iBhayi Small Business Chamber
If you own a business, manage a business or work for a business in Nelson Mandela Bay, you should join the iBhayi Small Business Chamber.
IBHAYI SMALL BUSINESS CHAMBER VISION & OBJECTIVES
“TOGETHER WE CREATE SUSTAINABLE BUSINESSES”
TO ACHIEVE THIS VISION, THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES HAVE BEEN SET
Consider all existing and proposed laws affecting or likely to affect commerce or industry and to take such steps and actions in this regard as may be deemed advisable;
Make representations to any authorities on any matter affecting commerce and industry;
Promote and develop import and export trade between the Republic of South Africa and any other country;
Share statistics and other information relating to any of the matters which may be of benefit to members;
Promote the conduct of business by the members in accordance with accepted ethical and moral standards;
Generally to assist the members and to promote their interests;
Raise funds by subscription or any other lawful means;
Participate in the activities of Chambers and Associations created for similar purposes and to undertake projects desired to further these interests in the local community;
Function as an Association not for gain.
Promote small business within the business community of the area of operation – Nelson Mandela Bay.
What you can expect:
Sign in and welcome photo’s upon arrival that will be used for social media marketing and website news.
Our guest speakers and sponsors offer a short presentation on valuable information for small businesses.
New iBhayi Small Business Chamber members receive their membership certificates and have a minute to introduce their company and services to all the attendees.
Refreshments are available and business owners now have the opportunity to network and meet other business owners in the Bay.
Those with small businesses that decide to join the iBhayi Small Business Chamber will have a number of services and expertise available to them, such as- legal services, tourism advice, training advice, and support for women in business, to name a few.
Members will also be able to collaborate and discuss issues that affect small businesses, such as the reduction of red tape and minimum wage increases.
Through GrowSA, members can access an electronic platform service aimed at marketing businesses locally, nationally and internationally as well as linking to suppliers and clients in the virtual space. We believe in supporting local business. As such, regular networking events will enable members to form business relationships with each other.
The Small Business Institute (SBI) of South Africa on 5 July 2018 helped to initiate and launch the new iBhayi Small Business Chamber.
Members can tap the expertise within the SBI through networks such as the SBI’s desks of expertise, and regional and sector-focused structures.
Bring flyers, business cards, or a sample product to show to the group. This is your opportunity to shine and build your client base!
What to expect:
Sign in and photo’s upon arrival
Welcome and introduction of the event’s guest host
A quick explanation of the event proceedings
Speed Marketing commences
Quick update on new developments and plans
Refreshments are available and attendees now have the opportunity to have longer conversations with other business owners.
Our Executive Committee
"A small business is an amazing way to serve and leave an impact on the world you live in." -- Nicole Snow
“ Success is not a Skill, It is an Attitude" - Ralph Marston
“I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” -Jeff Bezos
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What People Are Saying
Small business has become the backbone of South Africa’s economy. And that backbone needs to be strong. Especially now, after COVID. We need to support small business, and do everything that we can to build this sector. Being a member of the Chamber gives me a platform to support others, and to fight for what small business needs in order to thrive – quick service from the municipality for example.
It’s wonderful; to be part of a network of people I can call on to help me along my growth path – legal advice, financial advice – just plain moral support. We are each other’s cheerleaders.
I deal with a lot of people, face-to-face. I have queries of all sorts coming my way. It gives me great pleasure to pass the queries onto my fellow Chamber members, for them to grow their businesses.
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