P. 1
U S Black Chambers 2013 SCM Conference and MOU NewsRelease[FF].Doc

U S Black Chambers 2013 SCM Conference and MOU NewsRelease[FF].Doc

|Views: 0|Likes:
Published by alexandria_boone
Press Release announcing an important minority business event in Washington, DC and the historic signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U S Black Chamber(USBC), the U S Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) and the Native American Contractors Association (NACA).
Press Release announcing an important minority business event in Washington, DC and the historic signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U S Black Chamber(USBC), the U S Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) and the Native American Contractors Association (NACA).

More info:

Published by: alexandria_boone on Jul 30, 2013
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

07/30/2013

pdf

text

original

U.S. BLACK CHAMBERS, INC.

The National Voice of Black Business

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 15, 2013 NEWS RELEASE U. S. BLACK CHAMBERS TO HOST ANNUAL SCHOOL OF CHAMBER MANAGEMENT AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY JULY 16-19 Event to include historic signing of MOU promising joint collaboration between the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., Native American Contractors Association and U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) will host its annual School of Chamber Management (SCM), July 16 – 19, at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center (3800 Reservoir Road, NW), in Washington, D.C This year’s event will also mark an important milestone – the historic signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Tuesday, July 16, promising joint collaboration between the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC), Native American Contractors Association (NACA) and U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) in helping to improve minority business development across cultures. There will be 115 Black Chambers and business organizations from all over the country convening during the four-day USBC School of Chamber Management, which will host plenary sessions, workshops, breakout sessions, group projects and networking events. This year’s School will cover topics ranging from strategic planning and social media, to accounting and leadership. Participants will also share successful approaches and strategies on empowering chambers to enhance management practices and strengthen national connections, while making a difference in the communities they serve. Nationally renowned speakers scheduled to appear include Dr. Dennis Kimbro, a business professor at Clark-Atlanta University, who will be the featured keynote speaker during the Wednesday, July 17th luncheon. He is also a wealth expert and best-selling author of several books, including “Think and Grow Rich”, “A Black Choice” and “The Wealth Choice - Success Secrets of Black Millionaires”. Dr. Randal Pinkett, who was the winner of the first season of “The Apprentice” hosted by mega-real estate developer, Donald Trump, will be the keynote speaker during the Thursday, July 18th luncheon. He is theCo-founder, Chairman and CEO of

a partner in Blackwell-BCT. We are also looking forward to sharing contract successes that occur between the businesses represented by the MOU organizations. “In recent years.” says Ron Busby. Inc. We’re helping our minority chamber executives and professionals continue to increase and enhance the skills they need to successfully manage and grow a chamber. Black Chambers. and teaching them how to establish strong partnerships. In addition. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. support and promote policy concerns important to each organization. and create jobs in America. by building financial capacity. NJ. According to the Memorandum. and public updates citing our progress.BCT Partners. President of the USBC.S. “Today’s political climate requires innovative thinking to remain competitive.S. “No-Money Down CEO” and “Black Faces in White Places”. says "The MOU marks a historic partnership between our respective organizations. will take place on Tuesday. Native American and Hispanic communities. July 16 at 6:00 p. It symbolizes our belief and vision that working in unison enhances the ability and possibility for minority small business growth across the country! This effort will help sustain a growing economy. S. This is a big step towards helping to improve the way we help and educate our Chamber members and other minority businesses in the Black.” said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez.. USHCC and NACA will work together to improve policies and planning at key Agencies.m. Small Business Administration and the Minority Business Development Agency. to ensure that their programs fully address the needs of small businesses.     Busby says overall. In addition. during a VIP Reception at Georgetown.” Kevin Allis. a multimillion dollar management. assisting the respective memberships in how to become better positioned to win federal procurement opportunities. technology and policy consulting firm in Newark.S. “This is a true collaboration that will consist of quarterly meetings between all three Chambers. such as the U. he is the author of “Campus CEO”. The Memorandum of Understanding signing between the U. Native American Contractors Association and U. This partnership seizes upon the unique assets and opportunities of each of our communities to form a collective strength that would not otherwise be possible. the purpose of the partnership is to grow the businesses within the representing communities. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director of NACA..” 2     . facilitate small business growth." “We are very excited about this strategic partnership with the USHCC and NACA. as we believe there is power is unity. a joint venture with Blackwell Consulting Services. and spokesperson for the Minority Information Technology Consortium. joint meetings with congress to educate. while also entering a new era in partnership with the Native American Contractors Association and U. and promote economic development in their communities. “This year’s USBC School of Chamber Management promises to raise the bar.” he said. USBC. our three communities pledged to work in a collaborative fashion.

org or call 202-552-2954. with key strategic partners. About the U. The USBC has 115 Chambers and affiliated Business Associations in 24 states.000 are owned by African-American women. American Express OPEN. S. Through the creation of resources and initiatives.com Alexandria Johnson Boone. Entrepreneur Training.5 billion in annual revenue. ### Media Contacts: Gina M. Caesars Entertainment. please visit www. (USBC)   The U. GAP Communications Group Group Cell: (216) 469-4848 Phone: (216) 391-4300. and more. There are 1. ext.9 million privately held Black-owned businesses across every industry sector in the United States. and national network of Black chambers. Hilton Worldwide. supporting 240. minority business owners and policy makers from across the country for an annual conference.9 million Black-owned businesses. 303 gina@gapcommunications. and generating $137. nearly 912.com 3     . Walmart. its advocacy agenda.com gapcomm@aol. GAP Communications Cell: (216) 513-6258 Phone: (216) 391-4300. Inc. it supports African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises. S.com ghgapcomm@aol. Hobbs. and Chamber Development. Google. In addition.000 small businesses through its Five Pillars of Service: Advocacy. It is an economic force.The 2013 SCM is being sponsored by Wells Fargo. the USBC School of Chamber Management is the only program of its kind that convenes the best of its chamber leadership. Native American Contractors Association (NACA).000 persons. provides committed. corporate and non-profit partners. and represents a powerful constituency. Diageo.usblackchamber. Of the 1. employing over 921. Access to Capital. ext.   To register for the event or to learn more about the USBC. Contracting. Dell. Black Chambers. Black Chambers Inc. visionary leadership and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. 305 alex@gapcommunications. Community Financial Services Association of America.

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->