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Our Chamber


To be a resilient, globally recognized community with the talent, infrastructure and investment that drives the success of local employers and supports world-class education, public amenities, and thriving downtowns.


To serve and advance local business interests and build a resilient community where business thrives.


Adaptability, Creativity, Customer Service, Inclusion, Innovation, Diversity, Entrepreneurship, Equity.


Our Chamber is made up of 600 members, including large and small businesses, government and nonprofit organizations, and individual realtors and entrepreneurs. Members employ more than 95,000 people throughout our region. Meet our members: online business directory.


Serving Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro (Chapel Hill,  Carrboro, southern Orange, northern Chatham and southwest Durham). Learn more about our region.



As a membership organization, the Chamber is governed by a diverse, 35-person Board of Directors with 7 full-time staff members. Meet the team and Major Investors.

Scope of Work

To advance this ambitious vision and mission, the Chamber delivers a variety of programs and events, proactive government affairs and advocacystrategic communications and marketing, and valuable money-saving initiatives.

The Partnership

To build on the Chamber's commitment to community and economic development, in 2012, the Chamber launched a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate, called The Partnership. The Partnership applies business leadership to solve community problems and create opportunities. Signature programs include the State of the Community Report and Conference, the Inter-City Visit and Leadership Conference, and Leadership Chapel Hill-Carrboro.


The Chamber began in 1942 as the “Chapel Hill-Carrboro Merchants Association, Inc.” Approximately twenty years later (1963), a separate organization launched, called the “Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce Incorporated” and about fifteen years later (1979), the two organizations merged into “The Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce.” In 1989, the organization began referred to it self as the “Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce.” In 2019, the organization unveiled a new brand to reflect the growing network and region it serves, and began doing business as "The Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro."