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Durham Chamber Helps Bring Online Insurance Powerhouse Headquarters Downtown to Occupy 555 Mangum Street

By: ChamberMarketing | November 18, 2019

Policygenius is set to occupy 555 Mangum in early 2020 The Durham Chamber played a key role in both working with Policygenius to open its second headquarters in Downtown Durham, and in the landmark development of 555 Mangum Street. The signing of the occupancy lease on October 31st between...

Q&A with Chamber Ambassador, Denise Barnes

By: Raven Gibbs | October 31, 2019

Denise Barnes is the Regional Diversity Manager at LeChase Construction Services, LLC. The Durham Chamber is proud to partner with LeChase and grateful for their support in our efforts to foster a healthy business climate. In her own words, she shares why she decided to be one of our...

Election Information

By: bfox | October 18, 2019

Only 9% of registered Durham residents voted in the last election, and participation is crucial to empower government to work for our whole community. Vote on Tuesday, November 5th, and see below our endorsement of Durham’s Housing Bond Referendum and information on the candidates including their responses to the...

Morgan Imports Marks 50 Years in Downtown Durham

By: tmalory | October 15, 2019

In an expression of thanks to the Durham Community and our loyal shoppers, the Morgan Imports Family invites you to join us for our 50th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday November 2 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm. Morgan Imports, Inc. has been a beloved Downtown Durham retail fixture since 1969. At...

Tails at Twilight

By: ChamberMarketing | September 27, 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 6:00 PM Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Boulevard, Durham, NC 27705 Tickets: $135 each www.APSofDurham.org/Tails-at-Twilight You are cordially invited to join us for an evening of spirited fun and generous giving to benefit the Animal Protection Society of Durham at our Tails...

The Moon is Coming to Durham: October 31 to November 3, 2019

By: ChamberMarketing | September 27, 2019

The Moon is Coming to Durham October 31 to November 3, 2019 Be a part of the once-in-a-lifetime, free community event featuring a mesmerizing and world-renowned touring installation. For the first time in North Carolina, a giant breathtaking spherical replica of the moon, with a diameter of nearly 23...

3-2-1 Work-Based Learning Initiative

By: ChamberMarketing | July 15, 2019

Durham Public Schools will launch its “3-2-1 Work-Based Learning Initiative” in August 2019, with the purpose of helping build your local talent pipeline, close the skills gap for critical positions, and connect Durham youth to high demand, high wage jobs. Beginning with this fall's 9th grade class, by the...

DPAC Celebrates Successful 18/19 Season with Record Attendance and Sellouts

By: ChamberMarketing | July 11, 2019

Venue remains a nationally recognized theater in its eleventh year! DURHAM, N.C. – With a record-high attendance of 536,710 guests and a record-breaking 163 sellout performances, DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) celebrated the ending of a highly successful 2018 / 2019 season. In DPAC’s 11th season of operations under...

Let’s get moving on transit

By: ChamberMarketing | June 27, 2019

The regional business community led a delegation of more than 60 Triangle-area leaders to Richmond, Alexandria, and Arlington, Virginia last week to visit and learn about many transit options. The goal for our visit was to inspire vision and action for accelerating enhanced transit in the western Triangle and...

Durham SmART Honored Today at Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Minneapolis

By: ChamberMarketing | June 20, 2019

Durham SmART Program Corcoran Garage Art Banner Wrap Honored Today at Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Minneapolis The First Public Art Installation of the Durham SmART Program is Selected for National Recognition Durham, NC -  June 14, 2019—Americans for the Arts today honored “Durham in Continuum” -...

Durham One Fund

By: ChamberMarketing | June 20, 2019

Partnering to respond to crisis The Triangle continues to recover in the aftermath of April’s gas explosion in downtown Durham. In an effort to respond to this devastating event and to rally generous support for the families impacted, we are proud to be a member of the Durham One...

Discover and Explore: Pompeii and Amalfi with The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

By: ChamberMarketing | June 14, 2019

Discover and explore Pompeii & Amalfi with The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce! Highlights include round-trip scheduled airfare into Italy with six nights accomodation at a first class hotel in Sorrento. For only $3,049 per person, this is not a trip that you would want to miss! Departing October...

The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer

By: ChamberMarketing | June 7, 2019

The V Foundation for Cancer Research’s Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, a one-day charity cycling event presented by Braswell Family Farms and benefiting the V Foundation, was held on May 18, 2019, at NC State University’s Centennial Campus. The event raised more than $230,000 through a dedicated group of...

RTA Leadership Briefing and Tour: June 20-21

By: tmalory | June 3, 2019

In partnership with the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce and The Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro Thursday, June 20 - Friday, June 21   Elected officials, transportation partners, along with business and community leaders will visit Richmond and northern Virginia this month to tour two bus rapid transit...

Creek Week is Good News for Durham

By: tmalory | May 14, 2019

Since Durham started celebrating Creek Week in 2009, 3,400 volunteers have collected over 81 tons of litter. Hikes, canoe rides, talks, films, and nature explorations have helped residents learn more about and directly experience our local waterways. Creek Week pioneers from Frog Hollow Outdoors, Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association, and...