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PROFILE

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber The heartbeat of business success in the region.

Task Teams

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber is a Not for Profit Company representative of a broad spectrum of businesses in Nelson Mandela Bay. It is one of the largest business associations in the Eastern Cape, with a membership of more than 700 businesses employing over 100 000 people in a diverse array of sectors. The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber is a leading catalyst for economic development. In the new strategic direction of 2018, the Business Chamber will be driving the Triple Helix concept of building relationship between the universityindustry-government as the foundation of creating a competitive Nelson Mandela Bay. The Business Chamber has been the heartbeat of business success in the region for over 150 years. The Business Chamber is driven by a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, lobbying on issues affecting the ease of doing business and companies’ sustainability. The Business Chamber also builds in international relations to form a vital link between business owners and international markets.

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has established a structure of seven task teams to facilitate the ease of doing business. The seven task teams of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber are: • Water Task Team • Roads and Storm Water Task Team • Electricity and Energy Task Team • Transport and Logistics Task Team • SME Task Team • Metro Collaboration Task Team • Trade and Investment Task Team

Enterprise Development & SMME Support The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber Enterprise Development Programme was launched in 2014, to develop the skills that enhance and grow small businesses. In 2017 the Business Chamber successfully hosted Phase 3 and Phase 4 of the Enterprise Development Programme. Close to 100 SMEs (small to medium-sized enterprises) benefited from taking part in the different phases of the programme. In 2017 the Business Chamber finalised the launch of a pilot phase of the Export Development Programme which is set to commence in March 2018 for multisectoral SMMEs positioning themselves as emerging exporters. The programme is unique because of its integrated approach to the development of these emerging exporters. In addition, the SME Task Team

Vision To be a leading catalyst for economic development in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Mission By influencing the factors and key stakeholders that create a competitive enabling business environment. EASTERN CAPE BUSINESS 2018

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