As a valued Chamber investor, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce invite you to our annual City Visit in Phoenix, AZ, October 13-15.
We are convening Fort Worth community and business leaders (50 in total) to observe best practices of other cities excelling in the same areas in which we are focused through the City of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Chamber and Visit Fort Worth strategic plans. We look forward to growing closer as a community through this trip, as well as generating specific ideas from a benchmark city to address opportunities in Fort Worth related to economic prosperity.
In Phoenix, our focus will be on economic development strategies, talent development with universities and sports tourism including:
How the economic development strategies of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce are impacting the region
How Phoenix is developing youth and amateur sports tourism for economic impact and bringing families to the city
How the Phoenix Convention Center expansion is an economic benefit and attracts key industries like bio-medical conferences
How talent/workforce gaps are being solved by partnerships between higher education institutions and businesses
What is included:
Welcome Reception on Sunday, October 13
3 day, 2 night stay at the Phoenix Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort
Transportation from the airport to hotel and around Phoenix
Visits with city and community leaders
Discounted rate to extend your stay at the Biltmore 3 days before and after the City Visit
Guests will secure their own airfare to and from Phoenix. Optional golf on Sunday, October 13 - $80 greens fee and $50 club rental. Tee times will be late Sunday morning, October 13.
October 13-15, 2019
Space is limited and available on a first-come basis.
For questions about the trip, please contact Julie Headley at 817.338.3370 .