26 September, 2016
In honor of National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 7, 2016, the Garland Chamber of Commerce and Dallas County Manufacturers’ Association will host an Appreciation Breakfast recognizing the significance of manufacturing in the global economy and expressing our gratitude for the positive impact of the industry in Garland, Texas. We are pleased to announce that Darren K. Ford, SPHR has accepted the invitation to join us at 3rd annual event as our keynote speaker.
19 September, 2016
The Garland Chamber of Commerce hosted close to 200 golfers at Firewheel Golf Park on Sept. 16, 2016 for the 32nd Annual Partnership Golf Tournament. Thank you to each of the sponsors and volunteers who helped make this event a success, and congratulations to the following winners!
9 September, 2016
Earlier today, the Garland Chamber of Commerce staff was made aware of a fraudulent website appearing to represent our organization. If you have been contacted by an individual claiming to be with the Garland Chamber of Commerce that is not a member of our staff, we encourage you to report the incident as fraud with the Better Business Bureau. If you are ever concerned about the legitimacy of an email or phone call you receive from the Garland Chamber, we invite you to contact our CEO, Paul Mayer, or President, Karina Olivares.
31 August, 2016
The Garland Chamber of Commerce just expanded its resource network in a big way, by forming a strategic alliance with the United States Small Business Administration. On Aug. 10, 2016, the SBA and Garland Chamber formally signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum to develop and foster mutual understanding and a working relationship between the SBA and Garland Chamber of Commerce. Both entities, though serving different functions, will work together in the spirit of cooperation and open communications, consistent with the law, with the primary goal of meeting the needs of the small business community.
31 August, 2016
This August, 25 Garland area businesses made the decision to spend another year taking advantage of all the connections and resources made available through the Garland Chamber of Commerce.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Announces Newest Alliance Partner; Partnership for a Drug-Free Texas
25 August, 2016
The Garland Chamber of Commerce is proud to share the news that the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use, announced today that Partnership for a Drug-Free Texas, an initiative of Garland Chamber member Drug Prevention Resources, will become their newest Alliance Partner.
11 August, 2016
Did you know that, before you dig, it is required by law to call 811 to have all buried utility lines located and marked? Atmos Energy wants to thank homeowners and excavators alike for observing the law and keeping our communities safe by always calling 811 before digging.
27 July, 2016
The Garland Chamber of Commerce staff is thrilled to announce the newest addition to the Chamber team, Ariel Boone. Ariel joins us as our new Business Retention & Workforce Coordinator and will work in an economic development capacity to share relevant resources with our business community and take our retention and workforce development initiatives to a new level.
27 July, 2016
This July, 30 local businesses made the decision to spend another year taking advantage of all the connections and resources made available through the Garland Chamber of Commerce.
29 June, 2016
For more than 120 years, the Garland Chamber of Commerce has been helping local businesses find success and sustainability in the community we call home. As you can imagine, as time has passed, the needs of Garland’s business owners have evolved. As a part of our vision to be role models for performance excellence, we place a high priority on remaining relevant to the businesses we serve. This not only means updating and adding new resources, but also surveying our membership to make sure we’re exceeding expectations and providing businesses with tangible benefits that positively affect their bottom line.