The Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (CACCI), founded in August 1985, is a statewide membership organization, which has developed expertise in providing business assistance to small and start-up business owners, in areas of business planning, financing, procurement, certification, expansion, and export/import opportunities. CACCI’s extensive track record of service delivery, established partnerships with government and private business entities have enabled the organization to continue the following initiatives:
Continue to develop CACCI’s Headquarters, a 28,000 square foot facility, Caribbean Trade Center/Business Incubator, located in the East Flatbush Section of Brooklyn (corner of Bedford & Church Avenues).
Continue to manage and operate the Flatbush Caton Vendors Mart, a 9,000 sq. ft. micro-enterprise incubator, an indoor facility in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.
Initiate weekly CACCI/SCORE free on-site confidential small business counseling services and technical assistance for CACCI members and the wider small business community.
Establish partnerships with CACCI members and with public and private business entities which have contributed to the success of such annual events as: Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martín Luther King (January), Participation in Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Business Forums (February), Seminar focusing on Certification and Procurement Opportunities for Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) (March), Annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Gala (April), International Conference on Doing Business with the United States and the Caribbean focusing on Export/Import Opportunities (May), Celebration of Service to the Business Community and Salute to