- NMB Sectors
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has established a structure of seven Task Teams to facilitate the ease of doing business. The task teams consist of business member volunteers who are passionate about the sustainability of business in the city of Nelson Mandela Bay.
Known as the Action Arm of the Business Chamber, the Task Teams have traditionally been the enablers of creating an environment for business to grow by addressing factors which might inhibit business.
Aims to create a secure supply at the correct quality level.
Board Lead: Christopher Mashigo
Task Team Chairperson: Nick Chapman
Aims to create an energy smart city.
Board Lead: MC Botha
Task Team Chairperson: Angus Clark
Addresses concerns regarding the upgrade and maintenance of key roads in the Metro. Promotes an efficient and safe road and
Board Lead: Loyiso Dotwana
Task Team Chairperson: Riccardo Temmers
Is a closed Task Team. Ensures strong collaboration between the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro and the Business Chamber at Executive level & Task Team level.
Board Leads: Thomas Schaefer, Andrew Muir, Tshiwela Mhlantla, MC Botha and Nomkhita Mona
Task Team Chairperson: Denise van Huyssteen
Aims to create an enabling environment for sustainable growth of SME member companies in priority sectors.
Board Lead: Robert Niemand
Task Team Chairperson: Wesley Augustyn
Aims to improve Logistics to support investment in the region.
Board Lead: Hoosain Mahomed
Task Team Chairperson: Lance Petersen
Is a closed task team. Aims to create an enabling environment and facilitate economic growth.
Board Lead: Denise van Huyssteen
Task Team Chairperson: Dave Coffey
The objective of the task team is: Creating opportunities out of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber’s SME Task Team has embarked on an SME Pro Bono Service Opportunity Programme to create a formal structure for businesses to transact through identifying members willing to offer pro bono services or advice to other members and, in return, this engagement will help the service provider further its networking potential.
Benefits to participating Service Providers include:
The focus areas for the first phase of the Pro Bono Service Opportunity Programme are limited to the following areas: legal, tax, human resources/labour best practice, accounting and financial systems, automation systems, and marketing/access to markets.
The first phase of the programme is set to run from October this year. SMEs will be matched with appropriate Service Providers.
Qualification criteria for SMEs:
For more information, please contact Task Team Co-ordinator, Justine Viljoen at firstname.lastname@example.org