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San Antonio Chamber Grows Membership and Support for Minority Businesses
The Alamo City Chamber of Commerce prepares strategic event in effort to build interest and involvement within San Antonio's large minority entrepreneur community.
Now in its 76th year the Alamo City Chamber of Commerce is undergoing a fairly large renovation – more than just a name change, this #ChamberOnTheRise has become a significant influence in the business culture and economic matrix of San Antonio, Texas and surrounding areas. The Alamo City Chamber of Commerce now serves more than the African-American community – as other minority groups, veterans and disabled persons and women groups have joined in membership and support.
Starting almost immediately after his mayoral appointment President/CEO Christopher Herring (http://www.bizjournals.com/
Most recently Herring and his teamed welcomed the City of San Antonio and Zachry Construction to its roster.
A relocation from the Hemisfair/Tower of Americas area will soon allow for the Chamber to branch out even further to a more captive audience of businesses looking to “move east” in efforts to reap incentives of the East Side Promise/EastPointe Community initiatives .
“Our new location in the Sunset Station area will give us more meeting space and conference rooms that will made available for our members as well as ample space for events” says Vice President of Communications, Evelyn Torres.
But don’t rule out the Chamber’s presence in the rest of the city. In January 2015 the Alamo City Chamber of Commerce will host its 76th Annual Founder’s Gala & Silent Auction at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa with a weekend-long itinerary that includes a Small Business Forum ad Expo. The Founder’s Gala will also double as the kick-off marquee event for DreamWeek 2015.
Become a member today, visit AlamoCityChamber.org or call (210) 226-9055.
To sponsor the 76th Annual Founder’s Gala & Silent Auction call (210) 454-1636.
Christian Reed-Ogba, BethanyEastPR.com