Join us on Monday, September 16, 2019

The North Texas Commission’s Annual Members’ Luncheon is the only gathering of all the region’s leaders. Each September, we bring together businesses, municipalities, higher education institutions and elected officials for thoughtful conversation and an engaging speaker for this exciting event.

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Previous Years

Previous North Texas Commission Annual Members’ Luncheons

47th Annual Members’ Luncheon

Presented by American Airlines, Inc.
Thursday, September 18, 2018
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

The North Texas Commission’s 47th anniversary was presented by American Airlines, Inc., and featured a conversation between Dallas Morning News business columnist Mitchell Schnurman and American Airlines Group, Inc. Chairman & CEO Doug Parker.

UT Southwestern Medical Center, celebrating 75 years of excellence in North Texas, presented a showcase and reception prior to the luncheon.

46th Annual Members’ Luncheon

Presented by Sewell Automotive Companies
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

The North Texas Commission’s 46th anniversary was presented by Sewell Automotive Companies.

Keynote speaker Sean Donohue, CEO of DFW International Airport, spoke on the growing region and expansion of the airport to meet the needs of a global North Texas.

45th Annual Members’ Luncheon

Presented by Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

The North Texas Commission’s 45th anniversary was presented by Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., with keynote speaker, Dana Perino.

Perino, the first female Republican White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush, gave a compelling speech on the importance of messaging through the media and leading by example. As a political commentator on Fox’s The Five, Perino left the audience with five things to look for in the upcoming presidential election.

To close out the program, the nearly sold-out audience was specially introduced to the incoming North Texas Commission President and CEO, James Spaniolo. Exciting the audience, Spaniolo spoke of his love for North Texas, his commitment to fulfill the mission of the North Texas Commission and his excitement to build bridges for the future of the organization.

44th Annual Members’ Luncheon

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Presented by Audi
Thursday, September 25, 2015
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

The North Texas Commission was excited to present their 44th Annual Members’ Luncheon with keynote speaker and charismatic entrepreneur, Mark Cuban.

43rd Annual Members’ Luncheon



Presented by DFW International Airport
Friday, September 12, 2014
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

The North Texas Commission’s 43rd Annual Members’ Luncheon celebrated the DFW International Airport turning 40 years old with keynote speaker, Gary Knell, CEO of National Geographic. The North Texas Commission was founded in 1971 to bring North Texas together for what has become our greatest regional asset – DFW Airport. Connecting our region to 59 international destinations, DFW Airport has brought the world to our backyard, and allows North Texans to expand our global footprint.

42nd Annual Members’ Luncheon

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Presented by the North Texas Commission and the North Texas Final Four Local Organizing Committee
Friday, September 13, 2014
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

The North Texas Commission’s 42nd Annual Members’ Luncheon brought the Final Four to North Texas 200 days early. With 11 different speakers and panelists taking the stage, it was a full court press for information on the regional and community impact March Madness would bring to our region along with one player from each participating team in the 1986 Dallas Final Four.