March 4, 2015

Spring Food Truck Rodeo

50 local food trucks, local beer, the highly-anticipated return of Brooklyn’s PitchBlak Brass Band, plus free baby tree seedlings and master gardener advice from our non-profit partner, Keep Durham Beautiful. Bring folding chairs, blankets, family and friends.

Durham Central Park

March 8

Noon to 4 p.m.… read more

INDY’s Best of the Triangle

It’s time to vote for your favorite business in INDY’s Best of the Triangle. Cast your vote today at http://indyweek.secondstreetapp.com/l/INDY-Weeks-Best-of-the-Triangle-2015-/Ballot read more

Public Policy Committee Meeting- League of Women Voters

The Durham Chamber Public Policy committee meeting will be held at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10 at the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce office.

Janet Hoy, incoming President, League of Women Voters – Durham, Orange and Chatham counties will be the speaker.  Hoy will be sharing The League of … read more

FROM THE CHAIR’S PEN

2015 Durham Chamber Annual Meeting
Speech by 2015 Chairman Bill Brian

I have been involved with the Durham Chamber for over 20 years.  Since 1990 the Chamber has brought $11,169,131,800 of investment, and 57,508 jobs to Durham.  Additionally, the Chamber has played a critical role on many important public policy … read more

Women in Construction

According to the U. S. News and World Report, about 7.1 million Americans were employed in construction-related occupations last year, yet only 2.6% were women. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report more than 800,000 women work in construction (i.e., managerial, professional, administrative and production employees) and approximately 200,000 employed … read more

Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

Developing tomorrow’s workforce requires an early start, proactive training for a knowledge-based economy and long term improvements that can produce lasting results among other things. Three Durham organizations are training and tackling each of these areas and finding success.

Kidznotes

Five years ago, Kidznotes started in Durham using the El … read more

How CPA’s Power Small Business

Do you know what a CPA can do to help you start, run and grow a better small business?

With nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States, many owners struggle to do the work and run a successful, profitable operation. Many business owners and entrepreneurs don’t realize how … read more