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    Friday, November 23, 2018
    Introducing the New and Improved Carrboro Business Alliance "Growing Alliance is Recharged and Charged Up for a Greater Carrboro" CARRBORO, NC: Introducing the new and improved Carrboro Business Alliance. This growing alliance of nearly 100 Carrboro-serving enterprises is recharged and charged up for a greater Carrboro. “The Carrboro Business Alliance is stronger than ever – we are recharged and ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect, Member News
    Friday, November 09, 2018
    CHAMBERS SHOWCASE 90 VENDORS AT PRIMETIME BUSINESS EXPO  Chapel Hill, NC – Hundreds of community residents and business representatives gathered at University Place for the PRIMETIME Business Expo hosted by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, November 8th. The expo featured 90 displays from Chamber member and non-member ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Event
    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    Chamber Launches 2018 Election Hub and (un)forumThe Election Hub is a one-stop shop featuring five important resources, including the (un)forum, to demystify the election process and help you and your employees know who and what is on your ballotCHAPEL HILL, NC: In conjunction with the start of early voting, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce launched the 2018 Election Hub – a one-stop ...read more
    Categories: Connect, Advocate, Member News
    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    The 2018 Inter-City Visit to Lawrence, Kansas Delegates return with new perspective and a passion for more partnerships     CHAPEL HILL, NC: The 2018 Inter-City Visit Delegation returned from the three-day learning experience in Lawrence, Kansas with new perspective and a passion for more partnerships.   The program featured 15 sessions and deep dive discussions with more than 100 Lawrence ...read more
    Categories: Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Connect, Member News
    Friday, August 31, 2018
    Chamber Honors the Graduates of Leadership Chapel Hill-Carrboro 2018  Chapel Hill, NC: On August 23, 2018, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and its Partnership for a Sustainable Community honored the graduates of Leadership Chapel Hill-Carrboro 2018 (Leadership). This annual program, now in its 34th year, is designed to inform, develop, and engage committed and emerging local ...read more
    Categories: Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Member News
    Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Joint letter to UNC Chancellor Folt provides three compelling reasons and makes the business case for the permanent relocation of 'Silent Sam' Contact: Aaron Nelson, President & CEO, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce: anelson@carolinachamber.org | 919-260-0981Elinor Landess, Interim Executive Director, Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership: elinor@downtownchapelhill.com | 919-928-5735View ...read more
    Categories: CEO Statement, Advocate
    Thursday, August 23, 2018
    Chamber unveils latest data tracking the well-being of Greater Chapel Hill and reports ten key findings    Chapel Hill, NC: The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and its Partnership for a Sustainable Community today hosted the State of the Community Report, an annual event which tracks the well-being of Greater Chapel Hill across social, economic, and environmental indicators.   “Our ...read more
    Categories: Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Advocate, Connect, Member News, CEO Statement
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    Chapel Hill, NC (July 16, 2018) - The 2018 Visitors and Relocation Guide, a publication of Chapel Hill Magazine in partnership with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, has been named an “Award of Excellence” winner in the Communications Excellence awards program presented by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE).  “Our partnership with the Chamber enables our ...read more
    Categories: Member News, Connect
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Chamber Congratulates Chapel Hill Town Council on the Naming of a New Town Manager and Welcomes Maurice Jones to Chapel Hill   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce applauds Chapel Hill Mayor and Town Council for their selection of Maurice Jones as the next Town Manager for the Town of Chapel Hill.  “We are delighted to welcome Maurice Jones to Chapel Hill and look forward to working ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, CEO Statement
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Friday, June 1, 2018   Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Fusion Fish   Tomorrow, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Fusion Fish, a contemporary Asian restaurant in Meadowmont Village in Chapel Hill, NC. WHAT: Fusion Fish Grand Opening & Ribbon CuttingWHO: Fusion Fish owner and staff, Chamber staff ...read more
    Categories: Connect, Event, Member News
    Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Joint Statement on Light Rail from the Chapel Hill and Durham Chambers of Commerce   Having led our respective communities’ successful ballot initiatives that enabled the Light Rail projects in 2011 and 2012, and having worked with various stakeholders throughout its development, we are disappointed that the state legislature is changing the rules for fair partnership again. The Durham-Orange ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, CEO Statement
    Monday, May 21, 2018
    Top Individuals, Businesses, and Nonprofits Recognized at the  2018 Business Excellence Awards Chapel Hill, NC (May 21, 2018) – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce recognized the winners of the 2018 Business Excellence Awards and the 97.9 The Hill People's Choice Awards on Friday evening during the fourth annual Business Excellence Awards - a dazzling red carpet celebration at the Paul ...read more
    Categories: Event, Member News
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Hosts most successful membership drive in the history of the Carolinas Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce welcomes 217 new members while hosting the most successful membership drive in the history of the Carolinas.   “We are delighted to welcome more than 200 new members to the Chamber,” said Reagan Greene Pruitt, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Chapel ...read more
    Categories: Connect, Member News, Advocate, Event, Save Money
    Monday, May 07, 2018
    Chamber Announces Finalists for Business Excellence Awards and 97.9 The Hill People’s Choice Awards Chapel Hill, NC: Recognizing the very best in business, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for the fourth annual Business Excellence Awards (BEAs) and the 97.9 The Hill People’s Choice Awards. “Voting has ended, the people have spoken, and we have 105 terrific ...read more
    Categories: Event, Connect, Member News
    Thursday, April 26, 2018
