The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce was established in 1877 as one of the first groups of its kind in the state. It was formally incorporated in 1888 by Julius A. Gray, who was then President of the Yadkin/Cape Fear and the NC Railroad Companies and became the first President of the Greensboro Chamber.
The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the community serving more than 1,000 member businesses through programming designed to help them succeed and grow. A partner in the Guilford County Economic Development Alliance, the Chamber also serves as Greensboro primary economic development organization, with special emphasis placed on community and entrepreneurial advancement through Action Greensboro and Launch Greensboro.