TCCE Annnual Conference is the yearly gathering of chamber professionals from across Texas where we convene, share ideas, and gain new knowledge to be effective in our positions.  Join us in beautiful Rockwall, TX on the lake for another amazing conference.

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Day One

10:00 AM

Registration Opens/Visit with Exhibitors

11:00 AM

First-Timer/ New Attendee Orientation

1:30 PM

Opening General Session

Behavioral Economics for Business!

Jason Pool; Texas A&M University

2:30 PM


2:30 PM

Concurrent Education Sessions

Session A


Session B

Reignite Volunteer Leadership & Development

Shari Pash; Strategic Solutions for Growth

Session C

Building the Chamber Brand and Effective Comms. Strategies

Margarey Valdez; Market Design Team

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Break & Exhibit Hall

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Concurrent Education Sessions

Session A

Understanding and Managing the Labor Shortage

Lynn McBee; City of Dallas

Session B

Meeting In the Middle

Shari Pash; Strategic Solutions for Growth

Session C

Creating A Winning Culture In The Chamber

Glenn Smith; Glenn Smith Executive Coaching

Rob Grand-Lienard; Special Products and Manufacturing

5:00 PM

Day One Programming Ends

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Southern Junction Dinner & Music

Evening Activity

Day One Ends



Day Two

9:00 AM

Opening Session & Keynote

Joseph Tracy, Executive Vice President, Research 

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank

10:00 AM

Break & Visit Exhibitors

10:15 AM

Education Sessions

Session A

Funding Opportunities for US Infrastructure & Jobs Act

Ted James; U.S. Small Business Administration

Session B

Talent Engagement

How to Attract and Retain Employees

Glenn Smith; Glenn Smith Consulting

Mike Dobert; HR in Alignment

Session C

Importance of Advocacy in your Community

Patrick Brophey 

Christopher Lee; North Texas Commission

Tony Moline; Cedar Park Chamber

Stephanie Matthews; Texas Association of Business

12:00 PM

Lunch & Keynote Session

Leadership and Leadership Succession

Chris Kelly, CEO

Ebby Halliday

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Visit with Exhibitors


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


General Session

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Visit With Exhibitors


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Concurrent Education Sessions

Session A


Session B

Meeting in the Middle

Shari Pash; Strategic Solutions for Growth

Session C

Social Media & Communications tools for Greater Success

Margarey Valdez; Market Design Team

4:30 PM

Day Two Programming Ends

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

TCCE Excellence Awards Reception

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Annual TCCE Excellence Awards

Day Two Ends



Day Three

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


8:30 AM - 9:25 AM

TAB Policy & Initiatives Update 

Glenn Hamer

President & CEO, Texas Association of Business

9:30 AM - 10:25 AM

YES! All Staff Can Impact Member Engagement & Growth

Shari Pash, Membership and Growth Strategist

Strategic Solutions for Growth

10:25 AM - 11:15 AM

Closing Keynote

The Future of Chambers

Sheree Anne Kelly, President & CEO

Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Announcement of 2023 Convention Giveaways


2022 Conference Adjourns