Together, with our business leaders and community partners, we will help lead the Dallas Region to become the best place in the United States for all people to live, work, and do business.

Named the National Chamber of the Year by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Dallas Regional Chamber is one of America’s most respected business organizations and serves as the voice of business and the champion of economic development and growth in the Dallas Region. We work with our member companies and regional partners to strengthen our business community by advocating for pro-growth public policies, improving our educational system, attracting talented workers from around the world, promoting diversity and inclusion, and enhancing the quality of life for all. Our goal is to make the Dallas Region the best place to live, work, and do business.


The DRC was recognized as the National Chamber of the Year by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in July 2022. Read more about the honor in this exclusive story in The Dallas Morning News.

This full-page ad in The Dallas Morning News gave us the opportunity to thank each of our 55 talented and dedicated team members, our Board, our 700-plus member companies, and our community partners.

Our History


The DRC was formed in 1909 when three Dallas business groups — the Commercial Club, the 150,000 Club, and the Freight Bureau — merged with the Board of Trade.

Company Name Changes

1909: Dallas Chamber of Commerce
1915: Dallas Chamber of Commerce (Incorporated)
1988: Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce
2008: Dallas Regional Chamber

Today, the DRC…

  • …is guided by a comprehensive Strategic Plan, “Building Tomorrow Together.”
  • …manages a wide variety of member-engaging programs and activities.
  • …is actively involved in public policy issues on the local, state, and national levels.
  • …is driven by more than 100 members of the Board of Directors and supported by committees of more than 700 volunteer leaders.