Business Development Groups

Stamford Chamber of Commerce

The Stamford Chamber of Commerce is an organization made to further the civic and economic vitality of the city. The Stamford Chamber of Commerce offers many benefits to its member businesses, including networking events, marketing & advertising, and educational seminars & workshops. As a member, you will also receive the City Club Card which is a member-to-member discount program that your business can take advantage of as a member. Apply to become a member here.

Greater Stamford Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Stamford Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit agency that serves to “enhance the visibility of Hispanic businesses and business professionals throughout the State.” The GSHCC promotes business interests and the condition of Hispanic and non-Hispanic businesses and encourages cooperation between Hispanic and non-Hispanic businessmen and businesswoman through networking events that they host.

CT Women’s Business Council

A federally funded organization that provides both women and men with advice on how to be both an effective employee and small business owner. They offer a variety of workshops and one-on-one consultations aimed at teaching successful business and personal finance strategies.

Southern Connecticut Black Chamber of Commerce

The SCBCC is our area’s newest chamber of commerce. The SCBCC holds workshops and informational seminars on subjects ranging from marketing to accounting and human resources. The SCBCC also issues Minority Business Enterprise Certifications (MBEs) which certifies that a business is minority-owned.