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AMIBA is partnering with the American Economic Liberties Project in the Access to Markets...
The Judiciary Committee wrote and passed six different bills, two of them being general-purpose...
AMIBA and partners are leading the effort to understand the narrative and conversation needed to...
You’ve already experienced one of the biggest benefits of membership—the AMIBA community. We are all the best resource for each other. The wisdom, experience and insight we bring each other is priceless. But there’s more, so much more. AMIBA has been…
Understanding monopolies is important because they effect your business. This doesn’t mean studying anti-trust laws or pouring through the history of monopolies. This simply means understand how they effect your…
The American Independent Business Alliance recently expanded its Shop Indie Local holiday campaign to a year-round initiative.
We’re slowly coming out of our pandemic shell. We know what it looks like to be free of Covid but what does this in-between stage look like? We’re going to take a close look at hybrid events—
Conversations connect us. Conversations have power. Conversations offer a pathway to see what we...
Industry News Feed
Downtown on the Farm, presented by Locally Owned Murfreesboro, is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) in 2020, the nonprofit announced.
Southwest Capital Bank, Community 1st Bank Las Vegas (Community 1st Bank) and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have provided $33,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to help a nonprofit foundation in Las Vegas, New Mexico, market the city to tourists.
A group pushing for more competitive markets is funneling more than $1 million into initiatives that promote stronger antitrust enforcement as U.S. regulators examine whether Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have too much power over commerce.
For local businesses in Portland, the future is bleak. Portland Buy Local recently surveyed our members and found that nearly 30 percent are considering permanently closing.
“Building Banking Relationships that Stick” workshop helps Cambridge small businesses improve their access by banking local
The Cambridge-Somerville Black Business Network (CSBBN) hosted a free workshop to help local businesses – especially those owned by people of color – learn about and build relationships with three locally-based community banks.
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