MCCI Lobbies on
critical issues affecting business, with
government, on behalf of business.
Members are invited
to share, participate and comment as “The Voice
of Business” in critical issues affecting
business Local and National level
There is a specific
team selected from the council – which can
include MCCI members – to tackle the issues with
different tiers of government
members to relevant Government
opportunities are available at all the events
hosted by the MCCI, including the opportunity
for members to distribute promotional and
Members can contact
the MCCI to distribute information on functions
they arrange that can benefit other members
Forum meetings and
events are held for businesses (also in the
broader Mangaung area) to share information on
current and local affairs in the areas where
they conduct their businesses.
SUPPORT MEMBER CAMPAIGN
All new members are
introduced to the existing membership through
the distribution of its business offerings and
profile that are sent out by email,
newsletter or on the website.
can send information to MCCI, for sharing with
other members via email and linkages via the
website. The Chamber creates
awareness of members’ businesses and services
locally, nationally as well as into Africa in
the rest of the world (through their Investment
LINKAGES & EVENTS
is the first level event where every member attending gets an
opportunity to introduce their businesses. It is an informal event
with an attendance of about 30 people. To sponsor such an event, the
company only needs to provide a venue (Preferably at the company)
and can offer tea/coffee/refreshments (which is optional). After the
function the attendees can be taken on a tour of the business. The
company hosting the Business Linkage will have more time to
introduce its business.
Businesses sponsor either a Business Breakfast/Luncheon (with full
breakfast / luncheon or just refreshments)
These events give opportunities to companies/organisations to share
information with the members and other attendees. These events are
very popular with members and well attended. There are innovative
additions to this type of event at no extra costs. Please contact
the office of MCCI for more information.
& OTHER ASSISTANCE
Training for Co-Operatives & SMME’s covering various categories, is
conducted on a regular basis
Companies can contact the MCCI if they want to conduct a training
session in which ever field they are. This will give the company a
networking boost as well.
Training by National Organisations on multiple issues
is a member chamber of South African Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (SACCI). SACCI offers incentives to all member chambers.
information, contact the office of the MCCI.
is a strategic vehicle for the participation of member businesses in
social responsibility programmes
give practical credibility to the term “local economic development”
– applicable not only to Mangaung, but other areas in the Free State
NEW FOCUS AREAS OF
considers community members to be experts in their lives and
communities, and values community knowledge and wisdom. Support
programmes are built around this.
supports community members to identify and take collective action on
issues which are important to them. This empowers community members
creates stronger and more connected communities.
Rural community development is built on the five capitals of a
community – physical, financial, human, social and environmental.
MCCI and existing members
can support the up skilling of communities, the
building of human, physical and financial capital.
will utilize its resources to help the communities improve their