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Get involved in the Chamber

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, with approximately 1,000 business members, has been serving the Lake Norman region since 1987. Many people join the Chamber to network and build stronger business connections through the mixers, Business After Hours and Before Hours events. The Chamber often hosts networking events with the Charlotte, Mooresville, Lincolnton and Statesville […]

Nominate a business as a Champion of Diversity

On Sept. 21, the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce we will be holding the annual Champions of Diversity luncheon.  The chamber is looking for nominations for the following categories: Corporate (20+ employees), Small Business, Non-Profit, and Individuals.  Follow this link 2017 Diversity Nomination Formto access the form:   Return it to the Chamber by Sept. 11, for consideration. […]

Kannapolis offers grants for business facades

Sept. 6. The City of Kannapolis is offering façade and site improvement grants to businesses and property owners on Cannon Boulevard, Main Street, Jackson Park Road, Lane Street, and Dale Earnhardt Boulevard. City leaders recognize this area as a key gateway to those who travel to Kannapolis as well as those who live and work […]

Three in gun range robbery will go to prison

Sept. 6. Three men who burglarized The Range at Lake Norman have been sentenced to prison. Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, said the business was targeted because a picture on its website showed it did not have bars on its windows. Maceo Royster, 20, Emmanuel Hargrove Guy, 19, and […]


Aquesta Bank plans new branch in S. Mecklenburg

Cornelius-based Aquesta Bank plans to open a branch on Ardrey Kell Road in a fast-growing upscale area of South Mecklenburg. The full-service branch, pending approval from the Commissioner of Banks as well as the FDIC, will likely have about 3,000 square feet. “We are expanding in south Charlotte to capitalize on the terrific growth we […]


Thirty Years: Top 10 Lake Norman Chamber Accomplishments

By Bill Russell. Recently I was asked by one of our Chamber members what I considered to be the most significant accomplishments since I was hired as its CEO in 1996. While changing the name from the North Mecklenburg Chamber to the Lake Norman Chamber certainly helped brand the association and buying property for an […]


The Lake Norman Chamber: On a mission since day one

In August of 1987, businessman John Cherry gathered approximately 50 people together at the old Home Federal Bank building at Exit 28 in Cornelius to discuss the formation of a North Mecklenburg Chamber of Commerce. The 20 to 25 businesses represented elected John president and created a board with 12 members. The initial 12 were […]

Hundreds attend anti-toll meeting in Mooresville

​B​y Dave Vieser. If there was any ​doubts t​hat people in Iredell County have significant concerns ​about​ the I-77 toll lane​s, they were erased ​in August​ ​when ​more than ​300 people showed up at the Charles Mack Citizen Center. The event was a community meeting on the controversial issue hosted by Widen I-77, ​the original​ […]


Top Women In Business 2017

Nominations for Business Today’s 13th Annual Top Women leadership awards closed Thursday, August 31. The prestigious awards honor the Golden Crescent’s most dynamic women in business, community service, education and politics. To be eligible for this awards program, women leaders are based in Cabarrus County or Lake Norman—a business region we started calling the “Golden […]

Home Transactions – August 2017

Business Today home sales in the Golden Crescent recorded by the Register of Deeds in Cabarrus, Mecklenburg and Iredell. Cabarrus 07/25/17 $332,500 Broadstreet Homes, Inc. to Mark & Traci Schadler, 4151 Green Park Ct., Harrisburg 07/25/17 $324,000 Lennar Carolinas, LLC to Vishnu Vedula & Naga Neti, 9895 Travertine Tr., Davidson 28036 07/25/17 $332,500 Michael & […]

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