Membership Benefits

The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Offers a variety of membership options designed to serve the needs of our various constituencies.

Overview:

The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GPHCC) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting the advancement and economic growth of Hispanic businesses and professionals in the greater Philadelphia region.  We accomplish this through educational programs, focused business initiatives and a broad range of services and special events.

The GPHCC proactively serves a diverse membership consisting of entrepreneurs, Latino businesses, Latino professionals, corporations and government entities with the overriding goal of helping these critical constituencies capitalize on the many opportunities that their diversity, enhanced by our Latino multicultural mix, offers.

We develop, promote and advocate for Hispanic business and diversity in the Greater Philadelphia region while encouraging the advancement and economic growth of the Hispanic community.  The GPHCC is the singular most important access point to the Latino Business Community.

GPHCC provides all members with access to the Latino community in order to identify business opportunities, empower sustained business growth and support the growing commercial power of the Latino community.


What Makes GPHCC a Great Organization to Join?

 

GPHCC is the Expert In:

 

  • Building and brokering business to business relationships within the segmented & stratified Hispanic community
  • Assisting individuals and organizations obtain access to the Latino community for mutual business development, diversity enhancement, community support and sustainable growth
  • Understanding the needs of Latino business community and knowing the appropriate levels of support and promotion necessary to allow businesses to increase capacity and sustainability
  • Identifying and partnering with Latino community expertise
  • Providing introductions that enhance the Latino business community and its’ diversity

 

GPHCC is The Premier Resource For:

 

  • Access to Capital for all levels of business within the community
  • Grant Qualification for financial support
  • Fox School of Business Executive MBA Program “Tuition Scholarship 5% discount”
  • Access to Latino business and community leaders
  • Access to stratified information relative to business support and expansion in the community
  • Marketing demographics and strategies specific to the segmentation of the Latino community
  • Putting institutions and businesses together to enhance Latino diversity and growth

 

Membership Investment Levels

GPHCC General Membership Benefits

GPHCC Membership Benefits:  Note Level of Benefits dependent on Membership Level

Please see following matrix for details

 

  • Inclusion on mailing list, e-mail notifications about news, promotions and events
  • Access to GPHCC events, seminars and networking mixers 
  • Inclusion in the GPHCC Online Business Directory and Business to Business Referrals
  • Membership Certificate
  • Access to member-to-member discounts where applicable
  • Discounted parking when visiting GPHCC
  • Meeting space at GPHCC offices as available
  • Access to Business Leadership Initiatives (LLN, YPN) at a 15% discount
  • Fox School of Business Executive MBA Program “Tuition Scholarship 5% discount”
  • Invitation to attend Alegría Ball, Golf Outing and Latin American Trade Initiatives at 20% discount per ticket
  • Invitation to the Annual Meeting
  • Specific interaction with GPHCC President and Executives to expand business base through introductions and Executive level referrals
  • Showcase of business on website and solo sponsorship of events
  • Scholarships to Temple University Fox School of Business Executive MBA Program
  • GPHCC strategic guidance for focused Hispanic business development initiatives

 

Membership Investment Levels

 

Primary Levels:

  • Student
  • Small Business
  • Individual Entrepreneur
  • Business Professional
  • Corporate Community Supporters
  • Corporate Community Leaders
  • Corporate Preferred Partners

Associated Levels:

  • Latina Leadership Network
  • Young Professional Network

Please see the following page for description and investment of each GPHCC Level

Note: Sponsorship opportunities  are very important to the GPHCC.  Sponsorship of customized or non-customized events and education are outside of Membership Investment.  Sponsorship provides an organization the platform to showcase and discuss their business and provide an opportunity for GPHCC Members to support the business in the future.

Please call the GPHCC for complete details regarding Sponsorship opportunities.

Primary Membership Investment Levels Overview    www.philahispanicchamber.org

 Students-$25

Undergraduate or Graduate

Designed to provide the student with access to a growing Latino professional network to enhance business knowledge, access Latino business leaders and obtain employment referrals and recommendations.

Programs Offered:

  1. Networking events
  2. Presentations for access to financial capital and Technical Assistance
  3. Grant Access Workshop and Technical Assistance
  4. LIG Classes: Latino Innovation and Growth (separately billed) Teaches business planning from initiation of business through organic growth, expansion and marketing

Benefits:

  • All GPHCC General Membership Benefits

$250.00-Small Business Membership

Designed to provide the member with the opportunity to enhance business by providing access to important business development programs, educational events, helping with financial assistance and city regulations.

