Wilmington Chamber of Commerce partners with BASE for government affairs

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has entered into a partnership with the Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE) for government affairs services, BASE announced today.

“Streamlining regional efforts was a key objective in the Garner Report and we are pleased to be coordinating advocacy with BASE,” said Wilmington Chamber President & CEO Connie Majure-Rhett. “The strategic partnership between the two organizations will enable the Chamber to increase its proactive engagement in policy which fosters economic prosperity.”

“BASE is excited to partner with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce,” said BASE Interim CEO Tyler Newman. “With our strong foundation in Southeastern North Carolina, we look forward to working with the Chamber to enhance regional partnerships and advance public policy priorities.”

Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE) is an organization focused on encouraging investment in Southeastern North Carolina. BASE Governmental Affairs staff has an understanding of issues and established presence with officials at all three levels of government. BASE represents numerous individual business members, and also provides government affairs services to several regional trade associations: Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association, Brunswick County Home Builders Association, Brunswick County Association of REALTORS®, Jacksonville Board of REALTORS® and Topsail Island Association of REALTORS®. For more information, please visit http://ncbase.org.

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce is the largest membership‐based business association in Southeastern North Carolina.  The Chamber’s mission is to ensure economic prosperity throughout our region. This is accomplished by: creating a diverse, inclusive organization that serves as a strong voice for businesses in the Greater Wilmington area; offering unique membership benefits, services and education; and challenging government officials to address long term community and business interests.

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