Garrett Boone (Co-founder of The Container Store)

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center - 311 N. Market St., 2nd floor Dallas, 75202
Dallas
Tue, Jul 26, 2016, 5:30 PM (CDT)

About this event

Garrett Boone never considered a career in retailing. He grew up aspiring to become an architect. In 1978, an idea came to Boone to open a store offering exceptional, eclectic mix of products devoted to helping people organize and simplify their lives; The Container Store opened in Dallas July 1, 1978. In 2006, Boone was inducted into the Retailing Hall of Fame.

The Container Store is a FORTUNE magazine “100 Best Companies to Work For” 17 years in a row and ranked #1 the first year they applied. 

In 2006, Garrett Boone co-founded Texas Business for Clean Air; an effort to derail a fast track initiative to construct 11 out dated coal-burning energy plants in North Texas. In 2007 Boone was First runner-up for Texan of the Year awarded by The Dallas Morning News.

Speaker

  • Garrett Boone

    Garrett Boone

    Co-founder of The Container Store

    Garrett Boone never considered a career in retailing. He grew up aspiring to become an architect. In 1978, an idea came to Boone to open a store offering an exceptional, eclectic mix of products devoted to helping people organize and simplify their lives; The Container Store opened in Dallas July 1, 1978. In 2006, Boone was inducted into the Retailing Hall of Fame.

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  • When

    Tuesday, Jul 26
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)

    Where

    The Dallas Entrepreneur Center
    311 N. Market St., 2nd floor Dallas75202

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