​What is a Chamber of Commerce?

​A chamber of commerce is at the heart of the local economy and the backbone of the nation’s economy.
A Chamber of Commerce is an association of business people organized to promote the welfare of their community, especially the economic wellbeing. Celebrating and promoting the diversity and uniqueness of the communities they serve. Usually, each Chamber is governed by an elected Board of directors.

History of the Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce

​The Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce has proudly served McLennan County since February 3, 2004, establishing a rich history in Central Texas. The Chamber serves as a non-profit association dedicated to improving the economic, education, and cultural opportunities of its membership and community.

Chamber operations are managed under the direction of President/CEO John Bible. Mr. Bible oversees two full-time staff members and several interns. Chamber activities and events are supported by the Chamber Ambassador Program. All Chamber initiatives are provided under the guidance of an annually elected Board of Directors. 
The Cen-Tex-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce membership includes many of the area’s leading industries, retail providers, and budding entrepreneurs. Membership is open to anyone living or working in Central Texas. 

Our Office

1020 Elm Ave. #700
(Historic Paul Quinn Campus)
Waco, TX 76704

Contact Us

(254) 235-3204

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 9 am – 5 pm
Closed daily: 12 pm- 1 pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

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