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Chamber Latte: Your Monday Morning eNews
June 7, 2021
Good Morning! Here's what you'll find in this week's Chamber Latte. (Best viewed on desktop)
New This Week
-Free Grant Programs for Small Business
-Guide to Funding Your Small Biz with Business Loans and More
-7 SBA Programs You Should Know About
-Optimizing Gift Sales: Executives from Kate Spade, Chico’s Share Their Best Advice

Upcoming Programs & Events
-Business Builder Networking Coffee
-Regional Advantage Leadership Program
-Business Mixer
-Fall Trip to France
-Ribbon Cuttings!
Networking This Week
-Membership Luncheon: State of the Communities

In Every Issue
-Chamber Marketplace
-Chamber Quick Links
-Chamber Calendar
-2021 Member Partners, Community Partners & Event Partners
Membership Luncheon - Event Details
State of the Communities Address
-Wednesday, June 9
-11:00 AM Check-in Opens. Buffet Opens. Networking Starts.
-11:30 AM Early Program Start
-1:00 PM Conclusion
-The Speedway Club at Texas Motor Speedway, 9th Floor, 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177
-Day of Admission not available
Presented By
Buffet Opens 11 AM - Program Starts 11:30 AM
Hear the latest news and developments from leaders of our seven communities!
2021 - 2022 Leadership Class
Apply by June 30!
SEVEN Communities.
ONE Leadership Class.
Regional Advantage!

Join our unique leadership program and be part of a growing group of region-minded leaders. Connect with local business and community leaders. Develop valuable leadership skills.
Presented By
For full program details, curriculum, pricing and an application, please visit
Session sponsorships available. $500. Includes 5-minute presentation at event, on-site distribution of marketing materials, logo included on session materials. Contact Barbara Kovacevich ASAP to receive the most benefits for your sponsorship!
Business Builder Networking Coffee
Sponsored By
Coffee! Conversations! Connections!
Join us for morning networking. FREE for Metroport Chamber Members and first-time visitors. $20 General Admission. Please RSVP.

Wednesday, June 16
8 AM - 9 AM
Eyes on Westlake
Membership Mixer
After Hours Networking
Join us for casual networking and fun. Complimentary appetizers. Cash Bar.

FREE for Metroport Chamber Members. Must register in advance to attend networking event.

Sponsored By
Thursday, June 24
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
BigShots Golf Fort Worth
Join the Heritage Wall!
Make Your Mark!
Permanently show your support for the Chamber and goodwill investment in our business community!

Buy a plaque today! Proceeds benefit the Beyond the Brick capital campaign.

Small = $100
Large = $250
Brewed Inspiration
Ribbon Cutting
Join the Celebration!
Thursday, June 17 - 11:30 AM
391 W. Byron Nelson Blvd, Suite 100 Roanoke
Don't Miss Out on an Awesome Opportunity!
We have a fantastic, pre-planned trip to Southern France / Provence in October!

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
Yes! You can still sign up!
Final payment is due July 16.
Free Grant Programs for Small Business
Free Government Grant Programs for Small Business

Times are tough for small business, but help is available, from both the government-federal, state or local- and the private sector. It may be in the form of a grant, a loan or a leg up competing in a difficult business environment. Here's a...

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Guide to Funding Your Small Biz w/ Business Loans
How to Fund Your Business

Finding funding to start a business can be a challenge for many entrepreneurs. This guide helps you understand the various ways of financing your business, but also gives you ideas on how to make your business more attractive to possible financing.

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7 SBA Programs Every Small Biz Should Know About
SBA Programs Every Business Owner Should Know About

Since 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has focused on providing assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs in various forms. On top of providing guidance to small businesses, this federal agency also offers programs...

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Optimizing Gift Sales
Executives from Kate Spade, Chico's Share Advice to...

Gift cards alone are a $160 billion market in the U.S., and the availability of digital gift cards is projected to grow 23% by 2025. Accessories retailer Kate Spade New York began promoting digital gift cards more heavily in 2020, and the items...

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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.
Chamber Quick Links
Chamber Calendar

June 24 - Business Mixer

No Ambassadors meetings to be held in June or July.

No Business Builder Networking Coffee held in July.
The Chamber Online
Contact Us
Metroport Chamber
381 West Byron Nelson Boulevard
Roanoke, TX 76262
Sally Aldridge, IOM, President & CEO
Barbara Kovacevich, Events
Dani Ashton, Membership Development
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
2021 Member Partners
Chairman's Circle
President's Circle
Community Partners
2021 Event Partners

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.

Comfort Suites Roanoke
Integrity Land Title, LLC
North Texas Orthopedic Associates
Town of Argyle
The Thompson Group at Classic Chevrolet
Interested in becoming a 2021 Event Partner? Click here for details!
Metroport Chamber | 817-837-1000 |