Programs Offered:

  1. Networking events
  2. Presentations for access to financial capital and Technical Assistance
  3. Grant Access Workshop and Technical Assistance
  4. LIG Classes: Latino Innovation and Growth (separately billed) Teaches business planning from initiation of business through organic growth, expansion and marketing

Benefits:

  • All GPHCC General Membership Benefits
  • Assistance with city services- i.e.: L&I, Taxes, Immigration, Zoning
  • Access to GPHCC events, seminars and mixers
  • Access to Business Leadership Initiatives (LLN, YPN) at a 15% discount

$500.00-Individual Entrepreneur

Designed to provide the member with the opportunity to engage in expanding their business base within the Latino community through access to important strategic business networking, educational programs, access to capital and technical assistance.

Programs Offered:

  1. Networking events
  2. Presentations for access to financial capital and Technical Assistance
  3. Grant Access Workshop and Technical Assistance
  4. LIG Classes: Latino Innovation and Growth (separately billed) Teaches business planning from initiation of business through organic growth, expansion and marketing
  5. Strategic Networking Events i.e.: Networking with similar types of business for new business opportunities
  6. Business Master Class in all aspects of business


Benefits:

  • All GPHCC General Membership Benefits
  • Assistance with city services- i.e.: L&I, Taxes, Immigration, Zoning
  • Access to GPHCC events, seminars and mixers
  • Access to Business Leadership Initiatives (LLN, YPN) at a 15% discount

$750.00-Business Professional Membership

Designed to provide the member organization with specific engagement opportunities in order to both solidify and expand their business.  Critical business support includes assistance with Minority Certification, planning for expansion, increasing client reach, procurement assistance, access to a commercial network and inclusion in Latino development programs.

Programs Offered:

  1. Networking events
  2. Presentations for access to financial capital and Technical Assistance
  3. Grant Access Workshop and Technical Assistance
  4. LIG Classes: Latino Innovation and Growth; (Separately Billed) Teaches business planning from initiation of business through organic growth, expansion and marketing
  5. Strategic Networking Events i.e.: Networking with similar types of business for new business opportunities
  6. Business Master Class in all aspects of business
  7. Executive lecture series on business and entrepreneurship
  8. Scholarships to Temple University Fox School of Business 
  9. Direct access through GPHCC Chamber President to industry leaders for revenue generation

Benefits:

  • All GPHCC General Membership Benefits
  • Assistance with city services- i.e.: L&I, Taxes, Immigration, Zoning
  • Access to GPHCC events, seminars and mixers
  • Access to Business Leadership Initiatives (LLN, YPN) at a 15% discount

$1,500.00-Corporate Community Supporter Membership

Designed to provide established business with specific engagement opportunities in order to expand the business base and establish recognition within the Latino community through access to GPHCC Executives as well as a commercial network and inclusion in Latino development programs.

Programs Offered:

  1. Networking events
  2. Presentations for access to financial capital and Technical Assistance
  3. Grant Access Workshop and Technical Assistance
  4. LIG Classes: Latino Innovation and Growth; (Separately Billed) Teaches business planning from initiation of business through organic growth, expansion and marketing
  5. Strategic Networking Events i.e.: Networking with similar types of business for new business opportunities
  6. Business Master Class in all aspects of business
  7. Executive lecture series on business and entrepreneurship
  8. Scholarships to Temple University Fox School of Business 
  9. Direct access through GPHCC Chamber President to industry leaders for revenue generation
  10. Chairman’s Circle access for VIP events, speakers and receptions
  11. Showcase of business on website and solo sponsorship of events
  12. Present your business to GPHCC Membership (venue varies)
  13. Referral to GPHCC C level for Latino Business Development strategic guidance

Benefits:

  • All GPHCC General Membership Benefits
  • Assistance with city services- i.e.: L&I, Taxes, Immigration, Zoning
  • Access to GPHCC events, seminars and mixers
  • Access to Business Leadership Initiatives (LLN, YPN)
    • 2 are included in your membership, all others at a 15% discount
  • 10% discount for tickets purchased for the Alegria Ball

$2,500.00 Corporate Community Leader Membership

Designed to provide business community leaders with specific strategic engagement opportunities with Latino community leaders to expand their business base within the Latino community through access to GPHCC Executives, Latino community leaders, invitations to high-level strategic planning activities as well access to a commercial network and inclusion in Latino development programs.

