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December 17, 2015
5:30 – 6:00 pm Registration
6:00 – 7:30 pm Presentations, Q&A

7:30 – 8:00 Networking & Refreshments


Irving City Council Chambers
825 W Irving Blvd
Irving, Texas 75060


The Greater-Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend Coffee Break Networking Breakfast on Wednesday, December 2 at 8am at Glory House Catering & Bistro- 109 S Main Street. A warm breakfast will be served.

Coffee Break is a networking event focused on providing an opportunity for developing new business relationships.  At our December Coffee Break, we will conduct Speed Networking where you will be assigned a rotation of tables where each attendee at each table will have 1-minute to introduce themselves, their businesses, and type of customers seeking.  This is a great way to get to know other business leaders.  You will rotate tables during the event. 

This event is free for Chamber members and first time attendees and is $10 for non-members. You can register for the event here:  If you have any questions, please contact Nicole D'Souza at (214) 217-8497 or

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Small Business Saturday is almost here! Various Irving small businesses will be participating in this nation-wide event on November 28. Registration is FREE and you will be a part of our marketing campaign and receive a filled American Express goody bag. If you are interested in your business participating, please contact Nicole D'Souza at (214) 217-8497 or You won't want to miss this wonderful business opportunity and exciting day! #shopsmall #IrvingSmallBusiness

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The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Rise Performance Group to bring you the 2015 Live2Lead Simulcast. The half-day leader development experience is designed to inspire and motivate, but also to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways that can make an immediate impact.

Join us this Friday, October 9 from 7:00AM - 2:00PM at Jack E. Singley Academy, 4601 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX.


All proceeds from the event benefit Irving Schools Foundation. Hear how we are impacting the lives of children in the video below!


The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce has partnered with SCORE to present: How to Provide Excellent Customer Service. All the business savvy in the world won't make you successful--your customers do that! Without new and repeated customers, there is no business. In this interactive workshop you will learn how you make great impressions in any situation so customers keep coming back! You will walk away with new skills in WOWING your customers.


Basic Agenda topics:

  • Knowing the elements of customer friendly service
  • Defining the 6 basic needs of your customers
  • Understanding  why your customers complain
  • Creating actions to signal your customers you're willing to help
  • Learn how to listen
  • Developing techniques for active listening
  • Understanding the difference of "What you say" versus "How you say it".

The workshop is being held Tuesday, September 1 from 9am-12pm at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber- 5201 N O'Connor Blvd, Ste 100, Irving, TX 75039. The event is $40 for Chamber Members, $50 for Non-Members, and FREE for Veterans.


You can register for the event here:

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Did you know that an important shift is occurring with card payment technology that might impact your business?

Keeping up with the newest, most secure card payment technology is very important for small business owners.  That’s why SBA has teamed up with Square to help small businesses navigate the upcoming transition from magnetic strip to chip card technology (also known as “EMV” – for Europay, MasterCard, & Visa). 

Please join the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber for a screening of the SBA and Square Webinar presentation: “EMV 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know About the Switch to Chip Card Technology”.

Participants will learn:

  • What the transition to EMV chip card technology means for small businesses
  • What EMV chip card technology is and why it’s more secure
  • How to prepare for new fraud liability rules impacting merchants beginning October 1, 2015

The event is $10 to cover the cost of lunch.

You can register for the event here. 

Event Schedule:

12:30: Lunch and networking

1:00: Webinar screening

1:50: Q&A session with BB&T



Leadership Irving-Las Colinas is a reputable eight-month program that provides education and awareness of community opportunities, challenges and resources through classes in leadership development, community involvement, public safety, education, business, arts, health care, government and more.

To learn more, visit:


Please submit all completed applications to Dexter Freeman at 

The mission of Leadership Irving-Las Colinas is to IDENTIFYEDUCATE, and DEVELOP future leaders and to motivate these leaders for civic, charitable, and community involvement.