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SADC Business Council

The SADC Business Council (SADC BC) is a regional apex body for SADC private sector. It represents national and regional apex business associations of the 16 SADC Member States. SADC BC is the prime public sector partner in forging SADC development and integration.

Policy Lobby and Advocacy

Influence SADC policy in order to enhance the business environment

Business Support and Facilitation

Promotion of sustainable growth of businesses in the region

Partnerships for Development

Leverage access to knowledge, expertise, funding and networks

What We Offer

We provide custom-tailored services that are driven by both industry and enterprise interests

SADC Industrialisation Week

SADC BC co-organises the annual SADC Industrialisation Week (SIW) with the SADC Secretariat and the host country..

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Partnerships for Development

The SADC BC offers training workshops to stakeholders.

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Business Support and Facilitation

Exposing markets and investors (local, regional and international) to partnerships..

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Policy Lobby and Advocacy

Working with the private sector and other stakeholders to identify priority issues for policy advocacy.

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Events and Meetings

Country Intelligence

The SADC BC provides access to the latest news and regular information on legislative and regulatory developments in SADC.
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SADC Business Council Membership

SADC BC members are drawn from private sector associations and business associations from across Southern Africa

  • Business & Economy
  • Young / Youth programmes
  • Policy Advocacy

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SADC Business Council Leadership

The SADC BC is constitutionally managed by a Board of Directors from the 16 national apex bodies from SADC and the Executive Committee (ExCo).

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