Programs Offered:

  1. Networking events
  2. Presentations for access to financial capital and Technical Assistance
  3. Grant Access Workshop and Technical Assistance
  4. LIG Classes: Latino Innovation and Growth; (Separately Billed) Teaches business planning from initiation of business through organic growth, expansion and marketing
  5. Strategic Networking Events i.e.: Networking with similar types of business for new business opportunities
  6. Business Master Class in all aspects of business
  7. Executive lecture series on business and entrepreneurship
  8. Scholarships to Temple University Fox School of Business 
  9. Direct access through GPHCC Chamber President to industry leaders for revenue generation
  10. Chairman’s Circle access for VIP events, speakers and receptions
  11. Showcase of business on website and solo sponsorship of events
  12. Present your business to GPHCC Membership (venue varies)
  13. Referral to GPHCC C level for Latino Business Development strategic guidance
  14. Annual Meeting: State of Latino Business report and conference

Benefits:

  • All GPHCC General Membership Benefits
  • Assistance with city services- i.e.: L&I, Taxes, Immigration, Zoning
  • Access to GPHCC events, seminars and mixers
  • Access to Business Leadership Initiatives (LLN, YPN)
    • 2 are included in your membership, all others at a 15% discount
  • 10% discount for tickets purchased for the Alegria Ball
  • Inclusion to the Presidents Circle; quarterly lunch/breakfast with opportunity for you to create the agenda
  • VIP Signature Series inclusion in Receptions and Direct Access to Speakers
  • Singular Sponsorship of the Latino Community Business and Community Leaders Summit

Associated Membership Levels

$5,000+ Corporate Preferred Partners

Designed to provide businesses and institutions with specific strategic referrals from the Executive level of the GPHCC to member organizations who have requested specific Network engagement opportunities in order to expand the diversity and inclusion of their business base within the Latino community.

Programs Offered:

  1. Networking events
  2. Presentations for access to financial capital and Technical Assistance
  3. Grant Access Workshop and Technical Assistance
  4. LIG Classes: Latino Innovation and Growth; (Separately Billed) Teaches business planning from initiation of business through organic growth, expansion and marketing
  5. Strategic Networking Events i.e.: Networking with similar types of business for new business opportunities
  6. Business Master Class in all aspects of business
  7. Executive lecture series on business and entrepreneurship
  8. Scholarships to Temple University Fox School of Business 
  9. Direct access through GPHCC Chamber President to industry leaders for revenue generation
  10. Chairman’s Circle access for VIP events, speakers and receptions
  11. Showcase of business on website and solo sponsorship of events
  12. Present your business to GPHCC Membership (venue varies)
  13. Referral to GPHCC C level for Latino Business Development strategic guidance
  14. Annual Meeting: State of Latino Business report and conference
  15. Preferred Referral of your business by GPHCC President

Benefits:

  • All GPHCC General Membership Benefits
  • Assistance with city services- i.e.: L&I, Taxes, Immigration, Zoning
  • Access to GPHCC events, seminars and mixers
  • Access to Business Leadership Initiatives (LLN, YPN)
    • 2 are included in your membership, all others at a 15% discount
  • 10% discount for tickets purchased for the Alegria Ball
  • Inclusion to the Presidents Circle; quarterly lunch/breakfast with opportunity for you to create the agenda
  • VIP Signature Series inclusion in Receptions and Direct Access to Speakers
  • Singular Sponsorship of the Latino Community Business and Community Leaders Summit
  • Specific GPHCC Executive Referral

Latina Leaders

The LLN is designed to encourage Latinas to develop their business and professional goals through education, business referrals, advocacy and networking.

Benefits include:

­  Business and professional development, as well as powerful networking opportunities

­  Education through seminars and workshops

­  Referrals and career opportunities

­  Mentoring and support

­  Complimentary use of office space, based on availability

­  Complimentary tickets to GPHCC business networking mixer events

­  Access to member’s only discounts and events, including: Alegría Ball and Golf Outing

Young Professional Network (YPN)- $100 This membership offers Hispanic professionals, primarily under 40 the opportunity to belong to a Latino professional network that seeks to connect professionals with executives and with Latino youth while providing leadership and mentoring opportunities.

Benefits include:

­  Professional development seminars, activities and panel discussions designed to strengthen professional and leadership skills

­  Access to informal mentoring work with Latino youth, granting you the opportunity to give back to your community by helping youth complete high school and pursue higher education

­  Job search assistance

­  Exposure to seasoned executives

­  One introduction to a corporation for a business purpose

­  Opportunity to write article for newsletter

­  Complimentary tickets to GPHCC networking mixer events

­  Complimentary use of office space, based on availability

­  Access to member’s only discounts and events, including: Alegría Ball and Golf Outing