|Chamber News June 22, 2012|
1. Working with Zambia: We were delighted to work with a Trade Mission from Zambia. Included in the delegation were Honorable Robert K. Sichinga, M.P. Minister of Commerce; Greg Marchand, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia; Stephen Mwansa, PS of Commerce, Trade and Industry; Yvonne Chileshe, Chief Economist, Ministry of Commerce and Sheila Siwela, Zambian Ambassador to the US. We thank Congressman Bobby Rush for sharing some of his valuable time with us.
3. New Board of Advisors: We are honored and happy to now participate on the Unity Movement Board of Advisors. “The Unity Movement is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Our mission is to uplift the Black community by uniting, educating and economically empowering Black people nationwide.”
4. Our Newest Member: We warmly welcome our newest member to the NBCC Federation. The Delft Chamber of Business Trust has just formed in Western Cape, South Africa. Black Chambers within the African Diaspora continue to populate and prosper.
6. Last Day for Hotel Discount: Our 20th Annual Convention is just 4 weeks away-July 19th-21 in Atlanta! Call the Four Seasons – Atlanta at 404-881-9898 today to obtain the discounted room rate. Today is the last day. Avoid disappointment and pick up the phone now. You can register at www.nbccconvention.org.