• The Chamber Buzz

    Keeping up with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce!
    Monday, May 6, 2024
    FedUp Foods Embarks on New Chapter of Growth, Expanding to Wilmington, NC

    FedUp Foods, the largest private label fermented beverage manufacturer in North America, is expanding into Wilmington, NC, marking their third facility on the east coast. This strategic move positions them for significant growth in the industry of fermented functional beverages. Founded in 2008, FedUp Foods has evolved from home-brewing kombucha to pioneering health-conscious beverages like Prebiotic and Probiotic Sodas, Tepache, and Cold Brew Coffee. As a Benefit Corporation, they prioritize environmental

    Megan Mullins

    Tuesday, March 19, 2024
    Celebrating Member Milestones: Wilmington Chamber Anniversaries in March 2024

    Join us in celebrating Wilmington Chamber members' milestones: five, ten, fifteen, thirty-five, and forty-five years of excellence and community impact.

    Megan Mullins

    Monday, March 18, 2024
    Celebrate Emerging Leaders: Nominations Open for the Wilmington Chamber’s 40 Under 40 Awards

    Nominate outstanding young professionals under 40 for the Wilmington Chamber's 40 Under 40 Awards. Recognize leadership, innovation, and service. Nominations open until April 26.

    Megan Mullins

    Monday, March 11, 2024
    Unlock Your Leadership Potential: Apply for Leadership Wilmington Today!

    Elevate Your Leadership: Apply for Leadership Wilmington! Applications are open for Leadership Wilmington, offering leaders the chance to grow and impact their community. With a curriculum covering vital topics and sessions led by experts, participants gain valuable insights and connections. The program accommodates busy schedules with monthly sessions, a retreat, and Work on Wilmington. Graduates join an esteemed alumni network. Open to all sectors, including corporate, small business, and non-profit,

    Megan Mullins

    Wednesday, January 3, 2024
    Wilmington Chamber unveils 2024 Board of Directors and Executive Committee members

    The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce proudly presents its lineup for the 2024 Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

    Megan Mullins

    Monday, December 18, 2023
    New Hanover Community Endowment Funds Groundbreaking Collaborative Effort to Revolutionize Healthcare Workforce in New Hanover County

    Today, the New Hanover Community Endowment announced grants totaling more than $22.3 million awarded to Cape Fear Community College, New Hanover County Schools, the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. This transformative partnership, bolstered by grant funding, aims to address critical workforce challenges in New Hanover County, focusing on the recruitment, training, and retention of healthcare professionals committed to serving our communities.

    Megan Mullins

    Tuesday, November 28, 2023
    First Meeting of the NC Health Talent Alliance: Pioneering Solutions to Critical Healthcare Shortages in Southeastern NC

    The NC Health Talent Alliance, spearheaded by a coalition of leading organizations, convened a groundbreaking meeting to address healthcare workforce shortages in Southeastern NC. Utilizing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Talent Pipeline Management program, they aim to foster partnerships, bridge training gaps, and strategize recruitment, marking a pivotal step forward in resolving critical challenges.

    Megan Mullins

    Wednesday, July 26, 2023
    Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Announces the Leadership Wilmington Class of 2023-2024: Empowering Future Leaders for Community Impact

    The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Foundation has announced the members of the prestigious Leadership Wilmington Class for 2023-2024. With a legacy of 38 years, the program has produced over 800 influential leaders in various sectors. The chosen class comprises exceptional individuals who excelled in a rigorous application process. Through hands-on community involvement and engagement with current leaders, these participants are equipped to play a vital role in shaping Wilmington's future. The class will

    Megan Mullins

    Wednesday, April 19, 2023
    From Growth to Greatness: How Wilmington's Urban Redevelopment Can Help Create a Vibrant Future

    The potential acquisition of Thermo Fisher Scientific's 12.5-acre campus in northern downtown by the City of Wilmington represents an unprecedented opportunity for Wilmington's future. By prioritizing the redevelopment of downtown, Wilmington can create a dynamic, vibrant urban environment that attracts and retains the skilled workers it needs to stay competitive in the global economy.

    Megan Mullins