Now in its 55th year of operation, the Duncanville Chamber of Commerce is a key driver in promoting new investment and the high quality of life of the Best Southwest Dallas region. Under the direction of President Steve Martin, the chamber offers a range of economic, community and educational programs that encourage business growth, expansion and relocation.
Duncanville is located between Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 67, minutes from Dallas and Fort Worth. The city offers rail service for business and easy access to I-35, the NAFTA gateway that connects Canada, the United States and Mexico. The chamber also actively promotes Duncanville as a place to live and a retirement destination based on its numerous quality-of-life attributes that include short commute times, high-quality schools, access to leading health services, and abundant shopping, dining and entertainment venues. A community of more than 36,000, Duncanville is known as the City of Champions for the 17 athletic state championships its school district has won since 1975. Duncanville is one of four cities that encompass the Best Southwest Partnership, which promotes the region's business attributes, educational assets and superior quality of life. The Duncanville chamber also is a member of the Best Southwest Chambers of Commerce, which represents the area in regional and state legislative issues.
The Duncanville Chamber of Commerce offers a number of services to member businesses, including publicity and promotion, access to demographic and economic development information, seminars and speaker series geared to strategic business enhancement, and advice in such areas as customer service, business plans and financing. A Leads group offers members opportunity to exchange information and promote their services, and monthly lunches and Fun After Five mixers provide a host of networking opportunities. For more on the Duncanville Chamber of Commerce, go to duncanvillechamber.org.