• News for Advocate

    Thursday, September 19, 2019
     Presentation featured up-to-date community data, commencement of the 35th Leadership Class, and launch of Big Bold Ideas   Chapel Hill, NC: The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro (The Chamber) delivered the 12th annual State of the Community Report, which tracks the well-being of Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro across social, economic, and environmental indicators. “The state of our ...read more
    Categories: Carrboro Business Alliance , Connect, Member News, Advocate, CEO Statement, Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    Chapel Hill, NC: Forty community leaders from diverse backgrounds and all sectors have joined the Big Bold Ideas Steering Committee and issued a community-wide call for big, bold ideas to help build a better community.  Submit your big bold idea now via text, 919-525-1395, or online at www.BigBoldIdeas.org.   Steering Committee The Steering Committee is a diverse group of community leaders, ...read more
    Categories: Carrboro Business Alliance , CEO Statement, Event, Member News, Advocate, Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    27 candidates, 7 races, 1 easy platform for voters to meet and connect with the local candidates on their ballot   CHAPEL HILL, NC: The (un)forum 2019, a virtual candidate forum, is now live on the internet and ready for voters to meet the local contenders for Chapel Hill Mayor and Town Council, Carrboro Mayor and Board of Aldermen, Hillsborough Mayor and Board of Commissioners, and Chapel ...read more
    Categories: Carrboro Business Alliance , Advocate, Connect
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    Having successfully led the Durham (2011) and Orange (2012) transit referenda, we remain committed to multi-modal, regional transportation solutions that work for the people and employers of our Triangle region. Together, our organizations represent more than 1,300 enterprises that employ more than 100,000 talented community members. We know that the continued success of our region relies on ...read more
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    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Renowned economist Dr. Michael Walden shares economic forecast and The Chamber CEO presents local economic survey results      Chapel Hill, NC - Yesterday, The Chamber hosted the Economic Outlook Forum, featuring renowned economist Dr. Michael L. Walden, who presented the state of the economy and shared his economic predictions for the year ahead. The Chamber President and CEO, Aaron ...read more
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    Monday, February 04, 2019
    Directors announce 2018 progress and 2019 priorities, honor four local leaders, unveil the new brand, and introduce "Big Ideas”     Chapel Hill, NC – On Feb. 1, 2019, the Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) convened more than 400 community leaders for the 76th Annual Meeting.   During the meeting, Chamber directors discussed 2018 performance, shared 2019 priorities, ...read more
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    Friday, February 01, 2019
    The 2018 Annual Report is displayed as an infographic and includes the financial performance of The Chamber (2018 revenues and expenses), as well as noteworthy accomplishments for The Chamber and the region.   Contact: For questions, contact Chamber Vice President for External Affairs, Katie Loovis at (919) 696-0781 (cell).   
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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
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    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, 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
    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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    Sunday, December 31, 2017
    Click here to review the Chamber's full 2017 Annual Report.   
    Categories: CEO Statement, Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Advocate, Connect, Member News
    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
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    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
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    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
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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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    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
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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
    Categories: Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Advocate, 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
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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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    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
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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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    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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  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce
    104 South Estes Drive
    P.O. Box 2897
    Chapel Hill, NC 27515
    (919) 967-7075 Fax: (919) 968-6874
    info@carolinachamber.org

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