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Best Southwest Partnership’s RED Summit and LuncheonPosted on: Thu, 12 Mar
The BSW Regional Economic Development (RED) Summit, Showcase and Luncheon will be on March 26, 2015, at ...
Wed, 10 Dec
BSW LuncheonPosted on: Tue, 26 Aug
BSW Luncheon – Health Care featuring Dr. Fred Cerise, president of Parkland Hospital, on Dec 10, 2014, from 11:30 a ...
New Developments Coming to the Best Southwest AreaPosted on:
RECAP 2013-2014 – The Best Southwest Partnership exceeded expectations on its 2013 plan and is looking forward ...

Welcome to the Best of the Southwest!

“To Join Communities Under Shared Growth Objectives, Uplifting The Region Together”

Located in Southwest Dallas and Northern Ellis County, the Best Southwest is a Partnership is comprised of the communities of  Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville , Lancaster and Associate membership with Ferris, Glenn Heights, Hutchins, Midlothian, Ovilla, Red Oak, and Wilmer.  With a rapidly expanding residential and business base, this area is a hot spot for economic development.

The Best-Southwest offers a topographical paradise of beautiful hillsides, lush natural landscapes, and Lake Joe Pool.  We like to call our area The Dallas Hill Country.  There’s nothing like it in all the metroplex.  You’ll have to see it to believe it!


Are you a senior in the Best Southwest or affiliate city?

Are you interested in a $750 scholarship for school next year?

Apply today for the BSW Scholarship from your city!

You could earn one of 12 scholarships that will be presented Thursday, May 28 at the annual BSWScholars Luncheon.

Scholar applications will be sent to the Mayor of each city for selection!

Deadline to submit is Friday, April 10.

Apply Today!

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The Best-Southwest Partnership actively promotes economic growth in Southern Dallas and Northern Ellis Counties through education, image enhancement, legislation, and transportation initiatives. 

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Foundation Partners - 2015

Allied Partners - 2015

Associate Partners - 2015

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Cedar Valley College
City of Balch Springs
City of Glenn Heights
Frost Bank

Ovilla EDC
TXU Energy
Uptown Village of Cedar Hill

Community Partners - 2015

Bank of DeSoto
City of Ferris
City of Hutchins
Corner Stone Credit Union

City of Midlothian
City of Red Oak
City of Wilmer