Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question that is not answered below, feel free to email us at:

What is the Coptic Chamber?

The official name is the Coptic American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. We are a for-profit corporation that helps Coptic businesses and leaders connect, grow and succeed throughout the United States, Canada and beyond.

What types of businesses join the Coptic Chamber?

Our members are involved in the legal, medical, financial, business, real estate, insurance, home services, transportation, retail, food, photography and art, entertainment and other industries. They also own traditional brick and mortar companies, as well as home-based and web-based businesses.

Will the Coptic Chamber help my specific type of business?

Yes, of course. We will help you make connections and build referral networks through our events, webinars, directories, meetings and other resources. Regardless of your specific business, opportunities to connect, grow and succeed are plentiful.

Do I have to be a business owner to join?

Not at all. We also encourage Coptic leaders, influencers, visionaries, “movers and shakers” and other key players in the Coptic community to join. The experience will be invaluable.

Who is Nader Anise?

He is the Founder and CEO of the Coptic Chamber and also an attorney. He has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Bloomberg, Forbes, NBC-TV and countless other media outlets. Nader’s documented record of success as a business leader and marketing strategist spans 30 years.

Are there any local chapters?

Not at the moment. But in the near future, God willing, we will be establishing local chapters in areas that are densely populated with Coptic businesses. If you are interested in becoming a Chamber partner in your area, email Nader Anise directly at:

Can I join if I’m located outside of the U.S.?

Yes, certainly. You can join from anywhere in the world as long as you have an internet connection and a desire to succeed professionally.

Is the Coptic Chamber a non-profit organization?

No, as previously mentioned, we are a Florida for-profit company that serves the U.S., Canada and beyond.

Can I participate in Chamber activities or events without being a member?

Yes, but why would you? First of all, the cost to attend any function will be higher if you’re not a member. Second, being a member offers many advantages that you would be giving up.

How can we find out more about your events and activities?

We will post everything on our website, We will also make announcements through our social media accounts @copticchamber and newsletter (make sure you subscribe by signing up on our website). We will be adding more and more events as the Chamber grows.

Is the Coptic Chamber affiliated with any diocese, church or clergy member?

No. Although we revere the Coptic Orthodox Church and are committed to its precepts, we are autonomous and operate separately from the Church.

What happens after I sign up?

You will immediately receive a welcome email with your password information and link to your profile so you can begin adding your information. Then we will ask you which T-shirt you prefer and your size selection (if you are among the first 200 in the U.S. or Canada to join). Finally, we will send you additional information to make sure you get the most out of your membership.

When will I receive my bonus T-shirt?

You should receive your T-shirt within 2-4 weeks after you tell us which style you prefer and the size. (Shipping in the U.S. only).

Should I join?

Yes, of course! If you are a Coptic business owner or leader, this could be one of the best things you do to achieve success: More connections, more referrals, more exposure and more customers/clients. The Coptic Chamber will offer you marketing opportunities you can’t get anywhere else. It’s that simple.

Can I advertise my business on the Chamber website?

Yes. Silver and Gold members only may advertise on our website. We also offer advertising opportunities in our newsletter and various social media. We can also customize a program for you. For more information on advertising and rates, please email us at:

Can I get a refund?

We do not offer refunds because of the many benefits we give our members on the front-end when they join. If we can improve your membership experience in any way, please let us know.

Who can I contact if I have any problems or issues?

Our member services team is always happy to assist. The most convenient method of contacting us is via email at: You may also call us at: (833) COPT-333.

Should I join as a Bronze, Silver or Gold member?

If you’re truly serious about marketing and getting maximum exposure and all the benefits, definitely go for the Gold. If you’re serious about promoting your business and want good exposure, then the Silver is for you. If you want some of the perks of being a member and are just starting out, then you might consider the Bronze. You can review all the benefits of each membership level by going to: Membership Page