The Chamber’s immediate goal is to increase African American presence and participation in the multi-million dollar Los Angeles City and County business economies. GLAAACC believes in strengthening the African American small business community which will in turn strengthen the economy.

Some of the benefits GLAAACC members receive include business referrals, the ability to offer discounts through the Membership Discount Program, online member access, discounted rates for Chamber functions, access to the GLAAACC membership roster and a GLAAACC membership certificate. GLAAACC also believes giving business to its members when in need of vendor services. View the various types of membership, download the Membership Kit or if you have questions, contact us.

Benefits & Membership Types

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Certificate of Membership/Lapel Pin – Each member receives a distinctive GLAAACC certificate and lapel pin.
  • Directory/Roster Listing – GLAAACC provides each member with an impressive membership roster of individuals, businesses, government agencies, corporations and other organizations.  As well, members have the option to be listed in an exclusive online member directory.
  • Online Member Access – Members can log onto www.glaaacc.org to access member only opportunities and take advantage of the Member Discount Program
  • Complimentary Online Advertising – New and Renewing Members are highlighted on the Chamber’s New Members webpage for 30 days.
  • Mixers/Networking Events – Mixers and seminars are designed to give members an opportunity to network, promote their businesses and hear speakers share valuable information.
  • Seminars, Trainings & Roundtables – Various events are coordinated for members through several GLAAACC Committees.  Each event is geared towards benefiting the development of the small business membership.
  • Town Hall Luncheons & Receptions – These events are held throughout the year to introduce business, political and community leaders to the membership.
  • Annual Special Event – The GLAAACC Economic Awards Dinner, held every third Thursday in March, is a great opportunity for small business owners to network with corporations that support GLAAACC’s mission.
  • GLAAACC Committees – Members are strongly encouraged to serve on a GLAAACC Committees to be more involved and proactive with the Chamber.
  • Newsletters – Provides news and information of interest to Chamber members, business executives, entrepreneurs and the community.
  • Position – The Chamber regularly reviews and takes positions on various issues related to business and the community.
  • Access – Develop strong relationships with businesses and legislators.
  • Services – The Chamber provides information and resources to the community at-large.
  • Full Time Professional Staff – Supports numerous companies, organizations and entities to carry out the mission and goals of the Chamber.

MEMBERSHIP TYPES

The Student Membership ($50) covers one individual.

  • Available to college, university, technical and high school students
  • Basic individual directory listing
  • One-time feature on the GLAAACC New Members webpage
  • Member discounted rates for Chamber functions
    * Enrollment verification is required

The Individual/Small Business Basic Membership ($125)  covers an individual or up to two employees.

  • Online and hard copy Business Directory listing
  • Member discounted rates for Chamber functions
  • 30 day feature on the GLAAACC New Members webpage
  • Business referrals for your company
  • Members Only Opportunities (Member Discount Program, online member access)

The Small Business Executive Membership ($200) covers an unlimited number of employees.

  • Online and hard copy Business Directory listing
  • Member discounted rates for Chamber functions
  • 30 day feature on the GLAAACC New Members webpage
  • Business referrals for your company
  • Members Only Opportunities (Member Discount Program, online member access)
    ~Plus!~
  • Opportunity to offer a discount on the online Member Discount Program page
  • One-time 10% discount for 1 online advertisement on www.glaaacc.org

The Small Business Platinum Membership ($300) covers an unlimited number of employees.

  • Online and hard copy Business Directory listing
  • Member discounted rates for Chamber functions
  • 30 day feature on the GLAAACC New Members webpage
  • Business referrals for your company
  • Members Only Opportunities (Member Discount Program, online member access)
  • Opportunity to offer a discount on the online Member Discount Program webpage
    ~Plus!~
  • One-time free, medium size, sub-page advertisement on glaaacc.org for 30 days.

The Government Membership ($500) covers an unlimited number of employees.

  • Online and hard copy Business Directory listing
  • Member discounted rates for Chamber functions
  • One-time feature in the GLAAACC monthly e-blast upon joining or renewing membership
  • Business referrals for your company
  • Members Only Opportunities (Online Member’s Corner Feature, 30 day Homepage Advertisement, online Member Access)
  • Opportunity to offer a discount on the online Member Discount Program page
    ~Plus!~
  • Ability to submit business opportunities to be posted on the GLAAACC website
  • One-time 10% discount for 1 online advertisement on www.glaaacc.org

The Corporate Membership ($1,500) covers an unlimited number of employees.

  • Online business directory listing
  • Member discounted rates for Chamber functions
  • 30 day feature on the GLAAACC New Members webpage
  • Business referrals for your company
  • Business listing within hard copy GLAAACC Membership roster
  • Members Only Opportunities (Member Discount Program, online member access)
  • Opportunity to offer a discount on the online Member Discount Program webpage
  • Business listing on GLAAACC Membership roster
    ~Plus!~
  • MBE/WMBE/DBE subcontracting company recommendations
  • Ability to submit business opportunities to be posted on www.glaaacc.org
  • One-time 10% discount for 1 online advertisement on www.glaaacc.org

Ready to join? Click here to complete the online membership application.