The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (MCC) is a membership organization comprised of a cross section of member businesses ranging from sole proprietors to large corporations and conglomerates.
With 10,000 members and subscribers, they represent the voice of over 100,000 companies in Manhattan and partner with over 300 diverse business organizations in the city. Their members are part of one of the largest constituencies in the country representing approximately 1.6 million US employees and approximately 4.5 million employees globally.
Locally, their member companies have over 165,000 employees. Collectively, their member companies account for over $630 billion dollars in annual revenues.
MCC advocates for positive business legislation, sponsors educational seminars (through the MCC Foundation) and networking events, markets their member companies and encourages members to “go global.”
In addition to MCC’s programming directed to the NYC business community at large, MCC hosts several member-run committees which focus on Green Business, Global Business, LGBT-Owned Business, Women-Owned Business, Health Care, Education & Training, Technology, Innovation and Social Media, and Young Professionals as well as a newly launched Theatre Committee.
MCC also runs two of the largest street fairs in NYC and a raffle program to support the non-profits on the upper east side non-profit 501 ©(3) Community Benefit Fund. They also encourage volunteerism through such community based programs as the TimeBanks and those noted in the city’s NYC Service initiatives. In general, they support the non-profit community in its quest to improve the quality of life in the area’s neighborhoods.
The mission of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is to advocate for, connect and educate the business community in Manhattan.