March 15, 2017

Announcing Choose Cape Fear

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce “Choose Cape Fear.” The marketing campaign was officially unveiled at last night’s 150th Annual Meeting, along with its related assets, which include a […]
March 9, 2017

SUP Revisions Receive Unanimous Vote from Commissioners

Four years of efforts to create an improved New Hanover County industrial special use process culminated Monday when the NHC Commissioners approved revisions recommended by the Planning Board.  The revisions provide for […]
February 22, 2017

Governor Cooper to Speak at Chamber’s 150th Annual Meeting

Area business leaders will hear from newly elected Governor Roy Cooper during the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce 150th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Governor Cooper will provide the keynote address […]
January 26, 2017

Wilmington Ranks as Favorite City in North Carolina

In a new study released this week, Wilmington ranked first in the favorability ranking for state cities according to 953 North Carolinians. Public Policy Polling, a national polling company based in Raleigh, conducted the […]
January 23, 2017

Natalie English Named New Chamber President & CEO

Natalie English will serve as the new Wilmington Chamber president & CEO, taking the place of Interim President Dick Blouse effective March 6th. Natalie currently serves as Chief Public Policy Officer for […]
December 15, 2016

Wilmington Ranks High on Best-Performing Cities List

Wilmington has been ranked one of the most economically productive regions in North Carolina and 54th best in the United States, according to a report from The Milken Institute. Only two other […]
November 16, 2016

2nd Annual Regional Economic Scorecard Data Revealed

Last year, the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce’s flagship initiative, Cape Fear Future, produced a new Regional Economic Scorecard intended to help business and community leaders and elected officials make decisions concerning factors […]
October 27, 2016

Wilmington Region Sees High Job Growth

Since 1990, New Hanover County has seen a 69% growth rate in jobs, adding more than 34,000. The rate places the County at number 7 for percentage growth statewide. Neighboring counties saw even […]