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Get Your Discounted Booth Now For Business Showcase 2016
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Business Showcase, the Charlotte Chamber’s only business-to-business trade show is returning on March 16. Now, in its 16th year, the annual event provides chamber member businesses with the opportunity to gain valuable exposure to more than 1,200 attendees. This event, held in partnership with the Greater Charlotte Hospitality and Tourism Alliance,

Chamber Expands Economic Development Recruitment Efforts to India
Thursday, November 19, 2015
The Charlotte Chamber is expanding its business recruitment efforts to India. Sven Gerzer, vice president of economic development, recently returned from a SelectUSA roadshow where he visited various locations across the subcontinent. Stops included New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Dubai. "The expectations were high for this trip," said Gerzer,

Charlotte's Economic Snapshot
Thursday, November 19, 2015
You might not know it, but the United States’ economy is in one of the longest economic expansions in its history. For 76 straight months since the depths of the recession in July 2009, the gross domestic product has grown. Mecklenburg County has benefited from this growth. As one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Charlotte has added

Charlotte Chamber Luncheon Price Increase
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Your Chamber in Your Area! Participating in the Charlotte Chamber's Chapters is your way to influence area public policy and economic development. It's also your chance to build your network and grow your business. Plus the information you'll learn from the meetings' great speakers and interesting topics helps you stay sharp in a changing economic

Why I-77 Toll Lanes Should be Supported
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Charlotte Chamber Statement on I-77 Toll Lanes Project The Charlotte metro population of 2.5 million people will double in the next 20 to 30 years. The I-77 Lake Norman corridor is already one of the most congested corridors in our region. The Managed Lanes project has been several years in the making, involving input and consensus building from

Radial Demographics at Your Finger Tips
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Did you know the average age of people who live within a mile of Uptown is 35 years old? The median household income of people living within five miles of Huntersville is $80,618, and almost 46 percent of people who live within five miles of South Park have a bachelor’s degree. Radial Demographics provides essential demographic data on 20 of the most

Chamber Manufacturers Council Welcomes Charlotte USA Manufacturers Coalition at Intermodal Tour
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
November 10 - More than 100 people attended this quarter’s Charlotte Chamber’s Manufacturers Council “Hot Topics” meeting which was held at the Norfolk Southern Intermodal Facility in Charlotte. Speakers included Stuart Hair, economic affairs manager, Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Grant Cothran, CEcD, manager national

Power of Women and Healthy Charlotte Walk
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Join us for our inaugural Power of Women and Healthy Charlotte Walk. This free event promotes health and wellness for professional women in our community. Event includes networking, refreshments and goody bag. Bring your co-workers and friends. Friday, October 30, 2015 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 7th Street Public Market 5:30 p.m. Meet-up and networking at

Chamber Members Tour American Airlines Training Center
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Members of the Charlotte Chamber Aviation Committee got a firsthand look at American Airlines Training Center on October 20. The group toured the 200,000 square facility and heard from representatives familiar with its importance: Tracy Montross, regional director of government affairs, American Airlines; Howard Garbee, director of flight training

Bojangles' Coliseum Getting $16 Million Facelift
Thursday, October 22, 2015
The CRVA continues to make progress on the beginning stages of the $16.5 million renovation for Bojangles’ Coliseum that will enable the Charlotte Checkers to move home. Phase one of the renovation includes new seating, updated dressing rooms, the new Checkers locker room, renovations to concessions and the Coliseum Club (VIP area), a new scoreboard

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