Chamber News

Adapting to Change

28 March, 2018

Change is inevitable. In a society that constantly looks for sustainable opportunities to grow, innovate and improve, it’s unlikely that you or your business will ever get to stay “the same” for long. It’s only human to be afraid of the unknown, and change is often accompanied by uncertainty, so one of the most important steps to adapting to change is to look ahead and prepare yourself for what’s to come.

Leadership in a Multi-Generational Workplace

6 March, 2018

In the Garland Chamber’s mission of providing leadership in development of the local economy, we are drawn on an increasing frequency into the discussion on workforce. In today’s world, having a sustainable, trained supply of workers is the single most important element in attracting and retaining business in any community. At a recent workforce pipeline summit sponsored by the Chamber and DCMA, City Manager Bryan Bradford said, “The first question that a company asks when considering moving to Garland is, ‘Do you have people ready to go to work?’”

How to Generate Referrals

6 February, 2018

2018, a new year filled with tons of business opportunities. The score sheet is dialed back to zero and you are going to crush it in the marketplace this year. But how can you consistently be at your best when the business world is always changing?

Garland Chamber Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers at 86th Annual Banquet

2 February, 2018

The Garland Chamber of Commerce hosted more than 200 of its members to celebrate a year of success at the organization’s 86th Annual Banquet, sponsored by BB&T.

Garland Chamber Hosts 5th Annual Career Expo

4 January, 2018

Knowing that a need for a highly-skilled workforce pool is a tremendous asset to a community, the Garland Chamber and Garland ISD work diligently to educate the next generation and prepare them for career opportunities right here at home, in Garland, Texas. In 2014, the two entities partnered to launch a Career Expo that would purposefully connect District high school students with local employers.

Establishing Effective Priorities

2 January, 2018

Setting a goal is easy. Achieving a goal is hard. Whether you're striving to lose weight in the new year, or working toward a promotion in your job, saying you want to do something is only the first step in actually getting it done.

$50,000 in Grant Funding Awarded to Garland Small Business Owners

13 November, 2017

The Garland Chamber of Commerce, as part of its role in the development of the local economy, awarded a total of $50,000 in grant funding to nine Garland small business owners at a luncheon on Nov. 13, 2017.

3 Things You Need to Know (in 30 seconds)

6 November, 2017

Check out the 3 Things You Need to Know (in 30 Seconds), hosted by the Chamber's own, Diane Whitlock, Office Manager.

3 Things You Need to Know (in 30ish seconds)

2 October, 2017

Check out the 3 Things You Need to Know (in 30ish Seconds), hosted by the Chamber's own, Jenna McWethy, Vice President.

Congratulations to the Winners of the 33rd Annual Partnership Golf Tournament

18 September, 2017

The Garland Chamber of Commerce hosted more than 200 golfers at Firewheel Golf Park on Sept. 15, 2017 for the 33rd Annual Partnership Golf Tournament. Thank you to each of the sponsors and volunteers who helped make this event a success, and congratulations to the winners!

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