What’s Your Abilene Story?

April 5, 2019Kelly Thompson, Communications Director for the Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau

On a few spring, autumn and winter days, all of them occurring last month, I enjoyed the treat of flying … Read More >

We are NOT from the GOVERNMENT and we really ARE here to help!

February 1, 2019Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Now, before you misinterpret that headline, let me say that I’m not settling in at the keyboard to punch government … Read More >

What a year!

January 6, 2019Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

As I wrote that headline, I wasn’t sure if I was referring to 2018 or 2019! Regardless, the Abilene Chamber … Read More >

Building an “empire?” Trying to, anyway…

December 17, 2018Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

I had an interesting conversation with 2018-19 Abilene Chamber Board Chairman Seaton Higginbotham (Arrow Ford) this week. Sitting in my … Read More >

Is There an App for That?

November 30, 2018President and CEO, Doug Peters

Seems like there’s a smartphone app for just about everything.  I have apps on my phone that tell me which … Read More >

An apple a day?

November 11, 2018Marissa Thompson, Director of Talent Development

A healthy economy is one that allows change, diversifies and grows. Abilene’s economy strives to not only maintain a clean … Read More >