Key Investors is a new approach for a new era.

Thanks in large part to the leadership, creativity and hard work of our business community, we’ve all been witness to a uniquely Durham success story about economic growth and community involvement.

Key Investors creates a vision for Durham’s economic future.

Each year, this leadership group underwrites the Chamber’s work, allowing us to help companies create thousands of jobs and invest several hundred million dollars in Durham.

Key Investors creates a forum.

New ideas are always welcome, and innovative thinking will ensure that our community continues to be a great place to do business and attract top talent.

Key Investors creates business opportunities and solves challenges statewide.

With the Durham Chamber’s strong, statewide relationships, we are in a unique position to solve specific business challenges related to economic development and public policy. This allows our key investors to focus their energies on the work they do best.  Your organization’s success is inherent in our mission.

Benefits to You, Your Employees, and Your Business


Customized Solutions

Commercial and residential real estate insights, public policy solutions, PR, talent acquisition, and employee training.

Key Relationships
An immediate connection to business leaders and elected officials in Durham, the region, and the state.

Impact on Durham
Participate in key conversations shaping Durham and the region.

Greater Visibility
Increased visibility within the business community and with potential hires throughout the region.

Wider Influence
Influence decisions impacting the future of economic development in Durham.

Read the complete Key Investor Strategy

Contact Joshua Gunn to Learn More at 919-328-8735


Key Investors

21c Museum Hotels Duke University Health System Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
ABC 11 Durham Centre NAI Carolantic Realty, Inc.
Acropolis Engineers Durham County Narsi Properties
Akridge Durham Magazine Nexsen Pruet
Alliance Architecture Durham Performing Arts Center  Northwood Ravin
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants EmergeOrtho, P.A. O’Brien/Atkins Associates
American Tobacco/Durham Bulls Engine Brandmakers Olive & Olive, P. A.
Art Institute Raleigh-Durham Erwin Terrace Performance Auto Mall
AT&T EY Perkins+Will
Austin Lawrence Partners Fairway Outdoor Advertising PNC Bank
Avison Young FHI360 Prescient
AW North Carolina Fidelity Investments Private Diagnostic Clinic, PLLC
Bank of America First Citizens Bank PSNC
BASF Corporation Freudenberg IT Purdue Pharma Manufacturing, LP
BayerCrop Science Freudenberg Performance Materials, LP Radio One – Raleigh
BB&T Frontier Communications ReCity
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Research Triangle Park Foundation
Biogen Google RTI International
bioMerieux GreenWood Savills Studley
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Holt Brothers Construction, Inc. Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Burt’s Bees Holt Brothers Foundation S&ME, Inc.
Capitol Broadcasting Company HNTB Corporation SpokeHub
CBRE IBM Square 1 Bank
Cree Kompleks Creative Spectrum Enterprise
Cherry Bekaert, LLP Kontek Systems SunTrust Bank
City of Durham L.A. Downey & Sons Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC
Cognitect, Inc. LabCorp The Forest at Duke
Cormetech Longfellow Real Estate Partners Thomas, Judy and Tucker, P.A.
C.T. Wilson Construction Company, Inc. M&F Bank United Therapeutics Corp.
DPR Construction McAdams, Co. Unscripted Hotel
Duke Energy McDonald York Building Co. Wells Fargo Bank
Duke University Measurement Incorporated  Wexford Science & Technology
Merck & Co.  Whiting Turner Contracting
 MHAworks Architecture  WorkSmart
Morningstar Law Group  YMCA of the Triangle

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