SPARK On-the-Go

Member Price: $10 Nonmember Price: $15 Date: Location: Zoom Video Communications Categories: Chamber Events, Luncheons


Event Details

Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) is a quarterly luncheon that hosts a variety of high-profile speakers to engage business and community leaders on current business issues. The event allows professionals from a diverse business community to interact in a relaxed environment and learn more about better business practices or issues facing the Garland community.

Topic: Road to Recovery
Speaker: Thomas M. Sullivan, Vice President, Small Business Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Date: June 29, 2020
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Zoom Video Communications

Zoom link, meeting ID and password included in your registration confirmation.

Sponsor: Hope Clinic

Hope Clinic 

We encourage all attendees to order food to enjoy during the webinar. Find a list below of local restaurants you can order from.
Garland Restaurants

About the Topic

View Thomas's interview with CNN about small businesses during the pandemic.
CNN Interview 

About the Speaker

Thomas M. Sullivan is Vice President of Small Business Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Working with chambers of commerce and the U.S. Chamber's nationwide networks, Sullivan harnesses the views of small businesses and translates that grassroots power into federal policies that bolster free enterprises and reward entrepreneurship. He runs the U.S. Chamber's Small Business Council, engaging those members on a regular basis to increase small business input and involvement in Chamber activities. 

Read more of Thomas's Bio here. 

2020 Partner in Education

Strike + Reel

As part of our partnership with the Garland Independent School District, and with the assistance of our 2020 Partner in Education, Strike + Reel, the Garland Chamber will recognize "Teachers of the Month" at each SPARK luncheon. Between the months of February thru October, the program will recognize up to 14 teachers of the month from the 56 Garland ISD campuses located in Garland. 

Meet & Greet

Want a little extra time to connect with local professionals on Luncheon day? Show up early for an informal opportunity to network with this month's sponsor and other luncheon guests. 

Time: 11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Zoom Video Communications

Cancellation Policy

Event fee is fully refundable if cancellation occurs on or before June 22, 2020. No refunds will be issued after that date.