Working Together

The Abilene Chamber of Commerce is proud to have served the Abilene business community since 1908. The Chamber and its family of divisions support our mission to make Abilene a great place live, work, play and do business. We engage constituencies and address specific areas of growth to help develop and promote the economy and quality of life. 

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

Henry Ford

Beyond what might be considered typical Chamber of Commerce services, we are also the umbrella organization for the Abilene Regional Growth Alliance (ARGA), Abilene Cultural Affairs Council (ACAC), Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), the Abilene Downtown Initiative, the Military Affairs Committee (MAC), and the Abilene Young Professionals (AYP).

All of our affiliates pride themselves on working toward developing and promoting the economy and quality of life in the Abilene area.

Abilene Zoo

The Attraction of Abilene

Abilene’s frontier spirit and rich visitor experiences have a way of transforming a simple stay into a lifetime of memories. Let us help guide your journey.

State of Our Arts

The arts come alive with something for everyone, from live music and theater to performing arts and arts exhibitions. It’s why we’re home to one of the first five cultural districts statewide.

Upbeat Downtown

Downtown ABI, as the locals call it, is sparking lots of attention from young professionals and visitors for its West Texas flavor, upbeat attitude and diverse quality of life.

A Look Back with Pride

The past is often a predictor of future success, and our Annual Reports showcase the entire organization of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce’s progress – the goals we’ve met, future opportunities and our ongoing commitment to our members and community. 

Organization Wide

Annual Reports

Blueprint for Success

Partnership 2027 is the five-year strategic plan* of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce and its divisions. A blueprint for investments and projects, it positions the Abilene regional business community for the future and ensures the continuation of the Chamber’s five-star accreditation. 


Primary Goals:

To provide a business-friendly climate, strongly advocate for our area and engage with our members to effectively provide core services and communications.

To work together to maintain and expand our Big Country’s workforce and talent pipeline, at all levels, and to meet the needs of our business community today and in the future.

To invest in key mobility solutions and other 21st-century infrastructure initiatives, as well as to align actions with our region’s identity and unique assets and ensure all residents are connected by equitable experiences. 

*Overall plan approved by the Abilene Chamber of Commerce Board in 2022, and annual objectives are approved yearly. 

This interactive directory is searchable by business categories, locations of Chamber member businesses and helpful points of interest in the Abilene community. Take it for a spin.

Downtown Drone Abilene, Texas

Abilene Interactive Map

Doug Peters, President & CEO, Abilene Chamber

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Doug Peters, IOM, AP*

President & CEO