Leverage a Legacy

When you become a member with the Durban Chamber, we offer you access to an established network where legitimate business can meet and engage. The Durban Chamber’s strategic purpose is to help create a conducive business environment that facilitates and promotes economic growth in the region. For this reason we offer Durban Chamber members a bouquet of exclusive member deals.

Why Join

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Networking opportunities within your community

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Make business contacts and take advantage of networking opportunities both locally and internationally

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Reliable business information via chamber communication channels

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Promotion and publicity

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Business advice and business support services

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Access to members-only discounts and services

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Chamber enterprise development initiatives and programmes

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Membership through fellowship,
creating partnerships

Relationships are the true currency of commerce and the Durban Chamber creates a platform for our members to develop business relationships with each other as well as other key stakeholders in order to promote economic growth. 

The Chamber offers a valuable business information service to members thanks to our extensive networks across a wide range of business sectors as well as dedicated membership representatives to assist with all your business needs.

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EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

For information on or assitance with utilising the member benefits, please email benefits@durbanchamber.co.za

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa

Entitled to an exclusive once-off member discount per annum up to a maximum of 15% on four or less tyre products purchased from a selected tyre dealer via the Sumitomo Rubber SA online retail system.

Onomo Hotel

Receive an exclusive discount rate at their 3 start Hotel. A rate of R945 Single and R1,260 sharing (Bed and Breakfast included).

South African Airways (SAA)

Receive a discount of 5% to 10% depending on the class selected for all local and international flights.

Profitshare Partners

Access to a funding benefit where Profitshare Partners are able to fund any SMME that has a contract/purchase order with a “blue chip” corporate, multi-national companies, most large metros and most Government Departments

Accord Development Consulting Group

Obtain a discount off solutions and services provided by the Accord Development Consulting Group (peacebuilding, conflict management, conflict analysis and conflict prevention, see www.accord.org.za for more information).

SA Express

Get an additional discount of 5% peak and 8% off peak when booking local flights.

Icebolethu Group

Access to a funeral services package specifically tailored for our members.

Regent Business School

Receive a competitive discount, the range applies from 5% to 10% depending on the number of students, duration, type and nature of the programmes. Group discounts are also available for Short and Executive courses.

Action Coach

All Durban Chamber members (Business owners only and C-Suite executives only) will receive a free 1-hour Business Strategy Session with Action Coach Business Coach Marlene Powell valued at R4,495. When a Durban Chamber Member becomes a coaching client, they will then receive and additional Free 2-hour Session valued at R7,495.

Avis Budget Rent A Car

Obtain exclusive discounts on rental of cars as per the different categories.

DNA Auto Centre Bosch Car Service

Receive a special service rate, consisting of a 15% discount on parts and labour. Free 150-point safety and quality check,  Free battery, starter and alternator test, Free 1-year AA roadside assistance. Complimentary car wash inside and out when your vehicle is serviced with us.

Hillcrest Toyota

Get amazing discounts for the different models of cars.

Isuzu Trucks New Germany

Isuzu New Germany will provide a maximum of 3 Durban Chamber Members per month with a demo vehicle to drive for 3 months only and finance on the 4th month. Training for all truck drivers will be provided once a vehicle is purchased to all Durban Chamber members at no additional charge.

Cowey Park Pharmacy

Get a 10% discount on all Aesthetic, Weight Loss and IV Drip bar services and products. Free delivery to all Durban Chamber members within a 10km radius or R25 delivery charge up to 20km.

Subb10 Technologies

Access to discounted services and solutions as well as preferential rates. SUBB10 Technologies is offering members a further 15% discount on all IT Hardware/ Software and Electronics procured by them.

Samac Engineering Solutions

SAMAC Engineering Solutions has partnered with Phase Change Solutions to bring ENRG blanket technology in the Africa Continent The ENRG blanket improves the thermal performance of a building, reducing your electricity cost by up to 35%. All Durban Chamber members will receive a 10% discount off installation cost.

Ahavah Consulting

Access to the following benefit: Free branding (one colour, one position) as well as free step up fees, on orders of R2,500 or more (For example, if someone orders a pen for R10, they will receive a free 1 colour branding, plus Ahavah will waive the setup fee, which is usually R350 or more).

