Increasing the visibility of Black-owned businesses
WHO WE ARE
The Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, established in 2006, is a group of community members working to empower African American/Black people to cultivate and expand entrepreneurship. We believe that Black-owned businesses contribute significantly to the economic well-being of Madison.
WHY WE DO IT
With enthusiasm and commitment we do what we do because small business is one of the hallmarks of our great country.
creates community awareness for Black-owned businesses throughout Madison.
Strengthen the Black Community
creating opportunity for expansion of jobs throughout the community.
from government, civic and educational venues
Business to Business
commerce between Black-owned businesses, as well as other local area businesses.
for upcoming generations of Black entrepreneurs
Black Owned Businesses
Black owned businesses have increased at a rapid rate over the past decade, as of 2015 the U.S. Census Bureau reported that as of 2012 there were 2.6 Million Black owned firms generating $187.6 Billion annually, and creating more than 1 Million jobs. There are also many incentives offered by state and local governments to Minority-owned businesses. MBCC helps it members tap into these resources and more.
The Black Business Directory for Madison and Dane County is a publication of the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce. An updated third edition will be released in summer 2017.
The Directory makes available a listing of Black-owned businesses in the area with the intention of bringing an awareness that generates increased revenue. The Directory is a testament that Black Madison is a part of the commerce and vibrancy of the city of Madison. The Black businesses are integrated into the economic fabric of Dane
Businesses are listed by name (in alphabetical order), by category and by the owner’s first name.
It is not always convenient to patronize a Black-owned business if it is not located in your immediate neighborhood. But it is so worthwhile. Building economic stability and overcoming disparities begins with building business capacity.
This Business Directory is a starting point. If you would like to be listed in this Directory or make a change to your business listing, please contact the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce atThis Business Directory is a starting point. If you would like to be listed in this Directory or make a change to your business listing, please contact the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce at (608) 729-1238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reach beyond the limits. Are you looking to start or grow a business? Explore the member benefits offered by the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce. Our membership base is growing rapidly.
According a research study by The Shapiro Group, Inc. and Market Street Services, as a member of a local chamber of commerce, consumers are 44 percent more likely to think favorably of your business, and 63 percent more likely to purchase goods or services from the business in the future.
MBCC offers numerous committees and serving on one of them provides numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development. You can build your business while promoting developments of interest to local businesses and the community.
As a new member of the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce, you will be listed in our various publications, online directory, as well as our various social media platforms. There is also the opportunity to be highlighted in other chamber publications. Grow your business by advertising with the chamber and sponsoring events.
The Madison Black Chamber of Commerce provides members a dynamic and diverse environment to establish and grow their businesses. We offer a variety of municipal and state resources to further support your endeavors.
REGISTER FOR OUR DIRECTORY
Our Community Partners
Specials Thanks to our sponsors, and other wonderful community partners!
Every year the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce holds, as well as participates in several events. These events are designed to create opportunities for our members to network and build business relationships.
Have any questions, or want more information? Get in touch with us at anytime, and we will be sure to reply in a timely manner.
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