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Member Spotlight: U Dirty Dog

By: Raven Gibbs | December 4, 2019

We are the first and only complete selfwash dog spa in Durham NC! We are a small business that is locally owned and operated. We strive to provide an excellent experience for every pet parent as well as their fur-baby! We supply all of the necessary items and the...

Q&A with Speaker Bureau, All American Entertainment

By: ChamberMarketing | November 22, 2019

  All American Entertainment (AAE) joined the Durham Chamber of Commerce earlier this year. Recently named one of Inc. 5000’s 2019 fastest-growing companies for the second consecutive year and one of Inc. Magazine’s 2019 Best Places to Work, this Durham company is one of the largest talent buyers and speakers bureaus in the world...

Durham Chamber Helps Bring Online Insurance Powerhouse Headquarters Downtown to Occupy 555 Mangum Street

By: ChamberMarketing | November 18, 2019

Policygenius is set to occupy 555 Mangum in early 2020 The Durham Chamber played a key role in both working with Policygenius to open its second headquarters in Downtown Durham, and in the landmark development of 555 Mangum Street. The signing of the occupancy lease on October 31st between...

TOP TIPS TO GET READY FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY®

By: ChamberMarketing | November 18, 2019

As an organization that serves local business—big and small, the Durham Chamber of Commerce is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday®, Nov 30th. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. It has since...

Durham Tech Early Childhood program adds new fast-track option

By: Raven Gibbs | November 12, 2019

PNC Foundation awards the college $17,500 to help provide stipends to students in the new pathway. (Durham, NC) – Students will now be able to earn their early childhood education associate’s degree in less time through a new fast-track pathway at Durham Technical Community College. While in the pilot...

Q&A with Chamber Ambassador, Denise Barnes

By: Raven Gibbs | October 31, 2019

Denise Barnes is the Regional Diversity Manager at LeChase Construction Services, LLC. The Durham Chamber is proud to partner with LeChase and grateful for their support in our efforts to foster a healthy business climate. In her own words, she shares why she decided to be one of our...

Election Information

By: bfox | October 18, 2019

Only 9% of registered Durham residents voted in the last election, and participation is crucial to empower government to work for our whole community. Vote on Tuesday, November 5th, and see below our endorsement of Durham’s Housing Bond Referendum and information on the candidates including their responses to the...

Morgan Imports Marks 50 Years in Downtown Durham

By: tmalory | October 15, 2019

In an expression of thanks to the Durham Community and our loyal shoppers, the Morgan Imports Family invites you to join us for our 50th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday November 2 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm. Morgan Imports, Inc. has been a beloved Downtown Durham retail fixture since 1969. At...

Tails at Twilight

By: ChamberMarketing | September 27, 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 6:00 PM Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Boulevard, Durham, NC 27705 Tickets: $135 each www.APSofDurham.org/Tails-at-Twilight You are cordially invited to join us for an evening of spirited fun and generous giving to benefit the Animal Protection Society of Durham at our Tails...

The Moon is Coming to Durham: October 31 to November 3, 2019

By: ChamberMarketing | September 27, 2019

The Moon is Coming to Durham October 31 to November 3, 2019 Be a part of the once-in-a-lifetime, free community event featuring a mesmerizing and world-renowned touring installation. For the first time in North Carolina, a giant breathtaking spherical replica of the moon, with a diameter of nearly 23...

Q&A with Chamber Ambassador, Matt Groseclose

By: ChamberMarketing | September 23, 2019

  Matt Groseclose is a Family Scouting Director for Boy Scouts of America. The Durham Chamber is glad to have him support our efforts and share the value of partnering with us.In his own words, he shares why he decided to be one of our Ambassadors… What do you...

The Ultimate Recycle, With a Focus on Hospitality

By: ChamberMarketing | August 22, 2019

Bartlett Reserve, named after the founder of the city of Durham, Dr. Bartlett Durham, has created something very unique by brilliantly blending the old and the new. In November of 2012 the owners of Bartlett Reserve purchased the failing Highwood Suites property on Meredith Drive in Durham, with the...

Announcing TeachNC!

By: ChamberMarketing | August 16, 2019

We are thrilled to share that, for the first time ever, North Carolina has a unified, statewide teacher recruitment initiative that elevates the teaching profession and seeks to fill critical vacancies. At the August 14th meeting of the North Carolina Education Cabinet, education leaders and stakeholders gathered to celebrate...

3-2-1 Work-Based Learning Initiative

By: ChamberMarketing | July 15, 2019

Durham Public Schools will launch its “3-2-1 Work-Based Learning Initiative” in August 2019, with the purpose of helping build your local talent pipeline, close the skills gap for critical positions, and connect Durham youth to high demand, high wage jobs. Beginning with this fall's 9th grade class, by the...

DPAC Celebrates Successful 18/19 Season with Record Attendance and Sellouts

By: ChamberMarketing | July 11, 2019

Venue remains a nationally recognized theater in its eleventh year! DURHAM, N.C. – With a record-high attendance of 536,710 guests and a record-breaking 163 sellout performances, DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) celebrated the ending of a highly successful 2018 / 2019 season. In DPAC’s 11th season of operations under...