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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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“All In” for Interns

The All In Internship Program connects Brownsville employers with students via paid internship programs.

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce hosts an information session for area employers July 11 from 9-11 a.m. on the All In Internship Program. The innovative local program connects Brownsville employers with students from both UTRGV and Texas Southmost College for paid internship programs. All In aims to fill high-demand jobs while meeting Brownsville employer’s needs via ninety new paid internships. For students, the program looks to have students obtain living…

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DreamBuilder Give Tools for Business Start-Up

DreamBuilder

The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County and the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce are now accepting applications from those interested in starting a business for its DreamBuilder Academy. The 12-module course is designed specifically for women (although anyone can participate) and creates a step-by-step framework for starting a business. The DreamBuilder format helps participants realize if they should start a business, as well as understand a business plan. Costs with…

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Brownsville Hosts Women in Leadership Forum

women leadership

The Women in Leadership Forum takes place April 19, bringing together community leaders to aid local women in leadership growth and both organization and business advancement. The event at the Brownsville Events Center includes a Women in Leadership panel and two workshop breakout sessions, as well as a small business expo. Now in it’s second year, the forum also connects attendees with entrepreneurial resources, and offers networking opportunities to members of the…

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