8/17/2017: What's Happening In and Around Frisco?
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The  mission of Frisco Chamber of Commerce is to protect and 
promote commerce through advocacy, resources, and connections.
Board of Directors
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is accepting recommendations for our Board of Directors. If you, or someone you know, would be a good candidate, please contact Gina Cheek
Frisco Tech Talks
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Scheef & Stone, LLP, will host Frisco "Tech Talks." This Technology Summit will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Keynote speakers are  Charlie Vogt, CEO of Imagine Communications and Aaron Thibault, Vice President of Strategic Operations for Gearbox Software. The presenting sponsor for Frisco "Tech Talks" is HCL Technologies. More information...










































                                                           ADVOCACY
Governmental Affairs and Advocacy Efforts
Government Affairs has been following the special session of the state legislature in Austin.  We have been working diligently to continue to advocate for the issues on our legislative agenda.  We will continue to work with our state legislators in the interim.  

Please mark your calendars for the legislative luncheon, "Open & Uncensored - What did and didn't happen in the 85th Legislature," November 14, 2017.  We will hear from elected officials in our region on their wins and losses at the state level.  More information HERE.
                                                        RESOURCES
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Find more information HERE.
International Connection Series
Presented jointly by the Collin County Chapter of the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce and the International Business Council of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, this joint event is the fifth in the International Connections Series and is designed to foster cross-cultural awareness in the business community and the public at large. More information...
Protection & Prevention: Safeguarding Your Business
 
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce and Plano Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Johnson Controls, invite you to a special training on September 12, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM at Noah's Event Center in Plano.
 
Every business and organization needs to consider safety and security measures. Prevention is critical, but are you wondering where to start? If so, don't miss our September 12 training.
 
We look forward to your participation. For additional information on this topic, we encourage you to check out the Safety and Security Quick Guides HERE, developed through the partnership between the U.S. Chamber Foundation and Johnson Controls.

Registration to open next week. Click HERE to register.
                                                          CONNECTIONS
FYP Night at the Ballpark
Please join the Frisco Young Professionals (age 21-40) for our annual night at the Ballpark. We will be joined this year by the YP groups from the McKinney and Allen/Fairview Chambers of Commerce. This is going to be a fantastic event, and you don't want to miss it!
Included in your ticket is food, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages. We will have our own private patio AND reserved seats in the stadium for this event. Register  HERE.
31st Annual John Weinberg Golf Tournament
Join us at TPC Craig Ranch on  Monday, October 9, 2017 for our Golf Tournament presented by Caliber Collision and Scheef & Stone, LLP.

Space is limited to 120 players.  Click HERE to register!
Chamber Events
8/17 FYP Team Social: After Hours at Landmark Bank
8/17 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Bin Maids
8/18 Senior Service Alliance (SSA) Meeting
8/22 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - P5 Performance
8/22 Frisco Young Professionals (Ages 21-40) Business and Brews
8/23 New Resident Packet Stuffing
8/24 Get On Track @ 7:16 AM. Presented by SMD Consulting & Accounting, LLC. Breakfast sponsored by Changes Outpatient of Frisco.
8/29 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Changes Outpatient of Frisco
8/30 Frisco Chamber of Commerce Elite Leaders' Breakfast. Exclusive for Chairman and Trustee Partners. Sponsored by Texas Woman's University
8/30 FYP Night at the Ballpark

Additional Events and More Details
Events Around Frisco
First Robotics Competition
Fall 2017 5th - 8th Grade
Do your know kids that love LEGOs?  Do you they have an interest in researching a real-world, engineering challenge, developing a solution and competing with LEGO based robots of their own design? Then the First LEGO League Robotics Teams is just the place for a 5th - 8th grader. This fall, for the first time ever, Sci-Tech has expanded its popular First LEGO League offerings to include community based, select teams. More information can be found HERE.
Around Town
FC Dallas Office Night Pack

$250 gets an office group up to 25 tickets.

Free Parking for all your guests.
Happy Hour Specials from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM.
Group video-board recognition for your office/business.
On-field level photo for group/individuals following the match.
FC Dallas v. Houston Dynamo, Rivalry Match.

Ambassador Gift Package Incentive for every Group Leader (minimum of 10)

Includes a VIP gift from FC Dallas.
Two (2) upgraded midfield tickets to either 8/23/17 or 9/27/17 game.
VIP non-event day tour.
Winner's Club Pass on the night of the match attended.
VIP on-field experience on the night of the match attended.
Team Store discount on the night of the match attended.


 

For more information or to purchase group tickets, contact groupevents@fcdallas.com.

Dallas North Tollway Closure This Weekend
Weather permitting, crews will continue construction on the Dallas North Tollway for the second weekend in a row-shutting down an entire stretch of the busy thoroughfare starting Friday. Read More...
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Chamber Update
Hopefully, you have had the opportunity to read the Chamber Update section in the Frisco Enterprise on Friday, July 28, 2017. You will find the Update on the last Friday of each month. Advertisers in this section provide space for the Chamber's section. Read the July 28th edition HERE

To advertise in the Chamber Update section, please contact Kelli Janc of Star Local Media at ( 214) 385-1342.
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