Category: Work Together

Startup Accelerator for Creative Companies Launches in Winston-Salem

Entrepreneurial ecosystem partner Center for Creative Economy is introducing a new accelerator program for creative startups. Kinetic Creative Boot Camp helps creatives get ready to launch their business idea. It’s a 4-week hands-on “learning and doing” experience for creatives who are ready to turn their idea into a business. Workshops will take place in Winston-Salem, NC… Read More »

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Working Together for Winston-Salem

Our goal is to make Winston-Salem and Forsyth County the best place to start and grow a business – nationwide. It’s a common goal shared by many partners working together to make it happen, as you heard from Inmar CEO, David Mounts, at the Chamber’s 134th Annual Meeting.  The vehicle for achieving the goal is our Entrepreneurial… Read More »

New Startup Tier Includes Access to WellQ Healthcare Services

The Winston Salem Chamber and WellQ are partnering to offer healthcare services to local startups. Businesses that are formally engaged in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, such as members of Winston Starts and Flywheel Coworking, can join the Chamber’s Startup Tier to access this new offering. WellQ provides access to doctor’s office visits, virtual visits, pharmacy services,… Read More »

2019 Awards Presented at the Annual Meeting

The Chamber’s 134th Annual Meeting included the presentations of our 2019 awards. Here are the honorees: Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award: Mrs. Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin exemplifies citizenship and service through her life-long dedication to giving back to the citizens of Winston-Salem. As the executive producer for the National Black Theatre Festival for many years,… Read More »

Construction Career Days Introduces Students to In-Demand Industries

The Winston Salem Chamber’s Construction Industry Council and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools are introducing high school students to careers in the skilled trades during Construction Career Days, being held November 5-6 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. The event features more than 40 local employers that will provide hands-on learning experiences for students to try things like masonry, diesel mechanics,… Read More »

Inaugural State of Education Event Focuses on Collaboration

All six leaders of Winston-Salem’s higher education institutions shared the stage for the first time at the Inaugural State of Education event. While it was their first public roundtable, all six agreed that it was not the first time they had worked together in various ways on efforts to improve their institutions and collaborate with… Read More »

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