Tag Archives: Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce

Harlingen Chamber Annual Awards Banquet

Harlingen Chamber annual banqet

The Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce presents “Cheers to 100 Years,” celebrating the chamber’s 100-year anniversary. Val Lamantia of L&F Distributors Ltd. will serve as keynote speaker for the evening. The Harlingen Area Chamber’s annual banquet brings members together to reflect on the past year, plan for the year to come and award those who have contributed to the success of both the chamber and the community. The goal is to bring…

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Business Over Breakfast Connections

Business Over Breakfast

Business Over Breakfast Connections encourages Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce members to meet regularly and exchange contact details. Members may also share information, ideas and knowledge in a positive environment. This event offers time for coffee and breakfast while networking. Members in attendance have an opportunity to give a 60-second “mock-up commercial.” This includes a short presentation on relevant business-related topics to help improve the performance and bottom-line results of your organization.…

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Groups Focus on Voices of Local Business

Small Business Roundtables

Local business owners are invited to share with a national non-profit their needs, challenges and views of doing business in the Rio Grande Valley. The Small Business Majority’s Small Business Roundtables take place May 7 and include an interactive discussion on those topics. The sessions focus on what business owners feel they need in order to grow and thrive in your community. Also up for discussion are what policy solutions would help…

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Downtown Harlingen Merchants Share Information

Downtown merchants gathered for coffee and breakfast tacos to hear updates from fellow business owners. (VBR)

Downtown Harlingen Director Edward Meza welcomed about 30 people Thursday morning to discuss some of the latest news from downtown merchants. Sponsored by the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce, coffee and breakfast tacos were served as business owners took turns talking about their products and services and promoted upcoming events. Meza said he has recently talked with three individuals interested in opening businesses in the downtown area.”There are more new people…

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Small Business Retirement Plans: Responsibilities and Risks

In this Lunch and Learn event, learn: What the fiduciary responsibilities and risks are that business owners/managers face and how you can reduce your risk and exposure Benchmarking plans – what it is, why it is important and how often it should be done. What an effective plan looks like and how it can be measured. RSVP by contacting the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce. Limited seating available.

Membership 101-Maximizing your Chamber Investment

As a member of the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce, members have more resources, opportunities, and benefits available than ever before, but where do you start? What committees should you join? Which events provide you the most useful information? How do you get the most out of your investment? Join the chamber for Membership 101, and hear from 2017-2018 Chairman Josh Fields, President Chris Gonzales and chamber staff, who will introduce  the tools that…

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