Fostering Economic Growth and Quality of Life in Northeast
Tarrant County

The purpose of the Northeast Leadership Forum is to enhance and promote the economic vitality and quality of life in Northeast Tarrant County.

Who We Are

The NLF provides leadership, forums and information exchanges for its members and acts as a catalyst for communications, collaboration and cooperation.

Members in the Northeast Leadership Forum include community leaders and elected officials who have their residences, principal place of business or have a center of influence in the Northeast Tarrant County area, including but not limited to: Bedford, Colleyville, Euless, Grapevine, Haltom City, Haslet, Hurst, Keller, North Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, Roanoke, Saginaw, Southlake, Trophy Club, Watauga, and Westlake.

Membership requires the sponsorship of one active NLF member. Applications are presented to the Board of Directors for approval. Dues are $150 per year and include breakfast at our general membership meetings for you and a guest. You will be invoiced upon acceptance.

*Membership is renewed annually.

Monthly Newsletters

This section offers a treasure trove of past editions, chronicling the vibrant happenings, welcoming our new members, and sharing insightful thought pieces that shape our community’s future. Stay connected with our collective journey and revisit the milestones that continue to drive our region’s prosperity.

Quarterly Breakfasts

At the Northeast Leadership Forum, we’re dedicated to strengthening our community’s fabric. Through our regular breakfast meetings, we bring together a diverse group of Tarrant County’s leaders, from elected officials to business visionaries and civic organizations.

Our goal is to engage in meaningful dialogue, address shared challenges, and collaborate on creative solutions. We’re proud to host influential speakers who inspire and educate us, fostering a spirit of unity and ambition.

Together, we’re building a vibrant region—a place where our children aspire to live, learn, and work, and where businesses thrive, laying a solid foundation for our future.


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October 8

Select the event link, call (817) 283-1521, or email HEB Chamber to register.

2024 Annual Awards Luncheon

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Location: Hurst Conference Center

Thank you to our Education Sponsor

Since 1991, the Northeast Leadership Forum (NLF) Awards Luncheon has served as our Annual Meeting and a platform to honor the leaders who have significantly contributed to the growth and development of northeast Tarrant County.

Today, we continue to evolve, celebrating the achievements of our organization and recognizing the recipient of the NLF Distinguished Leadership Award each year. Typically hosted in the first quarter, our luncheon features esteemed speakers who provide motivation and inspiration.

As a gathering of civic and community leaders, business owners, non-profits, and elected officials, we use this event as a key date to strengthen cooperation and collaboration, all while participating in this regional celebration.

Click HERE for Sponsorship Information

2024 HEART OF NORTH TEXAS conference

Date: Friday, November 8, 2024
Location: Hurst Conference Center

The Heart of North Texas Conference is a pivotal half-day event that empowers Northeast Tarrant County with essential insights for our continued growth and success, despite any challenges we may face.

Our planning committee diligently crafts an agenda that steers our region on critical matters such as the future of transportation and logistics, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and the latest in workspace innovation.

Through this conference, we gain valuable knowledge that aids in the management of our businesses, educational institutions, and personal endeavors. Our speakers delve into topics that guide businesses in making informed decisions, exploring new products, and seizing emerging opportunities that contribute to the prosperity of our region.

This annual gathering not only fosters a dynamic community but also supports the NLF Education Foundation’s scholarship programs, reinforcing our commitment to education and the future leaders of Northeast Tarrant County.

NLF Foundation Scholarship

We are grateful for our scholarship selection committee members, who carefully examined the 111 applicants. The total of the scholarships was $44,597. We thank Jean Ann Hamm and the Nancy & Alan Hamm Foundation for providing $22,000 in matching funds for our scholarship program.


contact us

For more information about the Northeast Leadership Forum, please contact Mary Frazior at the email address below, call the HEB Chamber of Commerce, or fill out the contact form.




(817) 283-1521