African American Advisory Committee (AAAC)
The African American Advisory Committee (AAAC) serves as the liaison between the region’s growing African American business community and the Flint & Genesee Chamber. AAAC members partner with the Chamber to support the advancement and development of African American businesses. Collectively, we are committed to identifying vital resources for business owners, supporting economic development, and fostering strong community partnerships.
Join the Conversation the Third Friday of Each Month
Please join the AAAC the third Friday of each month for an informational and networking meeting. Locations may vary each month and a virtual option will be offered when possible. Visit the Events Calendar for upcoming meeting dates, locations, and to register.
Build Greater Connections for Your Business
The Flint & Genesee Business Bridge is an online directory of minority-owned small businesses in Genesee County. Listing your business on the Business Bridge connects you with other minority-owned businesses in the area, as well as larger local organizations and community members seeking to do business with minority-owned businesses. The Business Bridge also allows you to bid on non-government contracts and engage with other businesses through networking events and trainings.
Listing your business on the Business Bridge is free and a great way to grow your connections.
The goal of the AAAC is to collaborate and support the Chamber with ideas and initiatives that foster the development and growth of underrepresented business enterprises such as African American-owned businesses.
The AAAC is actively engaged in identifying resources to reduce barriers facing African American businesses using the following three pillar approach:
|Access to Capital/Loans
Leasing of Space
Minority Owned Business Certifications
Create & Identify Key Networking Opportunities