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Trade Missions

Calling On The World

Canada Trade Mission

From June 11-16, 2017,  Mayor Betsey Price and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings traveled to Canada, seeking to grow more depth and new strength in trade relations and tourism while reaffirming local commitment to NAFTA.To read more, visit the Chamber Update.

Norway Delegation

 On May 4, 2016 Mayor Betsey Price and Fort Worth Chamber economic devlopment staff welcomed the Mayor and City Manager of Orland, Norway. The delegation was in Fort Worth to learn about the economic development around the airbase. The also visited Lockheed Martin, where F-35 fighters are being built for Norway.

French -American Chamber of Commerce: Cocktail du Commerce

The French-American Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, hosted a Cocktail du Commerce on February 17, 2016 at Saint-Emilion, Fort Worth.  Guests of honor included: The Honorable Betsy Price, Mayor of Fort Worth & The Honorable Sujiro Seam, Consul General of France.

Mayor's International Luncheon with Humberto C. Antunes, CEO of Nestle Skin Health S. A. and Chairman of the Board of Galderma Pharma S. A.

The 4th Annual Mayor's International Luncheon was held on October 28, 2015 at the Omni Hotel. We were happy to annouce that Mayor Betsy Price shared the stage with Humberto C. Antunes, Chief Executive Officer of Nestle Skin Health S.A. and Chairman of the Board Galderma Pharma S.A. To view pictures from this event, please visit our online photo gallery.

Vice President of Brazilian Senate

The World's Affair's Council hosted Senator Jorge Viana, Vice President of Brazil's Senate on October 22, 2015. He was on a brief trip and was eager to talk to people about the recent political events in Brazil and how they are impacting the country's business opportunities

Philippine Investment Forum

On October 21, 2015 the Fort Worth Chamber partnerned with the Dallas Regional Chamber and the World Affairs Council to present Jose Cuisa, Phillippine Amabassador to the United States, to discuss trade and investment opportunities

China International Contractors Association

The Fort Worth Chamber's economic development team met with Chairman Qiuchen and executive team of China International Contractors Association for bi-lateral trade opportunities.

Portugal Trade Investment Meeting

On September 10, 2015 the Fort Worth Chamber hosted a breakfast meeting with Miguel Frasquilho, Chairman and CEO of aicep Portugal Global, the Portuguese Agency for Trade & Investment. The event was free, and included light breakfast and networking. The businesses that attended were BB&T, Pier 1, TCC, New York Life, UTA, BBVA Compass, Southside Bank, and TCU.

Sri Lanka Investment Meeting

Friday, September 4, 2015, the Fort Worth Chamber hosted Dinesh Weerakkody, advisor to the Sri Lanka Prime Minister, and Sooriya Perera, President of Amerasian Corporation, to discuss opportunities for Fort Worth businesses and Sri Lanka investments. 

European 2015 Marketing Trip

The mayors of Dallas and Fort Worth led a Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport delegation to Europe from June 6-13, 2015. The mission supported nonstop passenger and cargo flights to Europe, which are among the longest-standing routes at DFW, and focused on developing business relationships and travel connections.

Mexico in Houston: Invest in Texas Seminar and Reception

Vice President Melonye Whitson and Recruitment Manager Erica Estrada attended the Texas Wide Open for Business seminar in Houston, Texas on May 27, 2015. The reception allowed several companies from Mexico, who are interestered in expanding or relocating to Texas, meet several Texas city representatives.

Consulate General of The People's Republic of China

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Consul Director of Commerce Derong Cao, and Consul Economic and Commercial Affairs, Rui Gong, with The People’s Republic of China’s consulate in Houston visited with the Fort Worth Chamber Staff and City of Fort Worth Staff, Robert Sturns and Jay Chapa to discuss bilateral trade and trade show opportunities between multiple Chinese provinces, the City of Fort Worth and the State of Texas.


September 10, 2015

Portugal Trade Investment Meeting

There will be a breakfast meeting with Miguel Frasquilho, Chairman and CEO of aicep Portugal Global, the Portuguese Agency for Trade & Investment hosted by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. This event is free, and includes light breakfast and networking. Please RSVP to Pam Tindall, 817-338-3396 or

Date:  Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:30AM
Location:  Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, 777 Taylor St. Suite 900, Fort Worth, TX 76102