Membership

Membership


Benefits of Membership

The benefits of being a member are:

  • Increase in Sales Opportunities through:
  • Increase Network and Contact
  • Member referral service
  • ABEOCCIMA partnership with other business organizations
  •  Reduced cost of doing business through access to :
  • Current business information.
  • Training and workshops relevant to needs of your organization.
  • Business consulting services.
  • Increase in Global outreach through Membership Directory and advertise on our website:www.abeoccima.org
  • Business Entrepreneurial development through:
    • Trade Promotion
    • Participation in International trade fairs
    • Trade Missions/delegations
    • Trade Enquiries
  • Discount on Chamber’s services

Fee paying services of the Chamber shall be offered to members at a discounted rate. These include training programmes, workshop, trade fairs, hall and office rentals, etc

  • Listing of members on Chamber’s Website

To give maximum exposure to our members, their corporate details will be uploaded on the Chamber’s website. This will complement the marketing and networking efforts of members.

  • Regular Entrepreneurship & Management Training

The Business Advisory/Training Unit has been repositioned to offer regular entrepreneurial, business development and management seminars, trainings and workshops for members and non-members of the Chamber. Members would enjoy a good discount on these programmes.

  • Letters of introduction to Embassies

Members who intend to travel abroad will be given letters of introduction {on request} to facilitate Visa application.

  • Business Information services

The Chamber offers business information on export, import, economic policies, trade fairs, etc. to members.

  • Trade Documentation

The provision of Trade documentation services such as issuance of Certificate of Origin and other international documentation is offered to members at subsidized rates.

  • Inward and Outward Trade Missions

The Chamber is intensifying its trade mission activities. Members will have more frequent opportunities to visit exhibitions abroad. Similarly, the Chamber will continue to offer a platform for interaction and networking with incoming trade mission.

  • Business Advisory services

The Secretariat has been strengthened to provide business advisory services to members. While non-members will pay the commercial rates for such services, ABEOCCIMA members’ fees always subsidized.

  • Arbitration, Mediation and Reconciliation
  • Policy Advocacy

One of the core mandates of Abeokuta Chamber of Commerce is Policy Advocacy. This is carried out through our various programmes Groups’ Seminars/Symposia, Business Networking, Stakeholders’ Forum and Representations to Federal & State Governments and their Agencies.

The following are the groups and committees under ABEOCCIMA

  1. Trade, Industrial Promotion and Business Development Committee
  2. ABEOCCIMA Strategic Group
  3. Membership Services and Chamber Affairs Committee
  4. Agricultural and Solid Mineral Development Committee
  5. Government Liaison, Public Relations and Public Utilities Committee
  6. Finance, Administration and General Purpose Committee