About us

about us

Our Mission

The Rockford Black Chamber of Commerce is  Illinois’ largest business organization. The RBCC is proud to be a pioneer and innovator to bring businesses together and to advance the African American Business community in the Greater Rockford Area. Our members range from the small businesses and chambers of commerce across the city that support their communities to the leading industry associations and global corporations that innovate and solve for the world’s challenges, to the emerging and fast-growing industries that are shaping the future.  We represent the Rockford Black  Chamber is a trusted advocate, partner, and network, helping them improve society and people’s lives for all of the people across the businesses.

Our Vision

We help Black businesses become sustainable, high-growth enterprises by assisting in building capacity, empowering them to compete effectively in government and corporate contracts.  There are greater opportunities for better jobs, new industries, and fairer laws. Communities thrive, the economy grows, and our nation’s positive influence in the world increases. When that partnership breaks down, those opportunities and the country’s optimism fade. To us, the choice is simple. The future we want to build gives everyone the opportunity to build a better future for themselves. It’s why our job today—and every day—is to build the strongest relationship possible among the black American people, business leaders, state capitals.. This empowers businesses to play a vital and needed role in a healthy democracy. It allows us to shape and deliver the bold policies that matter most to our members. And it enables millions of businesses to create the jobs and economy that offer every black American the chance to pursue their goals.

How We Consult

The Rockford Black Chamber is here to help provide your business solutions while saving you time and money.

At our Black Chamber, we drive initiatives and provide business solutions, services, and support to fuel the growth of businesses in the Columbus Region. This section highlights some of the business solutions we offer. From market research to government relations and workforce and talent connections, you can call on the Rockford Black Chamber as your business partner.

Business Connection

Government Relation

Talent and Workforce

Logistics Council

Market Research

Small Business Support

Marketing Consultation

Our Affiliates