More than 600 local chamber of commerce in Texas distinguish themselves as the Voice of Business in the state of Texas. The work accomplished by those local chambers has benefited our state through their economic development and community development programs. The local chambers of commerce unceasingly promote their community for quality growth and development. The business community, represented through local chambers of commerce, has been a driving force in fostering enhanced educational opportunities, infrastructure improvements, leadership development, the creation of jobs, and a positive vision of the future. The chamber of commerce community in Texas has sought to achieve successful results for our state in a cooperative spirit with other organizations.