Tag Archives: Brownsville Chamber of Commerce

Essential IT Concepts for Small Businesses Workshop

information technology

From small businesses to multi-national corporations in the modern world, information technology plays a key role in the success and operations of a business. Without IT support, business simply stops. Dustin Salinas, IT expert and owner of ArkWare, leads this workshop to help business owners be better equipped to handle IT matters. Ask the expert about: Storage and backup of your data Basics of computer language Security updates needed What…

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Tax Made Easy: Business with Pleasure

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Attend this Tax Made Easy for Small Businesses workshop to learn: Difference between business vs. pleasure Guidelines for claiming business expenses How vacations can be tax deductible Get answers to all of your tax questions at the end of the workshop by a tax expert. Presenter for the event is entrepreneur Christopher Wycoco. Register online or by contacting the chamber.

Building Your Online Presence

digital marketing

Small business owners may attend a digital media workshop on how they can optimize their online presence and reputation. Attendees will also learn how manage their brand through proactive engagement and enhance their marketing strategy through digital media. Additional topics include connecting with customers, reviewing “online score-card” and more. The session is led by digital media expert Jeanette Greider with AIM Media Texas. “It is important that business owners take ownership…

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Speed Networking at Rio Events Center

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for an evening of speed networking at Rio Events Center. Participants will be seated 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, but the connections, leads,…

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Exploring Your Market

This workshop teaches potential and existing business owners the importance of market research and its impact on key business decisions. Learn about the following: The importance of market research Tools to conduct market research Small businesses and their target markets Relevant industry trends and what they mean Competitors and how small businesses compare Quantifying market research for business decisions Registration is available online.

Charro Days Mixer

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and Texas Regional Bank host the annual Charro Days Mixer. The event features food and snacks and a performance by the UTRGV Ballet Folklórico dance group. Attendees should bring their best Charro costume and practice their Grito for a chance to win door prizes. Admission is $10 for chamber members, $20 non-members. Register online or by contacting the chamber.

Brownsville Luncheon Celebrates Leadership

Incoming Brownsville Chamber of Commerce Board Chairwoman Monica Garza welcomed an energetic crowd Oct. 18 to the Brownsville Events Center for the annual Leadership Luncheon. The event honors outgoing chamber board officers and incoming board officers. Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez also spoke to the crowd on leadership. “A leader is well prepared, relentless in pursuit and emotionally stable (takes the drama out of decisions), while also possessing good character and…

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DreamBuilder Academy Sets Framework for Women

DreamBuilder Academy

The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County and the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce are currently accepting applications for DreamBuilder Academy. The 12-module program is a step-by-step framework for starting a business. Throughout the program, participants learn if they should start a business and what a business plan is as well as how much it costs to start a business. Facilitated by small business consultant Luis Urquieta, DreamBuilder is designed specifically…

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