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Charlotte Chamber Statement on Retirement Announcement of Tim Belk
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Charlotte Chamber Statement on Retirement Announcement of Tim Belk “Tim Belk is a gifted leader who has taken Belk to new levels of success. He has positioned the organization to continue to succeed in the future. The Charlotte Chamber is grateful for the civic leadership Tim has provided as a former chair and for his continued engagement in the

Charlotte Chamber Heads to Miami for 2016 Inter City Visit
Thursday, June 23, 2016
More than 100 Charlotte business and community leaders are in Miami this week. There for the Charlotte Chamber's annual Inter City Visit. The trip offers an opportunity for chamber members and community leaders to learn best practices from other cities. "Miami shares in our quest to become a top destination for global business," says Charlotte Chamber

Leadership Lessons Learned from Carnival Cruise Lines CEO
Thursday, June 23, 2016

Charlotte versus Miami
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The Miami MSA is the eighth largest in the United States. Its three counties include more than 6 million residents. By comparison, Charlotte’s 10-county, 2.4 million population MSA is the 22nd largest in the United States. Both MSAs have diverse economies, with Charlotte showing larger concentrations of employment in finance and manufacturing while

The Atlantic's The Renewal Series Spotlights Charlotte
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The Queen City was the focus of The Atlantic’s The Renewal Series this week. The publication with underwriting support from Allstate hosted an evening program that examined how Charlotte has changed since the 2008 financial crisis and where it is headed in the future. Ron Brownstein, senior editor of The Atlantic, moderated two separate discussions.

City Manager Talks Impact of Sports and Tourism
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The article below was featured online by the Charlotte Business Journal June 14: Major projects at Memorial Stadium, Belk Theater top city tourism list Helping the county move ahead with a proposed $20 million makeover of Memorial Stadium and shepherding $20 million to $25 million worth of upgrades at the Belk Theater uptown top the city’s list of

Demo Day offers chance for tech firms to make their pitch
Thursday, June 9, 2016
The following story was featured in the Charlotte Observer on June 1. The video was produced by the Charlotte Chamber. BrandCrowder is just one of the growing number of tech startups that see big growth opportunities in Charlotte. Though the the equity crowdfunding company is currently located in Birmingham, Mich., executives say they are leaning

Charlotte Independence to face Premier League's Swansea City
Thursday, June 9, 2016
The Charlotte Independence today announced the USL club will host Swansea City A.F.C. of the English Premier League in an international exhibition at Ramblewood Stadium on Wednesday, July 13, at 7:30pm ET. The match will be part of an 11-day, two-game East Coast tour for Swansea. Following a three-day private pre-sale for Season-Ticket Holders and team

Arizona Healthy Food Chain Coming to Charlotte
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Grabbagreen, the fast-casual concept known for it's fresh and healthy alternative to fast food, announced a five-store agreement in North Carolina with Jeff and Nancy Adams of JNZR Enterprises LLC. The Adams plan to have two Grabbagreen locations open in Charlotte, North Carolina, by the end of the year. The Arizona-based brand which has a collection of

A Message to our Members from the Chamberís President and SVP of Diversity and Inclusion.
Thursday, May 26, 2016

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