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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Chapel Hill, NC (March 15, 2017) –Hyatt Place, a 110-room, $16 million hotel, will open early this Spring in Southern Village in Chapel Hill. The hotel includes 1740 sq. ft. of meeting space, bar and food service with complimentary breakfast, outdoor pool and indoor fitness center, and is a short walk to Southern Village restaurants, movies and businesses such as Weaver Street Market, ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Chamber HOSTED 2017 ANNUAL MEETING, HONORING PUBLIC SERVANTS AND CHAMBER VOLUNTEERS Chapel Hill, NC – On Feb. 2, 2017, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Meeting presented by Europa Center and SunTrust Bank. The Chamber honored four individuals with awards in addition to hosting UNC President Margaret Spellings as keynote speaker. District Manager Indira ...read more
Categories: Connect, Advocate, Event
Thursday, January 12, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Thursday, Feb. 2, 2016 For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989, or njohnson@carolinachamber.org UNC System President Margaret Spellings Will Keynote the Chamber’s Annual Meeting UNC President Margaret Spellings will serve as the keynote speaker for the Chamber’s 75th Annual Meeting presented by Europa Center and SunTrust Bank. WHO : Over 350 ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Friday, December 09, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristen Smith December 9, 2016 (919) 357-9988 ksmith@carolinachamber.org CHAMBER HONORED COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce honored 12 individuals at its annual Salute to Community Heroes presented by AT&T on Thursday, December 8 at University Place. The Chamber recognized the ...read more
Categories: Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
Thursday, October 27, 2016
NEARLY 20 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND ELECTED BODIES ENDORSE BOND REFERENDUMS FOR SCHOOLS, AFFORDABLE HOUSING October 26, 2016 Chapel Hill, NC: Nearly 20 community organizations have endorsed both Orange County bond referendums for schools and affordable housing. "It's critical for our students and families that both these bonds pass so that we can get started repairing and renovating ...read more
Categories: Advocate
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 For more information, contact: Nicholas Johnson at (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org MedAccess Urgent Care Opens in Chapel Hill The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of MedAccess Urgent Care in Chapel Hill North, 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21 at 1840 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Sunday, September 25 through Tuesday, September 27 For more information, contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 740-8046, ksmith@carolinachamber.org Margot Lester, (323) 314-3735, margot@thewordfactory.com Leaders from Chapel Hill, NC and University of North Carolina Travel to Boulder and Denver, Colorado for Inter-City Visit Community and business leaders from the greater Chapel Hill, ...read more
Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
Friday, September 16, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 For more information, contact: Nicholas Johnson at (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org Lindsey Mee, (310) 395-5050 or lmee@blazepr.com Chronic Tacos Opens in Chapel Hill Chronic Tacos will celebrate its grand opening, 12-4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18 at 504 Meadowmont Village Circle in Chapel Hill. WHO: Chamber staff and ambassadors, Chronic Tacos ...read more
Categories: Event
Friday, September 09, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 For more information, contact: Nicholas Johnson at (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org Brain Balance Opens in Chapel Hill The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate Brain Balance Achievement Center of Chapel Hill opening its doors, 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Rams Plaza at 1728 Fordham Blvd., ...read more
Categories: Event
Thursday, September 08, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 For more information, contact: Nicholas Johnson at (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org Chapel Hill Pilates Opens its Doors in Downtown Carrboro The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate Chapel Hill Pilates opening its doors at its new location, 4:15 p.m., Friday, September 9 at 103 Lloyd Street in ...read more
Categories: Event
Friday, August 05, 2016
CHAMBER INDUCTS SIX INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES INTO THE CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO BUSINESS HALL OF FAME Chapel Hill, NC – On the evening of Aug. 4, 2016, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce honored six individuals and families at its annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Celebration at The Carolina Inn. “I am so honored to be here tonight, ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The Chamber’s Partnership for a Sustainable Community will host an Inter-City Visit and Leadership Conference in Boulder, Colorado, Sept. 25-28, 2016. The purpose of the visit is to convene leaders of the greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro community to learn from the experiences of another community, to better understand the assets and opportunities of our own region, and to build relationships ...read more
Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
Thursday, July 14, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Wednesday, July 20 For more information, contact: Nicholas Johnson at (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org Edible Arrangements in Southern Village Reopens with New Addition The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the reopening of the Edible Arrangements Chapel Hill store in Southern Village, 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 at 410 ...read more
Categories: Event
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will induct six business leaders and families into the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Business Hall of Fame, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4 at The Carolina Inn. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Business Hall of Fame Celebration and Induction Ceremony honors individuals who have made lasting and meaningful contributions to local business and the ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Monday, May 16, 2016
Chamber ANNOUNCES WINNERS for the 2016 Business Excellence Awards Chapel Hill, NC – On Friday, May 13, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the second annual Business Excellence Awards (the BEAs) at a red carpet affair at the Center for the Dramatic Art, home of PlayMakers Repertory Company, with nearly 300 in attendance. The winners for the Business ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, May 13 For more information contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 357-9988, ksmith@carolinachamber.org Chamber Hosts Second Annual Business Excellence Awards, the BEAs At the 2016 Business Excellence Awards or the BEAs, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will award over a dozen exceptional businesses and leaders for their achievements in the greater Chapel ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Friday, March 25, 2016
" The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce believes discrimination is a business issue and we oppose any legislation that allows discrimination and diminishes North Carolina’s reputation as a welcoming place for employers and employees. In 2012, we were proud to play a leadership role in organizing business opposition to North Carolina’s now-unconstitutional Amendment 1 and ...read more
Categories: Advocate, CEO Statement
Thursday, March 10, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March, 10, 2016 Chamber ANNOUNCES 2016 Business excellence awards finalists Chapel Hill, NC – The finalists for the Business Excellence Awards (the BEAs) have been chosen from over 80 nominations by a selection committee of over 20 local business leaders and community activists from diverse industries and experiences. The winners will be recognized at the awards ...read more
Categories: Event
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Tuesday, January 26, 2016 For more information contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 357-9988, ksmith@carolinachamber.org Former UNC System President Tom Ross Will Keynote the Chamber’s Annual Meeting Former UNC system president Tom Ross will serve as the keynote speaker for the Chamber’s Annual Meeting presented by Bank of North Carolina and Europa Center. WHO: Over 350 ...read more
Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect, Save Money
Monday, November 09, 2015
CHAMBER INDUCTS SEVEN INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES INTO THE CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO BUSINESS HALL OF FAME Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce honored seven individuals and families at its annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Celebration on Thursday, November 6 at The Carolina Inn. “The Chamber created the Chapel Hill-Carrboro ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Friday, Oct. 30 For more information, contact: Kristen Smith at (919) 357-9988 or ksmith@carolinachamber.org Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber Celebrates Location of Armacell’s Americas Headquarters The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Armacell’s executive offices in Chapel Hill. The ribbon cutting will take ...read more
Categories: Event, Connect
Thursday, October 22, 2015
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Friday, Oct. 23 For more information, contact: Kristen Smith at (919) 357-9988 or ksmith@carolinachamber.org CHAMBER HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING FOR SILVERSPOT CINEMA AT UNIVERSITY PLACE The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Silverspot Cinema at University Place. The ribbon cutting will take place at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. ...read more
Categories: Event, Connect
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of multiple locations of The Vapor Girl. The ribbon cutting will take place at 12:00 p.m., Friday, July 10. WHO: Chamber staff and ambassadors, The Vapor Girl staff, local community and business leaders, elected officials WHAT: The Vapor Girl Ribbon Cutting WHEN: 12:00-1:00 p.m. WHERE: 1821 N. ...read more
Categories: Event, Connect
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
