The Leading Voice for Black Business in the Greater Washington Area

The GWBCC is your strongest political advocate. As our numbers grow, our voices becomes louder. Join our community and grow your business through our network.

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Jason Henderson
ERGO CEO
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Advocating for YOU
and YOUR business

Join us for the "Launch Celebration and Awards Breakfast" of the Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce

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Jason Henderson
ERGO CEO
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Advocating for YOU and YOUR business

Join us for the "Launch Celebration and Awards Breakfast" of the Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce

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Aimee D. Griffin
Managing Attorney of The Griffin Firm, PLLC
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Advocating for YOU
and YOUR business

Believe in business? We do.
For more than 100 years, we’ve been committed to helping American businesses large and small succeed.

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Purpose

The Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce – Supporting the need for economic development in the black community through education, enterprise, and entrepreneurship

Mission

To promote black business growth in the District of Columbia through the facilitation of business opportunities and education.

Vision

To be the leading voice for black business and, more importantly, to enable the growth of $100M black-owned businesses in Washington, DC.

Goals

Increase

Increase black-owned business revenue in the District of Columbia

Encourage

Encourage growth in the number of black-owned businesses in the District of Columbia

Promote

Promote greater black-owned business participation in local and federal government contracting

Represent

Represent black-owned businesses in an ethical and transparent manner

Advocate

Advocate on behalf of the common business interest of our membership to government and industry stakeholders

Recruit

Recruit the largest professional membership of black-owned businesses

Track, monitor
and disseminate

Track, Monitor and Disseminate data related to black-owned businesses

Facilitate

Facilitate access to capital and bonding for black-owned business in the District of Columbia

Events

About Us

The Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (“GWBCC”) was founded in 2017 by successful business owners Antwanye E. Ford (Enlightened, Inc.), Aimee D. Griffin, Esq. (The Griffin Firm, PLLC) and B. Doyle Mitchell, Jr. (Industrial Bank). The Chamber is committed to promoting black business growth in the District of Columbia by providing resources through advocacy, education and the facilitation of networking opportunities.

The GWBCC is a part of the national U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) and combines the power of a resourced, national network with local expertise and connections. The GWCC also recognizes the regional shared economic reality for Black business owners and is committed to working with partner Black Chambers in the local area to support and encourage opportunities.

Through membership, the Chamber invites individuals, churches, government organizations and other business entities whose commitment to the advancement and economic development in the Greater District of Columbia region is paramount.  

Benefits of membership in the Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce include:

• Advocacy on your behalf to local and regional political leaders as well as updates on . legislation that pertains to your business

• Access to networking opportunities to meet potential business partners and resource providers

• Business referrals from within the GWBCC network from members and stakeholders seeking Black-Owned service providers to engage

• Periodic, consolidated communication from GWBCC regarding opportunities, events and information to keep you informed about actional ways to grow your business

To learn more about joining the chamber please contact us for more information.

Kim Greenfield
Alfonso


CoFounder & Chief Executive Officer
Results One LLC

Aimee Griffin

Managing attorney of The Griffin Firm PLLC

Corey Arnez Griffin

President and chief executive officer of Global Government and Industry Partners, LLC


CEO of Ergo Solutions LLC, and Ergo Home Health,
providers of rehabilitation services in Washington DC.

Jason Henderson, MBA
Howard R. Jean

Corporate Development Manager at Enlightened, Inc.

B. Doyle Mitchell, Jr.

President and CEO of Industrial Bank

Small Business Expert

Philip Reeves
Howard R. Jean

Corporate Development Manager at Enlightened, Inc.

B. Doyle Mitchell, Jr.

President and CEO of Industrial Bank

Stories

Zak Kidd
Software Entrepreneur
Ergo CEO
Jason Henderson
Managing attorney of The Griffin Firm PLLC
Aimee D. Griffin
Managing attorney of The Griffin Firm PLLC
Aimee D. Griffin

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