Purpose of the Chamber
The Sasolburg Business Chamber is in a restructuring process. The aim is to create a chamber which builds bridges and partnerships with different structures like small business, local government and industry to create a vibrant economy for our community.
The new management structure includes:
Louis Botha - Chairman, Elmore Marshall – Vice Chairman and Cally Cilliers – Secretary.
- To facilitate growth and development opportunities on behalf of its members;
- To create effective partnerships and networks with key government and civil society institutions;
- To be a center of knowledge providing its members with local and regional business news, available opportunities and current government sources and programmes;
- To market Sasolburg as a town and create effective linkages to promote the town;
- To be a mouthpiece on behalf of business members representing all sectors;
- Create effective communication channels.
To be the thrust behind the economy Locally, Regionally and Provincially
"Through active involvement and innovative conduct the Sasolburg Business Chamber makes a contribution to increase the interests of its members”
Why is it important that a local business becomes a member of the Chamber?
- The Chamber is strategically positioned to represent the interest of all its members through:
- A dialogue structure established with the District and Local Municipalities to represent the interests and needs of local businesses
- It’s leadership membership role within the Economic Sector Team of the Rejuvenation of Metsimaholo (Two of its management members are also Trustees of the Rejuvenation of Metsimaholo Trust)
- It’s affiliation with AHI
- It’s affiliation on a regional basis with neighboring business chambers
- The holding of regular annual events i.e. Budget Speech breakfast, Annual Golf Day, Business Awards and other events;
- Research and provision of business information with regard to government policies and programmes.