    Primaries matter: The business community engages in the 2018 primary elections   CHAPEL HILL, NC: Orange County, NC is overwhelmingly one party, which means the winner of the May primary is often the winner of the November general election. Primaries matter. Today, to educate our members and the community, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce launched the (un)forum and candidate ...read more
    Categories: Advocate
    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
    Categories: Connect, Member News, Advocate, Event
    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
    Categories: Event
    Friday, December 15, 2017
    Community Health Centers serve as the primary medical home for 26 million people in America (that’s nearly 1 out of 12). From an infant getting her first well-baby checkup to a grandpa needing help managing his diabetes, community health centers are a safety net for medically underserved communities. The problem is that 70% of federal funding for community health centers expired on September 30, ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, CEO Statement
    Thursday, December 14, 2017
    CHAPEL HILL, NC: Today, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce hosted “Salute to Community Heroes” – the 15th annual awards ceremony, presented by AT&T, that honored the seven most outstanding first responders and employees from Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Orange County.  “Today, we honored the success of seven local first responders and employees of the year,” said Aaron Nelson, President ...read more
    Categories: Partnership for a Sustainable Community
    Monday, November 27, 2017
    CHAPEL HILL, NC – Today, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce welcomed Rebecca Dickenson as the new Vice President for Membership.   “We are pleased and excited to welcome Rebecca Dickenson as our Vice President for Membership,” said Aaron Nelson, President and CEO of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce. “Rebecca is an expert in business-to-business marketing and customer ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, August 28, 2017
    Like many Americans, we at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce are saddened and alarmed by the recent events in our sister community of Charlottesville, Virginia.  In light of those events, we feel it appropriate to weigh in on an issue closer to home, UNC’s Silent Sam memorial to Confederate soldiers and our current community conversation on race and history.   Our Chamber of Commerce ...read more
    Categories: Advocate
    Monday, August 14, 2017
    CHAPEL HILL, NC —The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce today announced that Katie Loovis has been named Vice President for External Affairs. Loovis’ service with the Chamber will begin on Monday, September 11, 2017.   “We are pleased and excited to welcome Katie Loovis as our Vice President for External Affairs,” said Joel Levy, CPA, Chair of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce ...read more
    Categories: CEO Statement
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Chapel Hill, NC –  In partnership with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, the Garner Chamber of Commerce, and the Haywood Chamber of Commerce, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce has launched the Carolina Chamber Export Assistance Center (CCEAC).  The CCEAC is designed to assist businesses by streamlining the processing of electronic export documents for international trade, ...read more
    Categories: CEO Statement, Connect, Advocate, Save Money
    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
    Categories: Connect, Event, Member News
    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
    Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect
    Thursday, October 27, 2016
    NEARLY 20 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND ELECTED BODIES ENDORSE BOND REFERENDUMS FOR SCHOOLS, AFFORDABLE HOUSING October 26, 2016 Chapel Hill, NC: Nearly 20 community organizations have endorsed both Orange County bond referendums for schools and affordable housing. "It's critical for our students and families that both these bonds pass so that we can get started repairing and renovating our ...read more
    Categories: Advocate
    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
    Categories: Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Advocate, Event
    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
    Categories: Connect, Event
    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
    Categories: Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Advocate, Event
    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
    Categories: Connect, Event
    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
    Categories: Event, Connect
    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
    Categories: Connect, Event
    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
    Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect, Save Money
    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
    Categories: Event, Connect
    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
    Categories: Event, Connect
    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
    Categories: Connect, Event
    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
    Categories: Event, Connect
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           CONTACT: Kristen Smith June 23, 2015                                                                   (919) 357-9988                                                                                              ksmith@carolinachamber.org      LOCAL CHAMBER PUBLICATION WINS REGIONAL AND NATIONAL AWARDS   This year, the Chapel ...read more
    Categories: Advocate, Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Save Money
    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
    Categories: Event, Connect
    Thursday, June 04, 2015
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Thursday, June 4   For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org    Southern Village Hosts Kickoff Ceremony and Groundbreaking for Chapel Hill’s Newest Hotel   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will attend the kickoff ceremony and groundbreaking of Southern Village Hyatt Place Hotel at the Village Green in ...read more
    Thursday, June 04, 2015
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Thursday, June 4 2015   For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org    Renowned Art Gallery, Kalisher, Opens at New Location in Carrboro   The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at the grand opening of Kalisher at its new location, 406 E. Main St. in Carrboro.  The gallery is a leading ...read more
    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
    Categories: Advocate, Event
    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
    Categories: Advocate, Connect, Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
    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
    Categories: Connect, Event
    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
    Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect, Save Money
    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
    Categories: Connect, Event

     

     

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