African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania is a full service organization that continuously provides access and opportunity to over 500 African American business owners and professionals. Additionally, the Chamber’s membership includes other minority groups, over 60 non-profit organizations, and over 50 majority businesses.

Our boundaries extend from Cambria County, up to Erie, PA over to the Ohio border, and down to West Virginia. Forty major corporations serve as sponsors, as we work to achieve economic parity for the membership.

Member Benefits

We invite you to join the chamber and take advantage of the many benefits that the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania has to offer.

Programs and Services

Business Institute – The Business Institute serves as a national model for developing and sustaining profitable minority-owned enterprises.

Candidates Forum – Program held each year to ask candidates and elected officials the question: What have you done to promote minority businesses

How to do business – The Chamber works with major corporations, authorities, and  organizations to advance opportunities for members to conduct business..

Resource Center

Tap into our targeted resources to enhance the function of your business, including; Financing & loan packaging, Notification of bids & proposals, Technical assistance, and Technology advancements.

Business Institute

The Business Institute is guided by the values of entrepreneurial excellence, empowerment and self-sufficiency, life-long learning, innovative thinking, and meaningful linkages and partnerships.

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