March 4, 2015

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

February 24, 2015

Tax Season Tips

It has been called the most dreaded time of the year for small businesses, tax season. In a survey conducted by TD Bank, 96 percent of small business owners stated that they loved the flexibility, freedom and control that owning a small business gave them. Half of those surveyed admitted … read more

FastMed’s Winter/Spring Sports Physical Promotion

FastMed will be offering $15 sports physicals at their Durham location, now through March. You must present the discount voucher at the time of your appointment. To access the voucher, visit the link hereread more

February 17, 2015

Durham – The Fastest in the South

Contributed by Guest Blogger Dennis Bloss

For the last several months Durham and the Triangle have been in the news regarding an explosion of providers planning to offer 1 Gigabit Fiber to residential customers.  Frontier has been leading the charge in Durham since last fall, and over the past five … read more

February 16, 2015

Win a 12-Person Carolina Hurricanes Suite

Watch the Carolina Hurricanes take on the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, March 28 from your very own 12-person suite in the PNC Arena. To enter the contest visit https://offerpop.com/ad.psp?cid=718473&ref=Chamber.… read more

Bull City’s Own to Compete on The Voice

Durham has talent! So it should be no surprise that Bull City’s own, Lowell Oakley III will compete on the hit NBC reality show, “The Voice,” airing on Feb. 23 and 24 and March 2, 3 and 9 at 8 p.m. nightly. Oakley was among 45,000 who auditioned last summer, … read more