Inland Port Virtual Forum

​the Inland Port
Workforce Connection

Virtual Forum


Dallas College is here to address your workforce challenges.

Dallas College is launching the first ever Workforce Connection forum to meet with inland port employers and showcase how Dallas College can help industry partners grow a skilled workforce.

So, if you’re an inland port employer, please join us Aug. 5 to connect with Dallas College and tell us how we can help you address your workforce needs.


Date, Time and Location

Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021

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The Southern Dallas Inland Port is a 120-square-mile (76,000-acre) area that encompasses five cities and over 100,000 residents and serves as a base of operations for 110-plus employers.

The area is a growing job center attracting businesses across a variety of industries, including retailers, professional and business services, distribution centers and manufacturing operations that employ thousands of people.

Access to a skilled workforce is cri​tical to the long-term growth of the area and to employers who are looking to hire many more workers.

Map of Southern Dallas Inland Port 

Why Attend the Inland Port Virtual Forum?


Find Solutions

Learn how Dallas College visionaries are shaping our programs to solve your workforce hiccups.


Talk to Us

We want to hear directly from you about your workforce needs and how Dallas College can help.


Build Relationships

Join us and start building a relationship. Dallas College has addressed community and workforce needs in Dallas-Fort Worth for over 50 years.


9 a.m.


Remarks by Dallas College Vice Chancellor of Workforce and Advancement, Dr. Pyeper Wilkins

Goals of the Day Cedar Valley Campus President Joe Seabrooks

9:10 a.m.

Dallas College Resources to College & Community Resources

Deep dive into our Dallas College Apprenticeships Program and the Inland Port GoLink Micro Transportation Program. We will also carve time to hear from YOU, our business and industry leaders. Please be prepared to share your workforce needs with us.

10 a.m.

Clarify/Next Steps

Collectively, we will determine the immediate next steps address your company’s workforce needs.

10:20 a.m.

Future Outlook and Closing Remarks

Learn more about the project growth and the future of the Inland Port and Best Southwest region.

There is no cost to attend this virtual event, but registration is required.

Please register online to receive the Zoom link to the interactive forum. This event will also be broadcasted on the Best Southwest Partnership Facebook channel​.


Dr. Joe Seabrooks

  • President
  • Dallas College Cedar Valley Campus

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