Overview

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania is a full service organization that continuously provides access and opportunity to over 500 African American business owners and professionals. Additionally, the Chamber’s membership includes other minority groups, over 60 non-profit organizations, and over 50 majority businesses. Our boundaries extend from Cambria County, up to Erie, PA over to the Ohio border, and down to West Virginia. Forty major corporations serve as sponsors, as we work to achieve economic parity for the membership. This website highlights the range of services that the Chamber provides and serves as a tool to easily identify firms to conduct business with. The website is updated continuously to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the membership. We encourage you to visit this site often, use it for accessing firms for business development, learn about the Chamber’s Business Institute, upcoming business programs, and events held throughout our region. WELCOME to the website of the 12th largest Chamber of Commerce in our region!

Membership Breakdown

  • Regular Membership
  • Supporting Membership
  • Associate Membership
  • Chairman Circle
  • Corporate Sponsor
  • Presidential Roundtable

Our Mission

The mission of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania is to continuously improve business and professional opportunities for African American Business owners and professionals. Guided by the core values of equity in opportunity, economic advancement, self-sufficiency and entrepreneurial excellence, we will seek to advance economic parity for the African American Business community by insuring full participation in the public and private sectors throughout the region.

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Member Benefits

– We invite you to join the chamber and take advantage of the many benefits that the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania has to offer.

Programs and Services

– The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pa. offers a variety of programs and services to members and guests that will assist them in their development and gaining access to decision-makers for business growth.

Corporate Sponsorship

Become a supporter of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania. Companies that help support the ongoing operations and program development of the Chamber and its programs receive tax incentives.

Presidential Roundtable

– Through the efforts of the Chairman of our Presidential Roundtable, Mr. Morgan O’Brien, companies have gone above the corporate sponsorship level, recognizing that business should be the primary support for the Chamber.

Business Institute

– The Business Institute is guided by the values of entrepreneurial excellence, empowerment and self-sufficiency, life-long learning, innovative thinking, and meaningful linkages and partnerships.

Resource Center

 Tap into our targeted resources to enhance the function of your business, including; Financing & loan packaging, Notification of bids & proposals, Technical assistance, and Technology advancements.

Programs & Services

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pa. offers a variety of programs and services to members and guests that will assist them in their development and gaining access to decision-makers for business growth.

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Photos

Click on the link below to see a complete portfolio of photos from past AACCWP & partner events.

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News

Stay up-to-date with pertinent news about the African American Chamber of Commerce of Western PA.

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Events

View and register for our upcoming events including: workshops, mixers, and speaker engagements.

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Presidential Roundtable

Listed are the organizations who’ve gone above beyond to demonstrate their commitment towards economic parity for the African American Business community throughout the region.

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Allegheny Health Network
Bny Mellon
Citizens
EQT
Federal Home And Lending Bank
Fifth Third Bank
Giant Eagle
Highmark
KBK
Morgan Stanley
PNC
PPG
Rivers Casino
Pitt
US Steel
UPMC