September 3, 2019
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Be a Champion for Our Environment 
Share your passion for the environment and Plano. Sign up for the Fall 2019 Live Green in Plano (LGIP) Champion program! Meet like-minded residents while learning how to care for the well-being of our community through sustainability. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 10 through September 19, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Environmental Education Center. After graduation, LGIP Champions "pay it forward" by sharing their new knowledge with the community, extending our Live Green in Plano outreach efforts. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Smart Business Tips
3 Simple Ways to Be a More Charismatic Leader
People with  charisma  have more  power  than average. That's because there is something about them that makes others want to follow them. That gives charismatic people huge advantages when it comes to  leading  organizations.

There seems to be agreement about two things regarding charisma. First, charismatic people are great at attracting other people to them and second, the things that make a person charismatic are difficult to pin down -- though one expert says it's all about verbal and non-verbal signaling that draws others to a charismatic person instinctively.

CLICK HERE to read more from  Inc.com.
Notes from the Chamber
In this episode of Plano Pulse, our hosts chat with Jo Via, Executive Director of Plano Balloon Festival, Inc . You'll learn about the origins of the Plano Balloon Festival, how many volunteers it takes to make the event run like clockwork, and what attendees can expect at this year's Festival. 

Plano Pulse is brought to you by our Presenting Sponsor, WORKSUITES
Benefits of Membership
Drive Traffic to Your Business With Member-to-Member Discounts & Hot Deals 
Did you know that as a Plano Chamber member you can promote your company by offering discounts through our website? Discounts can be member-to-member  or  hot deals available to the public. Sign in to your member portal to post or redeem deals today. 

 

 

 
Upcoming Events
Are you interested in public affairs and learning more about issues that affect your business? Join the Public Policy Committee for our monthly meeting as we work with all levels of government, local businesses, and partner organizations to confront challenges and address leading issues.
Wednesday, September 4 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce

Your customers are listening, but who are they listening to? Find out what's behind this explosion of influencer led marketing and brand connection. CLICK HERE to reserve your spot today!
Thursday, September 5 | 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Gleaneagles Country Club

Business Interchange
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for!
Friday, September 6 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce

Ambassador Focus Forum
Are you looking for an opportunity for community involvement, to learn more about the Plano Chamber of Commerce, gain additional exposure for your business, and have a lot of fun? Become a Plano Chamber Ambassador! The first step is attending the Ambassador Focus Forum.
Friday, September 6 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
Mark Your Calendar
No need to run around town to expand your reach. Flex your networking muscles in luxury and join us at Equinox where you'll make new connections and learn stretches to keep you limber at the office. Register TODAY!
Tuesday, September 10 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Equinox Plano

Women's Division Luncheon
Shifting from reactive to proactive can make a critical impact on personal and workplace safety.  Lieutenant Mica A. Lunt presents a brief snapshot of modern-day threats of terrorism, how they are evolving, and what we can do address them.  CLICK HERE to learn more about the series and get your ticket today!
Wednesday, September 11 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Gleneagles Country Club

This fast-paced, structured event will put you face-to-face with dozens of local business professionals. Make connections and make them count! CLICK HERE to reserve your spot.
Thursday, September 12 | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
 
Women's Division After Hours
Join Neiman Marcus and Women's Division for The Beauty Bash! This casual after-hours event is a great way to connect in a fun and interactive setting. Register now!
Thursday, September 12 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
 
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for! 
Friday, September 13 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
 
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for! 
Friday, September 20 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
 
Held monthly, this ceremony welcomes new Plano Chamber Members with a ribbon cutting and photo opportunity.
Friday, September 20 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce

Today's Inspiration

Ribbon Cutting
Bella Italia Ristorante - Ribbon Cutting
September 10 | 11:30a.m. | 3948 Legacy Dr., Ste. 105 | Plano, TX 75023
 
6823 Communications Pkwy., Bldg. A | 4:30 p.m. | Plano, TX 75024
 
Pappy's Pet Lodge - Ribbon Cutting
September 17 | 10:00 a.m. | 4380 Mapleshade Ln. | Plano, TX 75093
 
Auberge at Plano - Ribbon Cutting
September 19 | 10:00 a.m. | 3690 Mapleshade Ln. | Plano, TX 75075

 

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