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Northern Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry Your ultimate business connection.

Our heritage in brief

and unify their thinking as they work together – committees accurately sense the environment, process information and provide valuable guidance to the member • Holds functions and special events, allowing members to network and learn about interesting topics

NOCCI was established on 22 February 2000 when the Chamber of Business and the Kimberley Afrikaanse Sakekamer amalgamated. At the time, these two organisations had served the business community of Kimberley for 120 years.

Can you afford not to belong? The increasingly complex business and social environment requires a comprehensive support structure to ensure the most favourable climate for the continued viable existence of individual businesses in a system of free enterprise. At the same time, the Chamber movement facilitates adjustment by business to those realities that cannot be altered. Involvement in the Chamber movement bears abundant fruit for the well-being of each business. If you are a businessperson with vision, you cannot afford not to join the Chamber movement.

From left: Cornel Nel (Personal Assistant), Sharon Steyn (CEO of NOCCI) and Beverley Deke (Members Manager)

Membership advantages A Chamber assesses and evaluates the needs of the local business community, in particular the need for services to small business at a reasonable cost: • Monitors developments at the local level • Mobilises business opinion on local issues • Exerts a positive influence on the environment in which business operates and helps prospective members grow their business • Promotes and encourages the pursuit of a high standard of business ethics • Disseminates information that is useful to the business fraternity • Creates opportunities for improving business skills • Extends business contacts locally, regionally and nationally, and allows individual businesspeople to share in the provincial and national business decision-making processes • Upholds the market economy and private enterprise system • Has committees which are ideal places for members of diverse interests to consolidate

Executive Committee of NOCCI Chairperson: Hendrik Wessels (Bookkeepers Online) 1st Vice-Chairperson: Tasneem Motlekar (Engelsman Magabane Inc) 2nd Vice-Chairperson: Pieta Serfontein (Hancor Dairy) Treasurer: Anton Nicolaisen (Standard Bank) Executive members: Hannes van Niekerk (Super Armature Winding), Harry Hurndel (Roburn Construction), Innes Joubert (GWK), Jaime Goncalves (KEW), Johan Du Plessis (DFA), Lian Laing (Ekapa Mining), Louw Van Rheenen (Beefmaster), Nicola Smith (ACSA). ■

Contact info CEO NOCCI, Kimberley: Sharon Steyn Tel: +27 53 831 1081 | Fax: +27 53 831 1082 Cell: 083 457 8148 | Email: Sharon@nocci.co.za Website: www.nocci.co.za



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