As the Coppell Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, we are as committed as ever to:

  • Advancing the interests of our business community;
  • Keeping you updated on local, state and federal resources;
  • Providing connections and business development opportunities you can't get anywhere else.

Here's the latest news, events & resources you need to know this week:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS
DFW First Airport In World To Earn GBAC STAR Accreditation
From press release
As part of its commitment to provide an environment that is safe, secure and ready for everyone, Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport earned GBAC STAR™ accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association.
With 4 Weeks Until Early Voting Begins, City Prepares For 2020 Election
From coppelltx.gov
The City of Coppell is working with the Cozby Library to educate and promote voter registration, ballot by mail applications, signing up to work at the polls and how to locate your ballot before you go. They are also working to ensure polling facilities are sanitized, safe and stocked with all the resources needed to provide an inviting experience. For election information, times and locations, please visit the City’s Election page.
COVID-19 NEWS & RESOURCES
The Coppell Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing you with the most up-to-date information to assist your business during these unprecedented times.
If you need information or help navigating resources, please contact Ellie Braxton-Leveen anytime via email, phone or text.

214-304-5927
CHAMBER NEWS & EVENTS
Member Spotlight
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Contact him at rj@rjhinkle.com or 972-768-2246 and follow him on social @rjhinkle.
Player Signups Are Strong For 27th Annual Golf Classic; Will Your Company Be Represented?
Held each fall for 27 years, the Coppell Chamber Golf Tournament brings together local business leaders to enjoy fresh air and friendly competition on the greens. Golfers will make new business connections during this un-FORE-gettable afternoon that features: special contests, goody bags stocked with gifts, and great food. Foursomes and individual golfers are welcome to participate.

This year's event is set for Monday, Oct. 5 from 8 am - 3 pm at Hackberry Creek Country Club.

NOT A GOLFER? NOT A PROBLEM!
Never hit a golf ball, but don’t want to miss out on the fun? There are plenty of ways to get involved – no golf skills required!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Gain exposure for your business with one of many sponsorship opportunities priced to fit every budget – starting at $200. Opportunities are limited and will fill up quickly. Contact Ellie Braxton Leveen to secure your spot today.

MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES
Showcase your company’s services to local business leaders and gain new customers by donating a goody bag item or a raffle prize. Donors will be promoted through event signage and recognized from the podium.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Get involved and make new connections by volunteering. Assignments will range from golfer registration to monitoring special contests. Interested in volunteering with the Coppell Chamber? Please let us know!
Taste of Coppell To Feature A Full Week Of Local Restaurants
Taste of Coppell, presented by Frost Bank, will happen with a twist in 2020. This year ticket holders will visit daily featured restaurants for "tastes or samplings" of the restaurant's best entrees, hors d'oeuvres or desserts. Each night will feature a different group of restaurants including breakfast and brunch on Saturday. You will not want to miss it!

Adults $45, Children under 12 $20
Monday, Oct. 19 - Sunday, Oct. 25
Rise & Shine With The Chamber Next Tuesday
Mark your calendars for the 4th Tuesday of every month and plan on joining us virtually for our most popular networking group, Business Connections. 

Until we can get back to Hard Eight BBQ, you'll have to make your own breakfast, but we will have plenty of business connections. Each guest gives a 30-second commercial and shares their contact information on our Chat Feed. All information will be emailed out to guests following the meeting.

8:00 - 9:00 am Tuesday, Sept. 22 via Zoom
Meeting ID: 891 3643 5840
Password: CopChaTx
Weekly Networking Group Welcomes You
Showcase your business by joining us for a little lunch and some lively conversation at our Wednesday Growth Group. The goal of Growth Group is to build personal and professional relationships with other members while exchanging leads, business tips, growing your prospect list, and, most importantly, referrals.

Attendees of these dynamic virtual meetings introduce themselves and their business with a 30-second commercial. Maximize your networking by arriving early or staying after the meeting to enjoy open networking with the local business professionals who attend each week.

There is no cost to attend for Chamber members. Participants are encouraged to order lunch from a local restaurant to enjoy during the event.

11:15 am - 12:30 pm Wednesdays via Zoom
Meeting ID: 763 797 0787
Password: CoppellTX
Check Out The Chamber's You Tube Channel For Archived Zoom Presentations
Support CCDF Every Time You Shop On Amazon
The Coppell Community Development Foundation (CCDF) is a 501c(3) that helps provide assistance for business, philanthropic, and education programs in Coppell, including scholarships to graduating high school seniors. CCDF is now a participating charity on Amazon Smile.

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

Search for Coppell Community Development Foundation at smile.amazon.com to add it as your preferred charity.
Chamber Seeks To Fill Vacancies On Two Key Committees
Joining a Chamber committee is a great way to build relationships with fellow members and help support the mission of the organization. We currently have openings on our Golf Classic and Taste of Coppell committees. These are two of our biggest events every year and they're both right around the corner! Become a volunteer today by contacting ellie@coppellchamber.org.
Chamber's 2020 Directory Now Available Online
You can now access our 2020 Business Directory & Community Guide online. Please consider it your 24/7/365 resource for all things Coppell.

As always, we encourage you to think local - shop local. By supporting the businesses in our directory you are reinvesting in your community!
Have A Meeting To Plan? Check Out Our Helpful Online Guide
Located only 15 minutes from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Coppell is the perfect location for your convention, corporate training, seminar or just a relaxing afternoon.

From eating to meeting and everything in between, Coppell has all the goods! Whether you're planning a meeting, event or a staycation with your family – Coppell is the place to be.
Shop Coppell Online
Anniversaries, birthdays, weddings & graduations all keep happening. From specialty boutiques to some of the top restaurants in the Metroplex, Coppell has it all. Now, more than ever, it is important to shop local and support our local business owners.
UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS

Wednesday, Sept. 16: Growth Group Lunch
Tuesday, Sept. 22: Connections Breakfast
Wednesday, Sept. 23: Growth Group Lunch
Wednesday, Sept. 30: Growth Group Lunch
Friday, Oct. 2: Golf Committee Meeting
Monday, Oct. 5: 27th Annual Golf Classic
Tuesday, Oct. 6: Ambassadors Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 7: Growth Group Lunch

UPCOMING MEMBER EVENTS

Monday, Sept. 21: Coppell Lions Club Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 22: City Council Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 1: Old Town Coppell Meeting
Monday, Oct. 5: Coppell Lions Club Meeting
MAJOR INVESTORS
CITY PARTNER
VISIONARY VIPs
COMMUNITY PARTNERS
BUSINESS BUILDERS
CBD Plus USA Coppell
Code Ninjas
Generous Benefits
Goosehead Insurance – Jason Hess
Hand & Stone Massage & Facial Spa Coppell
MacArthur Hills Senior Living 
Market Street
Neighborhood Credit Union 
ProSource of Coppell
Texsen – Senior Residential Care 
Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar