Wilmington Chamber 2015 Year in Review

It's been another busy year of advocacy and economic development initiatives at the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

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Increasing Personal Power for Women

Often women have to walk to fine line between being effective and being perceived as a witch. At the Chamber Women's Professional Development Luncheon, keynote speaker Denise Ryan of Firestar Speaking will tell you how to stay on the right side of the line!

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Wilmington's Traded Sector Employment Loses Ground

Creating a flow of dollars into a region is a fundamental key to economic prosperity. One of the best ways to gauge a community’s standing in this area is through traded sector employment.

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Wilmington's Traded Sector Employment Loses Ground

Creating a flow of dollars into a region is a fundamental key to economic prosperity. One of the best ways to gauge a community’s standing in this area is through traded sector employment.

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Wilmington Chamber 2015 Year in Review

It's been another busy year of advocacy and economic development initiatives at the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

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Regional Economic Scorecard to be Unveiled

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce’s flagship initiative, Cape Fear Future, has produced a new Regional Economic Scorecard intended to help business and community leaders and elected officials make decisions concerning factors that affect Wilmington’s economic health. The annual Economic Scorecard benchmarks our region against peer regions using hard data. The publication is an objective assessment of where we excel and where we have challenges which need to be addressed.

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Chamber Hosts InterCity Visit to Charleston, SC

37 area business leaders and elected officials have returned from a two-day InterCity Leadership Visit to Charleston, SC, organized by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, with numerous takeaways on how Charleston has encouraged economic development while retaining quality of place and increasing tourism.

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Wilmington's Cost of Living Edges Lower

The costs associated with living in Wilmington dropped since 1st quarter 2015 compared to that of the average city, according to the results of the 2nd quarter 2015 national ACCRA cost of living survey.

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Wilmington Wins USA Today Best Al Fresco Dining Award

Wilmington Downtown named Best Al Fresco Dining Neighborhood in USA Today 10Best Reader's Choice Award.

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Hopkins Awarded Leadership Wilmington Alumnus of the Year

The 8th Annual Karl Davis Leadership Wilmington Alumnus of the Year Award was presented to 2009 graduate Jimmy Hopkins during the Leadership Wilmington Alumni Association reception held at the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce on August 13th.

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New Hanover County Maintains Highest Bond Rating

New Hanover County has once again received a Triple A bond rating, the highest rating a county can achieve, from both Moody’s Investor Services (Moody’s) and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services (S&P) on its general obligation bonds.

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Unfair Business Practices Threaten Airlines

The U.S. airline industry’s considerable economic and employment impact on this state and many others is being put at risk by the unfair business practices of a pair of Persian Gulf governments and their national airlines.

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Wilmington in Running for USA Today's Best Al Fresco Dining

USA TODAY 10Best has teamed up with a panel of traveling foodies to nominate 20 streets and neighborhoods across the USA for the title of Best Al Fresco Dining Neighborhood.

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Increasing Personal Power for Women

Often women have to walk to fine line between being effective and being perceived as a witch. At the Chamber Women's Professional Development Luncheon, keynote speaker Denise Ryan of Firestar Speaking will tell you how to stay on the right side of the line!

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Hammerheads Maximize Youth and Community Synergy

I was concerned in 2013 when I learned that majority ownership of the Wilmington Hammerheads soccer team was being sold to George Altirs following the conclusion of the 2013 USL PRO regular season.

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