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Upcoming Events

18 Oct 2017
Join us for this year Business Women of the Year Award. RSVP no later than Wednesday, 15 October 2017....

insights

Real business competitive advantage is either technological, analytical, behavioral or informational. Whatever advantage it is, the right information is key. Get the right...

Executive Insights

Executive Decisions, Culture and Social Capital
by leonard kamwiWhat would you have other executives learn from the movie “the Gladiator”? There are pretty good lessons in...
Creating a Competitive Advantage
What does business success look like? Suffice to say, there are many permutations or options. It could mean becoming the best in...

News & Media

Closing Loopholes for Tax Evasion
The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry is calling on the Government to widen the tax base to include those businesses...
Impounded Trucks in Zambia
NCCI demands the immediate release of Namibian registered trucks impounded in Zambia for transporting Makula Timber. The Zambian Government had outlawed the...
NamBizOne Portal Launch
The Ministry of Industrialization Trade and MSE Development launched an information portal to guide domestic and foreign investors on the...
NCCI Comments on the Draft NEEEF Bill
The Chamber provided comments on the draft NEEEF Bill. The table below summarizes our understanding of the core empowerment pillars...

Digital Library

MSME Toolkit
This is an online portal intended to help entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to learn and implement sustainable business management practices and increase...
Trade Information Portal
The Namibian Trade Information Portal brings together accurate information regarding Customs procedures and processes, and trade controls from a number of Government agencies, ensuring that...
NamBizOne Portal
This portal guides domestic and foreign investors on the administrative and legal requirements to invest, start and run a business in Namibia. More specifically, it...

services

The Chamber offers an array of business support services.


The Chamber speaks on behalf of Business promoting a competitive and a conducive business environment.Our advocacy forums include :

  • Agenda 2020 Series
  • Political Briefings
  • Online Member Forum

The NCCI has a high-profile policy and lobbying team that represents the interests of members in Namibia. The mandate is to work together with decision-makers to influence policy decisions ensuring the interests of businesses are represented. This includes economic policy, influencing the course of new legislation that has an impact on the business community and giving firms a voice in Parliament, the media and with decision makers. Our advocacy forums include Agenda 2020 Series; Business Owners Networking Forums for Branches and CEOs in Camera Series.

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  • Morning Sparks
  • Business After Hours
  • CEOs in Camera
  • Match Making

What if you could have a group of similar minded people devoted to looking for and sharing viable business leads with you? Networking events are structured, allowing you to build many new business relationships. To learn more about the Chamber’s Networking events or to begin pursuing your own participation in one, contact Johanna Shiweda-Indongo, Membership & Events Manager, at telephone number 061-228809 or jshiweda@ncci.org.na. You may schedule a one-time visit to the network of your choice to give it a try!

1. Morning Sparks

The objective of our morning sparks is to provide...

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  • Digital Library
  • Namibia Business Journal
  • InBusiness Seminars
  • Next Generation Leaders Forums
  • Coaching and mentorship Program

InBusiness Seminars

Focusing on key areas of interest, such as digital media, effective networking and sales techniques – the InBusiness Series offers interactive seminars and workshops with leading experts, providing Chamber Members with the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to go out and win more business! The objective is to help businesses improve their performance in key areas and kick their business up to the next level. The idea is to share knowledge, conduct open discussions, and hold question and answer sessions. Each workshop is a half...

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NCCI also offers virtual forums for members to be part of the conversation on issues impacting their business, no matter where they are. Through our online forums for members, you can to read and post messages of common interest, shape the advocacy agenda and strategy.

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  • Outgoing and incoming business missions.
  • Certificates of Origin

The Chamber provides trade and investment facilitation related advisory services to the members and non-member institutions. The service is rendered through consultancy to individual businessman and covers among others:

  • Business support through providing accurate or up to date information regarding regulatory issues of export – import procedure, investment requirements, licensing requirements and more
  • Business matchmaking like B2B or B2G Meetings
  • Support in trade missions & exhibition
  • Industry representations in international trade negotiations or facilitation meetings

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Bridging the Gap between Business and Education

We facilitate young people’s transition from school to the workplace as well as expatriate talent.

Many employers are frustrated by the lack of skills and experience they are looking for while many young people do not have meaningful interactions with the world of work. We thus facilitate young people’s transition from school to the workplace. Key areas that we focus on include internship coordination, improving ‘soft skills’ such as communication, team working and resilience, as well as better careers advice and student’s engagement with business while in schools.

The Talent Gap is an increasingly important issue for business organizations to tackle. As the demographics and skills of the workforce...

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The Chambers has negotiated exclusive services with leading organisations to bring you support services and help save members money. These include pension fund, medical aid and performance guarantee for tendering members.

