South African Business Council

TRADE AND INVESTMENT


  • To promote trade and investment between South Africa and the UAE by fostering direct contacts between business people from both nations.
  • To provide information and advice to companies of both countries in matters of trade and investment in either country.
  • Develop close working ties with the Trade Section of the South African Embassy.
  • Distribution of updates on the current business situation, major trade shows and UAE-related events and business.
  • Identification and referral of business opportunities to its members.
  • Foster and encourage close relationships between the council and its members and UAE Nationals, government and corporate institutions.

NATIONALS, GOVERNMENT AND CORPORATE INSTITUTIONS


  • To encourage social and cultural exchanges between South Africa and the UAE.
  • Promote the vision of the ‘Rainbow Nation’, whereby all people are equal, whatever their colour, creed or race.

NETWORKING


  • Develop a programme of working formal networking events.
  • Plan special breakfasts, luncheons or sessions featuring prominent guest speakers.

MEMBERSHIP

  • Enlarge council membership by increasing membership attraction value
  • Establish a membership directory, available to all members and widely circulated across the UAE.
  • Promote member companies’ corporate image, products and services.
  • Increase SABCo’s visibility and accessibility.