At the root of the Greater Waco Chamber’s mission is the desire to have a talented workforce to ensure economic growth and an outstanding quality of life in the Greater Waco area. Along with education and leadership efforts, the Greater Waco Chamber has three core programs focused on attracting and retaining talent.
Greater Waco has a great pool of new talent through the 31,000 students that attend Baylor University, McLennan Community College (MCC), Texas State Technical College and the University Center at MCC. To directly connect with these students and connect them with our community and area businesses, the Chamber works with these campuses through:
Because of the talent from area colleges and the quality of life, Greater Waco also has a great population of young professionals – those starting their careers and establishing permanent residence. Being the second largest age demographic in Greater Waco, young professionals have an outlet to connect with each other and within our community through: