Thank You & 2016 SCBM Conference Recap


Thank You for Attending This Year's Annual 
School of Chamber & Business Management
On behalf of Ron Busby, president, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC), USBC board members and staff, thank you for being a part of a successful and substantive School of Chamber & Business Management. Ron Busby, released the following statement:
We've executed another successful year of bringing together powerful voices and influencers in the Black community & Black business community to facilitate workshops and meaningful dialogue to identify solutions to increase entrepreneurship and economic development. We had many memorable and impactful moments from this year's conference including an exclusive video greeting from presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, $80k in funding for our Chamber affiliates, and in the final term of the nation's first Black President, we we're honored to visit the White House and to provide our conference attendees with a White House business briefing. 
With 119 Chambers and nearly 250,000 businesses, our mission is to provide committed, visionary leadership and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. Each year we host our Annual School of Chamber and Business Management to ensure our Chamber affiliates and business members are equip with information, resources and funding to help them in their efforts of working to increase the number of Black-owned businesses.
As we close out another successful School of Chamber and Business Management we'd like to greatly thank our conference sponsors, supporters, speakers, attendees, volunteers, and all who've contributed to the 6th Annual School of Chamber & Business Management.  Please enjoy our highlight recap below. 
In the spirit of success,
Ron Busby,
U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. 
USBC's School of Chamber & Business Management Video Recap & Conference Highlights
USBC 2016 Recap Video
USBC 2016 Recap Video
USBC is proud to receive funding for its Chamber affiliates. Special thank you to Wells Fargo for their sponsorship and continued support.
With the generous support of our sponsors, our attendees enjoyed 4 days of plenary sessions, luncheons, and customized workshops catering to Chamber Leaders, Business Owners and Young Entrepreneurs.
Dr. Boyce Watkins gives a candid perspective and analysis on the economic condition of the Black community. 
 Ed Gordon, Ron Busby, Dr. Jeffry Ogbar, and DeRay McKesson connect after the advocacy panel discussion.
Roland Martin moderates a panel with esteemed Church leaders to discuss ways to leverage the Black Church to promote entrepreneurship. 
Howard Jean, founder of the Black Male Entrepreneurship Institute co-hosts USBC's Young Entrepreneurs Reception. 
 Chamber Leaders discuss best practices and share resources.

The upcoming presidential election is of crucial importance. During this panel conference attendees received insights and perspectives from political commentators and thought leaders including Marie Johns, Micheal Eric Dyson, Reginald Chambers, and Tara Setmayer. 
In the final term of the nation's first Black President, USBC visited the White House and to provide conference attendees with a White House business briefing. 
Special Thanks to Our Sponsors: 
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