country. The Association’s membership is voluntary and it encompasses City, State and Bilateral Chambers,
Business/Professional Association and Corporate Bodies.. It champions the course of business through its advocacy role and
influence public policies that promote free enterprise. The perspective of the NACCIMA is in accordance with contemporary
ideas of the chambers of Commerce Movement in a relatively free enterprise economy the world over.
The NACCIMA is a foundation member of the Federation of the West African Chambers of Commerce which provides the common
platform for economic operators in the West African sub-region which is covered by the Economic Community of West African
States. The Association is also member of International Chamber of Commerce, ICC headquartered in Paris and the African
Chambers of Commerce, Head Office of which is in Cairo.
In fulfillment of its mandate, the NACCIMA in collaboration with the Centre for International Private Enterprise (CIPE),
Washing, D.C. mounted a number of programmes in support of the emerging market economy in the country since the late
eighties. Such programme includes public policy Advocacy, Capacity Building for Chamber of Commerce and Business
Associations, Business Participation in the Legislative Process, Training for journalists on Business and Economic
Reporting and Watch-Dog Function on Economic policies.
NACCIMA publishes and circulates widely its Newsletters, Business Agenda, Legislative Alert, which have over the years
proved to be veritable sources of information and ideas for government officials, local and foreign business operators,
including the media.
NACCIMA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
The NACCIMA offers programmes and services generally, to serve the business needs of its membership. We are committed to
the success of the enterprises of all the Companies of our member Chambers, and Association, Corporate members, etc. By
investing in the Association, you will join an Association actively working to impact on the success of your organisation.
Some of NACCIMA membership tangible benefits are outlined below:
EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE ASSOCIATION
Educating and informing members on investment opportunities
Organizing seminars, workshops and training programmes for Corporate
Members, Business/Professional Associations, the Press and Members and Chambers of the Association
GOVERNMENTAL ASSOCIATION RELATIONS
- Informing members about Federal Legislative Development
- Encouraging and equipping members to express personal and knowledgeable vies on Legislative issues to their legislators
- and Governmental regulations i.e. Public Advocacy programmes
- Assisting Federal Government by furnishing facts, statistics etc., covering industry and services.
- Maintaining a legislative or Government Relation’s Committee to study and make recommendation concerning rational legislative issues.
- Assisting members in connection with tariff and trade agreement
- Representing members in tariff negotiation.
- Lobbying to accomplish objectives of its membership
- Nominating members to serve on Government approved Boards, Commissions and Committees.
Conducting research activities on economic and social issues affecting business and economy.
Submission of inputs (pre/post) annual budget to the Federal Government.
Designing studies to improve products and/or services of members
Providing data on business and the economy
News letters i.e. NACCIMA News and Economic Policy Watch
NACCIMA Business Directory and Nigeria Guide
Handbooks and manual
National Business Agenda
Annual Wall Calendar
STANDARDIZATION AND ACCREDITATION
Ensuring that members adhere to business codes and ethics
Issuing Attestation letters to members
Issuing Referral to members on Visa Procurement
Creating a number of networking opportunities
Acting as a clearing house for business.
PUBLICITY AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
Maintaining an on-going relationship between the Association and the media
Providing trade and professional journals with information on development about the services of members.
Providing members with information needed to grow their business, Associations and Chambers.
Conducting working visits to City/State Chambers, Corporate Organizations and Business/Professional Associations to meet
and discuss common problems and finding lasting solution.
Providing mass media with stories and Press Releases concerning the Association.
ADDRESS (NATIONAL SECRETARIAT):
8A, Oba Akinjobi Road, G.R.A. Ikeja – Lagos.
P.M.B. 12816,Lagos, Nigeria.
Abuja Liaison Office
Plot 701B, Central Business District, Opposite Central Mosque,Abuja
Telephone: (+234) 08174624529