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 […]
October 28, 2015

Regional Economic Scorecard to be Unveiled

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce’s flagship initiative, Cape Fear Future, has produced a new Regional Economic Scorecard intended to help business and community leaders and elected officials make decisions concerning factors that […]
September 24, 2015

Chamber Hosts InterCity Visit to Charleston, SC

37 area business leaders and elected officials have returned from a two-day InterCity Leadership Visit to Charleston, SC, organized by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, with numerous takeaways on how Charleston has […]
August 27, 2015

Wilmington Wins USA Today Best Al Fresco Dining Award

For the second time in a year, Wilmington has won a USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Award, taking the top spot in Best Al Fresco Dining Neighborhood. A panel of experts picked […]
August 27, 2015

Wilmington’s Cost of Living Edges Lower

The costs associated with living in Wilmington dropped slightly since 1st quarter 2015 compared to that of the average city, according to the results of the 2nd quarter 2015 national ACCRA cost […]
August 14, 2015

Hopkins Awarded Leadership Wilmington Alumnus of the Year

The 8th Annual Karl Davis Leadership Wilmington Alumnus of the Year Award was presented to 2009 graduate Jimmy Hopkins during the Leadership Wilmington Alumni Association reception held at the Wilmington Chamber of […]