The Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce joins with multicultural chambers of commerce alliance to present Sept. 23 event with Virginia political leaders

NBC4 anchor will moderate groundbreaking event for state party chairs to tout ways their candidates will help minority business community 

Fairfax County, Virginia USA, August 17, 2016 — On September 23, the Multicultural Chambers Alliance – made up of theAsian American Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – will present a joint event featuring the chairs of the Republican and Democratic parties of Virginia to hear what their presidential candidates propose to do to assist the minority business community and the economy.

“Decision 2016: A Multicultural Business Perspective” will feature Susan Swecker, chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia, and John Whitbeck, chair of the Republican Party of Virginia, and will be moderated by Aaron Gilchrist, anchor at NBC4 in Washington, D.C. It is the first event in Northern Virginia designed to examine how the presidential race could affect minority-owned businesses.

Click here to learn more and register for the event, which will be held at TEGNA/Gannett headquarters in Tysons Corner, Va. Sponsorship information also is available at that link.

The Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce is a sponsor of the event. The NVBCC, along with the Asian and Hispanic chambers in northern Virginia, formed the Multicultural Chamber Alliance to collaborate on programming and events, and they are jointly presenting this event that highlights the growing minority business community in the region. 

The Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce (NVBCC) is committed to providing dynamic leadership and advocacy to strengthen and promote prosperity within the Northern Virginia African American Community. Through the identification of resources, creating initiatives, and establishing educational opportunities we are committed to providing opportunities for Black enterprise to flourish in Northern Virginia and surrounding areas. 

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