SPARK Luncheon

Member Price: $35 Nonmember Price: $45 Date: Location: The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center Address: 300 N. Fifth St., Garland, TX 75040 Categories: Chamber Events, Luncheons


Event Details

Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) is a quarterly luncheon that will host 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.

Texas Brand Bank

Speaker: Jeff Schnick, Editor-in-Chief, Dallas Business Journal
Topic: Workforce Trends

Date: May 20, 2019
Networking: 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Program Begins: 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center

Sponsor: Texas Brand Bank

About the Topic

Join Dallas Business Journal Editor Jeff Schnick for a discussion on workforce trends in Dallas-Fort Worth -- and what his reporters are seeing lately on this topic and others, including impact on economic development, business attraction and more.

About the Speaker

Named to his current role in 2015, Jeff directs the editorial operations for the DBJ. His main responsibilities include content quality control, recruiting and talent retention, along with developing new editorial products and engagement strategies.

Prior to being named editor, Jeff was the managing editor at the DBJ. Before that, he spent nearly seven years with the Dallas Morning News as an assistant news and business editor, along with other editing and design roles at other daily newspapers.

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: The Atrium Lobby

2019 Partner in Education

As part of our partnership with the Garland Independent School District, and with the assistance of our 2019 Partner in Education, Environmental Waste Services, the Garland Chamber will recognize "Teachers of the Month" at each SPARK luncheon. Between the months of February thru November, the program will recognize up to 14 teachers of the month from the 56 Garland ISD campuses located in Garland. 


Member Price: $35
Non-Member Price: $45

Group Discount
Active Chamber Members in good standing are eligible to receive a group discount when two or more representatives of the member company register to attend a Chamber Luncheon. The first representative will pay the member pre-registration price of $35 and each additional representative added will receive an additional $5 discount. Registrations must be completed in a single online transaction to receive the group discount.

Cancellation Policy
Because of facility requirements, we must charge the full registration amount for reservations not canceled two business days prior to the event. See our fee policy for additional details.