New Business Contacts

Dee_DerekIn business it’s who you know that counts – the Chamber organises functions to help you expand your network and generate new business.

Business breakfasts and lunches – featuring top speakers
Cocktail meetings
Golf days

Protection from Bad Debt

AfrFootprint-tnReduce your potential bad debt risk by accessing reports compiled by the leading supplier of corporate credit information, Kreditinform, at volume discount rates.
The following credit reports are available:

  • Copy Report – accesses whatever information is already on the database. Covers postal and physical address, auditors, date of incorporation, certificate number, bankers, directors, payment trends, trade references and judgements, if any.
  • Assessed Report – this level of report is advised when your exposure is for a large amount. The information on the database is updated, plus an informed evaluation of the credit risk involved is supplied.
  • Express 48-hour reports are also available.
  • Cheque Verification – check a national database of bad cheques before accepting a cheque in payment.

Information You Need

Canon-SA-tnThe Information Centre is considered one of the best in the country. It offers:

  •     desk research facilities, as well as experienced staff to do research on overseas contacts, company targeting, brand name searches, sources of products and raw materials, statistics and much more.
  •     Information on industrial relations legislation and its implementation in your company is also available


Photos1Certificates of Origin and Attestation of other documents are issued according to standards set by the International Chamber of Commerce.
Export and Import Documentation. We are able to assist with basic documentation from commercial invoices to certificates of origin.

International and Local Trade Shows – provide a useful avenue for promoting your products in markets abroad and for keeping abreast of developments in South Africa.
International Letters of Introduction – issued to members travelling abroad to establish creditability with overseas business contacts. Chamber membership is accorded international recognition.

Retirement with Confidence

BMW-SA-tnThe Chamber Pension Fund is a “defined contribution” scheme. Pensions paid are based on accumulated contributions plus, most importantly, the return on investment. This umbrella Fund, with over 80 participating companies, has access to leading investment advisors and offers an excellent investment track record.

Highly professional administration and support services are provided by Alexander Forbes.


Photos2The Midrand Region of the JCCI is dedicated to create an environment that promotes economic growth and business excellence in Midrand. This includes representing the business community on forums relevant to the local business community, or creating forums to look after the interests of business.

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The crime situation in South Africa has a severe impact on all our lives, including the business community. The Midrand Region created the BPF in 2007 to form a link between business, the Johannesburg Metro Police Department, the SA Police Service and all relevant safety and security organizations.

Vision Mission

The-Castle-Kyalami-tnOur Vision

To be the leading business representative organisation contributing to the sustainable business success of the Midrand area.

Our Mission
To create an environment that promotes economic growth and business excellence.

A Business-Friendly Environment

CoachmanThe Chamber lobbies the various levels of government to promote and protect the interests of business. It plays a major role in promoting the development of Johannesburg as the economic hub of the African continent. Members support this endeavour through their membership fees, and they participate and provide input for the lobby through various interest-group commissions.

The Chamber has an office in Midrand to assist members with Certificates of Origin, and sub-committees in Midrand and Sandton to represent the interests of members in these areas.


Ecentric_RosGoing Concerns – a monthly electronic newsletter that keeps members in touch with the latest on the business scene as well as Chamber activities and events
Business Contacts Directory – list companies that are members of selected chambers in the nine provinces – an invaluable marketing tool.
Business Opportunities Bulletin (BOB) – monthly bulletin with detailed import and export enquiries, agency/ distributorship, and technology / joint venture opportunities, and matters of general international business interest. Available to members on an annual subscription.
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E-BOB – an electronic version of the Business Opportunities Bulletin available on the internet (see with a search facility.
Importer’s and Exporter’s Manuals These two regularly-updated volumes cover the complete import and export process, guiding the trader through the complexities of dealing in international markets. The manuals form the basis of the Chamber’s Import and Export Management certificate courses.
Tender Bulletin – weekly bulletin of local, international and municipal tenders available on subscription – print or electronic version.


Richard-Loring-EnterprisesLiaison with other bodies in international trade By maintaining close contact with the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, the Departments of Trade & Industry and Foreign Affairs, and private sector organisations involved in international trade, the Chamber ensures that up-to-date information is available to members.
SA Customs and Excise Matters Details of Harmonised System tariff classifications, import / export control regulations, customs duties, excise duties, rebates, drawbacks, refunds of duties are available.
Statistical Information on South Africa SA foreign trade statistics are available and members can be assisted with statistics from the Central Statistical Services and other sources.