Besides networking opportunities, the Denton Black Chamber of Commerce acts as an advocate that network with other business owners and educate the community with quarterly seminars on health issues, retirement and finance.
A newsletter and periodic mailers will keep you updated on different initiatives including opportunities on the national level.
Why have a chamber in your city?
The purpose of a chamber is to be a catalyst for economic development and business growth in the African-American community in order to insure the overall success of the entire community. This is accomplished through training, educating, and lobbying activities.
What are the benefits of a chamber?
The benefits of a chamber include:
Strength in Numbers - With chambers all over the state and our association with the National Black Chamber of Commerce, we are able to influence policies at a city, state, and national level.
Better Utilization of Available Resources - A chamber acts as a resource for businesses by:
1. Establishing mentor assistance programs,
2. Developing structures for businesses that promote business growth
3. Establishing systems to notify people and businesses of impending bids,
4. Locating and providing procurement opportunities to aid businesses in accessing capital,
5. Providing information on how to access existing programs to benefit their business, and
6. Promoting innovative business practices to help improve their bottom line.
Having A Chamber Also provides...
Political Arm - A chamber acts as a political arm to influence changes within the state that benefit the African American Community.
Networking Opportunities - A chamber provides a forum to discuss the challenges of minority businesses while providing effective networking opportunities with majority businesses and government agencies.
Maintain a Database - The chamber will maintain an up-to-date database of businesses within the city, leading people to capital and other opportunities. This database also provides information and expertise for members.
Technical Support - The chamber can provide training and technical support to member businesses.
The Denton Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity.
The Denton Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a nonprofit, organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of African Americans. The DBCC is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity with the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc