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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Economic Development 2020 Business Summit

2020 EDC Business Summit 2020 (103)

The Balch Springs Economic Development and the Balch Springs Chamber Commerce partnered together in a joint venture to host the 2020 Balch Springs Economic Development Business Summit on Wednesday February 26, 2020 at the Balch Springs Civic Center.  The annual summit was well received with more than 150 attendees who included leaders from within the city and leaders from surrounding cities, lenders, and businesses from the area and surrounding communities.

The three-hour event included a variety of speakers and topics. The speakers for the event were; Dallas County Commissioner District III John Wiley Price, Keynote speaker was TEDC President/CEO Carlton Schwab, Mesquite ISD Superintendent Dr. David Vrooland, Eastfield College President Dr. Eddie Tealer and City of Balch Springs Community Development Director Chris Dyser. 

Thank you to the sponsors for supporting this great event: 

PRESENTING SPONSORS: City of Balch Springs and Balch Springs Economic Development Corporations

GOLD SPONSORS: Future Infrastructure, ONCOR and RED Development Group

FOOD SPONSORS: Foremost Family Health Centers 

SILVER SPONSORS:  American National Bank, CWD and Best Promotions

BUSINESS SPONSORS:  Balch Springs Nursing Home, Linebarger Attorneys at Law, Texas State Representative Toni Rose, Texas State Representative Rhetta Bowers, Texas Truck A/C and Walmart

The Economic Development Summit Planning Team is already planning for next year’s 2021 Summit. If you would like to sponsor the Summit or get more information please contact the Balch Springs Chamber of Commerce at 972-557-0988 or visit the website at

For more information regarding Economic Development projects in the city of Balch Springs please contact: 

Chris Dyser, Community Development Director at 972-286-4477 Ext. 212 or by email at 

Effie Donaldson, Economic Development Administrative Services Mgr. 972-286-4477 Ext. 215 or by email at 

Linda Highwood, Economic Development Project Coordinator at 972-286-4477 Ext. 214 or by email at

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