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The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce creates business development opportunities for our members and advocates for a strong and stable economic climate.

Membership in the New Castle County Chamber is an investment in the future of your business and our local economy. The Chamber offers a wide range of programs to help your business grow and provides many opportunities to market your business throughout the region. Your membership in the Chamber will entitle you and your employees’ access to a wide range of programs, events, information and discounts. 



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Senate Majority Whip Nicole Poore, Senate Minority Whip Greg Lavelle, Representative Mike Ramone and Representative Quinn Johnson joined us for a recent Policy Makers Breakfast event and discussed their caucus' priorities for the coming year, and some of what the business community and their constituents can expect.

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/// About The chamber


Connect with the greater New Castle County business community.


Did you know?

Did you know that as a Chamber member, consumers are 63% more likely to patronize your business than a non-Chamber member! (The Shapiro Group)

SURVEY SAYS

A recent survey let us know what Chamber members want most from our organization:

Business connections
marketing opportunity
credibility
Legislative advocacy

/// MEMBER Testimonials

  • The Chamber made the transition from corporate employee to small business owner easier.

    John C. Schelich, Sprint Samsung Galaxy
  • As Director of Transportation, the Chamber allowing me to connect with many of the local businesses statewide to assist with their transportation needs.

    LaBarre Everette, Generations Home Care, Inc.
  • It was and is a smart business move to get involved in an organization that encourages mutual growth.

    Barbara D. Pettinella, Decorating Den interiors
  • NCCCC has boosted my bottom line and I’ve found many vendors/friends helping my business at the same time!

    Bob Horton, CIAphoto.com

/// From our blog


  • coworking space Visit link

    Adding to its array of offerings for entrepreneurs and small businesses, the Emerging Enterprise Center this month launched a Co-Working Space option at its new location on the Wilmington Riverfront.

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    The debt ceiling is the legal limit on federal borrowing. It must be raised periodically so the Treasury can continue to meet its financial obligations.

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    Do you start out each week—or each day—with a to-do list? Before I wised up to the dangers of to-do lists, I wrote them all the time. A typical one looked like this:

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    Congratulations! Joining the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce was one of the best decisions you could have made for your business. The Chamber will present you with a multitude of opportunities for business connections and growth.

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  • General Assembly Visit link

    Congratulations! Joining the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce was one of the best decisions you could have made for your business. The Chamber will present you with a multitude of opportunities for business connections and growth.

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  • General Assembly Visit link

    Congratulations! Joining the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce was one of the best decisions you could have made for your business. The Chamber will present you with a multitude of opportunities for business connections and growth.

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  • General Assembly Visit link

    The General Assembly is on a two-week budget markup, during which the Joint Finance Committee will conduct votes on a substantial part of the FY 2018 operating budget. The legislature returns to regular session again on June 6. The Budget shortfall remains at approximately $382 million following the Monday, May 15 DEFAC meeting.

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    In the December meeting of the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC), revenue projections indicated a $350 million structural shortfall (a gap between projected revenues and the projected cost of running state government). At the Monday, March 20 DEFAC meeting, projections indicated that that gap had expanded to $385 million.

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  • General Assembly Visit link

    In the December meeting of the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC), revenue projections indicated a $350 million structural shortfall (a gap between projected revenues and the projected cost of running state government). At the Monday, March 20 DEFAC meeting, projections indicated that that gap had expanded to $385 million.

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  • General Assembly Visit link

    The 149th General Assembly commenced on Tuesday, January 10. Legislative session began with the swearing-in of newly elected and re-elected members of the House and Senate. Most of the action was ceremonial and procedural (adoption of the House and Senate rules, appointment of certain officers, etc.).

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  • The Coastal Zone Act Visit link

    The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce creates business development opportunities for our members, and advocates for a strong and stable economic climate. Throughout 2016, the Chamber continued to offer a wide range of activities, opportunities and programs.

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    The 2016 election is just three weeks behind us, as of this writing, and pundits, pollsters and other observers are still sorting out what occurred and how. Major polls were significantly off, leading to considerable surprise in many quarters. Polling inaccuracy in the 2016 election will be examined separately in an upcoming article. The only certainty to emerge from the 2016 presidential election is that conventional political wisdom should not be accepted at face value and that the pendulum swings in our democracy and will in all likelihood swing again.

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  • The Coastal Zone Act Visit link

    In today’s complex health care environment, consumers are increasingly on their own to find solutions for their medical insurance and health care needs. In a similar fashion, small business owners try to provide access to medical insurance and wellness programs to help their employees.

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  • The Coastal Zone Act Visit link

    It has been 45 years since the Coastal Zone Act was signed into law. A lot has changed since that time. We have had eight presidents, seven governors, the internet became part of our daily life, technological advancements...

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  • The Coastal Zone Act Visit link

    At one time or another we have all been there. It is the centerpiece of downtown Wilmington. It has hosted high profile events and famous people. It tells the story of Delaware’s economic and political history. It’s Rodney Square and it will be undergoing a major renovation so it will once again be the “front yard” of the City.

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