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. […]
February 19, 2016

Volunteers Needed for Work On Wilmington

Volunteers are needed for Work on Wilmington, taking place on April 23, 2016. Work on Wilmington is an annual event that brings together local businesses and volunteers to work together to improve […]
February 19, 2016

Support Connect NC on March 15

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce board of directors has expressed support for the $2 billion Connect NC bond that invests in North Carolina’s future. The bond endorsed by Governor McCrory will invest […]
February 19, 2016

Let’s Rally the Community, Not the National Guard

I found it ironic that the same morning I attended the annual meeting of the Blue Ribbon Commission for the Prevention of Youth Violence, I read a column called “Heart of the […]
January 25, 2016

Wilmington’s Traded Sector Employment Loses Ground

Creating a flow of dollars into a region is a fundamental key to economic prosperity. One of the best ways to gauge a community’s standing in this area is through traded sector […]
December 17, 2015

Wilmington Chamber 2015 Year in Review

It’s been another busy year of advocacy and economic development initiatives at the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. Chamber members, you gave us your support, and we are grateful for your confidence. The […]