Diversity Partners and International Chambers

The Africa National Chamber of Commerce’s (ANCOC)
mission is to establish a venue for global business; trade and commerce between the USA business community and the continent of Africa; to serve as the regulatory agency for African Chambers of Commerce; to assure that business practices adhere to the cultural sensitivities of both the USA and African continents; to create a continental structure that will facilitate the coming together of neighboring countries for the purpose of global development with good will, unity of faith, education and economics emanating from North Carolina as its base of operations.


British American Business Council (BABC)
Our Mission: Promoting bilateral trade and investment between the United States and the United Kingdom.
The British American Business Council (BABC) is the largest transatlantic business network, with 22 chapters and over 2,000 member companies, including many of the world’s largest multinationals, in addition to hundreds of middle market and small companies, all based in major business centers throughout North America and the United Kingdom. Through the BABC’s broader transatlantic business network, our platform provides access to business development, networking and marketing opportunities, valuable business insights and intelligence, providing the resources to help enhance your competitiveness in the global marketplace on a local, regional and worldwide level. BABC Charlotte has been in operation for 25 years. Mentoring, connecting and helping businesses establish and grow throughout the Carolinas. We draw from the expertise of our Executive Board, Board of Directors and International Board of Advisors who add multi-level connectivity and value to our membership base, an asset we are very proud of.


Carolinas Asian-American Chamber of Commerce (CAACC)
The goal of the Carolinas Asian-American Chamber is to foster cooperation and interaction within the Asian communities and between the community at large in Charlotte and the Carolinas for the betterment of commerce, culture and communication. It strives to promote, sponsor and support efforts to sustain the Asian traditional heritages through excellence in business practice, education, volunteerism and public service.


Charlotte Business Guild
The Charlotte Business Guild strives to integrate business development, social action and leadership… to facilitate economic proliferation for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and those who support equality for all. Together, we will achieve this mission by increasing visibility through professional networking and marketing, maintaining operational sustainability, and strategic training.


Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce (CMBCC)
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Chamber is primarily dedicated to the economic empowerment of the African-American business community interest and other minority communities as they may intersect. It works to make a difference by serving as a catalyst and taking specific actions designed to ensure a positive change for black businesses, black communities and black economic development.


French American Chamber of Commerce of North Carolina (FACCNC)
The French American Chamber of Commerce of North Carolina, Inc. (FACCNC) promotes economic, commercial, and financial relationships between France and the Carolinas.


German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States (GACC South)
The GACC South is a private, non-profit organization that serves as the official representative of German trade in the southeastern U.S. It was founded to promote and support bilateral trade between Germany and the U.S. The GACC South is located in Atlanta, Georgia, and serves 11 southeastern states. Five local chapters have been established to create a networking platform for German and American businesses and to lend additional support to these regions.


Latin American Chamber of Commerce (LACC)
The purpose of the Latin American Chamber is to preserve and promote existing Latin American businesses, encourage new Latin American businesses, and promote networking with non-Latin American businesses and organizations.


Diversity Partner Membership Cost:

For companies of five employees or fewer that are members of one of the participating Diversity Partner organizations* and are minority or internationally owned, the membership in the Charlotte Chamber will be made available for $250 annually (half the current regular minimum membership rate of $500).

Call your organization to take advantage of this opportunity.

*Only members in good standing with their respective organizations are eligible.

For more information about the Diversity Partner Membership, call 704.378.1319 or email kwalton@charlottechamber.com.