McAllen Chamber of Commerce News

MCALLEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Two McAllen Chamber Of Commerce Innovation Grant Winners Are H-E-B Primo Picks Finalists

A BIT ABOUT OUR CHAMPIONS The companies and individuals that make their way through our Innovation Programs, and who are chosen as recipients of our Innovation Grant, are always a special breed.

MCALLEN CHAMBER COMMERCE: Tickets on Sale for the Chamber's Firts Tacos 'N Tequila & 7th Annual "Sizzling in the Tropics" BBQ Cook- Off to be held April 20

Tickets on Sale for the Chamber's Firts Tacos 'N Tequila & 7th Annual "Sizzling in the Tropics" BBQ Cook- Off to be held April 20

MCALLEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 2017 Man and Woman of the Year

The honor of Man and Woman of 2017 has gone to two people with exceptional credentials who are respected by the entire community serving on multiple boards, working with non-profits and contributing as leaders in major companies.

MCALLEN CHAMBE OF COMMERCE: Take me out to the ball game

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce and McAllen Convention Visitors Bureau are proud to announce that this year’s Cecil Fielder New Years Invitational baseball tournament was a huge success.

MCALLEN CHAMBE OF COMMERCE: Customer service and "Add-on" sales

Over the years, I have written about the importance of customers to a business.

McAllen Chamber leader explains the 'problem children' of meetings

We've all been to a meeting that was taken off-course or lasted longer than necessary because of certain difficult attendees. Steve Ahlenius of the McAllen Chamber of Commerce reveled the four "problem children" who can potentially ruin the productivity of a meeting.

Applications for McAllen’s top 5 business awards open

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce is seeking applications from local small businesses for the forthcoming top five small business awards.

McAllen again selected to host Texas Amateur Athletic Foundation Games

McAllen recently played host to the Texas Amateur Athletic Foundation’s Games of Texas, marking the second year in a row the city has been the site for the annual state championships.

McAllen is U.S. city with lowest cost of living

The city of McAllen has been ranked as the least expensive city for cost of living in the U.S. for the last consecutive 28 months, according to an economic research council’s cost of living index.

McAllen Chamber steps up 'Amigos Always' campaign to boost Mexican tourism

In an effort to address recent drops in foreign tourism to the region, the McAllen Chamber of Commerce is stepping up its “Amigos Always” campaign with extensive marketing and encouraging Chamber members to take an active role in the promotion.

McAllen ISD students' science experiment is launched into space

Seven students from the McAllen Independent School District received both national and local acclaim recently, including having a science experiment chosen for the International Space Station.

McAllen Chamber recognizes five small businesses

Alberico Fine Wine, McAllen Country Club, Mail-Pak Your Box Store, Texas Border Business/MegaDoctor News and The Dry Room were recently named McAllen Chamber’s top five small businesses for 2016.

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