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Historically, wealth has been concentrated in the hands of the few in this country and barriers have been put in place to exclude African Americans from obtaining real economic gains. But that’s why organizations like the Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce exist.

We help Black businesses create their own success and we show our community why Black businesses matter. Learn how you can become a part of the solution and lift up all Black businesses in the Central Valley in the process.

Our Signature events
Black Economic Symposium

Black Economic Symposium

We see daily the barriers and disadvantages faced by our business owners and their employees in our communities, including lack of access to capital, quality healthcare, other benefits and equal economic opportunities. The Black Economic Symposium is the catalyst…

Black Shopping Experience

Home Shopping Experience

Are you a QVC fan? Want to support Black businesses from the comfort of your home? Every year, we host the Home Shopping Experience, where we highlight our local businesses’ products and services online via Facebook, Instagram and Youtube LIVE. It’s a safe and socially distanced at-home shopping experience…

Business Salute to Dr. King

Business Salute to Dr. King

The Business Salute to Dr. King & Things That Matter Awards were created to recognize the outstanding business people in our area who exemplify mastery, leadership and knowledge. These recipients are committed to the vision and have shown selflessness, both in their professions and…

Central Valley Business Diversity Expo

Central Valley Business Diversity Expo

The purpose of the Central Valley Business Diversity Expo is to inspire greater business diversity in Central California. The expo is an annual supplier diversity trade fair with small business workshops and diverse business matchmaking that has been attended by…

ProspHer Women of Color Business Symposium

ProspHer Women of Color Business Symposium

Every year, as part of the Women’s Economic Impact Center, we hold our ProspHer Women of Color Business Symposium to spotlight the Central Valley’s most influential businesswomen and lift up ideas and strategies that will help women grow their businesses in the Central Valley.

Latest webinar

Successful Marketing and Branding Strategies That Can Help Your Business Grow During COVID-19

Millions of people have lost their lives because of COVID-19, and the pandemic has taken out tens of thousands of businesses nationwide. Fortunately, a number of business owners have found effective ways to use marketing to promote and grow their businesses during the pandemic. In this webinar, Monisha Edwards, founder and CEO of Scent and Fire, shares a few marketing tips she used to find success during COVID-19.

Success Stories

How this Black entrepreneur used her deep passion for helping people who have experienced trauma to build her dream.

Dr. Reshale Thomas, Allay Psychological Services
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Become a member today and help us create more pathways to prosperity for our community.