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The Woodlands Chamber hosts 2nd Annual Woodlands Area Business Summit

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The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce hosted The 2nd Annual Woodlands Area Business Summit on Friday, November 4, 2022 at the Lone Star College Systems Office in The Woodlands. The event provided access and corporate resources to over 200 attendees.

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“The Business Summit provides opportunities for businesses of all sizes to connect, learn and grow by utilizing the wealth of talented resources from our very own Chamber community. It is a unique opportunity that many may not be able to find elsewhere. We are grateful for the growing success of the Business Summit, in large part due to our speakers, sponsors and numerous volunteers, and we look forward to seeing everyone again in 2023,” said Kristen Bates, The Strong Firm P.C. and 2022 Woodlands Area Business Summit Team Lead.

“It is exciting to see the Business Summit grow by leaps and bounds in year two. The event was a concept that developed from listening to our member’s needs for professional educational resources. We are proud that this event provides key takeaways that attendees can apply to their own businesses and thankful for the expert advice our own members are willing to share,” said Cyndi Alvarado, Vice President of Membership at The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce.

Lance Allred, Keynote Speaker for the Business Summit, was the first legally deaf NBA player and is currently a motivational speaker and leadership coach. Allred spoke about the Principles of Perseverance and being a leadership consultant to companies across the globe. The Business Summit’s agenda included three breakout sessions across five rooms with topics related to: Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and more. There was also a panel discussion over: Prepare your Business – Take Aways from 2022 and Tools for 2023.


Tachus Fiber Internet was the presenting underwriter for the 2022 Business Summit. There were also 41 other sponsors, some including: The Post Oak Collection – The Woodlands, Lone Star College, Heightened Leaders, The Howard Hughes Corporation and WeKinnect Global Branding Agency.

“Tachus Fiber Internet is proud to support local and growing businesses through the 2022 Woodlands Area Business Summit. Starting Tachus four years ago with just five employees to now having over 170 employees in our office in The Woodlands, Texas, we know that events like Business Summit are critical in helping entrepreneurs remain competitive and productive while maintaining a healthy business culture for all employees, “ said Hal Brumfield, CEO of Tachus, LLC.

The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce is located at 9320 Lakeside Blvd, Suite 200, The Woodlands. Follow their Facebook page for up-to-date information on this event and other opportunities to engage in the community at The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce is greater Houston’s largest business association representing the interest of 1,200 local employers since 1978. Learn more at