The purpose of the Chamber shall be to teach capitalism and expand access to capitalization, technical support, procurement opportunities, effective networking, and sharing of information for Black owned businesses and other minority owned businesses as well as the African descendent community. The main vehicle of disseminating information concerning this purpose is through the UBCC online platforms throughout the United States and the entire Black and Minority Diaspora via mass marketing. The activities are driven by a strategic plan. The UBCC Chamber is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and nonsectarian and abides by the rules set forth via IRS 501(c)3 classification. Our Definition of Minority is as follows: African America, Hispanic, Asian, Women, LGBT and Veterans.
Our focus is educating, training, and providing technical support, effective networking, and information sharing for Black-owned businesses and other minority-owned start-up businesses. Our goal is to ensure that our member businesses and organizations bring value to the marketplace and remain relevant, competitive, and sustainable for future generations.
Through the creation of resources and initiatives, Upstate Black Chamber of Commerce supports black-owned businesses and other minorities in business development and economic growth within the local community, securing sponsorship for the funding and guidance of Upstate Black Chambers programs.
Founder & Executive Director of Active Expression Art Academy Inc
General Manager of Brannek Unlimited LLC
CEO of E-Vision Project Development Corporation- Certified WBE, DBE & HUD Zone
General Manager of Orchid Farm LLC
Founder of Back2WORK LLC
Founder of Veterans Services Commission Inc
On this of June 19th 2021, We proclaim that the Upstate Black Chamber of Commerce is inspired and dedicated to the Honorable Brenda Lee Pryce, Former SC State House of Representatives District 31, Founder of Hatties House Inc.