February 18, 2015

2015 Public Policy Agenda for Business

The Board of Directors of the Wilmington Chamber approved the Chamber’s 2015 Public Policy Agenda at their February meeting. The Agenda includes state and local items that bring focus to the area’s […]
February 13, 2015

Grow Biotech…Be Part of the MARBIONC Advisory Council

Walking through the Marine Biotechnology Center of North Carolina (MARBIONC) on the UNCW Crest Research Park campus reminds me why I work in economic and community development, not science. Rented lab space […]
February 13, 2015

Inaugural Duke Energy LEAD Award Presented to Former Wilmington Chamber Chairman Hal Kitchin

Congratulations to Hal Kitchin, 2013 Chairman of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, who was presented the inaugural Leadership in Economic Advancement and Development (LEAD) Award by Duke Energy at the Chamber’s 148th […]
December 3, 2014

Why You Should Participate in Hometown Hires

“You can give a man food to eat. You can give a man clothes. But at the end of the day, giving a man a job will change his life. And I’m […]
November 21, 2014

Forbes Ranks Wilmington in Top 5 in “America’s Smartest Cities”

Forbes magazine has rated Wilmington fifth among the country’s 380 metro areas in its latest “America’s Smartest Cities” survey. Researchers Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill looked at a region’s “brainpower” and how […]
October 17, 2014

Suggest a Project for Work On Wilmington

Here’s your chance to feel good about helping area schools and non-profits…and all we need from you are project suggestions. One of our favorite Wilmington Chamber Foundation events each year is Work […]
October 13, 2014

Get the New Wilmington Chamber App

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), and the City of Wilmington have partnered with Appycity to help connect Wilmington residents and visitors to information resources […]
October 1, 2014

Wilmington One of the Next “Hipster” Cities?

CultureMap Austin, a website that reports news and happenings around Austin, Texas, has predicted that Wilmington will be one of the nation’s next “hipster” cities. The recognition recognizes Wilmington’s up-and-coming status as […]