Thrive Denton Business Summit Supports Local Talent

The Thrive Denton Business Summit, presented by the Denton Chamber of Commerce, is the premier business event for 2017. This pilot event is a day-long conference designed with practical and cutting edge content, engaging speakers (i.e. Economist Dr. Ray Perryman), and an interactive business expo. The Summit is scheduled for May 19, 2017, at the University of North Texas Student Union.

The Chamber has partnered with a number of entities who are contributing in the planning and execution of this novel event for the business community including: Denton Economic Development Partnership, Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau, TechMill, Workforce Solution of North Texas, University of North Texas, Texas Woman’s University, North Central Texas College, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, Texas Music Office, CBK3, Denton ISD and Greater Denton Arts Councilcopy-of-thrive-logo-rgb-outlined

Retain. Sustain. Grow. These three words are the objectives strived for to achieve Thrive’s mission. That mission being to help Denton’s business community flourish by providing existing businesses, working professionals, entrepreneurs and creatives with the tools and support to retain a talented workforce, start up a new business and expand existing business in Denton.

Thrive Denton will feature content directed toward multiple audiences within Denton’s business community. Featured content includes, but is not limited to: retention tactics for existing businesses; resources on the process of establishing a startup for techs and entrepreneurs; information about transitioning a craft/skill into a business entity for creatives; as well as development and networking for business professionals.

The North Texas region is projected to grow extensively in the next 10-20 years. Denton is in a unique position by being one of the fastest growing cities in the region with several large employers and two major universities. Denton is also a budding hub for tech, entrepreneurs and women-owned business, which makes the timing of this conference ideal. Save the date and get registered or find out how to participate as an expo exhibitor, sponsor or volunteer.

This is the time to Thrive!


For more information:

Visit the website:

Come by the Chamber: 414 West Parkway, Denton, TX 76201

Call us: (+1) 940.382.9693

Email our conference planner:


By: Donald Smith

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