• Chambers Showcase 90 Vendors at PRIMETIME Business Expo

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    November 09, 2018
    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 businesses.
    97.9 The Hill WCHL and Chapelboro.com was the Official Media Sponsor for the event. Contributing sponsors for the PRIMETIME expo included the Small Business Energy Initiative, First Citizens Bank and CE Rental. Amy Stern and 1893 Brand Studio helped capture the night through photography and social media. The event also featured the Access Health Expo hosted by the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce and presented by UNC Health Care Hillsborough. Access Health was also sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, BB&T and Orange County.

    The community came out to connect with local business representatives, win great prizes, and enjoy free food and beverages from Frutta Bowls, Jersey Mike’s, Chick-Fil-A and Durham Coca-Cola.
    Chamber President and CEO, Aaron Nelson, said, “University Place was the perfect venue to showcase these 90 vendors. The community was able to learn about local businesses and see the wonderful shops in the mall as well. This event is a great reminder to shop local.”

    Vendors featured at PRIMETIME included:
    97.9 The Hill WCHL and Chapelboro.com
    Northwood Ravin
    The Carolina Inn
    The Friday Center
    Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
    School of Rock
    RESOLUTE Building Company
    Better Business Bureau
    Inter-Faith Council for Social Service
    Carolina Capital Solutions
    Holliday PLLC
    Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts
    Joseph C. Woodard Printing Company
    OE Enterprises
    Courtyard by Marriott Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill Magazine
    Orange County Public Library
    Glen Lennox
    Town of Hillsborough
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties
    Pinnacle Financial Partners
    Hyatt Place Chapel Hill Southern Village
    Enitech IT Support and Consulting
    Atma Hotel Group
    The Daily Tar Heel
    Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce
    Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce
    Small Business Energy Initiative
    $10,000 Reverse Raffle
    Durham Technical Community College
    Catherine French Design
    Southern Village Apartments
    Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels
    Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel
    Norm’s Farms
    Wright Brothers’ Landscaping & Tree Service
    Orange County Partnership for Young Children
    Wells Fargo Bank
    Residence Inn by Marriott – Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau
    Hendrick Automall – Southpoint
    SpeedPro Imaging of Durham
    Charles Schwab, CEI – The Digital Office
    Blockade Runner Beach Resort
    Extraordinary Ventures
    Warren-Hay Mechanical Contractors
    Community Home Trust
    PNC Bank
    The Downsizers
    Small Business Administration
    Small Business and Technology Development Center
    American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association
    Domicile Realty/Governors Club Realty
    American Red Cross
    AC Hotel Chapel Hill Downtown
    Berkshire 54
    Bedbug Ozone Blasters
    Carolina Relocation & Transition Specialists
    Homewatch CareGivers of the Triangle
    Signature HealthCare of Chapel Hill
    O2 Fitness
    Coastal Credit Union
    Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA
    Mosaic Comprehensive Care
    20/30 Fast Track Durham/Chapel Hill
    Carolina Athletics
    The Tailgate Guys
    First Citizens Bank
    Mechanical Solutions
    Durham Coca-Cola
    Jersey Mike’s
    Frutta Bowls

    Vendors featured in the Access Health expo included: UNC Health Care Hillsborough, Pam Derr, Integrative Health Coach, Hannah’s Home Health & Care Consulting, Dream Reach LLC, Sunstone Wellness LLC, Orange County Department on Aging and Piedmont Health.
    The 2019 PRIMETIME Business Expo is scheduled for Thursday, August 29th and we hope to return to University Place again.
    If you have further questions about the event, please contact Vanessa Watson, event coordinator, at 919.357.9989 or vwatson@carolinachamber.org.
    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro (NC) Chamber of Commerce is a diverse leadership organization that serves and advances the business interests of our community and builds a sustainable community where business thrives. The Chamber serves and supports the business interests of its nearly 1000 local business and nonprofit members. 
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    Vanessa Watson, Member Programs & Events Coordinator



  • 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