NY State’s Largest African American Chamber Of Commerce Commemorates National Black Business Month Looking To Empower Queens Business Owners
New York, New York – The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. New York State’s largest African American Chamber is commemorating Black Business Month by outreaching to Black Business Owners in the Borough of Queens. “Sole Proprietorships account for a significant number of Black Business in the African American community nationwide; so we have embarked on a unique campaign to get them to join our chamber so we can provide essential services for their growth and development as small business owners.
In addition, joining chamber will provide networking opportunities that allow businesses to make the proper community to fuel growth and open doors and bring down barriers through networking initiatives at the chamber. The borough of Queens is home to one of the wealthiest segments African Americans in the country, so we are excited with what that means for the future growth of our chamber of commerce and the African Americans that reside in the borough of Queens.”
Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s President is the New District Office of the United States Small Business Administration’s 2019 Small Business Champion. The New York District of the United States Small Business Administration covers 14 counties in Downstate New York which includes New York City, Long Island, and the Downstate counties of Duchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.
A special new membership code has been created for sole proprietorships on our web portal at to facilitate easy sole proprietorship new member sign up at: https://liaacc.org/join-liaacc/ Choose the “Sole Proprietor” Membership Level then enter “soleproprietorship”as Discount Code.
According to Blackdemographics.com receipts from black-owned businesses with employees totaled $103.5 billion an increase of 4.7 percent from 2007. In 2012, 2.5 million black-owned businesses had no paid employees, an increase of 38.9 percent from 2007.
These non-employer businesses’ receipts totaled $46.8 billion, an increase of 21.2 percent. Since its inception the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce has been actively engaged in bringing quality services to the African American Community to increase both size and the scope of small business owners in its service territory in New York State.
Joining the African American Chamber of Commerce as a Sole Proprietor is the first step in building a unique community in New York State to support existing businesses and to help them access the tools and services to foster growth of their businesses to the next level.
“Joining the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s Build Sole Proprietorship 2019 –2020 New Membership Recruitment Campaign Initiative will have a significant impact on the revenue small business owners earn through being involved in valuable organization such as LIAACC.” Deon Brown, Chair of Membership of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Long Island African Chamber of Commerce, Inc. and SUNY Old Westbury 2018 Small Business Boot Camp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz91auqMmnk Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. interview on WABC Here and Now: https://abc7ny.com/society/here-and-now-on-january-10-2016-long-island-chamber/1151862 Growing a business with the LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1Zi2y6ZMq8&t=9s
LIAACC a Shining Example of Chamber Development: https://liaacc.org/2017/11/14/new-york-states-largest-african-american-chamber-liaacc-shining-example-chamber-development To join the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce,Inc.’s Build Sole Proprietorship 2019 – 2020 New Member Recruitment Campaign Initiative click here: https://liaacc.org/join-liaacc/ choose the “Sole Proprietor” Membership Level then enter “soleproprietorship”as Discount Code.