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30th Annual Last Chance Golf Tournament Recap
30th Annual Last Chance Golf Tournament Recap

Thank you to all that attended the 30th Annual Last Chance Golf Tournament, presented by the Boone Area Sports Commission, Boone Area Chamber of Commerce, and SkyLine/SkyBest. Despite the rain, it was an enjoyable morning on the award-winning course at Hound Ears Club. 1st Place with a... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
11/3/2022


2022 Economic Indicators: Q3 Release
2022 Economic Indicators: Q3 Release

With the third quarter of the year completed, the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce released its third Economic Indicators report of 2022. This quarterly report examines five key statistics within the Watauga County & High Country Economy, featuring a summary of local impacts by Dr. Harry Davis,... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
10/26/2022


Recap of the 2022 Watauga County Meet the Candidates Forum
Recap of the 2022 Watauga County Meet the Candidates Forum

The Boone Area and Blowing Rock Chambers of Commerce hosted the 2022 Watauga County Meet the Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 6th at the Appalachian Theatre in Downtown Boone. The forum event allowed state and local candidates to inform the local business community about their platform,... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
10/11/2022


Now Accepting Applications for 2023 Business After Hours!
Now Accepting Applications for 2023 Business After Hours!

Business After Hours provides a unique opportunity to network and showcase your business to fellow Chamber members. These events are scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of each month from January through December each year. All BACC members current with their membership dues can apply for Business... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
10/10/2022


Service Providers List
Service Providers List

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce has compiled a list of local service providers that may be helpful to you and your business in the event of dangerous weather conditions. Chamber members are listed in bold. We strongly urge each of you to consider your own situations and what types of needs you... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
10/3/2022


Recap of 2022 Watauga Women in Leadership Gala
Recap of 2022 Watauga Women in Leadership Gala

A celebration of Powerful Voices was on display at the first Watauga Women in Leadership Gala, held for over 100 attendees on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at the Inn at Crestwood in Blowing Rock, NC. Headlined by emcee presenter WBTV's Molly Grantham, the event spotlighted the inspiring voices... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
09/27/2022


College GameDay in Boone has immediate impact, puts community members in the national spotlight
College GameDay in Boone has immediate impact, puts community members in the national spotlight

Following App State's win over #6 Texas A&M, ESPN's pre-game show College GameDay announced it was coming to Boone before the App State home football game vs Troy. The decision to send the GameDay crew to App State created a rush of activity as Boone prepared for the spotlight. With an... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
09/23/2022


Watauga County / Boone & Blowing Rock Selected for 2022 Appalachian Gateways Community Initiative
Watauga County / Boone & Blowing Rock Selected for 2022 Appalachian Gateways Community Initiative

Watauga County / Boone and Blowing Rock has been selected for the 2022 Appalachian Gateways Community Initiative! In late October, a team from Watauga County will head to Lake Junaluska, NC to represent our area and leverage natural and cultural assets to create economic... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
09/21/2022


Welcoming College GameDay to Boone!
Welcoming College GameDay to Boone!

ESPN - College GameDay Last updated: Friday, Sept. 16 at 6:00 pm Hours after App State's win over #6 Texas A&M, ESPN's pre-game show College GameDay announced it will be coming to Boone on Sept. 17 before the App State home football game vs Troy. As we approach this busy weekend, the Boone... Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
09/13/2022


Recap of 73rd Annual Meeting and Announcement of the 2022 Community Awards
Recap of 73rd Annual Meeting and Announcement of the 2022 Community Awards

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce holds the 73rd Annual Membership Meeting and announces the nine community award winners. Continue Reading

by David Jackson
08/23/2022


Agreement Reached with Watauga County to Coordinate Economic Development Program
Agreement Reached with Watauga County to Coordinate Economic Development Program

BOONE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REACHES AGREEMENT WITH WATAUGA COUNTY TO COORDINATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Scope of work to be inclusive of all municipalities in Watauga County The Watauga County Board of Commissioners and Boone Area Chamber of Commerce have reached a funding agreement... Continue Reading

by David Jackson
08/17/2022


2022 Economic Indicators: Q2 Release
2022 Economic Indicators: Q2 Release

The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Releases the Economic Indicators Report for the Second Quarter of 2022. Continue Reading

by Ethan Walton
08/4/2022