(Black PR Wire) New York----New York State's largest African American Chamber of Commerce launches Build New Member Sole Proprietorship Campaign Initiative. The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is the largest market for African American Small Business Owners in the United States. Since its inception the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has been providing valuable support for small business owners in the New York region.
“Building capacity, identifying, nurturing, and developing small businesses owner’s potential to grow and develop their sole proprietorship's ability to employ greater numbers of the community will significantly impact economic growth in the African American Community.” Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
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/
Black owned businesses in the United States increased 34.5% between 2007 and 2012 totaling 2.6 million Black firms. More than 95% of these businesses are mostly sole proprietorship or partnerships which have no paid employees. About 4 in 10 black-owned businesses (1.1 Million) in 2012 operated in the health care, social assistance; and other services such as repair, maintenance, personal and laundry services sectors.
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.
Deon Brown, Chair of Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Membership Committee (New York State's largest African American Chamber of Commerce)[/caption]
“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 a viable organization such as LIAACC.” Deon Brown, Chair of Membership of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
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Why a small business should join the LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. https://liaacc.org/2017/03/08/business-join-chamber
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 “Sole Proprietor” as Discount Code.