The Pan African Chamber of Commerce is a confederation of African chambers of commerce and industries, business networks and professional associations.
The Chamber will foster a vibrant and interconnected business community where collaboration increases capacity; education enhances ability and advocacy influences authority.
The Pan African Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to improving the economic environment of the African continent through enhancing the opportunities of businesses, fostering a spirit of entrepreneurship while advocating for business friendly policy making.
We Foster the development of a flourishing entrepreneurial culture and a competitive SME sector to support Africa’s economic development goals.
To be a catalyst in transforming the African business landscape through Innovation, Creativity and entrepreneurship (ICE)
We work with Governments,CEOs,Entrepreneurs and Civil Society to ignite a socio-economic and cultural transformation in Africa
REPRESENTATION: to be the voice of small business in Africa by being aware of and proactively addressing issues and opportunities through a united voice.
NETWORKING: providing a variety of opportunities for members to get connected through the power of network.
APPROACHABILITY: promote the fact that the Pan African Chamber of Commerce is here for everyone; no business is too small, all matters are important and all businesses and related issues welcome.
LEADERSHIP: We are visionary and future orientated in our thinking and decision making.
The Pan African Chamber of Commerce is registered in the Republic of South Africa as a Non-Profit organization.
Registration Number: 183-933 NPO
Protect and promote the interest of trade, commerce and industry in Africa
Contribute to and promote Pan African economic integration;
Organize high profile lobbying/dialogue between SMEs, governments and their agencies Africa wide;
Connect people engaged in trade, commerce and industry for concerted action to protect and promote their common interests;
Facilitate the creation of strategic alliances between small and medium size companies in Africa;
Protect and promote the economic interest of businesses in Africa;
Co-operate with government and other public and private bodies to fulfill the potential of African businesses;
Promote the development of intra Africa economic relations;
Provide a platform for African business communities to network and develop their business and common interests;
Create awareness of the business, commercial, industrial and professional expertise of its members;
Provide business and professional guidance or support for businesses that want to trade with their African counterparts;
Co-operate with other African and global trade associations for the achievement of common interests
Be the voice of small businesses of all sizes in all sectors and countries across Africa through advocacy with the three levels of Government giving special attention to local government affairs on the monitoring of public policy and community development matters and thereby promote and support economic development opportunities that will encourage business investment, attract new business, create jobs and provide the foundation for a sustainable and vibrant business community