LIAACC’s Minority Small Business Advocacy featured in Queens Publication

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PRLogJuly 11, 2015QUEENS, N.Y. Queens, New York – On July 10, 2015 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s President was profiled in the Queens Press highlighting the work that LIAACC is doing in the region to increase trade, minority certification, technical assistance, MWBE capacity building and utilization.  The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. was founded in 2010 by its Chairman John L. Scott, and is led by its President, Phil Andrews.

“LIAACC’s Officers, Directors, and Members are excited about bringing the counties of Queens, Kings, Nassau, and Suffolk together to strengthen the social and economic fabric in the region which will help foster substantial business growth in the African American community and build bridges between government, corporate and community affairs.” Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

About: Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. – The Mission of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., is to advance and promote economic development for business, and to advance responsive government and quality education on the behalf of all small businesses, with emphasis on African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community”.  Long Island means the New York State counties on Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings.  A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well known and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.

The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a member of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

About the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.
USBC is an association of over 118 self-sustaining, viable Black Chambers and small business associations nationwide whose collaboration with strategic partners increases our capacity to serve. We serve our members through our 5 pillars of service, Advocacy, Access to Capital, Contracting, Entrepreneurial Training, and Chamber Development. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises. For more information about the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., please visit their website at http://www.usblackchamber.org

To view Queens Press profile of Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Visit http://queenspress.com/ phil-andrews- advocate-for- minority…

To be placed on LIAACC’s email list for upcoming Business Card Exchange & Breakfast Series events, inquire about membership, or corporate sponsor opportunities you may email the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. at info@liaacc.com (mailto:info@ liaacc.com?subject= Re%3A%20LIAACC% 20Membership.) or call us at 347-475-7158.  Visit our website online at www.liaacc.org

Picture Left to Right: Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz.

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