Business Awards Luncheon
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce (OAACC) and Foundation we would like to invite you to become a sponsor of our 18th Annual Business Awards Luncheon benefiting Oakland’s Black business community. This premier event will be held on Thursday, October 21st, 11:00 am -1:30 pm, at Scott’s Seafood Restaurant in Oakland’s Jack London Square. The event will be both in person and virtual. We are, however encouraging all participants that plan to attend in person be fully vaccinated with a show of proof.
This year’s theme, “Leveraging Our Power for Equitable Opportunities for Businesses Owners”.
Since its inception, the OAACC has served as the leader in advocating for access to business opportunities in the private and public sectors for the African American business community. We envision an inclusive and thriving local business community that supports and values the contributions of its Black-owned businesses. Our relationships with industry, government, education and faithbased organizations assist us in advancing our mission to:
• Advocate: Provide professional, inclusive, and relevant advocacy for minority-owned businesses in the Oakland
• Educate: Empower historically low-income and underrepresented communities of color through business
workshops and programming; and
• Grow: Create opportunities for businesses to increase their network and revenue.
Join us in strengthening Oakland’s Black business community by sponsoring our 18th Annual Business Awards Luncheon!
Enclosed you will find more information about this exciting event and its sponsorship levels. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the OAACC office at (510) 268-1600 for assistance or contact our event coordinator Cathy D. Adams (510) 653-4085 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To purchase tickets or sponsor please see the attached sponsorship benefit package. Please confirm your
sponsorship commitment no later than October 4th.
Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce