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Why the Business Development Center is for You!

The Heartland St. Louis Black Chamber of Commerce exists to serve as a key advocate and resource for the STL Metropolitan and surrounding areas by helping black businesses and professionals grow and scale. Through their affiliation with the HSBCC, businesses can connect on a nationwide scale with each other. We bring entrepreneurs, business owners, and leaders together with resources, opportunities, and creative approaches in order to build economically stronger and better thriving communities.

We are proud to announce our partnership with The Heartland St. Louis Black Chamber of Commerce and Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis in the opening of the Business Development Center at 929 N. Spring Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116. The west wing of the center is dedicated to housing 25 small minority black owned businesses seeking assistant to launch and grow their businesses. We foster an environment of collaboration.

Announcements, Features and Highlights

HSBCC Partners with Maryville University for Maryville University’s Digital Development Project

We’re dedicated to supporting local businesses in our community. That’s why we’re excited to announce our participation in Maryville University’s Digital Development Project, powered by Pearson. Through this program, up to 44 small business owners in the St. Louis...

Taste of Black St. Louis to return for its third year!

Taste of Black St. Louis to return for its third year! Show Me St. Louis’ Malik Wilson found out how you can join in on the fun and even get a taste of the action. ST. LOUIS — For the third year, a food event returns to St. Louis highlighting the rich culture of food...

Q&A: Black Chamber Executive Discusses Community Resources, Opportunities

By Ana Hernández Kent Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Research from the Institute for Economic Equity has highlighted economic disparities between non-Hispanic white and Black families. The majority of Black families in the United States (over four in five), for example,...

Young Biz Kids: Ziggy and Tootie Cakes Featured in the News

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#YBKDAY: WHEN St. Louis Celebrates young entrepreneurs that’s as good as it gets!

This year, on Saturday, July 17, 2021, we are part of a call to action that will change the calendar and help make history. Young Biz Kidz Day (YBKday), is a day that is set aside to celebrate young kids that have successfully started a business and are influencing...

SBA Reopens Shuttered Venue Operators Grants for Applications

In Case You Missed It... SBA Reopened Shuttered Venue Operators Grants for Applications, April 24 at 12:30 p.m. EDT Applicants can register today; updated documents now available WASHINGTON –– The U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Shuttered Venue...

The St. Louis Community Foundation Announces Three New Grant Opportunities

Here are three grant opportunities you do not want to miss out on.   1. The Black Communities Investment Initiative The Black Communities Investment Initiative  The Black Communities Investment Initiative was established at the St. Louis Community Foundation to...

U.S. Black Chambers CEO Ron Busby on support for federal minimum wage increase.

Source: CNBC The debate over raising the federal minimum wage to $15 and hour is not an easy one. Senate and House Democrats are split over its inclusion in President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package. Opponents argue a higher minimum wage will force small...

Be the Change You Are Looking To See | Veta T. Jeffery – HSBCC

Jan. 27, 2021 --- We don’t ask you to believe in our ability to change, we ask you to believe in yours. - Barack Obama While change may be difficult, it is definitely necessary.  If we continue to glean from the opening lines of A Tale of Two Cities, St. Louis...

New Urban Champions on Collaboration, Growth, and Problem-Solving in St. Louis, MO features Veta T. Jeffery’s Contributions

St. Louis: A New Urban Champion Source: NewCities.org New Urban Champions is an initiative created to showcase the most successful, but less frequently told stories of collaboration, growth, and problem-solving happening in mid-sized cities that deserve a greater...

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Heartland St Louis Black Chamber of Commerce | CONNECT . GROW . PROMOTE

Are you needing a place to office, network and collaborate?  The HSBCC Business Development Center is for you!  As one of the benefits of membership, this is an additional resource designed specifically to help businesses connect, grow and promote economic growth in the Black Business Community.

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