July 12, 2016

Plan Passage Signals Major Achievement

Approval of Plan NHC: Charting the Course, New Hanover County’s comprehensive plan, signals a major achievement for our region’s future and for the Wilmington Chamber, whose members, staff and leadership worked diligently to enact […]
July 6, 2016

Don’t Miss MEGA BizMix – July 21st

Wilmington Chamber members will display their latest products and services to the public at the MEGA BizMix expo scheduled for Thursday, July 21st from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Coastline Conference & Event […]
June 28, 2016

Blouse Named Interim CEO

Dick Blouse has been appointed as interim CEO of the Wilmington Chamber, effective June 28, 2016, filling the leadership role left vacant following the retirement of former president and CEO Connie Majure-Rhett in May. “This is a […]
June 23, 2016

Wilmington #19 in Highest Rates of In-migration

Wilmington ranks #19 for U.S. cities with the highest rates of in-migration over the last five years, according to 24/7 Wall St. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, […]
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 […]