WHAT IS PACCTX?
The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce Texas, a 501(c)(6) company hosts the US Trade Missions to the Philippines, the monthly Speaker Series and the award-winning Consular Outreach programs in Dallas, Houston and McAllen, Texas. The chamber mission is to inspire the spirit of entrepreneurship among Filipinos, Filipino-Americans, and their friends to promote the growth of business and professions and to be of service to the community.
WHY JOIN THE PHILIPPINE-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE?
We bring credibility to your business.We increase visibility in the community.We create networking opportunities.We have a voice in government.We provide business contacts.We provide you referrals.We have chamber events and programs.We promote you.We provide you access to members-only discounts and services.
ARE WE A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION?
Yes, we are a 501(c)(6) organization and not a 501(c)(3) organization. Both are exempt from federal income tax, and sometimes state and local tax.What is the difference?Simply put, unlike a 501(c)(3), donors to the 501(c)(6) cannot take a charitable deduction on their tax returns for their donations. They may be able to write off their donations as a business related expense instead. Please contact a tax professional for further details.How do I join?Join Today at www.pacctexas.org
All strong community based organizations are defined by their mission statements. The mission of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Texas is clear, intentional, and purposeful:
To inspire the spirit of entrepreneurship among Filipinos, Filipino-Americans, and their friends, to promote the growth of business and professions, and to be of service to our communities.
To support and promote trade, investments, tourism, and other economic relations and activities between the Philippines and the United States.
The activities and programs of the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Texas are envisioned and executed around a single, simple and direct vision: Making people’s lives better
The Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Texas (PACCTX) serves as the voice of Filipino business in Texas. PACCTX provides strategic leadership and engagement in building the future of business and the community through information, collaboration, advocacy and services on behalf of its members .
Our members include small businesses, corporations, associations, nonprofits and individual professionals just like you. The Chamber worked and continues to work diligently with local government, education, private industry and a host of other agencies and organizations to improve the business environment and promote Texas as the State in which to live, to work and to do business.
The Chamber organizes and directs the efforts of all who share the desire to improve the conditions under which business is conducted in Texas. Through participation in the Chamber, members are able to accomplish collectively what they could not do individually.
MEMBERSHIP – QUICK LINK
Click the picture to launch the PACCTX Membership Application. Be sure to come back to the Payment Page to pay for your membership.