Member Spotlight

Once a year, each member has an opportunity to be featured in our newsletter, on our website and on our social media. The member completes a short form and submits it which is used for the content. This is free of charge for our members.

Member to Member Discount 

Each member is asked to provide a member to member discount which will be posted on the website. The discount is only available to MBCC members in good standing. 

US Black Chambers Membership

All members of MBCC have access to all the benefits of the USBC membership. All members are able to atttend programs and events hosted by USBC, take part in USBC initiatives (Black Bank Card, SBA Loan, USBC Directory). 

MBCC Orientation/Member Meeting

Every other month, we host an Orientation meeting where there is networking and an opportunity to hear about new and ongoing chamber initiatives. This meeting is free for all MBCC members.

Affinity Groups

Any MBCC member is eligible to join/apply for our affinity groups and attend free of charge. Affinity groups are listed below. 

MBCC Black Women’s Leadership Roundtable (BWLR)

  • This group is focused on leadership development of black women CEOs.
  • Meetings: Bimonthly (February, April, June, August, October, December)
  • Number of attendees: 12
This group will host a Leadership Forum in June 2018. Stay tuned for details. 

MBCC Business Builders Affinity Group

  • This group is focused on leads and business development. One representative per industry.
  • Meetings: Monthly
  • Number of attendees: 12

MBCC Procurement Affinity Group 

  • This group meets monthly for members only, however, has open meetings once a quarter. 
  • This group is focused on developing deeper understanding of procurement on a federal, state and local level. 
  • Meetings: Monthly 
  • Number of attendees: Open
* The group is hosting an event “Doing Business with the Counties” on 3/8/18 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Registration information is here

MoCo Black Business Council Affinity Group

  • This group is focused on key issues in Montgomery County. 
  • Meetings: Monthly 
  • Number of attendees: Open
* Please join us for our County Executive Candidate Forum for Montgomery County on 2/28/18 from 7:30 AM - 10: 00 AM at the Silver Spring Civic Center. Registration will be open soon. 

MBCC Signature Events

These events are hosted annually and are open for sponsorships/vendors/exhibitors as listed. The events are located in different geographic areas which are listed below. The event tickets are discounted for all members in good standing. 

State of Black Business - February 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
This event features an update on black business issues and opportunities. We will have an update regarding business from the US Black Chambers as well as updates from several counties about minority business opportunities.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information or to register for the event, you can click here

Other Upcoming MBCC Signature Events 

Maryland Legislative Breakfast Event - April 2018
We partner with the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus to get an update about legislation in Maryland that will effect black businesses. Registration will be available soon.

Back to Business Summit - September 2018
The B2BS is a themed event that will focus this year on a key issue effecting black businesses. Registration will be available in early summer 2018.

Annual Meeting & Holiday Gathering - November 2018
This event is an annual meeting of the MBCC family where we receive an update on MBCC and learn about strategic initiatives for the next year.