The Midlands African Chamber.

We connect, empower, and champion businesses.


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The MAC Foundation Gratitude Gala

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

The purpose of our Gratitude Gala is to recognize exceptional community members, individuals, businesses as well as organizations who have supported the MAC in furthering its mission, vision and values by fostering diversity, inclusion and the development of a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. These awards recognize MAC members, volunteers, partners and those organizations and individuals who have mentored and help our members’ businesses succeed, supported our community for their extraordinary efforts in our community.

Nominate exceptional community members today!

Nomination deadline: September 30, 2022

Welcome to the Midlands African Chamber.


Founded in 2020, the Midlands African Chamber is a membership-based organization that exists to enhance the robust African and African American business climate in Nebraska and across the Midwest. All benefits, programs, and events of the Chamber are designed to give businesses the opportunity to make or save money, acquire knowledge and skills to help grow a network of successful entrepreneurs.

 

What we do

The Midlands African Chamber advocates and represents the business interests and issues affecting the African and African American community in Nebraska and the Midwest.

 
Folly Teko
January 8, 2022

Great community base program that help small businesses grow!

Adama Sawadogo
January 4, 2022

Very supportive and always available to assist new small businesses.

Denise Scales
December 27, 2021

MAC is a great resource for growing your business

John OUEDRAOGO
December 21, 2021

The Midlands African Chamber is the organization that helped me building stronger connexions and more visibility for my real estate business. The MAC provides many resources, useful for businesses and individuals. I recommend to join the Midlands African Chamber, today!

95.7fm The Boss William King
December 20, 2021

I’m a chamber member.

Luper & Brittanie Akough
December 10, 2021

We have been able to access great networking events to grow our business. I would recommend you joining!

The One Security Solutions LLC
November 30, 2021

Great organization to be a part of here in Omaha Nebraska . Looking forward to Growing with this chamber and all the opportunities that it brings

Pitch Black


Pitch Black is a business competition designed to promote entrepreneurship in diverse communities in the Midwest. The competition features local business owners and start-ups who are competing for a chance to win $10,000. Local and national speakers will share their entrepreneurial journeys at the event.

Join the MAC and Pitch Black in promoting entrepreneurship in the black and minority communities in Nebraska, and the Midwest. We need businesses and community partners like you, in order to make this happen.


Suit up Program


The mission of the Midlands African Chamber's Suit Up Program is to empower young men and women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, headshot, and job readiness workforce preparation.


Rising CEOs


Rising CEOs is a Leadership and Entrepreneurship program which is made possible by grants of the Omaha Community Foundation, Sherwood Foundation and Weitz Foundation.

The program's goal is to foster entrepreneurial spirit, technology, and leadership skills among at-risk young black and brown girls and boys, between the ages of 14 to 19 years. It is designed to create opportunities for teens in at-risk populations in black and brown, immigrant and refugee communities so to inspire and feed the pipeline of future minority entrepreneurs.


Upcoming Events


Friday 23 Sep
Uptown Switch & Connect
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Connect at Highlander , 2112 North 30th Street Omaha, NE 68111
Friday 14 Oct
Midlands African Chamber Roll Call
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Modus Coworking , 1901 Howard Street Omaha, NE 68102
Tuesday 18 Oct
MAC Board Meeting
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Thursday 20 Oct
MAC Power Hour
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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