Regional African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC Attends U.S. Black Chamber’s Luncheon in D.C.

The United States Black Chambers, Inc.’s School of Chamber & Business Management is vital to the growth of local chambers of commerce across the nation.

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(Left to Right): Christopher Watson, Nassau County Director, LIAACC, Sharon Davis, Vice President, LIAACC, Ron Busby, President, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and Phil Andrews, President, LIAACC.

New York, NY - May 31, 2016 - On Thursday, May 19, 2016 regional Chamber of Commerce Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) attended the U.S. Black Chamber's School of Chamber & Business Management luncheon in Washington D.C. Chamber Leaders, Business Owners and Young Entrepreneurs from around the country participated in the conference.

“The United States Black Chambers, Inc.’s School of Chamber & Business Management is vital to the growth of local chambers of commerce across the nation. A variety of workshop geared towards chambers leaders, business owners and young entrepreneurs were presented during the conference.  The U.S. Black Chambers is doing a magnificent job of supporting local chambers of commerce in the African American community throughout the U.S. through its Five Pillars of service,” said Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a proud member of U.S Black Chambers, Inc.

About the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. - USBC is an association of over 118 self-sustaining, viable Black Chambers and small business associations nationwide whose collaboration with strategic partners increases our capacity to serve. We serve our members through our 5 pillars of service, Advocacy, Access to Capital, Contracting, Entrepreneurial Training, and Chamber Development. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises.  Visit U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. online.

About: Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. - The Mission of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., is to advance and promote economic development for business, and to advance responsive government and quality education on the behalf of all small businesses, with emphasis on African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community”.  Long Island means the New York State counties on Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings.  A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well-known and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.

LIAACC has been featured in many prominent publications such as: Long Island Business, LongIsland.com, LongIslandExchange.com, News, New York Trend Newspaper, Community Journal Newspaper, Queens, Courier, Black Star News, BKReader, Black Enterprise BE Modern Man, South Bay Newspapers etc.

“The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s goal is to be a leading business resource in the area advocacy, access to capital, MWBE Certification/Utilization, Education and capacity building for small business owners,” says Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

LIAACC operates as a regional of chamber of commerce in the four counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings. LIAACC is a regional chamber of commerce and a county director serves in each of its counties. LIAACC has successfully held Inaugural launches in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, and Kings.

To be placed on our email list for upcoming Business Card Exchange & Breakfast Series events, inquire about membership, or corporate sponsor opportunities you may email the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. or call 347-475-7158.  Visit their website for more information.