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Tips on What You Can Do to Help Small Businesses

By: tmalory | March 27, 2020

SMALL BUSINESSES NEED CUSTOMERS! TIPS TO SUPPORT THE LOCAL ECONOMY   Stay Healthy, Wash Your Hands Often, and Follow the NC Department of Health & Human Services Guidelines. Follow the Social Media Channels for Small Businesses in your Community. Connect Virtually with Small Businesses for Products and Services. Comment...

Durham Tech donates medical supplies to UNC Health, Duke Health to aid in COVID-19 efforts

By: ChamberMarketing | March 25, 2020

    (Durham, NC) – Durham Technical Community College donated medical supplies to UNC Health and Duke Health Wednesday to support the hospitals’ efforts pertaining to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The supplies consisted of bulk quantities of gowns, masks, protective eyewear, disposable gloves, and hand sanitizer, amounting in more...

The ABCs of Preparing to Work Remote During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By: tmalory | March 24, 2020

The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) creates enormous challenges for the employees of businesses and organizations of all types, sizes, and industries. The demand for social distancing will require many of us to adapt to working from home. Even those who already work from home will have to adjust to a...

COVID-19-Related Resources for Durham Community

By: ChamberMarketing | March 22, 2020

  The Durham Chamber of Commerce is continuing to work with the County and City on ways to help our community and businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. Email us HERE with your questions or concerns. If we don’t have the answers to some of your questions and concerns,...

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to North Carolina Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By: ChamberMarketing | March 19, 2020

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to North Carolina Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to North Carolina small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza...

Chambers Connect to Make Voting Easy with the (un)forum 2020

By: bfox | February 13, 2020

Election day is Tuesday, March 3rd. Learn about candidates for County Commissioner with the (un)forum 2020! The (un)forum 2020 is a virtual candidate forum that makes voting much easier for the 200,000+ Chamber member employees who live and work throughout Chatham, Durham, and Orange Counties. “Our election ballots may...

Meet BOCC Candidate Regina Mays

By: bfox | February 13, 2020

Submitted in place of an (un)forum video of three things she will do to make Durham County a great place to start and grow a business. My name is Regina Mays and I am running for Durham County Board of Commissioners. I am a 18 year resident of Durham...

Member Spotlight: U Dirty Dog

By: Raven Gibbs | December 4, 2019

We are the first and only complete selfwash dog spa in Durham NC! We are a small business that is locally owned and operated. We strive to provide an excellent experience for every pet parent as well as their fur-baby! We supply all of the necessary items and the...

Q&A with Speaker Bureau, All American Entertainment

By: ChamberMarketing | November 22, 2019

  All American Entertainment (AAE) joined the Durham Chamber of Commerce earlier this year. Recently named one of Inc. 5000’s 2019 fastest-growing companies for the second consecutive year and one of Inc. Magazine’s 2019 Best Places to Work, this Durham company is one of the largest talent buyers and speakers bureaus in the world...

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...

TOP TIPS TO GET READY FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY®

By: ChamberMarketing | November 18, 2019

As an organization that serves local business—big and small, the Durham Chamber of Commerce is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday®, Nov 30th. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. It has since...

Durham Tech Early Childhood program adds new fast-track option

By: Raven Gibbs | November 12, 2019

PNC Foundation awards the college $17,500 to help provide stipends to students in the new pathway. (Durham, NC) – Students will now be able to earn their early childhood education associate’s degree in less time through a new fast-track pathway at Durham Technical Community College. While in the pilot...

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...