“Intrepid is the kind of place that makes Durham, Durham. We can’t afford to lose it.”
After returning home from war as a Marine Scout/Sniper, I spent 10 years searching for a place to call home; where I could use my skills and experiences … read more
Time to promote your business and have some fun…yes, at the same time.
Introducing The BIG Pitch and The BIG Expo.
You are invited to pitch your business in 2 min to executive judges (think American Idol) and a room full of 200 Chamber members and the Durham community.
The … read more
Since 2008, the agricultural biotechnology sector of our regional life sciences cluster has expanded rapidly. Think microwave popcorn right when it gets going.
The growth exhibited by leading Ag Bio companies in Durham includes key international crop leaders such as BASF, Bayer Cropscience, Cheminova, L1 AgroSciences, Sipcam Agro, and Syngenta … read more
More small business owners think we are in an economic rebound and are indicating a slight uptick in business activity since the April survey, but are more conservative in adding new products and services, according to the most recent Business Confidence Survey released today by Insperity, Inc. (NYSE:NSP), a leading … read more
If you haven’t heard, it’s time you know that a beautiful new hotel and art museum will be joining us in downtown Durham in 2015.
Approximately 20 percent of workers around the world telecommute frequently, according to a 2012 survey by Reuters. As technological advances progress and their use becomes more widespread, that percentage is likely to increase. But while telecommuting makes sense for many businesses, employers need to be wary of potential pitfalls when … read more
The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be working with the cartographic and marketing firm of Target Marketing Inc. to publish a new, up-to-date, full-color Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce Street Map and Resource Guide. This publication will be the only official map endorsed and distributed by … read more
Last year, a Gallup survey entitled “State of the American Workplace” came to the alarming conclusion that seven of ten workers in the United States either are not engaged or are actively disengaged at work. The annual cost of this widespread discontent to American businesses is estimated to be a … read more
In nature, a healthy habitat isn’t possible without diversity. A community operates the very same way. Corporate America figured this out many years ago, and it’s making its way to Main Street. Durham has plenty of that fuel!
Its history is rich in diversity from the vibrant black entrepreneurial community … read more
Who cares what an employee who is leaving a job thinks? After all, the individual’s opinions do not matter anymore, right? Wrong. Feedback from an employee who is departing voluntarily can be extremely valuable, and may provide insight into areas for improvement.
Below are six tips to help ensure that … read more