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June NEWS UPDATE FROM STEPHEN IAN VOGLEWEDE, INTERIM PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE EL PASO CHAMBER
June 30, 2022

The summer has been busy at the Chamber and while I know July will slow some as people decamp for vacation, we have worked hard over the last month to continue our mission goals.

May NEWS UPDATE FROM STEPHEN IAN VOGLEWEDE, INTERIM PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE EL PASO CHAMBER
May 31, 2022

May is now behind us and we’re entering summertime in El Paso. I’ve always been a fan of the month of May. While the heat and abundant sunshine is enjoyable for most, including myself, it also serves as a reminder that our region has enormous opportunities becoming a global leader in sustainability. The Chamber recognizes the important economic and environmental role our community can play in the energy transition and the Chamber has a unique position to develop collaborations to ensure we can meaningfully impact the climate change challenge.

May EPC Business Highlight: Vincorion
May 26, 2022

Every month, the El Paso Chamber highlights one member business to impart their business acumen and learnings about doing business in El Paso. This month, we selected Vincorion to be our May Business Highlight. President/CEO, Yvan Drewinsky, shares with us what makes his business a success.

El Paso Chamber Co-Hosts Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit
May 25, 2022

The Innovation Network for Manufacturers, powered by The El Paso Chamber, the UTEP Aerospace Center, W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation, The City of El Paso and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NDCMM), hosted its first-ever Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit on May 4-5, 2022.

April NEWS UPDATE FROM STEPHEN IAN VOGLEWEDE, INTERIM PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE EL PASO CHAMBER
April 29, 2022

April was an important month for us. The Chamber has always maintained an important role as an advocate for business across the region, but over the past month, we’ve ramped up our advocacy efforts in support of four key areas in our strategy: transportation, military and veterans affairs, advanced manufacturing, and electrification.

EPC Board of Directors Approves 2022 Legislative Priorities
April 28, 2022

The agenda sets out EPC’s official position on a wide range of political issues impacting the local business community.

EPC HOSTS "STATE OF THE LEGISLATURE"
April 27, 2022

The El Paso Chamber hosted Senator Cesar Blanco and Representative Joe Moody for the 2022 EPC State of the Legislature on April 13th at the Hotel Paso del Norte. This was the latest addition to the EPC State of Series.

April EPC Business Highlight: CDA Architects
April 26, 2022

Every month, the El Paso Chamber highlights one member business to impart their business acumen and learnings about doing business in El Paso. This month, we selected CDA Architects to be our April Business Highlight. Founders Carl Daniel, Hugo Saldana, and Steve Franco shared with us what makes their business a success.

MARCH NEWS UPDATE FROM STEPHEN IAN VOGLEWEDE PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE EL PASO CHAMBER
March 31, 2022

As many of you have heard, David Jerome, our former CEO, is headed to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. We are proud of all that we have accomplished together, and humbled in knowing that the work that we’re doing is so transformational, that Hollywood wanted to undergo that same type of transformation. Our success at the Chamber has been greatly enhanced through our partnerships and deep collaborations. We continue to work on helping businesses thrive long into the future by creating a strategy guided by global trends that will position El Paso as a globally competitive city by 2030.

TEDxElPaso: A City Reimagined Recap
March 30, 2022

The El Paso Chamber (EPC) had the privilege of bringing the spirit of bright ideas to the El Paso community at TEDxElPaso on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

March EPC Business Highlight: FastSigns El Paso
March 30, 2022

Every month, the El Paso Chamber highlights one member business to impart their business acumen and learnings about doing business in El Paso. In honor of Women’s History Month, we have selected FastSigns El Paso to be our March Business Highlight. EPC Staff asked Monica Velasco, owner of FastSigns, to share what makes her business a success.

Press Release: El Paso Chamber Announces Resignation of David Jerome, President and CEO
March 24, 2022

The El Paso Chamber announced that its board of directors has accepted the resignation of David Michael Jerome as President and CEO, effective April 15, 2022. Mr. Jerome has accepted an offer from the Hollywood (CA) Chamber of Commerce.

February EPC Business Highlight: The Berkeley Cocktail Lounge
February 24, 2022

Every month, the El Paso Chamber highlights one member business to impart their business acumen and learnings about doing business in El Paso. We have selected The Berkeley Cocktail Lounge to be our first business highlight of 2022.

February News Update from David Jerome, President & CEO of The El Paso Chamber
February 24, 2022

Greetings,

It has been an exciting start to 2022 and as I shared last month, the Chamber is endeavoring to set ambitious and important benchmarks for ourselves and for the business community in El Paso. Despite the turmoil on the global stage, innovation continues to be an important part of our path forward this year, both as we execute our strategy and as we look for new horizons to explore.

January News Update From David Jerome, President & CEO of The El Paso Chamber
January 19, 2022

Happy 2022 from the El Paso Chamber! Nothing is more exciting to me than the turn to a new year. A new year allows us to strive toward higher, more complex benchmarks and infuse everything we do with a sense of purpose and optimism.

December News Update from David Jerome, President & CEO of the El Paso Chamber
December 14, 2021

The year is almost over and as we enter the holiday season, I wanted to extend my gratitude for your support of the El Paso Chamber over this last year.

West Texas Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Coalition Named as Finalists for $1 Billion “Build Back Better Regional Challenge”
December 14, 2021

Today, the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) announced that the West Texas Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Coalition has been named a finalist for the EDA’s “Build Back Better Regional Challenge.”

El Paso Chamber Welcomes 2022 Board of Directors
December 14, 2021

The El Paso Chamber is thrilled to welcome its board for the 2022 calendar year. Max Villaronga, CEO for TFCU, will serve as the Chair of the Board in 2022.

November News Update From David Jerome, President & CEO of The El Paso Chamber
November 15, 2021

First, friends, thank you for joining us at this year’s EPC Gala. Your support means the world to me and the staff at the Chamber.

October News Update From David Jerome, President & CEO of The El Paso Chamber
October 21, 2021

October is the beginning of this year’s Leadership El Paso, our first, fully face to face cohort since the pandemic started and I am very excited to welcome this class into the program.

EPC Supports Proposition 2
October 21, 2021

The El Paso Chamber, through the El Paso Mobility Coalition (“EMCO”), aggressively advocates for policies and projects that address our community’s current and future transportation needs.

A Hearty Welcome To Fall In El Paso!
September 27, 2021

September was an important month for the Chamber as we hosted our annual Women in Business conference. The Chamber has maintained an important role as the connector, coach, advocate, and innovator for women in business across the region.

EPC Hosts "State of Congress"
August 24, 2021

The El Paso Chamber hosted Congresswoman Veronica Escobar for the 2021 State of Congress event on August 17th at the Paso del Norte Hotel. Excitement was palpable for the event as it was the first, face to face, State Of in more than a year!