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We are dedicated to connecting businesses and business professionals with worthwhile partnerships that lead to economic advancement; developing businesses that are successful, sustainable, and scalable; and providing businesses with economic opportunities that allow them to create jobs and wealth.

Intercollegiate Corporate Connection


Intercollegiate Corporate Connection is an opportunity for African American Middle Tennessee College and University students to connect with each other and to corporate entities in effort to expand networks that lead to increased peer collaboration and job and career placement.

Leads Exchange


Designed to encourage entrepreneurs, business owners and business professionals to BE A GO GIVER, LEADS EXCHANGE is the weekly opportunity for members to give a 60 second elevator pitch about their business and their perfect client, being clear about what they are looking for in an ideal client so that others can genuinely help and refer business to them. As a GO GIVER, members should come not only looking to receive referrals, but should look to add value and work to give genuine referrals to others as well. The understanding is that members will make a commitment to be consistent in their efforts to pass quality referrals, make introductions when necessary and be above board on all business matters, because when the group succeeds, we all succeed. LEADS EXCHANGE meetings are primarily for Nashville Black Chamber members. Non-members of the Chamber, may attend, as a guest, three times, at no cost. After a third visit, non-members must pay a fee of $10 per meeting until they become a member of the Chamber

Rising Star Awards


Given to businesses and business advocates, who have demonstrated excellence in their field, are accomplished, and working for the advancement of the community, the Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce Rising Star Award encompass many disciplines.  From moving the needle in educational excellence to moving stories that capture the attention of audiences throughout the nation and world, form moving crowds to moving the impact on the freight and logistics industry, Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce Rising Stars are definitely shaping the possibilities in our community for the future and we are excited to create a stage that highlights such positive achievement and personal development.

USBC Entrepreneur Training Program

The Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. to offer its signature entrepreneur training program. The 15-week course, powered by the University of Phoenix, puts businesses on course to compete for contracts, improve opportunities for access to capital and provides the business education needed to stay ahead of the curve. Most business owners who complete this course walk away with access to capital and other resources to position their companies for maximum growth.

Ready to Get Down to Business?

By connecting you with the right networks, getting you the very best in business and leadership education, keeping you up to date on business trends and current affairs, and advocating for business-friendly policies at City Hall and the state Capitol, we’re here to help you become even more successful.