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ABOUT 

Affectionately known as the “National Voice of Black Businesses”, the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) provides committed, visionary leadership, and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment.

 

Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support a network of African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises.

 

The USBC National Conference and School of Chamber Management will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C., July 14-16, 2022.

 

Our conference includes two days of intensive training and inspiration for Black chamber leaders and entrepreneurs on the latest proven strategies for chamber growth, business expansion, and community leadership.

 

This conference includes networking opportunities, corporate matchmaking, and a variety of educational sessions. Chamber leaders will gain access to valuable expertise and the opportunity for peer-peer learning about business trends, practices, and issues.

WORKSHOPS

ACCESS TO CAPITAL

ADVOCACY

FEDERAL CONTRACTING

CERTIFICATION

CHAMBER GOVERNANCE

CHAMBER OPERATIONS

CHAMBER MANAGEMENT

USBC RESOURCES

SPEAKERS

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Ron Busby

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President & CEO

U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

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Lloyd D. Ward

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Founder & CEO

Ward Holdings International

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Bibi Hidalgo

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SBA Associate Administrator

Office of Government Contracting

& Business Development

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Dr. Will Moreland

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Principal   

Moreland Training & Associates

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Fred Keeton

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Principal and Chief Iconoclast  Keeton Iconoclast Consulting

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Justin Carter

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Senior VP, Regional Operations

Penn National Gaming

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Chanelle Hardy

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Head of Civil Rights

Google

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Alex Dixon

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President & CEO
  Q Casino & DRA 

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Olivia Nutter

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Founder

Impact Insight Partners

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Charles O'Neal

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Chairman

U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

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Donald Cravins Jr. 

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EVP and Chief Operating Officer

National Urban League

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John Templeton

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Chairman - Board of Directors

Central Brooklyn Economic Development Corp.

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Congresswoman 
Sheila Jackson Lee

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U.S. Representative

Texas 18th District 

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Congressman
Troy Carter 

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U.S. Representative

Louisiana 2nd District

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Antwanye Ford

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President & CEO

Enlightened, Inc.

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Mohamed Elhajjam

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Founder & CEO

Moroccan American Network

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Kristina Sicard

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Vice President Senior Business Banking Consultant

Chase

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Kanayo Oweazim

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Vice President, Pillar Lead for Advancing Black Pathway

Chase

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Kimberly Evans

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Vice President for the Minority Entrepreneurs Program

Chase

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Chris Wheat

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Managing Director & Co-President of the JPMorgan Chase Institute

Chase

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Angela Thi Bennett

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 Digital Equity Director 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

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Krystal Brumfield

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Associate Administrator, Office of Government-Wide Policy

GSA

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Michael Blake

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Vice Chair

Democratic National Committee

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Nigel Stephens

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Principal

Phoenix Strategies, Inc.

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Alisa Joseph

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 Vice President

U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. 

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Patrice Hall

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United States Census Bureau

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Congressman
Hank Johnson

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U.S. Representative

Georgia 4th District 

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Talisha Bekavac

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Executive Vice President

U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

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WHERE GREAT BLACK CHAMBER LEADERS UNITE

Learning. Connecting. Leading.

300

DEVELOPMENT OF OVER 300 BLACK CHAMBERS

12+

12+ ESSENTIAL WORKSHOPS FOR CHAMBER GROWTH

200

OVER 200
CHAMBER LEADERS PARTICIPATING

144k

REPRESENTING 
MORE THAN 144k
BLACK-OWNED COMPANIES
OUR PARTNERS
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