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Carteret Chamber Announces Hire of New President

The board of directors and staff of the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce that Erin Knight, current executive director at the Havelock Chamber of Commerce, will be the next president of our Chamber. She will take the reins from outgoing president, Tom Kies, on October 10th. She and Tom will work … read more

Enter to win $10,000 at the 2023 Carteret County Chamber of Commerce’s Reverse Drawing and Disco Ball Fundraiser

Get ready to groove the night away! The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce invites you to grab a date, put on your leisure suits, lace up your platform boots and join in for an unforgettable evening at the 2023 Reverse Drawing and Disco Ball presented by Emerald Isle Realty Saturday 6 pm – 10:30 pm … read more

MHC Marlins Offer Special Ticket Pricing July 21 Through Connect Carteret

The Morehead City Marlins are halfway through an exciting season, boasting a 20-12 record with wins against teams across North Carolina and beyond. Wins are surely something to celebrate, but that’s not the only ball that the team has its eye on. Just as important? Being a great community partner to local businesses and organizations–like … read more

Carteret County Chamber President Announces Retirement

Following a long and successful career in both the private and public sector, Tom Kies announced his retirement as president of the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce effective November 30, 2023. Mr. Kies has served as chamber leader for the last seven years. While with the Chamber, Mr. Kies has served on the boards of … read more

Local Organizations Show Their Stuff at Carteret County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Expo Presented by Duke Energy

Morehead City – On Thursday, April 27, the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business After Hours Expo at the Crystal Coast Civic Center. The event was a huge success, with a diverse range of local businesses showcasing their products and services to attendees. Two new activities were added to the Expo this … read more

Chamber Hosts 30 Military Families at Military Affairs Committee Family Fishing Day

The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee (MAC) hosted a Military Family Fishing Day on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at Oceanana Pier in Atlantic Beach. The event was a huge success, with 30 families and 122 people in attendance. The Military Family Fishing Day provided an opportunity for military families to spend a … read more

27 Graduate from Chamber’s 2023 Leadership Carteret Program

What an amazing 10 weeks it has been! The Leadership Carteret class of 2023 (best class ever!) graduated Wednesday after 10 weeks of listening, learning, exploring and expanding their horizons. The class traversed the county from Cedar Island to Cedar Point, making dozens of stops in between. They heard from local leaders who shared their … read more

Carteret County Chamber of Commerce Honors Local Organizations and Individuals at 2023 Celebrating Business Awards Luncheon

The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Celebrating Business Awards Luncheon at the Carteret Community College Hospitality and Culinary Arts Building Thursday, February 16. The event recognized local organizations and individuals for their exceptional contributions to the community. The Rotary Clubs of Carteret County were jointly presented with the Giving Hope Award for … read more

Win $10,000 at the 2022 Reverse Drawing!

Saturday, August 13, at the Crystal Coast Civic Center from 6:00-10:30pm. Viva Las Vegas: What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas. Don’t miss your chance to get a ticket for the 2022 Reverse Drawing. Tickets are $100 each and only 350 tickets are sold. Each ticket admits 2 adults to the party and enters you … read more

The Reverse Drawing 2022

Mark your calendar today for the 2022 Reverse Drawing scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2022. The Reverse Drawing is the party of the summer thrown by the Chamber of Commerce. Each year a different theme is chosen for the event and carried through the tickets, decorating, food, and the costume contest. This year, with the … read more