January 2, 2019
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In the Know
Last Day to Recycle Live Christmas Trees, Holiday Lights, and Large Boxes!
Don't miss the best holiday recycling opportunity of the year. Live Christmas trees, garland and wreaths can be recycled into Texas Pure Products mulch and compost. Take holiday lights to the electronics recycling program Remove all plastic, glass or metal before you take trees and greenery to the drop-off locations. This includes ornaments, lights, decorations, tinsel, and the tree stand.
To learn more and view drop off locations, CLICK HERE
Smart Business Tips
3 Strategies to Make Fewer Mistakes 
In 2019
No matter how  successful or experienced, everyone makes mistakes. No one bats a thousand, and that's okay. It is impossible to always be right. However, there are ways to avoid making poor judgments and decisions, and it centers around being aware of your  hidden biases.

Biases are ingrained, hardwired processes that exist in all humans. At one point in history, they may have helped with human survival, but today, they are more likely to get you in trouble.

CLICK HERE to read more from  Inc.com.
Notes from the Chamber
In this episode of Plano Pulse, our hosts are joined by Sara Akers, founder of North Texas Performing Arts (NTPA). Tune in to learn about how NTPA found a new home at The Shops at Willow Bend, the ways that art can enrich your life, and who Sara would want to portray her onstage.  Plano Pulse is brought to you by our Presenting Sponsor, LegacyTexas
Benefits of Membership
Office Depot - Who Doesn't Love Cost Savings?
Is it time again to run out to the office supply store for another box of paper? Then consider participating in our Office Depot partnership program today! Plano Chamber members shopping at Office Depot can receive significant savings of up to 60% off a list of 400+ products for your business, including office supplies, break room supplies, green products, copy and print services, and more. CLICK HERE  to retrieve your store purchasing card now!



Upcoming Events
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for!
Friday, January 4 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
Young professionals between the ages of 25-40 are invited to join YPP for this unique opportunity to network with four of Plano's elected officials. Learn how they first became involved and how you can increase your civic engagement to positively impact your community. This interactive event will also provide the opportunity for Q&A and small group networking. CLICK HERE for the list of participating elected officials and to register today!
Wednesday, January 9 | 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce
The Women's Division Executive Speaker Series welcomes Yasmeen Tadia, Founder and CEO of Make Your Life Sweeter, who will present "Actualizing Your Vision".   CLICK HERE to learn more about this event.  Registration Deadline: Friday, January 4 at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 9 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Gleneagles Country Club
Mark Your Calendar
Weekly early-morning networking worth getting up for! 
Friday, January 11 | 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce

Join the Plano Chamber of Commerce as we commemorate another year of service to our members and the community. Come hear from our keynote speaker, Robert Kaplan - President and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. You will also connect with business and community leaders and meet our 2019 Chamber leadership. Registration is required to attend and the deadline is Tuesday, January 8.   CLICK HERE to register.
Tuesday, January 15 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Plano Event Center

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, January 23 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. | Plano Chamber of Commerce

Today's Inspiration

Ribbon Cutting
Ari Menswear - Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, January 8 | 4:30 p.m. |
1713 Preston Rd., Ste. C | Plano, TX 75093
Thursday, January 10 | 10:00 a.m. | 6300 Tennyson Pkwy. | Plano, TX 75024


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The Plano Chamber of Commerce is committed to maximizing business development, 
and  economic growth of the community through advocacy, education, innovation, and collaboration.