Recent Chamber News

Catch up on recent Chamber news and announcements.  


Rick Hendrick Named 2016 Citizen of the Carolinas
Friday, April 29, 2016
Rick Hendrick has been named the 2016 Citizen of the Carolinas by the Charlotte Chamber. It is the most prestigious honor given by the chamber and More>>

Paying Tribute to a Manufacturing and Energy Legend
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Urban League, NCDOT, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and Partners Announce New Regional Highway Construction Academy
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Urban League of Central Carolinas (ULCC) hosted a news conference with the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina Department of More>>

Charlotte Chamber Response to NBA Annoucement Regarding 2017 All Star Games
Friday, April 15, 2016
Charlotte Chamber Response to NBA Announcement Regarding 2017 All Star Games We appreciate and are grateful for the NBA's decision to keep the More>>

Power of Women Kicks Off April 20
Thursday, April 14, 2016
The Charlotte Chamber’s Power of Women (POW) is now its third year. Led by POW Chair Angela Broome of The American Red Cross, the vision of POW More>>

Charlotte Region Delegation Travels to Hannover Messe
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, the Charlotte Regional Partnership and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina will lead a delegation of more than 20 people representing private companies and public sector organizations to Hannover Messe 2016 in Hannover, Germany April 25-29. The Hannover Fair is the world’s largest industrial trade fair with more than 6,500 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors. This year, for the first time in history, the United States is the partner country and there will be a large effort to recruit foreign-based businesses to the United States. President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, United States Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and United States Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker are scheduled to attend.


Charlotte Chamber Executive Committee Statement in Response to Gov. McCrory’s Executive Order
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The Charlotte Chamber supports our well-deserved reputation as a city that promotes and embraces diversity, inclusion and equality. The business More>>

Charlotte Chamber Statement Regarding North Carolina House Bill 2
Thursday, April 7, 2016

Charlotte Sports Tank Competition
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Ten sports tech startups gave their company pitch to a group of five investors, a sports advisory panel and successful entrepreneurs in Charlotte on More>>

The Charlotte Region's Competitive Advantage
Friday, April 1, 2016
Pat Riley, President and CEO, Allen Tate Companies Panelists: Carl Blackstone, President and CEO, Columbia Chamber of Commerce and Bob Morgan, More>>

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