October 25, 2016

Chamber to Reveal 2nd Annual Regional Economic Scorecard

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 19, 2016

Work On Wilmington Accepting Project Applications

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce invites area schools and nonprofit organizations to submit applications for Work on Wilmington 2017. The deadline to submit projects is November 18, 2016. The event will take […]
October 12, 2016

Chamber Board Supports Municipal Services District Proposal

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce board of directors passed a resolution today expressing support for the creation of a Municipal Services District (MSD) in the Central Business District in Downtown Wilmington.  An […]
October 11, 2016

Why the Business Community Supports the 2016 Parks Bond

Wilmington is blessed with natural beauty, and our predecessors had the foresight to preserve and develop land for athletic competitions, recreational activities, family outings and simple escapes for quiet contemplation. But population […]
September 28, 2016

Wilmington Chamber InterCity Visit to Richmond Provides Insights Into Economic Development and Regional Collaboration

27 area business leaders and elected officials have returned from a two-day InterCity Leadership Visit to Richmond, VA, organized by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, with numerous takeaways on how Richmond has […]
September 14, 2016

Chamber Board Passes Resolutions in Support of Parks Bond and Shoreline Funding

The Wilmington Chamber Board of Directors passed two resolutions today supporting environmental matters of local importance, expressing support for the City of Wilmington 2016 Parks Bond and for the creation of a sustainable, state funding […]
August 31, 2016

Chamber to Present $23,500 to UNCW Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Interim President & CEO Dick Blouse and First Vice Chairman Charlie Mattox (BB&T) will present $23,500 to the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) on Thursday, September […]
August 17, 2016

Focus Should Begin With New Hanover County SUP Proposal

Since March, New Hanover County staff has been working on a revised version of the Special Use Permit.  During that process, County staff created a new draft, then sought and incorporated input […]