Greater Cincinnati | Northern Kentucky

African American

Chamber of Commerce

We are here to help you start, grow and manage your business. The AACC provides over 120 Programs, Events, & Workshops to Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs.

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Become a member

Join the AACC and gain access to the tools and resources to help you with your business.

See Latest Events

Participate in one of many programs and network with other business owners.

Browse the Directory

Hire a trusted business from the AACC directory or list your services.

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Welcome to the African American Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1996 and based in Cincinnati, Ohio, AACC provides world-class business development, empowerment, networking, training and counseling services to companies of all sizes, diversity and structures. Our team is comprised of individuals with a proven track record in consulting, many having served Public sector institutions and Fortune 500 organizations as employees. The team brings this world class experience to the chamber for the elevation of its members, partners, clients and the community.
We are an award winning chamber and the largest in the State of Ohio and are governed by a Board of Directors. Our record of past performance, resumes of our outstanding team and plan for the execution of this grant are in the attached proposal. We serve 17 counties in southwestern Ohio.

Eric H. Kearney

Our Partners & Sponsors

who we are and what we do

The Largest African American Chamber in the State of Ohio

The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) is the largest African American Chamber in the State of Ohio. We are as committed to inclusion as we are to business development; and as focused on advocacy as we are on building capacity.

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Become a Proud Member of AACC

The African American Chamber is your business advocate providing business education series, marketing programs and networking events to grow your business.

membership benefits

Gain Valuable Knowledge & Experience

Exclusive Workshops

-Lunch and Learn workshops on various topics to help grow your business
-Boot Camps topic driven intensive sessions to boost knowledge for quick implementation

Resources to Help Grow

-Access to regional capital funding sources
-On site business counseling and technical assistance
-Bid preparation and submission assistance

Community to Connect

-Local community activations to support families, students and entrepreneurs
-Partnerships with other nonprofits for business connections and community growth
-Networking events for connections and expansion

Business Membership

Ideal for individuals who have an established business or looking to jumpstart their success.

Corporate Membership

Ideal for your organization that want to provide an invaluable resource to its employees.


Membership Directory

As a member of the African American Chamber of Commerce, you’ll gain access to our membership directory – a list of over 100 individuals who are making connections and creating opportunities.

Job Opportunities

Posting of career opportunities at member organization and corporations.


We Empower Businesses to Succeed.

We leverage regional partnerships, collaborate with organizations and supplier diversity, and inclusion experts to empower businesses to succeed.