Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in August of 1986 as a Company Limited by Guarantee with the principal objective of promoting economic and industrial development within the FCT in particular and Nigeria in general.
Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, member-funded Organisation solely representing the common interests of the business community in the FCT. The Chamber is privately funded by Corporations, Foundations and Members, therefore its energies are directed by the interests of the business community and the general public.
Presently, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry has established association and linkages with business groups, trade associations, international chambers, government agencies, trade offices and foreign embassies, etc. so as to accomplish its goal of enhancing the sustainable growth and development of businesses in the FCT.
mission & vision
Our mission & vision
- The Chamber was awarded International Trade Fair status by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1998.
- Organize international trade fair and other specialized fairs.
- Successful hosting of international and domestic Trade Fair.
- In partnership with the Federal Government in the year 2000 organized “Made and Found Nigeria” Trade Fair as part of activities marking Nigeria’s 40th Independence Anniversary.
- Holding of quarterly business luncheons, dinner or breakfast meetings for its members for the purpose of networking and enlightenment on current business issues.
- Publishing of widely circulated Abuja business directory a quarterly newsletter for circulation to members and the general public on latest activities at the Chamber and contemporary businesses.
- Organizing trade missions to overseas countries for members to network with foreign businesses and thus evolve partnerships and business relationships.
- Receiving trade missions from foreign countries and providing a platform for foreign business interests to meet with business organizations in Nigeria.
- Members of the Chamber from time to time render research assistance in shaping government policies.
- Bringing to the notice of the government the problems and needs of the business community.
- Members have served on some presidential committees.
- Organizing seminars, workshops, conferences and training sessions for the business community on issues and topics that will promote business growth and development.
- Acting as a reference data bank for external business interests seeking for the patronage, partnerships and business contacts with businesses within the FCT.
- Circulating to members via e-mail and post various correspondents on business opportunities and information received by the Chamber that may be of interest to members.
- Provide anti scam services to some Embassies and organizations.
- Organized a successful domestic Fair to mark Nigeria @ 50.
- Organized Centenary Trade Fair in commemoration of Nigeria @ 100.
- Building of Standard Shopping Mall by South Africa Consultant (shoprite).