February 5, 2019
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In the Know
You're Invited to the State of the City Address
Attend the annual Plano State of the City address from 7-8 PM on Thursday, February 7 at Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital - Plano. The theme is "Reinvest. Renew. Retain." Mayor Harry LaRosiliere reflects on the past year's successes and shares exciting news about what lies ahead for the City. Arrive early for the Plano Faces Fair to learn about city programs and services, and to visit with staff ready to answer your questions. Admission and valet parking are free. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Smart Business Tips
17 Powerfully Inspiring (and Funny) Quotes for Every Leader
Being a leader can be a difficult, and sometimes thankless, job.  You work long hours, make tough decisions, and try your best to make your employees and your customers happy. But things don't always work out the way you hope.

Every leader can use a bit of inspiration and humor every once in a while.  Adding some fun to your day can make it all come together and, at the same time, perhaps even put a smile on your face.

The next time you feel down, here are 17 funny leadership quotes to perk you up.

CLICK HERE to read more from  Inc.com.
Notes from the Chamber
In this episode of Plano Pulse, we are joined by M'Lou Hyttinen, Executive Director of Heritage Farmstead Museum. You will learn about how M'Lou and her team are engaging young learners in history, how she made the transition from real estate to museum management, and the origin of her unique name.  Plano Pulse is brought to you by our Presenting Sponsor, LegacyTexas

Introducing the Plano Chamber App!
We are proud to announce the launch of the new Plano Chamber App, which is now available on iTunes and Google Play. The app provides Plano Chamber members and Plano residents with access to Chamber resources on the go, including special interest push groups, hot deals and discounts, access to media such as the Plano Pulse podcast, and more! Exclusive sponsorship opportunities are available now, CLICK HERE for more information. 
 
Leadership Plano Distinguished Leadership Award Nominations | DEADLINE February 15!
The deadline for nominations for the Distinguished Leadership Award (DLA) 2019 is quickly approaching! This is your opportunity to help recognize a Leadership Plano graduate who has made a significant contribution to our community. CLICK HERE to review the nomination guidelines & class members eligible for nomination, or to complete the online nomination form, CLICK HERE. For questions, contact leadershipplano@planochamber.org
Benefits of Membership
Reach New Customers in the New Member Welcome Bag!
Be the first to welcome the Plano Chamber's newest members by including your company's "swag" in our New Member Welcome Bag! Designed with small business in mind, this exclusive opportunity will connect you with approximately 360 new members annually! Find out more information about how to get started now by filling out the Sponsorship Form  and contacting Megan Sieling .

 

 

 
Upcoming Events
Join the Young Professionals of Plano (YPP), ages 25-40, for an evening of networking and crafting Valentine's Day cards for local seniors! CLICK HERE to register.
Tuesday, February 5 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Mudleaf Coffee
 
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for! Presented by Swypit. 
Friday, February 8 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
 
Don't skip a beat! Join us at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano for heart-warming connections and conversation. Remember to bring plenty of business cards. CLICK HERE to register. 
Tuesday, February 12 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
 
Women's Division presents Nothing But Networking, the immensely popular, fast-paced table networking held quarterly. CLICK HERE to register.  Registration Deadline: Friday, February 8 at 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 13 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Gleneagles Country Club
 
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for! Presented by Swypit. 
Friday, February 15 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
Mark Your Calendar
Plano is growing and so is the demand on social services and nonprofit resources. Hear from a panel of leaders developing the corporate initiatives that are serving our growing community. CLICK HERE to learn more about this opportunity.  Registration Deadline: Friday February, 15 at 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 19 | 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Gleneagles Country Club

This enhanced orientation is designed to help new, prospective, and existing members learn how to utilize their memberships for maximum effectiveness. Don't miss the chance to meet your Plano Chamber staff, connect with local business leaders, and learn about cost-effective marketing opportunities.  CLICK HERE  to register.
Wednesday, February 27 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce

Today's Inspiration

Ribbon Cutting
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