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White Diamond Masquerade

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce hosts its White Diamond Masquerade. The night includes dining, dancing to live music and a grand raffle of a diamond. The Bienvenidos Committee, one of the largest committees at the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce, organizes the masquerade. The committee takes an active role in our community’s development by officially welcoming new member businesses to both the chamber and the city. Proceeds from this event will support…

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Expo Do’s & Don’ts

Small business owners may attend this trade show workshop on how to maximize their participation in a trade show through best practice tips. Senior Business & Trade Advisor Arturo Gonzalez presents the session with the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. “Participating in a business expo is a unique opportunity for owners to promote their small businesses. It’s important that they prepare and utilize effective strategies that yield positive returns, such…

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Wage and Hour for Small Businesses

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The the U.S. Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division invites small business owners to learn about: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Minimum wage, overtime  and hours worked Record-keeping requirements Child labor laws Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Wage and hour compliance resources Registration is $15 and is non-refundable. Parking is available in front of the chamber where a blue bag with the words “Do Not Park” will be…

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Business to Botana Expo Accepting Exhibitors

Business to Botana Expo 2018

Businesses have through Sept. 24 to reserve exhibit space or become a sponsor for the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Business to Botana Expo. Additionally, those registering through Sept. 5 will receive discounted early-bird registration. The expo takes place Sept. 24 from 3-7 p.m. at the Brownsville Events Center, 1 Event Center Blvd. Exhibitors have the opportunity to showcase their businesses and network with hundreds of fellow chamber members in a…

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Speed Networking at Play Out Loud

Play Out Loud

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for an evening of speed networking at Play Out Loud. Participants sit among five others. Each person will have the opportunity to make a brief introduction of their business, while also sharing their business cards or flyers. After every person has taken a turn introducing themselves, there will be two minutes of networking. It’s a fast-paced networking opportunity. The connections, leads, and referrals are valuable.…

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Business with Pleasure workshop

Attend the Business with Pleasure workshop to learn: Convert personal to business expense IRS definition of business verses hobby How vacations can be tax deductible This is the fourth of four workshops in the series from  the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce with presenters Wycotax free e$timax. Register online for free or contact the chamber.

How Businesses Use Credit

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The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and its Women’s Business Center RGV collaborate with BBVA to provide a series of small business financial literacy workshops. During this seminar, learn: Credit needs and types Lines of credit Pros and cons of business credit cards Term loans Registration in advance is free.

Placing Yourself on Payroll

Attend the Business Made Easier for Small Businesses workshop to learn: What is reasonable compensation What kind of payments you can take Learn about additional deductions, expenses and benefits This is the third of four workshops in the series from  the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce with presenters Wycotax free e$timax. Register online for free or contact the chamber.

Home Office Deductions workshop

Attend the Home Office Deductions workshop to learn: What the government considers a home office Limitations to the deduction Difference between exclusive and regular use This is the second of four workshops in the series from  the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce with presenters Wycotax free e$timax. Register online for free or contact the chamber.

86th Legislative Update Luncheon

Legislative Update

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce invites the business community to support delegation as they discuss the 86th Legislative Session. This includes the issues that impact our communities. Admission is $45 and is to both chamber members and non-members. Sponsorships are available. Register online or contact the chamber.