The Chamber's Research Center
In today's knowledge-based economy, information is an increasingly valuable commodity. Let the Chamber help you find the best information about the community and the economy so you can make better business decisions. Target new customers, discover unique opportunities, identify the perfect new location and succeed in our rapidly changing business climate.
Free to all Chamber members, the Research Center
's staff will provide you with customzied maps, charts, tables, and reports for a wide array of information. Just ask us what you need and we will try our best to get it for you. Contact Bret Marchant
Winston-Salem in 2013: Focusing on the Future
A new version of our annual community and economic report is now available.Winston-Salem in 2013:
Celebrating the Centennial. Focusing on the Future takes a brief glimpse back at the history of local commerce, but primarily shows ways in which our economy and our community have been changing in more recent years. We encourage businesses to use this report when they are recruiting new employees, want to know more about our economy, or just need to tell why Winston-Salem is a great place in which to live and work.
If you need free printed copies, have additional questions, or if you would like us to visit your business or organization and give a presentation on the community, please just let us know. You may contact Bret Marchant
, the Chamber's research director at 336-728-9227. You may also download a PDF of the report
Winston-Salem and Forsyth County in 2012
Winston-Salem and Forsyth County in 2012: A New Economy and a Vibrant Future offers a broad look at our economy and provides some revealing and hopefully interesting data about our community. You can learn about the people that make up Our Community; the way Our Economy is changing; how Our Talent is a catalyst for that change; why this truly is a great Place to live; and what lies ahead for Our Future.
We hope you will distribute this report your colleagues, anyone you may be recruiting to work here, or anyone you know interested in our community. Download the report below: Low resolution (2.8MB)
How Winston-Salem Attracts and Retains Talent
The Chamber produced this document to help local businesses attract and retain workers in Winston-Salem. Learn how and why Winston-Salem attracts high-quality talent to our community. Download the full report here.
Please view a full list of the Chamber’s Publications here.
The list below is just a sample of the types of data we can provide for your business. For more information and to put the Research Center to work for you, please contact Bret Marchant at 336-728-9227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Projected Population Growth
Population By Race And Ethnicity
Consumer Spending Habits
Household Goods And Services
Retail Goods And Services
Restaurant Market Potential
High School Dropout Rates
Expenditures Per Student
Labor Force Statistics
Labor Force Size
Labor Costs And Incomes
Labor Force Participation Rate
Local Gross Domestic Product
Small Business Data
Layoffs And Closings
Sales Tax Revenues
Taxes, Incentives, And Energy Rates
Available Buildings And Sites
Housing Permits And Construction Costs
Housing And Office Prices
Quality Of Life
Cost Of Living
Health Care Accessibility