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2017 Business Awards Finalists Announced

Each year, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce honors and celebrates local businesses and citizens at an annual awards ceremony, now named the Frisco Number Ones Gala. The gala, in its 34th year, will be held at the Omni Frisco Hotel on February 9, 2018 with the theme “The Artistry of Industry!” Applications and nominations were received from numerous Chamber businesses and entities and were reviewed and judged by a cross-section of Frisco business professionals that comprised the review committee. “This year we had a record number of nominations,” said Tony Felker, President and CEO of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. Read more188
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Frisco Chamber of Commerce Appoints Two New Board Members

Each year, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors conducts a process to appoint new or re-appoint Board Members. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce announces the appointment of two new members to the Board of Directors. Joining the Board of Directors are Mike Barber, BKM Sowan Horan, and Mary Jo Dean, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. We are very fortunate to have these individuals serving on our Board of Directors,” said Tony Felker, President and CEO, Frisco Chamber of Commerce. “Our newest Board Members have already made a positive impact on our community and bring an exemplary level of Read more188
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While Positive in Attitude, this Special Clinic Needs Help!

Over 40 years being a great community partner…70 employees…the donation of 3 acres to a community for a dog park, 18,000 patients. Fast forward to August 2017…almost five feet of floodwater, 30 phones lost and 40 computers destroyed, X-ray machines and generator gone….but the great news is that 40 dogs and 17 cats were safely water-rescued by boat.  This is the recent story of the Stuebner Airline Veterinary Hospital in Spring, Texas (northwest portion of Houston). Shortly after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce adopted Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce and community as part of the Read more188
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Entre…Frisco Entrepreneur!

Entré…Frisco Entrepreneur™!   Now, This Really is YOUR Building! The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is very proud to announce its next step in its Frisco Entrepreneur™ program.   Effective, Monday, October 30, 2017, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce is turning over a large portion of its building to Frisco’s entrepreneurs – all day Monday and every Monday…and any other time that there are not any specific programs scheduled.  When we say, “This is your building,” we really mean it now! During those times that there is another event, we will accommodate folks meeting and collaborating in other parts of the building.  Need a Read more188
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Development Services Staff Meets with Frisco Chamber of Commerce Staff

With so much construction and growth in Frisco’s business community, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce receives many questions from our members regarding building permits and inspections.  Frisco Chamber of Commerce staff met with the City of Frisco Development Services and Engineering Services so that we could understand the building inspection and permitting process and, in turn, help educate our business community. The Development Services department for the City of Frisco has a very comprehensive website. On this site, you can view monthly Development Services Activity Updates, which shows both commercial and business development, including single family lot inventory, pipeline estimates by Read more188