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The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce recognizes the value, strength, and competitive edge our region possesses within our diverse community. The following list of small businesses are owned by diverse suppliers, which include 51% owned, operated, and controlled on a daily basis by people of color, women, disabled, veteran, or other federally designated Small Business Administration 8(a) disadvantaged businesses.

 

We want to encourage our members to be intentional and supportive in doing business with these companies, as well as, continue to celebrate and practice inclusion and diversity in every aspect of your organization. 

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FEATURED BUSINESS

Gelato Giuliana

Giuliana Maravalle, co-owner and creative vision behind Gelato Giuliana has been following her passions and turning them into success stories since she was 19.

An entrepreneurial veteran for over 30 years, she's owned and operated several enterprises, until "retiring” to focus solely on Caffe Bottega, where Gelato Giuliana was born! Inspired deeply by her native Italian heritage, she brings her love of tradition, beautiful food, simple quality, and artisan craftsmanship to the brand, giving this wonderful gelato its authenticity.

 

Inclusive Language Definitions

BIPOC means Black Indigenous Persons of Color. This language is more inclusive of individuals who may identify as Black without being African or American.

Latinx is a gender-neutral term relating to people of Latin American origin or descent.

LGBTQIA+ is an acronym that encompasses different types of gender, identity, and sexuality (such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual)

A person with disability is categorized as someone who (1) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more "major life activities," (2) has a record of such an impairment, or (3) is regarded as having such an impairment. 

Veterans are those who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who were discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable.

The designation of Minority-owned business in Connecticut includes businesses owned by people with disabilities and Veterans.

Ownership Symbols:

★ BIPOC  ꕤ Latinx / Hispanic  ⬟ Asian / Pacific Islander   Women  ▲ LGBTQ+  ➢ Veteran  Disabled

Accounting / Bookkeeping

Innovative Consulting & Solutions, LLC

Information Technology / Telecommunication

Cloudsmart, Inc.

IQ Telecom

Postidal, Inc

TechCare, LLC

 

Non-Profit Organizations

EIR Urban Youth Boxing, Inc.

Ice The Beef

NXTHVN

Black Business Alliance

Transportation

Above Average LLC

Hands On Moving, LLC

Self Identifying Minority-Owned Business Form (for Chamber Members Only)

If you would like more information regarding your business being listed on the directory please contact: Jesse Phillips, Coordinator of Inclusive Growth |  jphillips@gnhcc.com  |  203-782-4344.

GREATER NEW HAVEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 

The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce has been influential for over two centuries in shaping public policy and fostering business growth. No matter how large or small your business, membership in The Chamber gives you an advantage.

Founded in 1794, the Chamber’s original goal was to represent the concerns of 26 New Haven businessmen who united to persuade the federal government to keep the city’s maritime shipping out of the hands of French and British privateers. Their success marked the beginning of an over 200 year tradition of representing the needs of the New Haven business community.

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Join the Chamber 

The chamber offers many valuable resources to a diverse range of businesses - big or small. To learn more about our value, click the GNHCC logo above!

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Councils & Committees

Numerous volunteers assist the GNHCC sitting on Councils and Committees to establish meaningful, industry-based connections. Click above to learn more!

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C & H Insurance

C & H insurance of Rocky Hill, CT is the proud sponsor of the Diversity and Inclusion Council. To learn about their company and what they offer, click their logo above!