Mission

The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce (NYWCC),
established in 2002, is a not-for-profit charitable 501(c) (3) tax exempt organization dedicated to assisting women and other disadvantaged minorities achieve success and economic independence through small business, micro-enterprise ownership and self-employment. Furthermore, NYWCC advocates for and actively works to create equal and fair business opportunities fostering an environment that nurtures the growth of women and minority-owned businesses in the city and state of New York.

NYWCC is the only chamber of commerce in the city of New York that provides direct business development services to small businesses and microenterprises through its Minority and Women Business Center and its Women’s Microenterprise Institute. Both the MWBE Center and the Micro-enterprise Institute have been successfully operating since 2005.

NYWCC works with the MWBE Community, with public and private entities as well as with the elected officials, business advocates and community organizations to ensure the participation of M/WBE contractors and workforce in city, state and local projects.

New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce is All About Results

Since its creation, the Women’s Chamber has provided business services and training to more than 20,000 individuals, assisted with the creation of more than 5000 new businesses and aided entrepreneurs in accessing 35 millions in capital and 45millions in procurement contracts. The organization has also assisted more than 500 entrepreneurs in applying for minority certification and has incubated 30 new businesses.

The organization, has worked with more than 1000 contractors to help them with bid proposals, cost estimates, contract resolution, payment disputes, scope clarification, financing, M/WBE certification and more.

  • Make Connections

The NYWCC is a network of over 5,000 businesses, and growing – join us for the opportunity to connect with thousands of fellow small-business owners, for unique opportunities to promote your business, and to access member-only discounts.

  • Events and Services

Our programs, seminars and trainings help business owners build the skills they need to achieve economic independence through business, micro-enterprise ownership and self-employment. The NYWCC has provided such services to more than 10,000 individuals.

  • Advocacy

The NYWCC advocates and actively works to create equal and fair business opportunities, and hope to foster an environment that nurtures the growth of women and minority-owned businesses in the city and state of New York.

 

For more information about our programs and services contact the Women’s Chamber of Commerce at:

1524 Amsterdam Avenue New York, New York 10031

Tel: (212) 491-9640
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