Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
|Focus||Promote businesses & business owners|
|Manhattan borough of New York City, New York|
The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce was established in July 1920. It was started by eleven prominent business owners in the Yorkville section of Manhattan. Nowadays the chamber represents over 100,000 companies in Manhattan and partners with over 300 business organizations in the city. The chamber supports the business community and helps companies grow through advocating for positive business legislation, hosting monthly educational seminars and networking events, marketing and international outreach. They also hold street fairs, volunteer expos and support the non-profit community.
Lobbying and education
The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce lobbies on behalf of business interests. It promotes international trade. The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a separate non-profit educational affiliate that helps members learn about doing business globally.