Native Chambers of Commerce

Native Chambers of Commerce

In SAY Magazine’s quest for resources for the Native Workforce, our Editor decided to research Native Chambers of Commerce. Unfortunately, this turned out to be a very difficult project, as not all Native Chambers have a website, some have a website but no contact information, some have differing sets of information. So, we apologize for the incomplete listing here, and ask our readers to understand that the information provided is NOT complete. However, we are hoping that this initial listing will result in additional information coming forward so that SAY may publish a more complete listing in the future.

To that end, SAY will publish an article by Mr. Russell F. Pedro, Business Development Specialist, American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico (AICCNM), on the important work done by the Native Chambers of Commerce and the benefits of partnering with them.

This article will appear in the SAY Summer issue on Partnerships, as SAY and the AICCNM have been partners for some time.

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Arizona
3731 E University Drive #A
Phoenix, AZ 85034

The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1996 in Arizona. The focus of the Chamber is to foster business opportunities between American Indian-owned businesses and corporations, create bridges between tribal economic development efforts and cities and governments, and to offer the best in resources, training and networking for the American Indian businesses.

Loren Tapahe,
President/CEO
602-448-0260
Loren.Tapahe@aiccaz.org
P.O. Box 2285
Phoenix, Arizona 85002
www.aiccaz.com

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Minnesota
Executive Director
1508 E. Franklin Ave Suite 100, Suite N180
St. Paul, MN 55104
OR 2345 Rice Street, Suite 200
St Paul, MN 55113
Tel (612) 877-2117
Fax (651) 444-5270
info@maicc.org

American Indian Chamber of Commerce California
President ,
555 W. Fifth Street, 31st floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013
tel (213) 440-3232
www.aiccai.org

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Kansas
President ,
P.O. Box 750222
Topeka, KS 66675-0222

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Nevada
President ,
1785 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 360B
Las Vegas, NV 89104

American Indian Chamber of Commerce North Carolina
Executive Director,
9201 Leesville Road, Suite 220
Raleigh, NC 27613-7540

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Oklahoma
President,
5103 S. Sheridan Rd. Ste. 695
Tulsa, OK 74145

American Indian Chamber of Commerce South Carolina
President,
871 Royle Road
Ladson, SC 29456

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Texas
Executive Director,
10425 Olympic Drive
Dallas, TX 76161-3047
OR 11245 Indian Trail 2nd Floor
Dallas, TX 76679
972-241-6450 | fax: 972-241-6454
Carroll Cocchia, President
Tel: 713-614-1272
Email: cocchia1@sbcglobal.net
www.nativeamericanchamber.org

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Wisconsin
President/Executive Director
10809 W Lincoln Ave, Suite 102
West Allis , WI 53227
Ph: 414-604-2044
Fax: 414-604-2070
www.aiccw.org

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Rocky Mountain
President,
Box 40749
Denver, CO 80204
PH: 303.629.0102
rmicc.org

Native American Chamber of Commerce
7457 Harwin Drive, Ste. 307
Houston, TX 77036

Oregon Native American Chamber
President,
PO BOX 82068
Portland, OR 97282-0068
OR PO Box 12593
Portland, OR 97212

American Indian Chamber of New Mexico The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico (AICCNM) was organized in 2000 as a 501 (c) (6) non-for-profit organization and was incorporated in the State of New Mexico. Over the years, AICCNM has built up a diverse membership of Native American-owned business, Tribal Governments, corporate, federal and state government buyers, as well as, minority and women owned vendors.

AICCNM’s primary objective is to continually uphold and strengthen government, state, and local agencies relationships and to encourage “collaboration” with New Mexico’s Native, minority and women owned companies. AICCNM’s mission is “To promote a favorable business climate and promote business growth throughout Indian Country.”

We currently have monthly business mixers, a Yearly Tailgate Mixer, a “3 Amigo X-Mas Event’ and an Annual Economic Summit where we promote economic and business development, marketing and networking opportunities, and venues where are members can come together. The objectives of each summit have been to provide awareness, education, and opportunities to Native American and minority owned businesses, Tribal entities, government agencies and non-native businesses with intentions to do business with one another, create jobs and create business opportunities.

AICCNM
Russell Pedro, Business Development Specialist
2401 – 12th Street
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104
aiccnm.com

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