The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Bryan Fox as the new Vice President of Public Policy. Fox joins the team on March 12.
His responsibility includes evaluating the issues affecting businesses within the county and throughout the State and region, while working together with the Chamber’s … read more
from Geoff Durham, President & CEO
As I am sure many of you have read last Thursday, Amazon made their first round of “cuts” on the location decision for their second headquarters and narrowed the pool of applicants down from 238 to 20. I would like to thank Durham’s business … read more
Dr. C. Nicole Swiner and her partners are committed to their patients. So committed that 10 years ago, when the UNC Health backed practice nearly closed after losing the support of the Chapel Hill giant, Dr. Swiner and Dr. Mohan Chilukuri banded together to keep the practice going.
“We had … read more
written by Ted Conner, Senior Vice President of Economic Development
On a late night in 2015, members of the Chamber staff were attending a meeting of an elected body at which three Public/Private Partnerships involving the renovation of the Chesterfield Building, the Durham ID and Park Center were approved. After … read more
While a partner at the Piedmont Restaurant in Durham, Andy Magowan would pass by the old Fletcher’s Gulf Station on the corner of Foster and Geer streets. “That would make a great little restaurant,” Magowan thought to himself. In the fall of 2010, after deciding to leave Piedmont, he jumped … read more
An Introduction to SpokeHub
by Taylor Glymph
Social Media is here to stay. A 2017 study estimates that seven-in-ten Americans utilize social media to entertain themselves, learn about businesses, discover news content, and connect with one another. Therefore, it would behoove all brands and businesses to engage with their customer … read more
Wednesday, Nov. 8 – Shop Small Items Give-Away, Pour Durham – 202 N. Corcoran Street (from 4 to 6 p.m.) and All Day at the Chamber’s office
Saturday, November 25—Shop Small Kick-off: Coffee and Donuts at The Regulator bookshop on 9th Street, beginning at 10 a.m., provided by the … read more
by Geoff Durham, Chamber President & CEO
originally published Oct. 19
These are exciting times for Durham!
A great deal has been reported in recent weeks regarding the Amazon site selection process, so I thought today, the deadline for Amazon proposals, would be the perfect time to provide an overview … read more
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For more than 20 years, Durham’s Partnership for Children has been charged with identifying needs and mobilizing partners to serve young children, birth to age 5, in Durham County. Founded as part of the state-wide early childhood initiative known as Smart Start, the Partnership leverages public and private sectors to … read more