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President : Noah Debeila
The SMME CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is an independent, membership-based association dedicated to creating an eco-system that provides access to markets, financial inclusion and socio-economic opportunities to the African, Small, Micro, Medium Enterprises. We are a collective for small businesses.
The SMME Chamber seeks to develop SA's first fully integrated business eco-system business chamber. We are providing an e-commerce platform to address the needs of consumer and entreprenuers to resolve challenges of market access, inter member trade and global opporunity creation.
o Market access o MySMME toolso Business assessment - we spot gaps in your business or ideao Business training partnero Advocate for changing laws that are SMME unfriendlyo We are an information sourceo Support for Trade Associationso Partnering with best funding solutions
o Focused support for SMME businesses o Assist SMMEs to gain market access o Be a collective voice for SMMEso Advocate for changes and improvements in the laws for SMMEs
Our members are drawn from every sector of the economy, and range from individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs, cooperatives, informal traders and large corporates.o Individual business membership o Association membership o Corporates o Institutions (TVET) o Student Membership o Professional Entrepreneurs
To target legislation that is counterproductive to SMMEs efforts to gain increasing economic access to the economy
To establish a virtual and business enabling free trading platform that works to provide cross-border opportunities for local SMMEs
Monitor and express the SMMEs business confidence in the management of the South African economy.
Advises large corporates on customized support for SMMEs
To be a consistent and constant advocate of good policymaking ensuring that the laws are SMMEs friendly. We will submit a comprehensive review of the SMME Act.