In 1896 Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) founder and principal created the • National Negro Business Leagueat the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, it smission • was to promote "commercial, agricultural, educational, and industrial advancement ... • and the commercial and financial development of the Negro." • Washington believed that blacks should • "leave political and civil rights alone • " in order to "make a • businessman of the Negro."
Founded in 1926- The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce is one the oldest known • black chamber which serves as an advocate for the creation, growth and general • welfare of African American businesses in the Dallas community
United States Black Chamber of Commerce The National Voice of Black Business
Atlanta Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce Power In Numbers
Something For EveryoneKnow a Member to Become One…… The Atlanta Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce (AMBCC) was founded January 2, 2005. Our members are as diverse as the businesses they represent, which span almost 400 industries. Whether you are a emerging entrepreneur, small business owner, community activist, politician or chief executive in a large corporation we have a program for you. POWER IN NUMBER$ “The Power of One Association serving many interest”
AMBCC Organizational Profile2006 Summary Report • 2010 Minority Chamber of the Year • CEO Award Business Man of Year CBC • Over 300 Members • Mean Age 35 • Mean Income estimated at $60,000+ • Representation-Leaders of Business, Community and Government • 80% Small Business Owners • 15% Part Time Entrepreneurs • 5% Business Professional. • The AMBCC conducts over 100 events and programs annually. • We provide industry specific programs to ensure our members’ success. • Financial Support: • 25%Membership • 25% Corporate Membership • 45% Sponsorship and Revenue from Programming and Actives • 5%Grants Sources