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Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce

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202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
956-585-2727

August 2017

Financial Statement Analysis for Small Business Owners

August 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Local small business owners can receive training on understanding and managing their finances at this workshop presented by the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. Learn about the following business topics: Revenue and Expenses; Costs and Pricing; Profit & Loss Statement; Balance Sheet; Cash Flow Statement; Tools for Sales Growth; Use of Proceeds; and Sources of Financing. There is no fee to attend but pre-registration is required. Lunch is included. RSVP by…

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November 2017

Start Up Steps & Basic, Key Financial Elements

November 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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he session is part of a set of workshops at the Mission Chamber for the business community, as part of its “Thinking Outside the Box” small-business, startup series. This particular workshop covers the responsibilities of a business owner; steps to getting started in business; the importance of maintaining separate finances; and record-keeping; as well as how to identify key, financial components, such as revenue; costs; pricing; and expenses. The session…

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Building Your Online Presence

November 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Find out how to create an effective online presence for your small business. Highlights include: Optimizing your online small business reputation Managing your brand online through proactive engagement Enhancing your marketing strategy through social media, listings, email and mobile websites Connecting your business with customers Business "online scorecard walk-throughs RSVP by calling 956-585-2727.

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Thinking Outside the Box: Small Biz Startup

November 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Workshops covers a variety of necessary education for businesses that are new or planning to start ranging from finances to marketing. Free for Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce members, and $10 for non-members. RSVP to 956-240-4047 or events@missionchamber.com.

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Legal Tips for Small Businesses

November 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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This session is part of a set of workshops at the Mission Chamber for the business community, as part of its “Thinking Outside the Box” small-business, startup series. This particular workshop covers information on business structures; signing contracts; negotiating a lease; hiring employees; workplace safety; intellectual property; and much more. The session is presented by Attorney Amber VanSchuyver with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. The session is sponsored by the UTRGV…

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December 2017

Financing Options for Small Businesses

December 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Lending experts lead a panel discussion on small business loans at this workshop covering requirements that a business owner should meet in order to secure a loan. Panelists include the U.S. Small Business Administration, LiftFund, and PeopleFund. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions relevant to their own small businesses. This session is part of a set of workshops at the Mission Chamber for the business community, as part…

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January 2018

Leadership Game Night

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Strengthen your leadership skills at Leadership Game Night with a fun and interactive way to challenge your skills. Bring your coworkers and friends with you to get a team impact. Cost is $10 per person for members and $20 per person for non-members. Admission includes light refreshments. RSVP is appreciated at events@missionchamber.com or 956-240-4047.

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April 2018

What’s Behind the Numbers?

April 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Local small business owners can receive free, basic training on understanding and managing their finances in a workshop presented by the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. The “What’s Behind the Numbers? Use the Financial Statements to Measure Your Business Success!” workshop discusses the meaning and importance of the financial statements to measure business performance and as decision-making tools for business management and growth planning. The training - hosted by the…

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May 2018

$49

The Intentional Entrepreneur by Kauffman FastTrac

May 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Individuals dreaming of business ownership are invited to participate in an in-depth, business training course for budding entrepreneurs. “The Intentional Entrepreneur” workshop is based on Kauffman FastTrac, a proven and recognized entrepreneurship program. The four-hour seminar, valued at $149, will be taught by a Kauffman-certified program facilitator. The workshop will help individuals identify entrepreneurial readiness; determine and define the business concept; prioritize and formalize business objectives; and develop the transition plan…

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June 2018

Free

Pizza with the President

June 26, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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New and potential members of the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce are invited to an informative lunch about the chamber. This event is free to attend but RSVP is required. by contacting the chamber.

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August 2018

$49

Listening to Your Business by Kauffman FastTrac

August 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Existing small business owners are invited to a workshop developed by Kauffman FastTrac, a global training provider devoted to entrepreneurship, on growth business planning. This workshop helps owners learn how to analyze their current business performance; identify opportunities and available resources; prioritize and formalize transition steps; and determine an appropriate plan of action. The session, valued at $149 and now available for $49, is presented by the UTRGV Small Business…

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October 2018

Free

Lunch & Learn: Personality, Cultural, & Generational Differences

October 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Join the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce for Lunch & Learn with South Texas College as it discusses Hofstede's Cultural Theory and how it relates to customer service issues and interpersonal issues that arise in the workplace. The different dimensions of culture comparing two cultures, the American culture and the Mexican culture, and how the differences and similarities are fire for creating problems in the workplace. Register online.

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April 2019

Free

The Power of Meaning for Effective Leadership in Today’s Workplace

April 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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meaning leadership

The increasing number of millennials and younger employees who make up the workforce is requiring leaders to pay attention to workplace culture in order to succeed in fulfilling their mission. One approach is to build workplace cultures that are grounded in and also foster meaning in team members' lives. If you manage an organization or lead a team, this workshop will provide: an overview of the importance of meaning in the…

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$25

Buenas Tardes Luncheon

April 11, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Judge Richard Cortez

Judge Richard Cortez The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce hosts its quarterly Buenas Tardes Luncheon with keynote speaker Judge Richard Cortez. Cortez will share his vision for the business community in Hidalgo County. Sponsorships, including those for tables, are available. To view the packet of opportunities, contact the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce. Tickets and sponsorships are available online.

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September 2019

Free

Exploring Your Market

September 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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marketing budget

Potential and existing small business owners may attend this workshop on the importance of market research and its impact on key, business decisions. Market research topics include: Tools to conduct research Target marketing Relevant industry trends Competitors Quantifying research for business decisions There is no fee to attend. To register or for more information, call the Mission Chamber.

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Active Shooter Training

September 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Mission Chamber of Commerce This course provides strategies, guidance and plans of an active shooter event. Register online.

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February 2020

Free

The Basics of Branding

February 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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The “Basics of Branding” workshop gives new business owners an understanding of the process of: branding a business the three branding principles steps to branding development how to protect a brand Marcela Arredondo, a senior business and trade advisor with the UTRGV SBDC presents the workshop. “A brand is much more than a logo or a company name in a fancy font. It is a promise made and delivered to…

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April 2021

Free

Winter Texan Market Days

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W Tom Landry Street
Mission, TX 78572 United States
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Winter Texan Market Days

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce hosts its Winter Texan Appreciation: Market Days April 14. Market Days is a way to celebrate Winter Texans staying in Mission and throughout the RGV. GMCC will host a day of live music, business and food vendors as well as free health screenings by event sponsor Mission Regional Medical Center. This event is free and open to the public. For vendor opportunities, call 956-585-2727 or…

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