February 3, 2015

Telecom Technology Expo

Frontier Communications and Mitel will host a free Telecom Technology Expo that will include live product demonstrations on the latest in phone systems, data switches, video conferencing, Wi-Fi equipment and more.

The Technology Expo is scheduled for Thursday, February 19 at the Hilton Durham, near Duke University, at 3800 Hillsborough … read more

Making the Case for Historic Tax Credits

“Historic tax credits are about more than just renovation, it is our connection to our past and an investment in our future,” said N.C. Secretary of Cultural Resources Susan Kluttz to a crowd of elected officials and community members gathered at the American Tobacco campus on Monday, Feb. 2. As … read more

Durham’s Transportation Progress

The transit future of Durham continues to improve and expand thanks in part to a half-cent local sales tax increase which passed in Nov. 2011. Working with Triangle Transit, the Durham Chamber of Commerce took leadership in engaging and informing the community of the Durham County Bus and Rail Investment … read more

Google Fiber to Enhance Durham’s High Speed Infrastructure

The Durham Chamber welcomes the arrival of Google Fiber as another step in enhancing Durham’s high speed internet infrastructure. The Chamber has seen years of diligent work come to fruition: from the announcement of AT&T as a North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) provider in 2014 to the introduction of … read more

CITY CENTER: Mixing the Historic with the Modern

A first of its kind development for the City of Durham will fuse the historic with the modern for a new 26-story mixed use development, City Center. Adjacent to the 21c Museum Hotel, the Center will provide 25,000 square feet of retail space, 125,000 square feet of office space, 20 … read more

Welcome Krispy Kreme

The wait is over! The hot light is on at the new Durham Krispy Kreme located at 3535 Hillsborough Road. Long lines and lots of doughnuts filled the bakery as Durham Mayor Bill Bell and the Durham Chamber joined them for a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Feb. 3.  As early … read more

Greet the Purchasers: Flashback to October 2014

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce hosted a Greet the Purchasers event on the morning of Wednesday, October 3 at the Durham Convention Center. This event was a part of the City of Durham’s week-long celebration of Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week.

Greet the Purchasers allowed small and medium-sized businesses … read more