August 31, 2011

What’s going on in politics?!?!

I don’t know about you, but I get pretty frustrated with where things are in the world of politics these days. The question is what can we do about it?

Next year is a presidential election year, and it seems like every time you turn on the T.V., computer or … read more

August 29, 2011

Chamber Golf Classic

It’s time to hit the links! Join us for the Chamber’s Annual Golf Classic at the beautiful Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club on September 26. Whether you hit the ball short or far, straight or sliced, this is the event for you!   Get the chance to play the only … read more

Celebrate Success!

Register now for the 2011 Business Excellence Awards! Join us on September 15 as we recognize businesses of all sizes for their outstanding accomplishments!  We’ll also honor the Chamber’s Connector of the Year and the Alfred P. Sloan Award recipients. Reserve your seat today! read more

Do you know about Chamber U?

You probably know the Chamber offers professional development and networking opportunities, but do you know about Chamber U?

Chamber U is open to everybody, every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. here at the Chamber. And most importantly it is FREE to attend. 

It’s a great opportunity to learn from others in … read more

August 25, 2011

Women in Business: Part I

I always carry a pen,  even if I have to jot notes down on a napkin or coaster, so that my thoughts are recorded in real time.  I was so glad that I had my pen handy Wednesday afternoon.

Chamber members had the pleasure and privilege to hear from Madhu … read more

August 22, 2011

The Economic Outlook

It is not infrequently I am asked my opinion about the economy.  Understandably people are concerned and worried, especially those who tune into the nightly news and listen to all the gloom and doom.  And although my crystal ball sees no more than anyone else’s, here’s what I do know … read more

August 19, 2011

PBM for Good

It’s crazy how hectic our lives can be. We get so caught up in the day-to-day activities and tasks that we rarely have a chance to get to know each other, or even relax. That’s why we at the Durham Chamber created the PBM.

What’s a PBM? PBMs are planned … read more

August 18, 2011

Future of the Chamber Business Model

So, I just returned from the ACCE (American Chamber of Commerce Executives) convention in Los Angeles.  Our President & CEO, Casey Steinbacher, was ending her year as chair of this national professional development organization for chamber executives.  There were many workshops on the latest developments around membership, economic development, and … read more

August 16, 2011

Interview with Durham Startup Bound Custom Journals

By Adam Klein

Curious about this startup boom in Durham? Check out the video interview below with Joel Sadler of Bound Custom Journals (www.boundforanything.com). Bound is one of 60 plus startups located in downtown Durham and participated in the spring session of the Bull City Startup Stampede.

In this interview, … read more

August 15, 2011

Regional Outlook event this week!

By The Durham Chamber of Commerce

If you are looking to gain valuable insight about the region for your business, then this is an event you may want to consider.

Triangle Business Journal presents the latest in its series of Regional Outlook events on Thursday, August 18 at the Washington … read more