WHAT IS AABA?
The African American Business Association (AABA) serves as a networking hub for Black-led businesses and organizations from start-up and beyond.
WHY BECOME AN AABA MEMBER?
Did you know that 63% of people are more likely to buy or do business with a small business that is a part of an organization, association, or chamber?
Joining the AABA provides an opportunity to connect with and support African-American-owned businesses in Western North Carolina.
Western Women’s Business Center’s African American Business Association is a program of Opportunity Asheville. Opportunity Asheville is a partnership between Mountain Bizworks, Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation and the City of Asheville.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING AN AABA MEMBER?
2 hours of marketing coaching
An interview on the AABA Podcast (Streamed on Spotify and Apple Music)
An opportunity to present your business during an AABA meeting
Access to a variety of professional business consultants
A spotlight of your business in the AABA Facebook Group and the Western Women’s Business Center’s Facebook page.
One directory listing of your business in The Envoy Magazine.
WHO SHOULD JOIN AABA?
The AABA invites Asheville NC residents who are interested in connecting with and supporting African-American owned businesses