Category : Frisco Chamber Events

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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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A Thermometer Tells You What the Temperature Is…

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Legislative panel discussion at a luncheon, titled “Open and Uncensored: What Did & Didn’t Happen in the 85th Session.” The panel discussion, held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Westin Stonebriar, allowed a conversation between state and local elected officials and North Texas business and community leaders. Charles Gressle, CEO of Medical City Frisco and Medical City Plano shared, “Medical City Frisco is proud to partner with the Frisco Chamber of Commerce to bring together elected officials and the leaders of our business community. It is important that our elected officials hear Read more188
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Open and Uncensored: What Did & Didn’t Happen in the 85th Session

Open and Uncensored: What Did & Didn’t Happen in the 85th Session Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM Westin Stonebriar in Frisco, Texas The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Legislative Luncheon on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.  NBC 5 Political Reporter, Julie Fine, will once again moderate with her insightful and engaging style.  The confirmed panelists include Texas State Representatives, Rep. Justin Holland – District 33 and Rep. Matt Shaheen – District 66. The panel will also include Mayor Jeff Cheney, City of Frisco, John Classe, President of Frisco ISD Board of Trustees, and Chris Read more188
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Hats off to Frisco!

Out of town visitors are vital to our local economy and business community. When sporting events and concerts occur in Frisco, hotels, restaurants, transportation, and retail outlets benefit greatly from the influx of visitors. Visit Frisco (formerly Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau) recently released a 2016/2017 Tourism Economic Impact Analysis reporting the Frisco visitor industry generated $1.9 billion in direct visitor spending inside the city, up from 1.42 billion in 2012/2013. Several of our staff members currently sit, or have served in the past, on Board of Directors or serve in an Ex-Officio role in a variety of industries, including Visit Frisco (formerly CVB). In addition, our staff Read more188