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New York State's Regional Chamber of Commerce LIAACC Awarded US Black Chamber’s Training Grant For 2nd Year

Partnerships between private sector companies can help strengthen the capacity of Small Business Owners throughout the nation.

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Picture (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 - June 25, 2016 - New York State’s Regional Chamber of Commerce LIAACC awarded training grant 2nd Year. The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. looks forward to fulfilling its mission by providing access to technical support, access to capital forums, and capacity building to strengthen small business in the necessary skills to take their businesses to the next level of success.

"It is partnerships between private sector companies such as Wells Fargo and the US Blacks Chambers which strengthens the capacity of Small Business Owners throughout the nation and impacts the bottom line of business owners in the US Black Chambers network of chambers".  Phil Andrews, President - Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

“We want to give business owners the skills and capacity to successfully engage in government contracting on the local stage and national levels, so they cannot only sustain themselves and their employees, but hire folks and create jobs.” Charlene Thompson, Esq., Thompson Economic Development Services

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

"Under the leadership of Ron Busby, Sr. President of the US Black Chambers real support is coming down from the National pipeline of the U S Black Chambers to its network of 118 local chambers of commerce throughout the country by giving not only hope to small business owners, but providing practical resources and tools needed for growth and success of its members".  Phil Andrews, President

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.

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 the  website for more information.