May 16, 2016

Wilmington Named One of Coolest Southern Towns

Jetsetter Magazine has released its list of Coolest Southern Towns, and Wilmington was ranked at #6. The magazine called Wilmington an “idyllic riverside hamlet, where brick factories-turned-farm-to-table restaurants overlook the water and […]
April 26, 2016

1,900 Work On Wilmington Volunteers Tackle 27 Projects

On Saturday, April 23rd, the 11th Annual Work On Wilmington workday took place at sites across New Hanover County. This annual event brought together a broad spectrum of Wilmington area individuals and […]
April 5, 2016

Chamber 2nd Vice Chair Named NHRMC CEO

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Second Vice Chair John Gizdic has been named the successor for New Hanover Regional Medical Center CEO Jack Barto upon his retirement June 30th. Jack served as Chamber […]
March 17, 2016

What Can We Learn from Richmond?

Cities must have a strategic and targeted economic development plan…cooperation among all groups is the key to development and preservation…high-quality public spaces are worth the investment…state support to recruit businesses is necessary…plan […]
March 15, 2016

Cruise Switzerland, France, Germany & the Netherlands with the Chamber

River cruises are one of the most popular vacations today, and to know the Rhine River is to know Europe. Running from the Swiss Alps through Germany, this vital waterway eventually flows […]
March 11, 2016

Wilmington’s Azalea Festival in Running for Nation’s Finest Flower Festival

Wilmington largest annual community event is being recognized nationally. The North Carolina Azalea Festival is in the running for a USA Today/ reader poll of the nation’s finest flower festivals. Wilmington’s annual […]
March 9, 2016

Entitlement Spending Has Government on a Path to Implode

Congressman David Rouzer stopped by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce today to update the Board of Directors on current legislative issues. He painted a sobering picture of spending and the national debt. […]
March 2, 2016

Annual Meeting to Feature New UNC System President

We’re switching up the format of our Annual Meeting this year with a different day and time to accommodate our guest speaker’s schedule as she tours the state visiting UNC system schools. […]