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Women in Sports Panel Wows at Power of Women Event
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The Power of Women 2016 series kicked off August 25 with a talented group of women executives and leaders in the sports industry. Moderated by CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams, the panel provided insight into what drives these professionals in the sports industry, challenges faced along the way and their successes. More than 130 attendees listened to the

Octapharma Plasma, Inc.ís Testing Laboratory Receives FDA Approval
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Octapharma Plasma, Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new state-of-the-art testing laboratory. FDA regulatory approval will enhance Octapharma Plasma’s ability to expand their 2016 operations in collecting, testing, and supplying human blood plasma for the manufacture of life-saving medicines. Plasma

Charlotte to the Capitol
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Join trip chairman Carlos Sanchez, AT&T as the Charlotte region chambers take our annual trip to Capitol Hill September 12-13. Bob Morgan, president and CEO, Natalie English SVP public policy and Carrie Cook, VP governmental affairs of the Charlotte Chamber along with trip attendees will have the unique opportunity to learn about the chamber's public

Charlotte Chamber Expands Economic Development Staff
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The Charlotte Chamber economic development team has added a new associate, Solange O’Brien. Solange is a graduate of the University of Tulsa and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at Northeastern University in Charlotte. Previously she was employed as an admissions counselor at the University of Tulsa and recently relocated to

Active Shooter: Protecting Your Employees
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Active Shooter: Protecting Your Employees August 25, 2016 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Marriott Courtyard 321 W. Woodlawn Road Business leaders today are faced with uncertainty and challenges when protecting their employees from an Active Shooter. Join the University of Phoenix, Charlotte Campus as we provide a platform to share unique insights into emergency

Back-to-School Savings for Chamber Members
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Chamber members save quickly and easily at Office Depot and OfficeMax! As a Chamber member business, your employees save at Office Depot and OfficeMax, too! Just in time for back-to-school. Members save on every single item in Office Depot/Office Max stores. Plus, save up to 50% off school supplies and these Hot 100 items . Simply show your Chamber Store

Remembering a Remarkable Charlottean and Charlotte Chamber Leader
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Regretfully, we share that Wayne Davis, founder and President of EZ-Tixx, and Charlotte Chamber member since 2007, passed away suddenly last week. Wayne was a valued member of the Charlotte community, great supporter of the Charlotte Chamber and chair of the Charlotte Chamber Metro Chapter. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Wayne’s wife, Cynthia

Japanese Consulate General to Visit Chamber
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Japanese Consul General Takashi Shinozuka will meet with Charlotte Chamber leaders Friday, August 5. It is the first time Consul General Shinozuka will have the opportunity to tour the chamber headquarters and hear directly about the organization's efforts to recruit international businesses to the Queen City. Shinozuka is based out of Atlanta where he

DealCloud, Inc. Relocates Headquarters to Center City Charlotte
Thursday, July 28, 2016
DealCloud, Inc. has returned to its Center City roots. The financial technology high growth software company has relocated its headquarters to 129 W. Trade Street. Launched in 2010 by Rob Cummings and Ben Harrison, DealCloud has worked out of entrepreneur hubs HQ Charlotte at Packard Place and Industry Charlotte at the NC Music Factory for the past 4.5

2016 Power of Women Series Events Unveiled
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The 2016 Power of Women (POW) series promises to be the most impactful, educational and inspiring yet. The series kicks off August 25 with women executives and leaders in the sports industry. Moderated by CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams, the panel will provide insight into what drives these professionals in the sports industry, challenges faced along

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