Small Business Development


Mobile Area Chamber’s 2021 Small Business of the Year  – Silver Ships!

Read the Business View special section for news and spotlights of the finalists and events for Small Business.


The Mobile Area Chamber’s Small Business Development department assists entrepreneurs to start, manage and grow. The department offers professional development opportunities, educational materials, awards and recognition programs, referrals and one-on-one counseling.


The Small Business Development department facilitates:

Growth Alliance Task Force
Works to promote the growth and enhance community awareness of minority business through increased minority membership and participation in Chamber programs. The task force also coordinates the annual Eagle Awards and the Minority Business Advocate Award. (meets monthly)


Executive Roundtable
Forum for small business owners and key managers with presentations by featured speakers. Participants also network and share information to help one another manage and grow their businesses. (Meets monthly)

For more information, contact Danette Richards or call 251-431-8652.