CHAMBER EVENTS

MEMBER TESTIMONIALS

To register, click here or call Opportunity New Jersey at
609-393-6998. To help offset the cost of the event, there is a $50 registration fee.  We look forward to seeing you there.
MISSION STATEMENT!
The African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, Inc., (AACCNJ) is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activities within the State of New Jersey and via interaction with the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (NBCC).

The African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey has been incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in accordance with the Internal and provides advocacy and support for businesses throughout the State of New Jersey.
GOVERNMENT 
* Partnerships to increase contracting with women
    and minority-owned businesses
*  Promotes a pro-business agenda
*  HUD Section 3 
*  Title VI
*  Public Policy through Education Reform and Job Creation


SMALL BUSINESS BUSINESS
* Training/Development Program
* Host Educational Forum and Networking events to connect
opportunities, and resources.
* Promotes members through spotlights features in chamber 
marketing materials and website.
* Capacity building strategies.
* Advocates membership access to public, private sectors, and 
community  opportunities.

CORPORATiONS
* Supply Chain Diversity
*Corporate Advertising
*Marketing Penetration Strategies
*Promotional Opportunities
*Human Resource Recruitment Services
*Youth Mentorship and Entrepreneur Programs
 *Training and Job Readiness Programs
 *Assist in Developing and Implementing Public Policy  Strategies.
​​THE EMPOWERMENT HOUR
Hosted By John E. Harmon, Sr., IOM
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.LIVE BROADCAST EVERY MONDAY!
AACCNJ MEMBERS
SCHEDULE YOUR INTERVIEW TODAY!


Tenth Anniversary Awards Luncheon
 Annual Business Leadership Conference
​​ "A Journey of Commitment" 
 
September 21, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Robert Treat Hotel
Newark, NJ 07102
Annual Business Leadership Conference
The 2017 Conference will serve as a forum to share information, build relationships and to foster an environment of strong, diverse businesses that will strengthen New Jersey's economy, with a goal of expanding the number of growth oriented and sustainable African American enterprises and leveraging the correlation of African American consumer spending to New Jersey's economy.

Members $80 - Full Conference
General Admission $100 - Full Conference
Matchmaker Only - $100 

ANNUAL CONFERENCE AGENDA
President's Club Breakfast (INVITATION ONLY)                                      
Conference Attendees Networking Breakfast       
Conference Welcome Remarks      
Opening Remarks (Dignitaries - TBA)                
Event Sponsor Remarks  (Lead Sponsor - TBA)  

Conference Panel Discussion      

Discussion Points - The significance of the AACCNJ and its value to government, corporations and small businesses.How to effectively engage corporations to derive mutual value.Keys to building capacity and sustainability as a small business owner.The importance of creating strategic alliances through effective networking to grow and sustain your business.   Delivering value consistently and maintaining competitiveness with profitability.

Confirmed Conference Panelists:                                                                                                                
Ruby McCleary, Director, Supplier Diversity,  United Airlines
Lawrence B. Wooten, Supplier Diversity Leader,  American Water
Jacquin Merricks, Manager, External Manufacturing Strategic Sourcing, Johnson & Johnson
Jersey Central Power & Light (TBA)
PSEG, Wyndham Worldwide (Invited)


AACCNJ Member Testimonial
Chris Carothers, FCC Consulting                                                                       

Tenth Anniversary Awards Luncheon   - Honorees:                                                  
Hosea Johnson, Chairman of the Board, AACCNJ, President, Johnson Associates Systems
Robert Warrington, Esq., President, The Waring Group
Jacqueline Baptiste, Executive Assistant to Founder, President & CEO
Desmond Blaine Retired, Munich ReInsurance
Neil Williams, Mitchell Titus Closing Remarks  
                                                                                                               

Vendor Tables & Matchmaking Sessions              
Matchmaking host organizations will consist of the panelist companies and utility companies that are members of the Board of Public Utilities
CONFIRMED: American Water, J&J, PSEG 
INVITED: DRJTB, DRPA, NYNJPA, NJ Transit, JCPL,  American Water, Atlantic City Electric, Bristol Myers-Squibb, UCEDC, ATT, First Energy, South Jersey Industries, Ferrera Construction, Verizon, Exelon, NJ Natural Gas.
PLACE A CONGRATULATORY ADVERTISEMENT IN OUR
TENTH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE PROGRAM BOOK Full Page Ad:  $300        Ad Dimensions         7 ¾" x 10"
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Half
Page Ad:  $200       Ad Dimensions         7 ¾"  x  5" high
Quarter Page Ad: $150 Ad Dimensions         3 ¾"  x  5" high
Electronic Camera Ready Ads (jpeg format) sent to: jbaptiste@aaccnj.com by September 7th, 2017
Sponsorship - 2017 BLC.pdf
CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUR ANNUAL CONFERENCE

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!  

Event Sponsor: $10,000  (Opportunities - 1)

Platinum Sponsor:  $7,500  (JCP&L)

Premium Gold Sponsor:  $5,000 (PSEG)

Premium Silver Sponsor: $3,500

Bronze Sponsor:  $2,500 (American Water, Wyndham Worldwide))

                          Gold Sponsor:  $1,500 (Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ, Wells Fargo)                               

Silver  Sponsor:  $1000  (AT&T)

Vendors: $750

 

THANK YOU TO OUR  2017 CONFERENCE SPONSORS!
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