The Tyler Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (The Metro) has a working Board of Directors that is responsible for establishing the policy of the organization. The structure was established to accomplish The Metro's objectives as follows:

  • Economic Development
  • Community Development
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Budget & Finance
  • Membership
  • Programs & Business Development


The Metro was organized in 1990 to promote the growth and development of the minority business community in Tyler and to promote North Tyler. The Metro has since expanded to Tyler and surrounding areas. The Metro is focused on community development, conventions and tourisms. The Metro however, is not limited to those. 


  • To foster economic growth and development of minority/small business, in developing areas.
  • To work for the retention and expansion of minority small businesses.
  • To develop and implement neighborhood revitalization programs.
  • To create awareness of the positive activities occurring in North Tyler and other developing areas in Tyler and surrounding cities.
  • To provide for the educational growth and development of The Metro members through seminars, business counseling and technical assistance.
  • To provide human resources development through leadership, health, and human relations programs.

2000 W. Gentry Pkwy
Tyler, TX 75712

P.O. Box 4362
Tyler, TX 75712

Email: info@themetrochamber.com
Phone: 903 593 6026
Fax: 903 747 3952
After Hours: 903 520 9347
Office Hours: Tues - Fri 10AM to 3PM