January 25, 2016

WillowTree Opens New Office in Durham to Support Expanding Team and Client Base

WillowTree, Inc., a leading mobile strategy, UX design, and development company, today announced the opening of a new office in Durham, NC. The new office, located on Durham’s historic American Tobacco Campus, will accommodate WillowTree’s expanding team and client base, and allow the company to focus on hiring top … read more

January 19, 2016

Welcome Manning Fulton Attorneys

Manning Fulton & Skinner, P.A. cut the ribbon on their new Durham office located on the American Tobacco Campus at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

“We’re thrilled to be celebrating this important milestone and are grateful to all who helped bring this occasion to fruition,” said Managing Partner, … read more

December 2, 2015

Gov. Pat McCrory to Keynote Chamber’s Legislative Forum

The Honorable Pat McCrory, 74th Governor of the State of North Carolina, will be our guest speaker for this year’s Legislative Forum on Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club.

Governor McCrory will be joining us to speak to the statewide bond package that … read more

Top 10 Reasons to have Lunch at The Refectory Cafe

Twice a month, Durham Chamber staff pick a local restaurant and head that way for lunch; we call it “Eating Our Way Through Durham.” This Friday we are headed to The Refectory Cafe (2726 Chapel Hill Blvd.). The Refectory is ranked as one of the Top 10 Restaurants in Durham. … read more

December 1, 2015

Premier Research to Expand Operations in Durham

Premier Research, a leading contract research organization serving the needs of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies worldwide has announced that it will expand in Durham and add another 260 jobs. The company is located at One Park Drive in the Research Triangle Park and currently employees 62 workers.

The read more

November 25, 2015

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities in Durham

Happy Thanksgiving from the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce!  

As you celebrate the joy of the holiday season with family and friends, here are just a few Durham Chamber members that are Doing Good in Durham and could use your help. Capture the holiday spirit by ginving to those in read more

November 18, 2015

Frontier Communications Plans $4.3 Million Expansion at Durham Operations Hub

Frontier Communications Corporation plans a $4.3 million expansion at its operations center in Durham. Frontier plans to create 200 jobs over during the next five years. The company’s expanded facilities in Durham will provide advanced technical support to Frontier customers nationwide among other services.

“Frontier is excited to expand its … read more

November 2, 2015

2015 City Council Candidate Survey

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce surveyed Durham City Council and Mayoral candidates on issues related to economic development. Click on each of the candidates names below to read their responses to the survey. Remember, election day is tomorrow, Nov. 3.

Note: The Durham Chamber reached out to all of read more

October 30, 2015

Durham Ranked in Top Ten Best Places for Black Entrepreneurs to Find Success

A new report from GoodCall.com reveals which U.S. metro areas provide the best opportunity for success for African American-owned businesses, based on the firm’s analysis of official government data. A total of 378 metro areas were assessed based on economic health, educational attainment, networking opportunity and unemployment rates.
“African Americans … read more

October 29, 2015

Duke Energy: Protecting Customers from Utility Scammers

Duke Energy is ramping up efforts to protect customers from the long-running scam targeting customers of utility service providers across the country.

The company has launched a new multi-week social media campaign with content focused on identifying the tricks scammers use to get money from customers, and how customers can … read more