“The Chamber joins with businesses and citizens throughout our community in expressing our enthusiasm regarding the announcement that the North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) will be purchasing and expanding into the former Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) headquarters. As the home of tens of thousands of NC state employees, Chapel Hill is a perfect ...read more
Categories: CEO Statement
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristen Smith June 23, 2015 (919) 357-9988 ksmith@carolinachamber.org LOCAL CHAMBER PUBLICATION WINS REGIONAL AND NATIONAL AWARDS This year, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce took home both a regional and national award for their 2015 Calendar & 2014 Annual Report. On April 23, 2015, the Carolina Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) ...read more
Categories: Advocate, Connect, Partnership for a Sustainable Community, Save Money
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Celebrates the Grand Reopening of its Chapel Hill Office Residential real estate office unveils renovations and upgrades at special ribbon-cutting ceremony RALEIGH, N.C. – June 17, 2015 – Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston (CBHPW), the leading real estate company in the Triangle area, today hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the ...read more
Categories: Event, Connect
Thursday, June 04, 2015
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Thursday, June 4 For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org Southern Village Hosts Kickoff Ceremony and Groundbreaking for Chapel Hill’s Newest Hotel The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will attend the kickoff ceremony and groundbreaking of Southern Village Hyatt Place Hotel at the Village Green in Southern ...read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Thursday, June 4 2015 For more information contact: Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org Renowned Art Gallery, Kalisher, Opens at New Location in Carrboro The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at the grand opening of Kalisher at its new location, 406 E. Main St. in Carrboro. The gallery is a leading global provider ...read more
Friday, May 29, 2015
Chapel Hill, NC – Winners of the first annual Business Excellence Awards (the BEAs) presented by University Place were announced at a red carpet affair Thursday, May 28 at the Center for the Dramatic Art, home of PlayMakers Repertory Company, with over 200 in attendance. The winners for the Business Excellence Awards are: New Business of the Year: Green Beagle Lodge Innovation Award: ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host the Orange County Development Briefing, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 at The Top of the Hill’s Great Room in Chapel Hill. Commercial and residential real estate professionals, planners and economic developers will present the latest trends about the local markets, new economic development initiatives, and the ...read more
Categories: Advocate, Event
Friday, September 19, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR Sunday, September 21 through Tuesday, September 23 For more information, contact: Kristen Smith, (919) 740-8046, ksmith@carolinachamber.org Margot Lester, (323) 314-3735, margot@thewordfactory.com Leaders from Chapel Hill, NC and University of North Carolina Travel to Athens-Clarke County for Inter-City Visit Community and business leaders from the greater Chapel Hill, NC ...read more
Categories: Advocate, Connect, Event, Partnership for a Sustainable Community
Monday, March 17, 2014
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom will open its first restaurant in the Carolinas, located in downtown Chapel Hill at 140 West Franklin Street. WHO: Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom WHAT: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting WHEN: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday, March 20, with ribbon cutting held at 11 a.m. WHERE: 140 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC A grand opening celebration will be held on Thursday, ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
At the November and December board meetings, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors elected its officers and new board members for 2014. The Chamber’s board elected as their new officers: Chair : Chris Barnes, vice president at PNC Bank Vice Chair : Bob Saunders, partner at Brooks Pierce Treasurer : Joel Levy, Joel I Levy CPA, PLLC Secretary : Aaron Nelson, ...read more
Categories: Advocate, Connect
Thursday, January 30, 2014
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce announced the 2013 Business of the Year award winners today at its Annual Meeting held at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The winners for each award are as follows: The 2013 Chair’s Award for Public-Private Partnership is awarded to Mark Chilton , former mayor of ...read more
Categories: Advocate, Event, Connect, Save Money
Friday, January 17, 2014
Chapel Hill, NC – The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2013 Business of the Year finalists. Award winners will be revealed at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30 at The UNC Friday Center for Continuing Education, located at 100 Friday Center Dr. in Chapel Hill. The finalists for the 2013 Business of the Year Awards are: ...read more
Categories: Connect, Event