African Trade Desk

African Trade Desk is an initiative to be used as a vehicle to drive business between companies wanting to do business with their African counterparts.

Certificates of Origin

We provide Certificates of Origin to proves that the goods in a specific export shipment are all produced, manufactured or processed in South Africa.


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Membership is open to businesses within the Ekurhuleni Aerotropolis who want to gain benefit of being a member of a Chamber of Commerce.

Business Strategy

We are a non-profit, apolitical, areligious organisation which is the voice of the City of Ekurhuleni businesses community.  We help our members succeed by:

  1. Connecting business leaders to build meaningful professional relationships;
  2. Informing the business community on the most important issues facing our region;
  3. Shaping public policies that sustain City of Ekurhuleni’s competitiveness;
  4. Providing leadership development programmes that foster professional growth.

The Ekurhuleni Aerotropolis Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EACCI) strives to reinforce and promote a strong business community through sound practices that support social and economic development.

To this end, EACCI have adopted the South African Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SACCI) Code of Conduct as the code of good practice by members and business owners.

Strategy Statement

To increase participation with our members by increasing the depth of our exposure to all member organisations and by leveraging our reputation as a trusted and authoritative business organisation in the City of Ekurhuleni.

Strategy Statement


We believe in an economy that has room for everyone’s dreams and for all businesses and all people to thrive.


To increase participation with our members by increasing the depth of our exposure to all member organisations.


Members First

We are obsessed with member engagement.  We will only be successful with the help of our valued members, partners, and our collaborators.  We recognize that the strength of the team is greater than the strength of the individual and therefore choose to work with other to achieve collective success.

Community Impact

We ensure that the work we do, and how we do it, reflects our drive to make the City of Ekurhuleni the best place for businesses and people to prosper. By having the courage to address concerns and differences directly with others and appreciate their diversity.

Community Impact


We demonstrate reliability, trust, and strength of character to our colleagues and members.


We create an environment where individuals from all backgrounds are included and have equal access, opportunity, and support for advancement.



We believe the following objectives best position us to achieve our strategic goals. In addition, we will continue to focus on all of the other initiatives and programmes that have made the Chamber the successful and impactful organisation it strives to be. The Chamber will update these key objectives annually.

  1. Create and execute a comprehensive on-boarding plan that engages first-year members and improves retention.
  2. Working with local businesses, government and community leaders to foster a thriving, prosperous and welcoming community.
  3. Create and execute a bold marketing campaign designed to drive inbound leads to the Chamber.
  4. Strengthen Chamber’s reputation for data-backed public policy and research by expanding our media and stakeholder reach.
  5. Enhance and increase participation of member organisations.
  6. Develop a plan, tools and tactics to help all staff members increase employee engagement.
  7. Create an internship programme for students interested in participating in business.
  8. Provide a unique competitive advantage for our members.
  9. Monitor and ensure high level financial management processes are used.
  10. Work to identify and implement new income sources and revenue streams.
  11. Develop a robust Chamber ambassador programme that will actively engage in and attend community events.
  12. Develop income generating events; e.g. Biz-Link Connect Events, Business @ Breakfast, Chamber Golf Days, Member Certificate Award Day.
  13. Develop the African Trade Desk concept.
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