We believe that leadership is something you take, that black people should be the largest employer of black people and that the black community deserves the same standard of living in our community that others have in theirs.

Notice: 20% of Basic Business annual membership dues are used for a wide range of lobbying and are non-deductible. Fees paid for marketing events only are fully deductible as a marketing expense.

Types of Membership:

Basic Business Membership $100 Annually

Black Milwaukee Where to Go What to Do $100 Quarterly

Executive Membership $1,000 Annually

Presidential Membership $2,500 Annually

Corporate Membership $5,000 Annually



Benefits of Membership

Basic Business Membership

Executive Membership (Benefits of Basic level is included.)

  • Call Center Support/Assistance

  • Consistent networking inside and outside metropolitan Milwaukee

  • Education and advocacy—keeping members informed of important trends, events, opportunities; advocating on behalf of African American businesses regarding procurement, resources, etc.

  • Matchmaking services—franchise, merger and acquisition catalyst

  • A separate Political Action Committee

Presidential Membership (Benefits of Basic and Executive levels are included.)

  • Collaborations (banks, insurance  companies, venture capitalists, pension funds and institutional investors) that increase opportunities to access capital.

  • Workshops/Seminars in conjunction with the  business schools of major universities and historic Black colleges.

Corporate Membership (Benefits of all levels are included.)

  • Corporate Round-table Committee

  • Seat on the Advisory Board of Directors

  • Advocacy regarding African American participation on Corporate Boards

  • Addresses the total spectrum of African American business, particularly established businesses requiring more sophisticated services

  • New Membership Orientations (Quarterly)

  • Small to Medium size business Networking session

  • Wisconsin Black Chamber Signature event