Leading a business is hard work and we know your time is valuable. We appreciate that you want to participate so let us guide you to opportunities that will most positively impact your business.
Whether you want to grow your business network, build your professional skills, or get engaged in our community, you’ll find ways to participate below that will help you succeed.
Membership includes complimentary events as well as discounted tickets to Chamber signature events.
Our calendar is constantly being updated, so please check it often.
Virtual Women's Luncheon 5/15
Quarterly women's programming that includes two evening socials and two luncheons per year. Each gathering offers learning opportunities in addition to collaborating within the network.
Right now we're planning for a "virtual luncheon" on Friday, May 15. Mark your calendar now, more details to come soon.
Click here to learn more.
Chapel Hill Young Professionals
The Chamber Hospitality Team is a group of volunteers who assist with event set up, clean up and registration; facilitate networking among members and encourage meaningful participation; and encourage all local businesses to join our Chamber community. If you are interested in volunteering to make others feel welcome and connected please let us know!
Join a Chamber Committee
For Chamber members who have held membership for a year or more, we invite you to consider serving on one of four committees serving the Chamber Board of Directors. Opportunities include: Awards Selection, Finance, Government Affairs, and Membership committees.
Leadership Chapel Hill-Carrboro
Leadership is a cohort-based intensive learning program with ten sessions over five months designed to inform, develop, and engage committed and emerging leaders in Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro. Participants broaden their understanding of issues and opportunities facing the region, refine their leadership skills, and are invited to deepen their influence through ongoing networking and service opportunities.
Now more than ever, local businesses need our support. Every time we shop at a local business, we support local jobs and help preserve the local character of our community. In fact, 67 cents of every dollar we spend at a local business stays in our community.
When we spend it here, we keep it here.
Carrboro Business Alliance
The Carrboro Business Alliance includes nearly 100 Carrboro-serving enterprises - ranging from one-person studios to national corporations. For Carrboro based businesses membership is included with your annual Chamber membership.
Sponsor or Host an Event
Chamber event sponsorship is an efficient and effective marketing platform to reach active influencers in our region. We need partners like you to help make our member programming happen. Align your brand with the Chamber and you'll see the results: word about your company spreading across the community, strangers becoming customers, and your business and reputation growing as one who is invested in making this region a better place to live, work, and play.
Submit an Award Nomination
Nominations are open! We need your help finding the best in business.
Nominations for the 10 awards given at the Business Excellence Awards, the 4 community awards given at Salute to Community Heroes, and the Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award are OPEN.
Nominate your business or one that inspires you today!
Schedule a Ribbon Cutting Celebration
It is a Chamber tradition to celebrate and acknowledge member business grand openings, anniversaries, or other special milestones with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
2020 Inter-City Visit
Every other year we convene 75-100 of our local business and community leaders to learn from the experiences of another community and vision for a better tomorrow. Better understanding our own community assets and building relationships among our local leaders is essential in helping us address our local challenges.
Over the last decade, we’ve visited Lawrence (KS), Ann Arbor (MI), Madison (WI), Asheville (NC), Greenville (SC), Athens (GA), and Boulder (CO).