an employee with great potential. You may notice some similarities in the two lists.

Announcing Our Newest Team Member

2 June, 2014

The Garland Chamber of Commerce staff is thrilled to announce the newest addition to the Chamber team, Liza Ceniceros.

KARLEE Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence

20 May, 2014

Garland TX based award winning manufacturer set to celebrate its 40th anniversary in grand style with family friendly open house, food and music!

Fire Fighters' Tips for Surviving a Tornado

30 April, 2014

The safest place to be in the event of a tornado is an underground shelter – such as a basement – advises Garland fire fighters. If you don’t have a basement, pick a small, windowless interior room or hallway on the lowest level.

Small Business Gets Social for National Small Business Week

29 April, 2014

Small business is a big deal in Garland and we want to invite you to help us celebrate National Small Business Week May 12-16 with a social picture contest!

Chamber Supports Community-wide Economic Growth at Annual Business Expo

25 April, 2014

At the Garland Chamber of Commerce, we believe that individual successful businesses are the cornerstone of a sustainable economy and that real growth occurs when a community comes together in support of local industry.

A Sweet Transition From Passion to Profession

24 February, 2014

Garland is blessed to be a city rich with the entrepreneurial spirit. In the past few years, our city has acquired a new industry, leading that spirit to be embodied in actual spirits – whiskey, wine and craft beer to be specific. Dallas Distilleries, which produces Herman Marshall Whiskey, Queen’s Winery and Lakewood Brewery are all located right here in Garland, and they’re making quite a name for themselves on the shelves.

Survive, Don't Drive

12 February, 2014

You may already be familiar with the symptoms of a heart attack: chest pain, shortness of breath, discomfort in the arm, back or jaw, sweating for no obvious reason. And if you or someone you care about is having a heart attack, the most important thing is to get to the hospital as fast as possible, right? You don't want to wait for an ambulance, so you start to reach into your pocket for your car keys. Stop. Instead, reach for your phone and dial 911.

GISD Student Career Expo Prepares Future Garland Workforce

22 January, 2014

Approximately 700 high school juniors and seniors attended Garland ISD’s Student Career Expo Jan. 14 at the Curtis Culwell Center. In its inaugural year, the event featured representatives from 20 local businesses and three community colleges.

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