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EFC’s 51st Anniversary HYBRID Golf Tournament

By: tmalory | September 14, 2020

Get ready - the 51st Annual Golf Tournament for Exchange Family Center is almost upon us! Did you know that by simply playing a round of golf, you can help children and families all over Durham County? It’s true! We’d love for you to hit the links with us!...

Business Insight: A Look at Cree

By: ChamberMarketing | September 2, 2020

  Cree is proud of its North Carolina roots – the company started in a lab at NC State University more than 30 years ago – and calls Durham home to its global headquarters. Since its inception, the company has been innovating and delivering technology solutions that allow customers...

2020 First Responders and Community Champions Appreciation

By: tmalory | September 2, 2020

For the past 6 years, the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce has been honored to host the First Responders Appreciation Breakfast at the Durham Convention Center. Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic, we are not able to hold this event in-person this year. Traditionally this community event is aimed...

Duke Energy Site Readiness Program a win for economic development, jobs in North Carolina

By: ChamberMarketing | August 27, 2020

  This year the company partnered with communities to identify six high-quality industrial sites across the state Since 2005, participating properties won 23 major projects resulting in more than 5,650 new jobs and nearly $6.4 billion in capital investment CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy has selected six properties in North...

Historic Solar Deal Powers Duke U. Toward Carbon Neutrality

By: ChamberMarketing | August 26, 2020

  DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University’s ambitious effort to become carbon neutral by 2024 will add an expanded solar energy component through a partnership with an Asheville, North Carolina-based solar developer. The university will bolster its renewable energy capabilities through the purchase of 101 megawatts of solar capacity from...

Governor Cooper Announces Genetic Medicine Company Will Create 201 Jobs in Durham County

By: ChamberMarketing | August 12, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Beam Therapeutics (Nasdaq; BEAM), a biotechnology company developing precision medicines through DNA base editing, plans to build a manufacturing facility in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, creating 201 jobs. Over a period of 5 years, the company expects to invest $83 million in the...

Business Insight: A Look at StrongKey

By: ChamberMarketing | August 12, 2020

  Underlying Values Connect Cybersecurity with Community for Durham’s StrongKey.   “Assume your network will be breached, your people will be phished, and attackers will be able to access your data,” says Jake Kiser, COO of StrongKey, a cybersecurity company who has called Durham its East Coast home since 2018....

Q&A with StreetLevel Media

By: ChamberMarketing | August 11, 2020

Streetlevel Media joined the Durham Chamber of Commerce earlier this year. They recently won the City of Durham’s RFP for GoDurham transit advertising throughout the city. They are also helping our great city to get back on the bull with bus ads. We sat down with Marci Burns, Marketing...

Push the Reset Button: 10 Reasons to Attend WellFest 2020

By: tmalory | August 6, 2020

Register today for WellFest 2020 – a virtual weekend focused on mental and physical wellness. In the early days of the coronavirus shutdown, we witnessed a spike in wellness motivation. But what happened to those people who were sharing their Sunday meal preps or latest yoga pose achievement on social media?...

Duke Energy creates job training opportunities through $900,000 in grants to North Carolina community colleges

By: ChamberMarketing | July 28, 2020

  Duke Energy creates job training opportunities through $900,000 in grants to North Carolina community colleges Grants to support apprenticeship programs at 8 community colleges Funds fulfill company’s $5 million commitment made in 2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy today announced it has awarded $903,828 in grants to support...

Duke Energy provides $648,000 in grants to build diverse workforce in North Carolina

By: ChamberMarketing | July 28, 2020

  Duke Energy provides $648,000 in grants to build diverse workforce in North Carolina ▪ 16 organizations receive grants supporting innovative workforce education and training initiatives ▪ Grants aim to strengthen programs serving under-represented, low-income and diverse audiences, including women and minorities CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy announced today...

Business Insight: A Look at Cambrex

By: ChamberMarketing | July 9, 2020

  Durham County, North Carolina is renowned as one of the nation’s leading life sciences hubs, with over 300 biotech companies represented. With growing healthcare needs—particularly amidst the current pandemic, it is quite possible our state could be among those that deliver solutions to address this crisis. One local...

Business Insight: A Look at Policygenius

By: ChamberMarketing | July 9, 2020

Policygenius is the nation’s leading online insurance marketplace, with headquarters in New York City and, as of 2019, Durham, North Carolina. This insurtech pioneer has helped more than 30 million people shop for all types of insurance from the comfort of their own homes — online — and have...

Cyreonix Offers Webinar Series on Cybersecurity Concerns

By: tmalory | July 6, 2020

The Durham Chamber has partnered with member Cyreonix to offer 5 week lunch-time webinar series, beginning on July 7, 2020. Each webinar begins at 12:00 p.m. This series is titled Business Security Technology in the New Normal:  Practices Practical for Protecting Your Business. Visit the links below to register...

Museum of Life and Science Offers Lab@Home Series

By: tmalory | July 1, 2020

The Lab: Real Science and Real Scientists Now in Your Own Home! How can you make plastic out of milk? What products in your home can clean up an oil spill? The Lab at the Museum of Life and Science is the place to learn how to answer these...

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