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Chamber Latte: Your Monday Morning eNews
April 26, 2021
Greetings! Here's what you'll find in this week's Chamber Latte. (Best viewed on desktop)
New This Week:
  • Photo: New Members
  • Election Day: May 1
  • 110% Club Thank You
  • Photos: Business Builder in HASLET
  • Photos: Women in Business Luncheon
  • NEW: WIB Luncheon
  • NEW: Membership Luncheon: State of the Communities Address
  • Webinar: How Public Procurement Can Help Grow Your Business
  • Using Customer Content to Drive Sales
Upcoming Programs & Events:
  • The Taste Block Party & Grand Opening
  • ELM Mixer
  • Fall Trip to France

In Every Issue
  • Chamber Marketplace
  • Chamber Quick Links
  • Chamber Calendar
  • 2021 Member Partners, Community Partners & Event Partners
The Taste - Last Chance!
Presented By
Thursday, May 6 | 4 PM to 8 PM
NEW Metroport Chamber Office - 381 W. Byron Nelson Blvd., Roanoke
Block Party & Outdoor Celebration - Food & Beverage Samples - Local Vendors - Drink Tickets Included - Live Entertainment - Wine & Whiskey Pull - Ribbon Cutting - Office Tours - Networking!
**Rain Date May 13**
Register by Thursday, April 29!
Be Sure to Vote!
Local Elections Are Important!
While the presidential election generally receives the most voter participation, it is our local elections that truly affect our lives. Make your voice count on community leadership, schools and more!

Early Voting Continues: April 26 - 27
Election Day: Saturday, May 1
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New Members
Please welcome the following New Members recognized at the Membership Luncheon.

Belmar Integrated Logistics, Advisory Partner
Garage Force DFW North West, Business Member
The Grove Church
Holiday Inn Fort Worth Alliance, Advisory Partner
Legacy Purchasing Group
Now Hiring!
Membership Services Manager
Has someone in a membership role really "wowed" you? Maybe the membership director at your gym - or your apartment / HOA? Let them know we're hiring!

We're seeking an outgoing sales and membership services manager. The position is full-time and in-person in a professional office setting.

Interested persons should send cover letter and resume to Sally Aldridge at MetroportInfo@MetroportChamber.org.
110% Club
Thank You!
Many thanks to the following Members for supporting the Chamber's Beyond the Brick capital campaign. These Members joined the 110% Club by donating an additional 10% of their annual renewal.

Much appreciated!
Benchmark a global hospitality company
Gotcha Covered Custom Window Treatments
Grable Martin Fulton PLLC
Integrity Group
Integrity Land Title
iOffice
Linebarger Groggan Blair & Sampson, LLP
Morris Wealth Mgmt. of Raymond James
Senator Kelly Hancock/District 9
Southlake Dermatology
The Rose Realty Team
XM Performance
Travel to France
Early Bird Deadline Approaching
Join us for a fantastic trip to Southern France / Provence in October! The deadline for the Early Bird Discount is coming up, so don't delay!

Includes AIRFARE from DFW
plus hotels, 7 breakfasts & 2 dinners, day trips - 9 days, 7 nights

Avignon, St. Remy De Provence, Les Baux De Provence, Arles, Orange, Aix-en-Provence then, Nice, Cannes, St. Paul-de-Vence, Villefranche, Monte Carlo, Eze

Book by May 8 and SAVE $100!
ELM Business Mixer - May 11
Emerging Leaders of Metroport
Under 40 Young Professionals
Join us for after-hours casual networking!

Tuesday, May 11
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
HG Sply Co. - Trophy Club
  • FREE Member Benefit
  • Complimentary Appetizers
  • Cash Bar
Chamber Marketplace
Chamber Marketplace is a member promotion for the Metroport Chamber. You may receive ad(s) as part of your benefits. For advertising details and specs, please click here.
Photos: Business Builder in Haslet
Thanks to WoodSpring Suites N. Fort Worth Texas Speedway and the City of Haslet for hosting our April Business Builder!
Mark your calendar for our next Business Builder in ARGYLE to be held Wednesday, May 19 at PointBank. Sponsorship available! Contact Barbara Kovacevich to secure your sponsorship today!
Photos: Women in Business Luncheon
Sponsored By
Women in Business Luncheon: May 21
Sponsored By
Lisa Harrington
CEO and Founder
Abiding Strategy
Planning on Purpose
Did you know only about 20% of American businesses have a strategy or long term plan? Don’t leave your business profitability to chance!

If you’re ready to take charge, get ready for what’s next and be in control of your future, it helps to think ahead. In this engaging overview, Lisa Harrington will share the basics of why you need one and how to set up your plan for success!

Friday, May 21 | 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Trophy Club Country Club
Membership Luncheon: June 9
State of the Communities Address
Our most popular Membership Luncheon! Join us to hear leaders from our seven communities share the latest news and developments.

Wednesday, June 9 | 11 AM to 1 PM
The Speedway Club at TMS
Presented By
Market Tables are now available. Limited space so contact Barbara Kovacevich ASAP to reserve yours!
Ambassadors Training & Meeting
Ambassador logo
Join the Ambassadors!
Are you an enthusiastic go-getter who has never met a stranger? Or do you like to build relationships slowly through volunteer activities? Whether extrovert or introvert, you can develop new contacts easily through the Ambassadors.

Join the New Ambassador Training!
New Ambassador Training
Monday, May 10 | 4 PM to 5 PM
Metroport Chamber Offices
Ambassador Meeting
Thursday, May 13 | 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Metroport Chamber Offices
Brewed Inspiration
Governor's Small Business Webinar
How Public Procurement Can Help Grow Your Business

April 28, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Online The next Governor's Small Business Webinar will focus on how businesses can prepare to compete for public procurement contracts and the importance of business certifications in this process. It is essential ...

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Using Customer Content to Drive Sales
How Brands Are Using Customer Social Content to Drive Sales

Brands have found that featuring content created by real people in real scenarios in marketing campaigns - rather than paid models and influencers - is striking an increasingly resonant chord with today's consumers. User-generated content (UGC),...

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Contact Us
Metroport Chamber
381 West Byron Nelson Boulevard
Roanoke, TX 76262
817.837.1000 
 
Sally Aldridge, IOM, President & CEO
Barbara Kovacevich, Events
Kellie Smith, Finance Manager
Christy Atkinson, Facility & Admin Support
Christina Weeks, Communications
 
Our Mission:
Create, promote and enhance opportunity and growth for the business community.
 
PUBLIC HOURS: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 3 PM
The Chamber's office is open for business.
Please email, call or make an appointment to drop by the office
Please contact us at 817-837-1000 or MetroportInfo@MetroportChamber.org.
2021 Member Partners
Chairman's Circle
President's Circle
Community Partners
2021 Event Partners
Platinum
Gold
Silver

BPS Technology
CoServ Electric
Fidelity Investments
Garage Force DFW North West
Legend Bank
Peloton Land Solutions, Inc.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake
Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Bronze
Comfort Suites Roanoke
Integrity Land Title, LLC
North Texas Orthopedic Associates
Town of Argyle
Interested in becoming a 2021 Event Partner? Click here for details!
Metroport Chamber | 817-837-1000 | MetroportChamber.org