• News for Event

    Thursday, February 08, 2018
    Announces four new initiatives, honors four public servants, shares 75-year retrospective, and features one of Fortune’s most powerful women as keynoteChapel Hill, NC – On Feb. 8, 2018, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce (@CarolinaChamber) convened 400 community leaders for the 75th Annual Meeting (#75thAM). During the meeting, Chamber Directors announced four new initiatives, honored ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Thursday, January 4   For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org   Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Holman Family Dental Care   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Holman Family Dental Care, 3 p.m., Thursday, January 4 at 1836 Martin Luther King ...read more
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    Monday, October 23, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, October 27, 2017   For more information, contact: Nicholas Johnson at (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org   Chamber hosts ribbon cuttings for three Chapel Hill businesses   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host three ribbon cuttings on Friday, October 27 for Alumni Hall Grand Opening, Rasa Anniversary Celebration and Coldwell Banker ...read more
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    Monday, June 12, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Wednesday, June 7, 2017  For more information contact: Chela Tu, (919) 357-9990 or ctu@carolinachamber.org    LOCAL CHAMBERS CELEBRATE TRI-COUNTY WOMEN IN BUSINESS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY   Local Chambers celebrate one year of Tri-County Women in Business at the One Year Anniversary Luncheon, 12-1 p.m., Tuesday, June 20 at 21c Hotel at 111 Corcoran Street in Durham. The ...read more
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    Friday, June 09, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, June 9, 2017   For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org   Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Dunkin’ Donuts on East Franklin Street  The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of the Dunkin’ Donuts, 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 13 at 1509 E. Franklin ...read more
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    Monday, May 22, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                   CONTACT: Nicholas Johnson (919) 357-9989 njohnson@carolinachamber.org   May 22, 2017                                                                                                                         Chamber ANNOUNCES WINNERS for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards  Chapel Hill, NC – On Friday, May ...read more
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    Monday, May 22, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Saturday, May 20  For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org     Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for School of Rock Chapel Hill   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will facilitate a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of School of Rock Chapel Hill, 1 p.m., Saturday, May 20 at 1500 N. Fordham Blvd ...read more
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    Monday, May 22, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Thursday, May 18  For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org     Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Hyatt Place Chapel Hill/Southern Village   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will facilitate a ribbon cutting to kick off the grand opening celebration for Hyatt Place Chapel Hill/Southern Village sponsored ...read more
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    Monday, March 27, 2017
    Chamber ANNOUNCES 2017 Business excellence awards finalists   Chapel Hill, NC – As the Tar Heels get ready for the Final Four, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announces the finalists for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards (the BEAs).  The finalists have been chosen from more than 50 nominations by a selection committee of local business and community leaders from diverse ...read more
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    Friday, March 10, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, March 17, 2017   For more information, contact: Nicholas Johnson at (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org   Kevin V. Cooke, State Farm grand opening in Chapel Hill   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate Kevin V. Cooke, State Farm opening at 200 Timberhill Place, Unit 202 in Chapel Hill just off of Weaver ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    Chamber HOSTED 2017 ANNUAL MEETING, HONORING PUBLIC SERVANTS AND CHAMBER VOLUNTEERS   Chapel Hill, NC – On Feb. 2, 2017, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Meeting presented by Europa Center and SunTrust Bank.  The Chamber honored four individuals with awards in addition to hosting UNC President Margaret Spellings as keynote speaker.    District Manager Indira ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Sunday, September 25 through Tuesday, September 27   For more information, contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 740-8046, ksmith@carolinachamber.org Margot Lester, (323) 314-3735, margot@thewordfactory.com  Leaders from Chapel Hill, NC and University of North Carolina Travel to Boulder and Denver, Colorado for Inter-City Visit   Community and business leaders from the greater ...read more
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    Friday, August 05, 2016
    CHAMBER INDUCTS SIX INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES INTO THE CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO BUSINESS HALL OF FAME   Chapel Hill, NC – On the evening of Aug. 4, 2016, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce honored six individuals and families at its annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Celebration at The Carolina Inn.   “I am so honored to be here tonight, celebrating ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    The Chamber’s Partnership for a Sustainable Community will host an Inter-City Visit and Leadership Conference in Boulder, Colorado, Sept. 25-28, 2016.  The purpose of the visit is to convene leaders of the greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro community to learn from the experiences of another community, to better understand the assets and opportunities of our own region, and to build relationships among ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 06, 2016
    Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct six business leaders and families into the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Business Hall of Fame, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4 at The Carolina Inn.   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Business Hall of Fame Celebration and Induction Ceremony honors individuals who have made lasting and meaningful contributions to local business and the ...read more
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    Monday, May 16, 2016
    Chamber ANNOUNCES WINNERS for the 2016 Business Excellence Awards   Chapel Hill, NC – On Friday, May 13, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the second annual Business Excellence Awards (the BEAs) at a red carpet affair at the Center for the Dramatic Art, home of PlayMakers Repertory Company, with nearly 300 in attendance.   The winners for the Business ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, May 13   For more information contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 357-9988, ksmith@carolinachamber.org  Chamber Hosts Second Annual Business Excellence Awards, the BEAs   At the 2016 Business Excellence Awards or the BEAs, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will award over a dozen exceptional businesses and leaders for their achievements in the greater ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 05, 2016
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Tuesday, January 26, 2016   For more information contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 357-9988, ksmith@carolinachamber.org    Former UNC System President Tom Ross Will Keynote the Chamber’s Annual Meeting   Former UNC system president Tom Ross will serve as the keynote speaker for the Chamber’s Annual Meeting presented by Bank of North Carolina and Europa Center.     WHO: ...read more
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    Monday, November 09, 2015
    CHAMBER INDUCTS SEVEN INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES INTO THE CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO BUSINESS HALL OF FAME   Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce honored seven individuals and families at its annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Celebration on Thursday, November 6 at The Carolina Inn.   “The Chamber created the Chapel Hill-Carrboro ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, Oct. 30   For more information, contact: Kristen Smith at (919) 357-9988 or ksmith@carolinachamber.org  Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber Celebrates Location of Armacell’s Americas Headquarters   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Armacell’s executive offices in Chapel Hill.  The ribbon cutting will take ...read more
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    Thursday, October 22, 2015
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Friday, Oct. 23   For more information, contact: Kristen Smith at (919) 357-9988 or ksmith@carolinachamber.org  CHAMBER HOSTS RIBBON CUTTINGFOR SILVERSPOT CINEMA AT UNIVERSITY PLACE   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Silverspot Cinema at University Place.  The ribbon cutting will take place at 10 a.m., ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 07, 2015
    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of multiple locations of The Vapor Girl.  The ribbon cutting will take place at 12:00 p.m., Friday, July 10.   WHO: Chamber staff and ambassadors, The Vapor Girl staff, local community and business leaders, elected officials WHAT: The Vapor Girl Ribbon CuttingWHEN: 12:00-1:00 p.m.WHERE: 1821 N. ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 17, 2015
     Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Celebrates theGrand Reopening of its Chapel Hill OfficeResidential real estate office unveils renovations and upgrades at special ribbon-cutting ceremony  RALEIGH, N.C. – June 17, 2015 – Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston (CBHPW), the leading real estate company in the Triangle area, today hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Chapel ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host the Orange County Development Briefing, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 at The Top of the Hill’s Great Room in Chapel Hill.  Commercial and residential real estate professionals, planners and economic developers will present the latest trends about the local markets, new economic development initiatives, and the status of ...read more
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    Friday, September 19, 2014
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Sunday, September 21 through Tuesday, September 23   For more information, contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 740-8046, ksmith@carolinachamber.org Margot Lester, (323) 314-3735, margot@thewordfactory.com  Leaders from Chapel Hill, NC and University of North Carolina Travel to Athens-Clarke County for Inter-City Visit   Community and business leaders from the greater Chapel ...read more
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    Monday, March 17, 2014
    Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom will open its first restaurant in the Carolinas, located in downtown Chapel Hill at 140 West Franklin Street.  WHO: Old Chicago Pizza & TaproomWHAT: Grand Opening and Ribbon CuttingWHEN: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, March 20, with ribbon cutting held at 11 a.m.WHERE: 140 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC   A grand opening celebration will be held on Thursday, March ...read more
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    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announced the 2013 Business of the Year award winners today at its Annual Meeting held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.       The winners for each award are as follows: The 2013 Chair’s Award for Public-Private Partnership is awarded to Mark Chilton, former mayor of ...read more
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    Friday, January 17, 2014
    Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2013 Business of the Year finalists.  Award winners will be revealed at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30 at The UNC Friday Center for Continuing Education, located at 100 Friday Center Dr. in Chapel Hill.    The finalists for the 2013 Business of the Year Awards ...read more
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