By Phil Andrews
In the age social media and technological advancement being an active member of a chamber of Commerce in your local or regional trade zone can have a tremendous impact on your business’s growth outlook and potential.
Being in the know in business circles can create an atmosphere suitable to business opportunities.
Staying well connected in the community enhances the chances of business colleagues in the chamber passing quality referrals to your business on a regular basis throughout the year.
Most chambers develop some sort of directory listing, and members of the community have a high level of trust for chambers that operate in an excellent manner consistently and provide high levels of service.
Chamber membership gives business owners a big bang for their buck, and can serve as a marketing tool for small business owners and professional service providers.
A business’s reputation can be enhanced by being a reputable business and member of the chamber, but they must also be mindful of continuing to provide quality customer service at all times.
About – The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. an affiliate of the US Black Chambers, Inc. and has been featured on WABC Here and Now, NBC Positively Black, and Black Enterprise BE Modern Man. New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC (Long Island African American Chamber, Inc.) is a shining example of chamber development and its impact on the regional and local area that it is chartered to serve in New York State. Since its inception in 2010; LIAACC has continued to grow significantly in numbers, along with increasing its impact on its service territory. LIAACC helps small business owners in the areas of access to capital, technical assistance, advocacy, and entrepreneurial training.
For more information on the programs and activities of the chamber log on to http://www.liaacc.org
To become a member today log on to http://www.liaacc.org
– Phil Andrews is President of Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce.
Photo by Ronnie Wright – Photographer to the stars