News and Events at the Chamber
The Chamber offers many events throughout the year, including Business After Hours, Networking Events, Ribbon Cuttings, and much more.
ECU RISE29 Program
Representatives from Martin County attended the Pirate Challenge hosted by ECU Miller School of Entrepreneurship.
The Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge is the Miller School’s signature business pitch competition. It’s open to all entrepreneurship teams that have at least one enrolled ECU student.
RISE29 program helps place intern teams in rural communities surrounding ECU. Partnership counties include: Pitt, Martin, Hyde, and Beaufort County.
individuals are also serving on the RISE29 Advisory Council for Martin County. They help place ECU students in interships across the County.Judges from Martin County included:
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Citizen of the Year & Business Person of the Year Award History
Citizen of the Year
2022 – Johnny Frank Beacham
2021 – Steven Manning
2020 – Princess Foster
2019 – Zach Dickerson
2018 – Charmaine Hardison
2017 – Tina Brown & J.E. Skinner
2016 – David Bone
2015 – Edna Minor & Clay Wagner
Business Person of the Year
2022 – Greg Shepherd
2021 – Gary Manning
2020 – Dean McCaul
2019 – Matthew Sessoms
2018 – Paul Huthchins
2017 – Tim Roberson
2016 – Russ Ayers
2015 – Becky Bullock
We invite you to learn more about the Martin County Chamber of Commerce by contacting us!