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Aug 14

2017

#Dentoning this week – August 14, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, AUGUST 14TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Jul 23

2017

The Importance of the Denton Chamber of Commerce, part 3

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve visited the Denton Chamber of Commerce’s beginnings and looked at examples of its impact on the community over the years. We’ve delved into how this Chamber’s structure is especially unique among Chambers of Commerce and why that benefits our community. In this final column of this series, we’ll […]

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Jul 16

2017

The Importance of the Denton Chamber of Commerce, Part II

Today is the second story in this three-part series about the Denton Chamber of Commerce and its role in the Denton community. Last week, we looked at the Chamber’s beginning in Denton 108 years ago. We reviewed some of many projects led by the Chamber over the years, demonstrating the Chamber’s lasting impact in various […]

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Jul 09

2017

The Importance of the Denton Chamber of Commerce

It was 1909 in Denton, Texas. The population had boomed from less than 400 people when the city was established as the Denton County seat back in 1857 to nearly 5,000. The railroad had arrived, two universities were influencing the city’s identity as a college town, and agriculture was the top industry according to the […]

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Apr 16

2017

Denton VR Shines at Texas Travel Fair

A few weeks ago, Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) staff members were part of a multi-member team exhibiting at SXSW Interactive (SXSWi). There, we employed cutting-edge technology to virtually whisk that global audience to Denton where they experienced the essence of our city. The destination marketing industry as a whole is only just awakening […]

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Apr 03

2017

#Dentoning this week – April 3, 2017

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, APRIL 3RD DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Apr 02

2017

CVB team grows to bring conventions to Denton

I am often surprised by what people do not know. I spoke to a class of some 40 hospitality students last week on the topic of tourism as an economic development tool. Many had questions, but the one several wanted to know was, “What is under construction near the hospital?” I wonder if others are […]

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Mar 19

2017

SXSWi Visits Denton Via Virtual Reality

“My company is based in Austin,” the lady explained. “I’m looking to open a second office in the DFW area.” She explained that her employees thrive most in a creative environment where working, living and playing can happen in the same, walkable area. “Is Denton like that?” she asked “Visit and see for yourself right […]

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Mar 05

2017

Denton County Day at State Capitol

Texans are renowned for fierce love and devotion to our state. That is one of the reasons Denton County Day was extra special for the 175 Denton County delegates this year. Texas turned 181 years old this past Thursday, and we spent Texas’ birthday eve walking the corridors of our beautiful state capitol. Denton Chamber […]

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Feb 26

2017

Life’s Better in a State of Travel

“Life’s Better in a State of Travel.” This is the Texas Travel Industry Association’s (TTIA) brand tagline. My focus typically hones in on our Denton Original Independent brand, and the facets that make it so successful in the marketplace from the essence it conveys to delivering on the promise it represents. The “Life’s Better” brand […]

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