December 9, 2014

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Christmas Tree ChallengeKick off the holidays with the 10th Annual American Tobacco Tower Lighting celebration.

Courtesy of Durham Magazine

The trick or treaters have passed by. The pumpkin patches have been visited. Even the political ads have thankfully stopped. The holiday season is here, and that means there’s all … read more

December 8, 2014

Workshop: How are you reaching customers on mobile?

How are you reaching customers today?  Have you considered your customers that use their phones or tablets to find your products or services?

CrossComm’s Founder & Chairman is speaking in Durham next week to help businesses create new ways to drive sales and customer engagement on their mobile devices.  CrossComm’s … read more

November 21, 2014

[Photos] Durham Story Studio Premiere

The Durham Story Studio Premiere at the Full Frame Theater on Nov 18 was full of excitement. To publicly kick off the project, we hosted a group of Durham 2.0 key investors and other special guests.

So, what is a Studio Studio? It’s both a small room and a small … read more

November 17, 2014

Chamber Workforce Report Reveals Opportunities for Durham

Looking at the demand side of the workforce equation reveals not just what employers want but how they want it.  Talent acquisition and retention has been one of Durham’s key strengths for years, and, as the area grows and evolves, the we know that finding new ways to strengthen our … read more

November 13, 2014

Small Businesses Increasingly Cautious, but Anticipate a Better 2015, According to Insperity Survey

Small business owners are increasingly guarded with respect to their business activities through year-end, but many express a more optimistic view concerning their business plans for 2015, according to the most recent Business Confidence Survey released today by Insperity, Inc. (NYSE: NSP), a leading provider of human resources and business read more

November 7, 2014

Learn How to Avoid Data Breaches

At some point, your company’s data likely will be compromised.

It could be due to an outside hacker, actions of a dis-satisfied employee, or a company error.

Consider these statistics:

  • Each week, more than 10,000 laptops go missing at U.S. airports
  • 47% of adult Americans have reported having their personal
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October 16, 2014

Download the Greet the Purchasers Guidebook

Our recent Greet the Purchasers event was a big success.  Although nothing beats an in person conversation, the guide below will help you navigate your business to greater sales and partnership opportunities.

Click below to download the guide to all Purchasers at this year’s Greet the Purchasers event!  If you … read more

Event: High Speed Fiber in The Triangle


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Life In The Fast Lane: 

High Speed Fiber in The Triangle


Learn how business in our area will work faster and more efficiently with ultra-high-speed Internet service, and how this unique resource will give the Triangle a competitive edge.


Hear from industry analyst and best-selling author Larry

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October 14, 2014

Put a Ring on It

NC_sign As I drove to work on Monday, I wondered what if any paperwork required updating with my own human resource department, after legally marrying in New York over the summer, and now that North Carolina recognized my marriage — I imagined other same sex couples doing the same resulting in … read more

Judges Announced for Tomorrow’s BIG Event!

scott_harmonSCOTT HARMON , Center Studio Architecture

In 1992, Scott moved to Durham and worked in City Planning and Architectural Associates in Chapel Hill with Don Stewart, Bob Anderson and Ralph Lasater. He left to start J.Scott Harmon Architect in 2000. In 2004, Scott and David Arneson started Center Studio Architecture. … read more