With more than 400 business members, the MCCI is a powerful resource for business connections in and around the Steve Tshwete Municipal Area. Each year, events, programmes, and publications highlight the outstanding quality of life and economic climate that makes Middelburg a great town to live and work in. This year, take a step towards maximizing your Chamber Membership by taking advantage of marketing opportunities that align your business with great programmes and meaningful events.
|Chamber||BLC||Publications (Affordable advertising)|
|Access to incoming trade delegations||Business Development||Business Guide, a Commercial Directory of Middelburg|
|Advocating/Lobbying on behalf of business||Business Information Service (Ask us anything)||Mail Blasts (Mailshots)|
|Certificates of Origin||Local Procurement Portal||Outdoor Information Board|
|Conferences and major events||Specialised BBBEE Services (100% Success)||Regional Map of the Mines (130 mines)|
|Location-Based Events||Tourism Activities on the Loskop Leisure Route|
|Venue for hire||EIA’s|
Access to incoming trade delegations
Investment opportunities services
- Business networking events and meetings with foreign investors and business delegations
- Up to date economic indicators
MCCI hosts Trade delegations from time to time; members will be contacted.
Advocating/Lobbying on behalf of business
Private sector representation towards third parties (government).
Written request to be lodged with CEO by the member for action.
Tabled at Executive Meeting for further action.
Business Guide a Commercial Directory of Middelburg
- An expanding business network is operating in the Highveld area of Mpumalanga.
- Local trade partners that can strengthen your footprint.
- Intelligent search engines that can help you find business information, fast.
- A business information source on Steve Tshwete Community Information.
- A street map of the Middelburg, together with street names.
The Business Link Centre offers a wide range of information services to members (MCCI). Information and other resources are available.
It is important to note that the BLC has experience and are capable of giving you an overview and support with regards to the business opportunities present in the region.
Areas where we can offer support:
- Free consultations on business development and business opportunities for MCCI members.
- Respond to business-related or membership-related inquiries by MCCI members.
- Referral, guidance, and support on bureaucratic procedures involving government departments, e.g., licensing.
- Publication of periodicals containing the most essential and up-to-date information and statistical data of relevance for MCCI members.
Business Information Service (Ask us anything)
Business starter service
- Specialist advice for small and medium-sized enterprise-owners
- Sponsored training
- Special membership rates
Certificates of Origin
Issuance of Certificates of Origin and Ratifications
This service allows customers to apply for Certificates of Origin to export goods from South Africa. Both members of the Chamber and non-members are entitled to this service. The Chamber Department provides this service in Middelburg.
Type of Certificates of Origin available from the MCCI:
Non-preferential Certificate of Origin for MCCI members (Companies and sole traders registered in the Chamber).
Letter of Authority
Terms and Conditions:
The Chamber has the right to request for supporting documentation if necessary.
Service delivery channels:
- Please contact the Secretary or Accountant for requirements and terms and conditions.
- Price available on request.
You will receive:
- Certificate of Origin (1 original + 1 copy).
- Authentication and stamps on original invoices of purchase.
Conferences and major events
Seminars, events, and workshops.
Sponsored and requested training programmes be offered to members.
2019 Event Marketing Opportunities
Various Chamber Events are held annually. Members can display advertising material or participate in various sponsorship options.
Planned events are as follows:-
Annual Banquet – March 2019
Annual Meeting – March 2019
Annual Golf Day – May 2019
Woman`s Day Celebrations - August 2019
Local Procurement Portal
Supplier Registration and Local Supplier Database
We developed a comprehensive database of local businesses. You can access the procurement portal through our website: middelburginfo.com. We currently have 1 600 local business’ information.
Access to more comprehensive information is available at an additional fee, information available on request.
MCCI has a retail voucher system, available for corporate members to offer retail vouchers redeemable at retail member businesses.
Mail Blasts (Mailshots)
We do a single sending of electronic messages to many people at the same time
We send members’ announcements in an email mailshot to members. Advertising by way of Business to Member Mailshot afford members the opportunity to promote their services and products to a broad audience at a very affordable price. Member Mailshots are limited to four per month and are an ideal vehicle for sharing special offers, upcoming promotions or just telling your Company`s story.
Each month, MCCI offer this classic Chamber event to members to host. Each occasion is unique and has up to 80 members and guests in attendance. This casual and social networking event continues to be a Chamber favourite.
New Member Receptions/Speed networking
Events are held to welcome new members to the Chamber, where existing members are given the opportunity to share their membership experiences with the new members. Another excellent networking opportunity for both new and current members.
Love your location? Then show it off! Sponsorship of these events brings Chamber Members and guests to your business to network and meet you!
Outdoor Information Board
The Outdoor Information Board (OIB) a tourist information board that shows the local map, street names, regional map, distances to our neighboring towns and emergency information, and is the only one of its kind in Middelburg. There are different size adverts available to accommodate small to large companies in all sectors. The OIB is located outside the Middelburg Tourist Information Centre and illuminates at night which makes this board visible 24/7.
Regional Map of the Mines (130 mines)
MCCI annually check and publish a large, detailed and easy-to-use wall map of the mines in a 200 km radius around Middelburg. 130 Mining and Industrial sites plotted, with contact details and GPS coordinates
- 130 Mining and Industrial sites plotted, with contact details and GPS coordinates
- Reach contractors and suppliers in the Mining and Industrial sectors
- Members may purchase the latest from MCCI
Specialised Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Services (100% Success)
Track-record of offering B-BBEE projects.
- Supplier Development
- Enterprise Development
- Socio-Economic Development
Tourism Activities on the Loskop Leisure Route
This booklet is specifically designed to show local members as well as a tourist what Middelburg has to offer regarding tourism. We distribute the book at the Durban Indaba, in the local guesthouses, hotels, and at all our events. This booklet also hosts essential information such as:
- Travel hint
- Bird Watching
- Loskop Dam Interesting facts
- Events Calendar
- Middelburg Historical Route