February 26, 2013

Help Durham Win Mayor’s Challenge Grant

What can Durham do with an extra $50,000? Quite a bit, actually, and your help is needed to make it happen. Just a mouse click can help Durham win an IBM grant to help transform vacant, blighted properties. Visit www.huffingtonpost.com/mayors-challenge between now and March 6 and vote for Durham! While … read more

February 21, 2013

Business Mentoring available at the Durham Chamber

Looking to get some feedback on your current business plans? The Chamber, in conjunction with SCORE, is offering free business mentoring for Chamber members. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, having a mentor to discuss your questions or concerns can be extremely beneficial!

All appointments will be … read more

February 14, 2013

The Smoffice named as finalist in World Chambers Competition

The “World’s Smallest Office” – The Smoffice, has been named as a finalist in the 2013 International Chamber of Commerce World Chambers Federation Competition in the Best Unconventional Project category. The announcement was made on February 14 at the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. The announcement was made … read more

February 11, 2013

Downtown Business Week

This week, NBC-17 celebrates Downtown Business Week. Anchors  Penn Holderness and Pam Saulsby will be live at Brightleaf Square in downtown Durham on Wednesday, February 13 for the 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. shows. The 11 p.m. show will also broadcast live from Durham.

Join in on the Downtown Business … read more

February 5, 2013

Exclusive Chamber Night Saving to ANYTHING GOES at DPAC

ALL ABOARD for this saucy and splendid production of Roundabout Theatre Company’s ANYTHING GOES, winner of three 2011 Tony® Awards including Best Musical Revival and Choreography! One of the greatest musicals in theater history, Cole Porter’s first-class musical comedy is sailing to the Triangle. Peppering this timeless classic are some … read more

February 4, 2013

Chamber to present Civic Honor Award to City Councilman Howard Clement

At this year’s Annual Meeting on February 14, the Chamber will present its most prestigious honor to longtime Durham City Councilman A.J. Howard Clement, III.

The Chamber has bestowed this recognition since 1933 to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the Durham community. Without a doubt, Howard Clement … read more

February 1, 2013

Duke to Commemorate 50 Years of Black Student Integration

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the integration of Duke University and Duke has launched a nine-month, university-wide commemoration. A series of events will highlight the five African-American undergraduates who broke the color barrier in 1963, as well as the impact of other pioneering black faculty, staff and graduate … read more