The Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce - The Power to Connect Business and Community

Southeast Dallas is one of the original areas settled in Dallas County, with roots tracing back to the early 1800s. So it makes sense that it should also have one of the most established and trusted Chambers of Commerce in North Texas. For over 50 years, the Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce has worked diligently to improve the quality of life and business in Southeast Dallas and the surrounding areas.

Jennifer Arthur, Executive Director

Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce

Councilman Rick Callahan

Councilmember District 5

Our Role in Supporting your Company

The important work of the Chamber continues today as it works to nurture and support a positive, healthy environment that provides the greatest opportunity for quality businesses to grow and prosper and to be responsible and giving members of the community they do business with and in. In short, The Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce provides you the business owner, with the support and tools you need to be successful. We provide you with the "Power to Connect Your Business to the Community,” and we’ve been doing that for over 50 years! What follows is a list of just some of the many benefits, services, and programs of the Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce:

  • Business workshops on dozens of topics including Financial Planning, Human Resources, Marketing, Safety, Construction, Code Enforcement, etc.
  • Hundreds of discounts from other members offered only to chamber members
  • Provide a resource directory of vendors and services available to businesses
  • Bi-lingual translation services
  • Group purchasing discounts
  • Access to meeting and conference facilities with Audio/Visual equipment support
  • Access to group employee health insurance coverage
  • Support for and guidance through zoning and code enforcement issues
  • A unified, group representation on issues affecting business in S.E. Dallas
  • Hosting "Town Hall" meetings with city, state, and even federal officials

Our Role in Marketing Your Business

  • Provide essential business to business networking opportunities through meetings, luncheons, mixers, etc.
  • Provide opportunities for exposing your business to other business and the community through monthly electronic newsletters, direct mail campaigns, community events and sponsorships and more
  • Web links from the Chamber's website to your website
  • The first option to sponsor chamber-produced community events
  • Co-operative group pricing with media outlets
  • Ribbon cuttings and anniversary celebrations
  • Assistance with media events & the creation and distribution of press releases
  • Chamber meetings, luncheons, mixers, etc. at your place of business

Our Role in the Community

  • Production and sponsorship of over a dozen major community-wide events and programs that support a stronger, healthier Southeast Dallas.
  • Sponsorship of youth education programs for pre-school to high school aged children
  • Support for family services including food, shelter, clothing, counseling, rehabilitation, etc.
  • Support and sponsorship of both merchant & neighborhood crime watches
  • Support and sponsorship of community beautification projects including trash collection, graffiti abatement, code enforcement, etc.
  • Support for Southeast Dallas educators with special recognition, including the annual "Principal of the Year" award
  • Support for Southeast Dallas police officers and fireman, with special recognitions including the annual "Officer & Firefighter of the Year Awards"
  • Provide scholarships to high school seniors in Southeast Dallas, toward continuing their education into college
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