We call all of our members investors, but then again, we’re different. There’s a reason why we’ve been around over 80 years. Despite the recent challenges in our economy, the Chamber has grown. The investors, board, committee and staff have all come together to create, advance and promote economic growth in our community. We’re 1,700 strong representing nearly 150,000 employees.
Empowering corporations to reach their greatest potential has become an endless quest of the Irving-Las Colinas community. The business sector of the city comprises companies such as Accenture, Aviall, EFJohnson Technologies, NEC, Neiman Marcus, Nokia, Reliant Energy, Research in Motion, Sprint, Verizon, Zale Corporation and most recently, TXU Energy and LifeSync (Humana). Irving-Las Colinas has become one of the nation’s premiere destinations for domestic and international corporate relocations.
Many foreign-owned companies have offices located in Irving-Las Colinas with headquarters based from countries such as Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Taiwan. They have benefited from the strong business environment and the convenience of DFW International Airport and its International Terminal.
The city is home to the global headquarters of five Fortune 500 companies – ExxonMobil, Celanese, Commercial Metals, Kimberly-Clark, and Fluor, as well as two Fortune 1000 companies – Pioneer Natural Resources and Zale Corporation. Over 50 other Fortune 500 companies have a presence in the city including Abbott Laboratories, Allstate Insurance, AT&T, Capital One Financial, Citi, FedEx, General Motors, Lennar Homes, Medco Health Solutions, Time Warner, Wells Fargo and Xerox.