The McKinney Chamber of Commerce has served the McKinney business community, the city of McKinney and the North Texas Region for over 100 years.
The Chamber currently represents over 1,400 business members making it the third largest Chamber of Commerce in the Metroplex, and has been recognized as a 5-star accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, an achievement only 1% of Chambers have earned nationwide.
As our community and region continue to grow, the McKinney Chamber plays an increasing role in developing and improving the economic health and business environment critical to the success of our member businesses. Recognizing the health of the McKinney/Collin County economy is integrally tied to the quality of life and welfare of our community. Our strategic plan incorporates a comprehensive roadmap of internal and external goals for our organization.
To accomplish our mission of “To Lead, Connect, and Empower our Stakeholders to Advance Business and Community Excellence”, we are committed to focusing on the following priority areas:
DELIVER VALUE TO OUR MEMBERS
Purpose: Give our members a competitive advantage through five-star innovative membership benefits and resources.
ADVANCE COMMUNITY EXCELLENCE
Purpose: Take a leading role with key stakeholders in advancing business and community priorities.
DEVELOP ORGANIZATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY
Purpose: Create a five-star organization for current and future success of the Chamber.
Unique By Nature
McKinney is a friendly, inviting North Texas community with warm people, beautiful tree-lined streets, diverse residential neighborhoods, outstanding educational opportunities, a robust business environment, an excellent regional airport, a vibrant Historic Downtown Square and a strong sense of civic pride.
These unique characteristics continue to draw people to McKinney, which has remained one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States since 2000, according to the U.S. Census with a current population of more than 187,000. Recent accolades include McKinney being ranked No. 1 on Money Magazine's Best Places to Live in the country (2014 issue). Factors taken into account included employment, schools, crime and safety, and overall quality of life, including community pride. According to the listing, McKinney's Historic Downtown and hometown spirit set the city apart from the rest of suburban America. This accolade complements those McKinney has also received from Forbes, Best Life Magazine, CNN Money and others.
City of McKinney
While many factors combine to make McKinney a truly special place in America, it is the people of McKinney who bring these vibrant qualities to life. Our community spirit is embodied in a friendly, safe, inviting city that holds strong ties to its roots and history, while enjoying rapid economic development. The city continually adds new amenities that complement and expand our unique quality of life. This is McKinney, Texas, and we are Unique by Nature. Visit mckinneytexas.org.
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