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First Friday Leadership Forum-New Leaders Orientation

On Friday June 7th, 2016, ABC members gathered for their monthly first Friday Leadership Forum which was held at the Gathering Spot. Atlanta black Chambers president Markee Tate, took newly appointed leaders on a tour of the facility and held and opening orientation...

Home Depot Lunch and Learn

On Thursday, March 31, 2016, AMBCC Members gathered for a Lunch and Learn session hosted by Home Depot. Do-it-Yourselfers (DIY) and Home improvement professionals learned about the latest cleaning supplies, garden, landscape products and special benefits for general...

2016 Economic Summit Highlights

Thank you for supporting the 2016 Economic Summit On February 29, 2016 the Atlanta Metropolitan Black Chamber held its 2016 Economic Summit on the Campus of Clark Atlanta University. We would like to give a special thanks to our keynote speaker Larry Holman, Southern...

Business Readiness-EMV Oct 2015

YOUR BUSINESS Switching over to chip card technology: Starting on Oct. 1 retailers need to switch to the new chip card technology or pay for fraudulent charges. Ramon Ray, Publisher of Smart Hustle Magazine explains what this means for small business owners and how to...

Sysco South Georgia Tradeshow

On Tuesday, July 28, Atlanta Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce members attended the Sysco South Georgia Trade show in Macon, Georgia Over 150 Manufacturers New Products Innovative Ideas Culinary Demos Off-Invoice Allowances Hot Deals Booth Variety, Value &...

Who’s Severing Ties with Trump

Source Hudson Hongo Miss USA Performer J Balvin Date of Break-up: June 24 Announcement: “This isn’t about being punitive,” Balvin told Billboard, “but about showing leadership through social responsibility. His comments weren’t just about Mexicans, but about all...

The Black Wall Street-Case Study

By Jeffrey L. Boney, Pittsburgh Courier Black Wall Street was the name given to Greenwood Avenue, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Starting in 1910, this 35 square block area was both admired and envied by individuals, far and wide, because of the continuous circulation of...

President Obama re-sets Cuba relations

The AMBCC supports President Obama’s decision to re-set relations with Cuba. “We are excited about the possibilities and the potential impact it could have for our members in the travel, food, banking, medical, technology, real estate, sports and...

Tracing Hanukkah’s Roots

Tracing Hanukkah’s Roots Hanukkahs US RootsHannukah Political History There is nearly no record of people celebrating Hanukkah just a couple of centuries ago. But it began to be an important Jewish holiday in the second half of the 19th century when two rabbis...

President Obama announces a task force on policing

The White House announced that the president would sign an executive order that aims to streamline federal and local law enforcement communication and create a “Task Force on 21st Century Policing,” which will report on best practices in three months. The president...

Veterans Small Business Week-Nov 4-11

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the kickoff of Veterans Small Business Week, an initiative on the part of SBA to reach out to veteran entrepreneurs and small business owners. Veterans Small Business Week will be held from November 4 to 11 and is...

Initiatives with AARP

The AMBCC is proud to be partnered with AARP of Georgia to support the success of entrepreneurs ages 50 and older in their business and personal endeavors. According to a recent AARP survey, “Staying Ahead of the Curve 2013: AARP Multicultural Work and Career Study,”...