Group Medical Aid – NHP or NMC NCCI Group Scheme

We are excited to announce our partnership with NHP, NMC and the Khomas Medical Centre, offering a discounted member-only health plans for the NCCI members. The rising cost of healthcare has been a concern for everyone, and the Chamber is happy to offer a negotiated discount program to help small employers provide healthcare at reasonable rates. Contact Maiya-Liisa Nghikembua at mnghikembua@ncci.org.na or telephone 061-228809.

Pension...

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Opt to list in our online member directory, and you’re reaching a huge - but targeted - audience, with the promise of a superior Return on Investment. Contact Johanna Shiweda-Indongo at jshiweda@ncci.org.na or telephone 061-228809 for more information.

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why join us

The rewards that members reap from the cost of Chamber membership may surprise you. Our referral service alone connects Chamber...

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

04 Aug 2017

The AGM is the highest policy and decision-making platform of the NCCI. It constitutionally convenes annually and is attended by...

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SWAITEX Fundraising Gala Dinner

SWAITEX Fundraising Gala Dinner

16 Sep 2017

Enjoy a night of gourmet dining with a selection of fine wines, hours of dancing and fabulous entertainment. Be sure...

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Annual Gala Dinner

Annual Gala Dinner

29 Sep 2017

Join us for a networking Gala Dinner in Spring. RSVP no later than Wednesday, 20 September 2017. Cost: N$10, 000/table...

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Namibia Business Woman of the Year 2017

Namibia Business Woman of the Year 2017

18 Oct 2017

Join us for this year Business Women of the Year Award. RSVP no later than Wednesday, 15 October 2017....

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who we are

We are a group of businesses, a diverse mixture crossing all industry sectors who are committed to the development of...

Our Purpose

We advocate for an atmosphere in which we can do business, gain business and share business. We associate to leverage and collaborate as a group, to tap into the collective wisdom of our group to help find solutions to our own business challenges of growth, strategy and sometimes just plain survival; to benefit ourselves, our fellow members and the people of Namibia at large.
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Our Brand Promise

“A Premier Voice for Business Namibia”
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Your Team

Tarah Shaanika

Chief Executive Officer

Tarah joined the Chamber in 2002 and as the CEO, his leadership role entails being ultimately responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the Chamber's long and short term plans. He is the direct liaison between the Board and management of the Company and the Chief Liaison Officer with stakeholders.

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Charity Mwiya

Enterprise Development Manager & Company secretary

Charity is with the Chamber since 2005 and helps companies to grow business through educating, connecting and profiling. She now heads up the retention team and is heavily involved in the strategic development of membership, from start-ups to multi-nationals. Charity also hosts our Business After Hours networking events.

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Johanna Indongo

Events, Membership Services & Digital Content Manager

Johanna joined the Chamber under the CEO’s Office in 2009. Her responsibilities include managing the sales team to deliver the Chamber’s membership growth targets. She has an active role in recruiting new members into Chamber life which helps them to develop and grow their business. Johanna doubles another role as Events and Digital Content Manager.She would be delighted to hear from anyone considering membership.

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Leonard Kamwi

Public Policy Advisor

Leonard is the head of public policy department and joined the Chamber in 2014. His public policy responsibilities include policy research and advocacy strategy development. He also oversees the Chamber's various publications, including namBiC, Namibia Business Journal, as well as the annual yearbook. If you have any questions, or would like to discuss policy issues, please contact Leonard.

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Maiya Nghikembwa

Finance & Corporate Services Manager

Maiya was appointed Head of Finance and HR in 2013. She is a key member of the Chamber’s senior management team working closely with the CEO and the Audit Committee. Key tasks include: Reporting the financial position and performance of the Chamber to the board. Evaluating and advising on the financial implications of budgets and proposals. Other areas of responsibility include administration and Human Resource Management.

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Augusta Negongo

Marketing & Corporate Communications

Augusta joined the Chamber in 2009 her responsibilities includes facilitating expatriate talent, coordinating internships, preparing, writing and distributing press releases, handling media queries and liaising with journalists and other media contacts.

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Yolanda Swartz - Blom

Call Center Adviser

Yolanda joined the Chamber in 2016 as Call Centre Advisor and works closely with the member services department. Her role includes administrative and secretarial support to the CEO and Heads of Departments. She is also responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the reception as well as handling all incoming calls and email/mail correspondence.

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Regina Cloete

Concierge Services

Regina or Aunty Poppy as she is affectionately known, oversees the booking, maintenance and preparation of the Chamber's suite of meeting rooms and facilities.

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Our Client Service Promise

At NCCI, nothing we ever work at is more important than the drive not just to put the collective member’s interest before any single member, not to hide something they would hate, but to understand them, to learn to think with them while assisting them to think with us in return. Client service is our cause. Our first priority is to deliver the highest quality service to our members. We are committed to making your experience with the Chamber the best it can be. We recognize that a reputation for excellence must be earned every day; as a result, we have created and implemented a Client Service Promise:

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Contact Details

+264 61 228 809
+264 61 228 009
6436 Church Street, Windhoek, Namibia