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  • Membership Benefits

  • WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO MEMBERSHIP?

    The African American Chamber and its partners have the tools to save your business money and the solutions to help you run it more efficiently. 

    • Business Leads.  Expand your network and generate business leads with free access to business networking sessions and training programs ($150 savings)
    • Promote your Business.  Cost effective ways to market and promote your business (on-line business directory, member spotlights, public relations partnerships, small business advertising program)
    • Save Hundreds. Reach More Clients.  Dual Membership Programs with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and Conventions and Visitors Bureau save you $300-$400 instantly provide access to thousands of corporations and businesses 
    • Business News and Information.  Free subscription to Chamber e-newletters and business/contracting lead communication. 
    • Business consulting.  Grow your business and expand knowledge through on-site business development programs and counseling.
    • Reduced Overhead.  Discounted Worker Comp and employee benefits programs.  
    • Member Discounts. Discounts on everything from exhibition space at large events to office supplies.  
    • Free Meeting Rooms available for members at the African American Chamber.
    • Having a Voice.  Opportunity to receive legislative updates and being engaged in governmental discussions about our community.

    DUAL MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS:

    As a member of the African American Chamber, you can join the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber for $99 (a discount of $336) and the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitor's Bureau for $150 (a discount of $100).

    CINCINNATI USA REGIONAL CHAMBER 

    As a member of the African American Chamber of Commerce, African American-owned companies with 50 or less employees can join the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber for a special rate of $99* (a discount of $356). African American-owned companies with greater than 50 employees can join the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber at a special rate of $149*. 

    As a joint member, your business will enjoy the following benefits:

    • Opportunity to join our CEO Roundtable program to discuss challenges, share solutions and brainstorm.
    • Attend our WE Speak and WE Share programs geared toward the unique needs of women.
    • Earn recognition through our Small Business Excellence and WE Celebrate awards programs.
    • Learn from established business leaders and industry experts through Profiles of Success, Cincy Chat, and Sales/Marketing Lunches.
    • Increase exposure with complimentary listings in our Business Connections Membership Directory and on our "Search for a Business" page on our website.
    • Take advantage of a variety of programs such as workers' comp, health insurance, office supplies and credit card processing that will save you money. 
    • Increase your business contacts at more than 150 Chamber-sponsored events each year.
    • Lend your expertise by participating on committees.

    * Your company must be African American-owned and not a current member of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. You must also be an African American Chamber member in good standing.


    CINCINNATI USA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

    African American-owned companies who are members of the African American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) are eligible to become members of the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) at a discounted rate of $150 (a discount of $100).

    As a joint member, your business will enjoy the following benefits:

    • Confidential Convention calendar
    • Free listing on CVB web site – www.CincyUSA.com
    • Member-to-member discount program
    • Member networking opportunities
    • Educational seminars
    • Free business promotion
    • Hotel leads and referrals
    • Convention marketing opportunities
    • AND MUCH MORE!

    COST SAVING PROGRAMS:

    In partnership with the Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance (SOCA), the AACC offers a complete portfolio of benefits that are designed to help you reduce costs while providing quality benefits to you and your employees.

    DISCOUNTED HEALTHCARE PLANS:

    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield: As a chamber members with 2-99 employees, your business will be eligible to save up to 4% off of your total premiums. Click here to view a directory of chamber members licensed to sell Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.
    • HealthCare for One: A unique one-stop shopping designed especially for those looking for individual or dependent coverage.  The HealthCare for One site provides you with the tools needed make the best most informed individual health insurance purchase. 
    • Superior Dental Care Benefits: As a chamber member, receive a 5% discount on special benefit plans that cover your needs including orthodontia, voluntary, and sole proprietor. 

     

    FREE HEALTHCARE SAVINGS:

    • Prescription Drug Discount Card: Save up to 50% on brand and generic prescription medications. Available to you and your employees for FREE!
    • EyeMed Vision Discount Card: Receive a FREE EyeMed Vision Discount Card and receive immediate savings on your vision care costs.


    ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

    • Cintas Document Management: Guard your businesses’ sensitive information by receiving up to 35% off document shredding and product destruction services. Click here for more information.
    • Infintech Payment Processing Affinity Program: Minimize your company’s credit card operating costs by taking advantage of exclusive rates offered by Infintech Innovating Financial Technologies. Click here for more information.
    • LA Fitness: Your partner in wellness, LA Fitness, is offering a special Sports Club Membership rate of $29.99 per month with $25 initiation fee to AACC Members. Note: Members must pick-up a voucher from the AACC offices prior to taking advantage of this opportunity. Click here for more information. 

    To be eligible to take advantage of these Chamber Benefits, you must be a member in good standing with the African American Chamber of Commerce and have a business or organization located in the State of Ohio. 

     Interested in these or other member benefit programs? Contact the African American Chamber at 513.751.9900 or email info@african-americanchamber.com 


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