Durban Business Forum Guide for 2018
IOL / 5 MAY 2018, 1:00PM / DHIVANA RAJGOPAUL
DURBAN - The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds forums for businesses in various sectors.
The forums are presented by industry experts and innovators which makes the content highly relevant and topical.
The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds monthly forums for Durban businesses. Photo: Facebook
Attendance to the forums is free and is open to all businesses. However, business people do have to reserve their seats to be able to participate.
Below is a list of forums, for relevant dates please check link below:
Durban Port Committee:
To provide a forum for all stakeholders in the port to meet on a monthly basis to share activity reports.
Economic Affairs Forum:
To build a deeper understanding of issues of economic planning in the province and eThekwini Municipality which affect our members.
To provide information and facilitate learning on environmental legislation which affects our members.
To enable the Forum to formulate position papers, comments and recommended policies in respect of human resources, labour affairs and social policy matters.
To develop and maintain an understanding of significant development projects and initiatives in the greater Durban area, and their associated timelines and implications for business.
Safety and Justice Forum:
To develop a deeper understanding of issues of safety and justice as they impact on our members, in order to take a policy position and build the necessary liaison structure
To foster a closer working relationship with SMME stakeholders at a local, regional and national level.
To promote tourism as a key economic driver of the province and eThekwini Municipality.
Trade and Investment Forum:
To promote Durban as an effective trading hub
Women in Business Forum
To proactively remain abreast of the socio-economic needs of women.
Health Professionals Forum:
Promoting business opportunities via networking, education and communication.
AD HOC Forums
The forum has the objective of calling together all local manufacturers within the membership.
Disclaimer - The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the BEE CHAMBER