Advocating. Inspiring. Advancing.

Expanding the economic footprint and advocating for Black and minority-owned business throughout New York’s Greater Capital Region.

Our Pillars

ABCC is dedicated to our members' growth and prosperity by providing access to our network of government and corporate relationships, business management training, customized technical assistance, and promotion of your business.

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We collaborate with many policymakers across all political affiliations to recalibrate systems that best serve the interest of Black and BIPOC communities.

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Capital Access

In partnership with financial institutions, we work to create avenues by which minority-owned businesses can gain the tools and education that advance greater access to many financial options.

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We help members qualify for large-scale contracts, and to offer tools and resources that enhance Black and minority business owners' ability to compete.

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Transition from ideation to the marketplace with support from ABCC's educational programs, professional development resources, and networking events.

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Opportunity Lives Upstream

The Albany Black Chamber of Commerce & Social Club is hyper focused on developing, promoting and growing Black and minority-owned businesses in New York’s Greater Capital Region.

ABCC provides innovative programs and opportunities in a shared space that allows members to gather, host events and participate in mentoring and educational programs to kickstart the development of businesses.

Become a Member

Membership with the Albany Black Chamber of Commerce earns you the advocacy and representation you have been looking for to take your business to the next level and move the needle on the Black economic agenda in the Capital Region.

Recap VIdeos

On MLK Day, The Albany Black Chamber of Commerce & Social Club (ABCC) made history! Thanks to the support and generosity of Business for Good, ABCC is now housed in the historic University Club.
Kicking off Black History Month, ABCC cut the ribbon on our new home welcoming the Capital Region's business community.
ABCC hosted its first economic forum; The State of Our Economy: Where We Stand and What Could Be. Experts gathered for a fireside chat to discuss the current state and future prospects of the global economy.

Featured Events

Sharing The Wealth with Ed Mitzen and Jahkeen Hoke

Join ABCC and the New York State Writers Institute as we highlight Ed Mitzen’s Wealthy and White: Why Guys Like Me Have To Show Up, Step Up and Give Others A Hand Up. This candid conversation between Jahkeen Hoke, Co-Founder of 4th Family and Ed Mitzen will discuss inclusivity, equity, and social progress.