McKINNEY, Texas (Oct. 1, 2015) — The Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives has set this year’s Texas Chamber of Commerce Week for Oct. 19-23, 2015. Not to be outdone, the McKinney Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating all month long with events planned to highlight the chamber’s role in the community.

The events planned include:

Special Quarterly Membership Luncheon
Thursday, Oct. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Eldorado Country Club
2604 Country Club Dr., McKinney, TX 75070

Attendees will enjoy lunch and a presentation hosted by a specially selected panel of speakers who will discuss how to be a profitable, sustainable business by having a higher purpose that inspires, engages and energizes all of its stakeholders. These qualities exemplify core chamber values.

Members who have reached key milestones in their membership will also be recognized.

LINKS Networking Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Saltgrass Steak House
2801 Craig Dr., McKinney, TX 75070

The McKinney Chamber will host this week’s event and sponsor LINKS breakfast. They will be celebrating the chamber and its accomplishments that morning.

See the chamber event calendar for additional details and/or to register at

Past Chair Lunch

Past Chairs of the McKinney Chamber Board of Directors will be holding a lunch to discuss the chamber past, present and future.

Social Media Campaign

The chamber has a social media campaign planned for the month to highlight the chamber and what it means to its members.

Twitter: @mckinneychamber

“We are proud to participate in Texas Chamber of Commerce Week,” said Lisa Hermes, President of the McKinney Chamber of Commerce. “Our Chamber has played a significant role welcoming new businesses to our community as well as serve as an important resource for existing businesses large and small. Our mission is to empower our members to achieve economic success. By remaining true to our focus we are able to help create a vibrant economy where all businesses can succeed.”

The McKinney Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for the McKinney business community and proudly serves as the unified business voice of McKinney. The Chamber represents over 40,000 employees from more than 1,200 business investors in McKinney and the North Texas region. With a rich heritage of leadership and collaboration, the chamber works in concert with the City of McKinney, community partners and the corporate community to promote, advocate for and expand business.

As publisher of and, the McKinney Chamber markets the community’s advantages as the foremost location for doing business.

Texas Chamber of Commerce Week is coordinated annually through TCCE, which is based in Austin. TCCE is an organization of chamber executives from across the state, working together to improve the business climate in Texas, while developing ways to enhance the quality of life in the communities that they represent. For more information, visit

For more information about the McKinney Chamber of Commerce, visit