AFRICAN AMERICAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

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