American Ismaili Chamber of Commerce

promotes sustainable economic and social development for Ismaili Muslim entrepreneurs and professionals across the U.S. by serving as a platform for networking, sharing professional knowledge, enhancing business skills, and facilitating new business opportunities. Learn more.

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Dallas IPN BootCamp: April 10 – 12

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Changing Face of Houston & America: Feb 28

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Dr  Klineberg Feb 28 Event

Tampa Franchise Show Plus Ismaili Chamber Meetings-in-Meetings

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Sorry, this event is sold out. Registration is now closed.

Join Ismaili Chamber and receive free admission to the Meetings-in-Meetings Value Package plus one year of Member Services.

Space is limited. Registration deadline is Feb 25.

Not an Ismaili Chamber member? Join Now!

Los Angeles IPN BootCamp: February 28 – April 4

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Job Opening: Member Services Manager

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Position: Member Services Manager
Job status: Full-time
Location: American Ismaili Chamber of Commerce, Houston, Texas
Reports to: Executive Director, AICC

JOB DESCRIPTION

Membership Responsibilities:

  • Manage membership services
  • Assist in developing new services which help meet objectives of the Ismaili Chamber
  • Manage general correspondences with membership
  • Assist in making connections for membership
  • Plan/market/assist to increase/sustain membership
  • Manage/develop membership databases
  • Ensure integrity of online content
  • Research/evaluate/discover business tools and other resources for the website
  • Plan monthly newsletters
  • Plan events (local, regional or national)
  • Plan logistics for delegations/trade missions
  • Manage supporting documentation needed to maintain proper records

Providing Support to Executive Director:

  • Support planning/review/execution of business opportunity introductions
  • Support in writing/preparing documents as needed to meet objectives
  • Research industries of interest
  • Support initiatives (new or old) to help meet the objectives of the Chamber
  • Support special projects as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum education: undergraduate degree
  • Keen knowledge of business management
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Technical skills in Microsoft Office, data sorting/mapping, online research and more
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Reside in or willing to move to Houston
  • Must maintain a high level of ethics and confidentiality with regards to all information

Interested applicants, please email your resume to hgjuma@ismailichamber.org.

 

Highlights & Photos from IPN LaunchPad in Santa Clara

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In early November, IPN LaunchPad, a weekend packed with energy and inspiration, was held at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California.

After a rigorous application process, 100 founders and 50 investors were selected to attend the event from all over the US and across the world. Nearly 70% of the selected investors were members of the Ismaili Chamber!

Sixty six companies in attendance represented a variety of industries including communications and networking, e-commerce and consumer goods, career and education, enterprise solutions, healthcare, beauty and fitness, marketing and financial solutions, and travel and hospitality.

Leaders from a variety of industries provided insights about their respective fields and there were plenty of opportunities for networking.

Saba Karim, a Founder from Australia, came to LaunchPad to obtain monetary support for his startup, but instead, left with something priceless.

“From an experienced group of successful entrepreneurs, mentors, businessmen and women, I received brilliant advice, amazing guidance and enormous amounts of positive encouragement. To me, that itself is worth its weight in gold,” he said.“I can’t imagine any other community, or even a business conference, where anyone gives and receives this much support to strangers. So thank you for truly making me rich.”