Makrosafe Holdings

Access to the Safety Wallet membership programme, which encourages and rewards employers for being compliant to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, all other relevant Legislation, Regulations, Standards and Metropolitan/Municipal By-Laws relating to Occupational Health and Safety within the workplace.

Thekwini Toyota

Get amazing discounts for the different models of cars.

Denzile Reddiar and Associates

Get a discounted rate of 30% for all disciplinary issues including misconduct and poor performance management.

Pfirestorm

Get access to exclusive subsidised prices to have your own fully branded website including a bundle of business tools and services.

Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Exclusive member discounts on Durban Chamber products and services i.e. Conference Centre bookings, Marketing and Advertising.

We’ve Been Developing  businesses For Over  164 Years

We ensure that you get value from your Durban Chamber membership by addressing your specific business needs through our variety of services.

SPEAK TO A CHAMBER REPRESENTATIVE

(+27 31) 335 1000

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

HOW CAN THE DURBAN CHAMBER HELP DEVELOP MY NETWORK OF CONTACTS?

The Durban Chamber has a proud legacy of serving Durban businesses since 1856 – a history spanning 160 years of existence. Through our networking events and business forums, we provide platforms for your business to engage and transact with potential suppliers, customers and partners. We also offer value added services such as discounts on business services from our members and partners. We lobby government on numerous issues in our quest to promote a conducive business environment for our members.

HOW CAN THE DURBAN CHAMBER HELP ME PROMOTE MY BUSINESS?

To be seen is to be heard! As the ‘Ultimate Business Network’, the Chamber prides itself in the affiliations it has with different organisations, ranging from other Chambers of Commerce, Banks, Business entities, and tertiary institutions. To fully reap the benefits of your Chamber membership, your business needs to be an active role player within the Chamber.

HOW DOES MY BUSINESS MAKE SURE WE ARE MAXIMISING OUR MEMBERSHIP?

Ensure you are involved in Chamber activities and are aware of legislative developments that have the potential to affect your business. The Chamber communicates with its members on a regular basis through live forums as well as electronic mediums such as email mailers an

WHO DOES THE DURBAN CHAMBER REPRESENT?

We represent member companies across Durban and the surrounding areas across all sectors of industry and embracing all sizes of organisations.

WHO DOES THE DURBAN CHAMBER TRY TO INFLUENCE?

As Durban’s largest independent business voice, the Durban Chamber champions the issues that affect business and the economy of the province. As a member-driven organisation, we are tasked with addressing the policy-related concerns of members. This involves scanning and, where possible, responding to the policy documents emanating from government at all three levels – local, provincial and national – as well as identifying issues of relevance to business in the Durban area.

HOW DO I FIND OUT ABOUT ACTIVITIES?

The Durban Chamber communicates with its members through online platforms. Email communication is sent out to our membership informing them of upcoming activities and engagements. This information is then filtered down on to the Durban Chamber website and on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

DOES MY COMPANY HAVE TO BE A MEMBER TO ATTEND EVENTS?

Chamber events are open to members and non-members, unless otherwise stipulated. Naturally, first access will always be given to members as the Chamber has a commitment to servicing them in honouring their annual subscription payments. Depending on the nature of the event, the Chamber has the right to close or open events to members only. 

IS DURBAN CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP VALUE FOR MONEY?
Our membership department is sales and customer-relation driven, focusing on recruiting new members and keeping existing ones satisfied. Active members are entitled to the following benefits;
  1. Lobbying on behalf of business through our standing business and area forums
  2. Access to markets
  3. Local and global trade links
  4. Reliable business information
  5. Advice and support on human resources
  6. A variety of business networking opportunities
  7. Credibility derived from the Chamber brand and potential partnership to position your company brand
For more information on membership, please contact us on 031 335 1000 or email us at: membership@durbanchamber.co.za

TESTIMONIALS  

“I would like to express my most heartfelt gratitude to the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Transnet for including Morena’s Projects in Transnet’s Enterprise and Supplier Development Programme and for the overall support. This is what I term as a “sincere commitment to developing small business enterprises”.

Thuli Malakoana

Director at Morena’s Projects

“On behalf of the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB), I wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the DCCI Conference team for their impeccable customer service and on point arrangement. We always feel comfortable, knowing that Sareeka and her team are in control of things. Thank you. Looking forward too many more events at the DCCI.”

Niven Maree

Alumni Relations Manager at UCT GSB

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