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Become a Member

A standard Presidents’ Council membership has many privileges

Not only are you exclusively invited to all PC events at a discounted member rate, but you are also eligible to take advantage of special members-only opportunities. Additionally, a PC membership is a great way to personally help promote and build the economic vitality of Northeast Ohio’s African American community.

Benefits

Standard Membership Benefits:

Eligibility to use “Proud Member” logo
Advocacy participation and representation
Access to business resources and leads
Member pricing at PC programs and events
Free access to PC Nights networking events
Company listing in our online member directory
Eligibility to be a featured #PCBuysBlack business

Levels

Standard

$75-500

$75 Student (College and Graduate Level)
$100 Individual (professional/non-owner)
$350 Non-profit
$300 Small Business (1-24 employees)
$500 Mid & Large Business (25+ employees)

BENEFITS

A full 12-month membership based on calendar year

Small Business membership includes 10 EE, At Your Business hours ($750 value)

Mid & Large Business membership includes 15 EE, At Your Business hours ($1,125 value)

Eligibility to use “Proud Member” logo on website and printed materials

Advocacy participation and representation

Business resource navigation

Member pricing at PCBC programs and events

Free admission to PC Night” networking events

Access to PCBC “Members Only” RFP leads

Company listing in PCBC website business directory

Eligibility to participate in PCBC “Member-to-Member” discount program

Eligibility for FREE job postings on PCBC website, newsletter and social media

Eligibility for business referrals

Eligibility to be a featured #PCBuysBlack business

Members Only Access to PCBC website

EEAYB

$1,000

EE, At Your Business provides coaching and technical assistance based on a business’ specific needs in areas including, but not limited to: Marketing, Technology, Human Resources, Sales, Accounting, Insurance, Operational Excellence, and Legal (excludes litigation); creating a web of support and an ecosystem for growth of sustainable and financially stronger business enterprises.

BENEFITS

All Standard Membership Benefits

20 EE, At Your Business hours ($1,500 value)

Access/Participation for 1 to PC Work it Wednesdays Business Intelligence Series

Leadership Circle

$1,500

Designed for the business that is looking to have greater exposure through business sponsorship and promotion opportunities as well as a leadership role in advancing the economic empowerment of Greater Cleveland’s African American community through invitation only roundtables and other special events.

BENEFITS

30 EE, At Your Business hours ($2,250 value)

Invitation to PCBC VIP events

Eligibility to post company events, promos & discounts on PCBC website/social media

Corporate Supporter

$10,000

Corporate membership provides unique opportunities for Corporate partners/supporters to interact with PCBC members and contacts for mutual benefit in a shared mission to better integrate sustainability efforts into daily actions and remove barriers to inclusion by unlocking the collaborative power of business, government and civil society.

BENEFITS

All Leadership Circle Benefits

Organization Logo as recognized Corporate Partner for 1 Year on:

Frontpage of PCBC website
PC social media/newsletters
PCBC Events

Recognition as Corporate Sponsor in PC printed materials as applicable:

Conference program
Annual Report

2 FREE tickets to 1 PC Signature Event:

Annual Meeting
Golf Outing
Entrepreneurship Conference
PC Nights

PC Works It Wednesdays Business Intelligence Series, powered by Excellence in Entrepreneurship

Recognized at all PC events

Corporate Partner

$15,000

All Corporate members enjoy the following benefits:

Positive Corporate Image through promotion in both the African American and mainstream media
Increased Brand Awareness among PCBC members and Partner organizations
Market Penetration by meeting prospective customers AND Suppliers
Achieve Corporate Diversity Initiatives by meeting certified MBE Suppliers
Business Promotion Opportunities for your products and services on the PCBC website/social media
Access to a Robust Talent Pipeline by engaging with PCBC student members
Event Sponsorship Opportunities

BENEFITS

All Corporate Supporter benefits

Table at PC Signature Event

Custom Award in name of Corporation at 1 PC Signature Event

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