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About:<br>History And<br>Mission

About:
History And
Mission

Welcome to Business in El Paso

Since 1899, the El Paso Chamber has driven connection and innovation in El Paso. Our driving principals have been to move El Paso forward by fostering business, recognizing that business is the foundation for growth and prosperity. Member driven, EPC has been a part of every major business and social development in our region’s history and we are just getting started. Our brand is synonymous with business success. As it did more than a century ago, EPC keeps driving prosperity.

Mission

The El Paso Chamber believes that humanity’s single greatest innovation for the creation of jobs, productivity gains, and community wealth is business. We support business and our community by providing opportunities for connecting, coaching, advocating, and innovating.

Who we are, who we have been, who we will be
1899

The Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce (GEPCC) is founded

1909

Presidents Taft and Diaz visit GEPCC

1925

GEPCC establishes the first Women’s Department in the nation

1927

GEPCC paves the way for El Paso’s air mail service

1940

GEPCC takes steps in establishing the municipal airport

1967

Instrumental in bringing the 100-year-old Chemical boundary dispute to an end

2010

GEPCC successfully led coalition to promote the growth of Fort Bliss

2018

GEPCC is rebranded to El Paso Chamber

2020

Leadership El Paso is revamped.

EPC launched the Business Solutions Center (BSC) and facilitated the distribution of CARES Act funding to help businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic

2021

EPC partners with Hospitals of Providence to vaccinate local small-businesses

Our Future
El Paso in 2030