February 6, 2017 Newsletter
February 6, 2017 Newsletter
Weekly Edition No. 191 | Lewisville Chamber WebsiteIn This IssueJoin Now
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The Lewisville Area Chamber provides opportunities to promote businesses and recognize our members. Learn more in this week's Monday Memo.What's HappeningLEADS Power Networking7:45 - 9:00 AM
Get to know more than 60 area businesses at our no cost LEADS meetings held on Friday mornings.
This month's meetings are being held at Pei Wei, 713 W. Hebron Pkwy #200, Lewisville.Member CornerNew Member Orientation
Whether you are new member or a long-time member, the Chamber Staff invites you to attend member orientation. Attendees will have an opportunity to network with other members, meet the Chamber Staff, and gain a better understanding of the membership benefits and chamber programs.
Member Orientation typically takes place on the first Monday of the month from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM at the Chamber office. Please visit the event calendar to find out when our next orientation will be held.Business Food For Thought...ForbesThe Internet Of Things And The New Industrial RevolutionA factory-floor robot tasked with filling peanut butter jars is on the fritz. The manufacturer dispatches a technician by plane to figure out what's wrong. But until she is on hand to identify the problem and prescribe a fix, the peanut butter idles on the assembly line, delayed on its way to market. What if that same technician could diagnose and repair the robot without ever leaving her office? And what if, a week earlier, the robot had let the technician know that it needed maintenance?SASThirsting for Insight? Quench It With 5 Data Management for Analytics Best Practices."Unpolluted" data is core to a successful business - particularly one that relies on analytics to survive. But preparing data for analytics is full of challenges. In fact, most data scientists spend 50 to 80 percent of their model development time simply preparing data. SAS adheres to five data management best practices that provide access to all types of raw data and let you cleanse, transform and shape it for any analytic purpose. As a result, you can gain deeper insights, embed that knowledge into models, share new discoveries and automate decision-making processes across your business.ForbesThe 5 Biggest Mistakes Millennials Are Making With Their MoneyPeople in their 20's and 30's are typically mocked by those slightly older than them for being the "snowflake" generation. Having grown up in an era where the focus was often on protecting individuals' self-esteem, they were often told that they were unique and special and there was no one else like them. I could wax philosophical in defense of this notion or snarkily jump on board with the haters because both sides have a point.From the PresidentI would like to thank all of our Annual Awards Luncheon sponsors, the Annual Awards Committee and all of you who came out to show your support for the award recipients. I would also like to thank Kris Gutierrez for being our guest speaker at the luncheon.There were lot's of great photo ops before, during and after the event, view the pictures here. If you see yourself in one or more of the pictures, be sure to share it on your social media profiles, and don't forget to tag the chamber.Be sure to stay in touch with all things Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or watching our videos on YouTube. The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce consistently has A LOT of very exciting things going on in our community that may benefit you, so be sure to stay connected with us.
At your service,
Ray Hernandez, IOM
Lewisville Area Chamber of CommerceLewisville Area Chamber of Commerce | 972-436-9571
551 North Valley Pkwy
Lewisville, TX 75067
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