The American Association of Businesses, was founded in 1992 to work for the promotion, improvement and expansion throughout the southeast. Membership in AAB-Charlotte, now about 750 members, is open to employees of both public and privately held companies. In addition, post-secondary graduate students and retirees are eligible for membership.


What makes us different

We are free-thinking individuals with different tastes, aesthetics, opinions and backgrounds. We have all come together to create an association whose foundation is built on mutual trust, passion, and drive for what we do and an enthusiasm for the community we create. We work hard, laugh often, and collaborate with amazing companies.


The mission of AAB-CHARLOTTE is to facilitate the professional development of its members.


The vision of AAB-CHARLOTTE is to be an organization that is seen as a premier resource of information needed by professionals to do their jobs well.