A Black Chamber membership also provides excellent networking opportunities. Some Black Chambers have in excess of 500 members, which mean that networking possibilities are endless. Black Chambers typically host a variety of events throughout the year including luncheons for Women, State of Black Business Conference, Annual Convention and Trade Show, Golf Tournament, Membership Drive and Black Chamber Advocacy Day, etc. Not to mention that group buying power also provides access to better Group Insurance Plans, discounts on gas purchases, Merchant Services and Wireless Mobility. These are not the only benefits of the Black Chamber; there are also great Member 2 Member discounts, provided to members by members.
So to sum up the value of membership, Black Chamber membership provides members with an opportunity to have a positive impact on their business community and to be part of a state and nationwide business network. It gives consumers a positive perception of the business; it provides opportunities for networking and value added discounts.