Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce

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LKN Chamber comes out against  CMS bond

Oct. 13. Following the lead of the town boards in Huntersville and Cornelius, the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has come out against the  $922 million Charlotte Mecklenburg School bond proposal. “The rubric used to determine school priority and the analysis of what defines classroom overcrowding does not address either the current or ongoing needs […]

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Message from the Chamber Chairman

By Jay Lesemann. From day one, the focus of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has been to provide value for our members. For some, that ​value is delivered via our many networking events while others receive ​value by attending our monthly Focus Friday meetings that address local and state political issues and concerns. Some […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

LKN Chamber opens applications for leadership class

The Lake Norman Chamber is accepting applications for the 2017 – 2018 session of Leadership Lake Norman.  Applications have been made available to Chamber members but the program is also open to non-members wishing to expand their knowledge of the Lake Norman region.  Leadership Lake Norman, in its 21st year, is a program to develop a […]

NC Trans secretary picks Mercator Advisors to review I-77 contract

March 31. A company that was part of a team led by Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras and Zachry Construction Corp.—to develop the first phase of the Trans-Texas Corridor—has been selected to review the I-77 Express Lanes contract. NC Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon said Mercator Advisors will conduct an in-depth, outside review. Mercator has not been involved in the $650 […]

District 98 challenger Jane Campbell lands EMILY’s List endorsement

Oct. 17. Jane Campbell, who is running as an independent for NC House District 98, has been endorsed by EMILY’s List, a nationwide advocacy group whose mission is to elect pro-choice Democratic women to public office. Campbell hopes to unseat Republican John Bradford in District 98 which includes Cornelius, Davidson and parts of Huntersville and […]

Champions of Diversity honored at Lake Norman Chamber event

Sept. 19. Four local businesses and nonprofits were recognized Thursday for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusiveness in their hiring, management and marketing practices. The 2016 Champions of Diversity winners at the event sponsored by the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce were: Charles P. Utz of Merrill Lynch for Lifetime Achievement. Angels & Sparrows […]

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Champions of Diversity luncheon Thursday

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will host the Champions of Diversity luncheon at noon Thursday at River Run Country Club in Davidson. Corporations, small business, nonprofits and individuals who practice and promote diversity are recognized each year. There will also be a panel discussion on Gender, Generational, and Racial Diversity moderated by Christopher R. […]

Charlotte region sets records for exports—$14 billion

Sept. 8. The International Trade Administration says the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro area exported a record $14.0 billion in goods last year. Charlotte totals increased by $1.1 billion, or 8.5 percent, from 2014 to 2015, and is one of the 63 metro areas to achieve record export levels last year. Key merchandise export categories included transportation equipment, non-electrical machinery and […]

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