February 22, 2017

Investor Spotlight: The Carolina Theater

The Carolina Theatre has been in the heart of downtown Durham since 1926. More than 91 years after opening as the Durham Auditorium, the Carolina Theatre has become one of its city’s most beloved institutions. The historic venue presents vibrant, thought-provoking film and live performances that contribute to the cultural … read more

February 2, 2017

Durham Chamber Joins Tech Giants Sending Letter to President Trump and Congressional Leaders

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce has joined with leaders from tech giants Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Microsoft and more in drafting a letter to President Trump addressing his recent Executive Order on Immigration.

The full text of the letter can be found here.

As the home to the Research … read more

January 31, 2017

Chamber Members Helping Chamber Members

by Warren Greshes Chamber member and President of Speaking of Success

Last summer I attended a Chamber “Business After Hours” at Caring House in Durham. “Caring House, is a non-profit organization that provides peace of mind through affordable housing to Duke Cancer patients, but it  is so much more.  Caring read more

January 26, 2017

21c Joins the Ranks of AAA’s Four Diamond Award Winners

One of downtown Durham’s newest boutique hotels, the 21c Museum Hotel, has joined the ranks of some of the most exclusive hospitality establishments in the world. It was honored last week as one of the newest additions to AAA’s Four Diamond rating list.

AAA Carolinas held a banquet at the … read more

Welcome New Durham 2.0 Investor

Helping customers solve problems and fulfill needs in operating, maintaining, improving and expanding their facility is GreenWood’s mission. Led by an experienced, highly competent management team and on-site work force, we have developed a successful record of providing these services in a cost-effective manner for a growing list of valued … read more

Investor Spotlight: Performance Auto Mall

Hendrick Southpoint Auto Mall currently offers six different automotive nameplates, more than 1,000 new and 250 pre-owned vehicles on site, and access to more than 30,000 new and pre-owned vehicles at Hendrickcars.com.

Across from The Streets of Southpoint, Durham’s popular super-regional shopping mall located at the Interstate 40 and Fayetteville … read more

January 12, 2017

Durham Chamber Announces 2017 Slate of Board Members

The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce announces a new slate of both appointed and elected board members for 2017. The board is comprised of industry leaders committed to helping Durham grow in a smart and strategic direction.

“We are thrilled to have a leadership team that will help enhance our … read more

January 3, 2017

Your Chamber Membership Gives You Access to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

North Carolina law states that all businesses with three or more employees, and farm operations with ten or more employees are required to purchase a worker’s compensation policy. Although these number dictate when you have to purchase coverage , your liability to your employees begins when you hire the first … read more

December 13, 2016

Chamber Presents 2016 Citizen of the Year Award to Phil Freelon; Family Launches ALS Campaign

The Durham Chamber of Commerce presented Phil Freelon with the 2016 Duke Energy Citizen of  the Year award at the Legislative Forum and Holiday Reception. During the event, the Freelon family, through the Freelon Foundation announced its Design A World Without ALS fundraising campaign which will take place on Thursday, … read more

DPAC Sensory-Friendly Performance Delights Families

Since 2008, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) has been presenting one-of-a-kind, live entertainment events that truly can be described as “something for everyone.” This month, they expanded their offerings when they hosted a sensory-friendly performance of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.

Sensory-friendly performances are designed to … read more