Membership

CBC Membership

CBC’s value to its members is as follows;

  • Advocacy excellence in the region – influence decisions at the highest levels of policy decision makers in COMESA.
  • Regional brand recognition as a business through CBC
  • Market intelligence and analysis to inform trade, investment and joint venture decisions.
  • Increased partnerships in regional and global markets.
  • Business facilitation in regional and global markets through trade promotion, linkages and advisory services.  
  • Industry collaboration through CBC memberships for efficiency and sustainability of enterprises and associations.
TypeClassification
Principal Members 1000 US$ (National Associations)(a) Private sector national associations representing various sectors of national economies of Member States;
Regional Associations – 2000 US$(a) Private sector regional associations representing various sectors within COMESA or a number of member states in the region.
Associate Members -Companies - 5000 US$ (a) Incorporated Individual companies upon admission by the General Assembly after application;

(b) Various interest groups in the Common market whose aims and objectives are in conformity with the aims and objectives of Common Market upon admission by the General Assembly after application.
Honorary Membership:5000 US$a) This will be granted to deserving persons with the potential to contribute to the well-being of the CBC in a significant way and will fall under the category of Associate Members.
Emerging Businesses: 500 US$ (SMEs)(a) This will be granted to deserving persons with the potential to contribute to the well-being of the CBC in a significant way and will fall under the category of Small and Medium Enterprises;

(b) The Council will grant the membership in the spirit of ensuing diversity of ideas and broadness of the income base.
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