News & Updates

Burris-Floyd named Gaston Regional Chamber COO

Friday, May 1, 2015

The Gaston Regional Chamber wants you to know it means business. The organization is serious about shaking up the way the community views the chamber, according to president and CEO Jeff Sandford, and he believes leaders just proved it with the hiring of new second-in-command Pearl Burris-Floyd. “She’s going to be a huge asset,”

North Carolina Chamber Benefit Marketplace - open for enrollment!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Announcing the North Carolina Chamber Benefit Marketplace - open for enrollment! Visit the NC Chamber Marketplace to see a comprehensive benefit marketplace that’s easy and simple to join, set up, and offer to your employees. It’s Easy - You can sign up, choose plans, and upload your employee census through NCChamberMarketplace.com, and complete

Owens Corning has committed to creating 110 jobs in Gaston County

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Company bringing 110 jobs, $121 million investment to Gaston County Owens Corning has committed to creating 110 jobs in Gaston over the next three years. The company announced plans Tuesday for a new plant in Gastonia Technology Park. The jobs will pay an average of $24.52 per hour, according to deals with the state and county, although individual

Are you ready for the Affordable Care Act?

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Affordable Health Care Act (also called “Obama Care”) was ratified by Congress and validated by the Supreme Court. Regardless of your politics, it seems inevitable that the law will be fully implemented in 2014. The Gaston Regional Chamber wants to make sure you are sufficiently prepared. Click here for important information and helpful

New Chamber Poll!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

To participate in our newest Chamber Poll please click here.

CaroMont Regional Medical Center celebrates groundbreaking in Mount Holly

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Carolina IT in Top 15

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Carolina IT Professionals, Inc. has been named by The Charlotte Business Journal, as 15 on their Largest Area Technology Consulting Firms list!

Innovation Fund North Carolina plans to award up to $1.2 million to start-up technology companies in the first year

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Innovation Fund North Carolina (IFNC) has been created to help foster economic growth and education through innovation by our state’s entrepreneurs involved with high-tech start-ups. IFNC is announcing its first cycle for pre-seed funding totaling up to $250,000 in awards. The awards consist of $25,000 grants and up to $100,000 in non-recourse loans.