Who Can Join the Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce?
In 1943, the Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce was established primarily to assist African Americans and minorities in establishing, promoting, and helping to grow their businesses in Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend. Throughout the years, we have opened our doors to many others. Any person, association, corporation, partnership, or organization expressing an interest in joining the Black Chamber, and who will uphold the Purpose and Mission of the Black Chamber shall be eligible for membership in the Black Chamber.
There are 2 Classes of Membership: Business and Non-Business.
The designation of each class includes: (a) Basic to Premium Size Businesses/Corporations/Non-Profit Groups/Faith-Based Groups/Civic Groups; Young Entrepreneur-up to 35 years of age (b) Associate (Non-Business Owner) and Collegiate/Young Professionals-up to 35 years of age)
Membership Investments are due annually, per calendar year, and are non-refundable. Any person or organization may join the Chamber at any time throughout the year. However, in order to maintain our calendar year period, dues will be prorated for the months September 1st-December 31st for any person or organization joining the Chamber during this period. Dues will be payable again at the full rate effective January 1st of the following year. Dues may be paid via credit card online. Invoices may also be mailed, per request; remittance due, NET 30.
Expectation of Members
Members are expected to attend monthly General Membership Meetings to keep abreast of Chamber news, represent the Corpus Christi Black Chamber in a professional manner when attending events, fully support all programs, and be participants on committees as another means to support the Chamber.
- Membership Decals
- Notification of Events
- Discounts to special events
- Access to the Chamber's newsletter (coming soon)
- Links to other State Chambers and Businesses
As we continue to grow, the Board of Directors is committed to adding benefits to help support your business.