TITLE

Niche chambers zero in on member needs

AUTHOR(S)
McCAFFERTY, RACHEL ABBEY
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Crain's Cleveland Business;9/14/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 37, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how niche chambers address the specific needs of various demographic groups in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. It describes the activities of niche organizations like the Presidents' Council Business Chamber which supports African-American-owned businesses, the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), and Plexus, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied chamber. It also cites each chamber's membership, officers, goals, and coordination with other groups.
ACCESSION #
109424948

 

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