Reasons To Join Us
When you join the South African Business Council, you are joining a diverse and collaborative membership organization working together to help each other succeed. We’ve outlined the key reasons why you should join us.
Meet with industry leaders and decision makers to discuss relevant issues, topics and policies impacting the business community.
Leverage our close relationship with SA Government Representatives, the Department of Trade & Industry, and the UAE Government to open new doors for your business.
Connect with relevant trade and business forums through the SA Department of Trade & Industry and other UAE government entities.
Increase the visibility of your business through a variety of marketing, partnership and sponsorship opportunities.
Get connected through our monthly networking events, annual golf day and other social events.
Make the most of your membership through our online directory, facilitated introductions, event attendee lists, and monthly newsletter.
Access a fantastic range of membership benefits, offers and discounts.
Individuals & Families
Integral part of engaged, dynamic and friendly South African community in UAE Early access to exclusive market intelligence & thought leadership Access to networking and business development opportunities via events, think tanks, seminars and special meetings with business & government leaders
Professionals And Entrepreneurs
All Individual Benefits Plus: 3x company representee annual memberships Co-create thought leadership content and co-host and curate bespoke events Brand Exposure on website, social media & other collateral
Sole business owner Less than 10 employees Single market Presence
All SMME Benefits Plus: 5x company representative annual memberships High impact member spotlight opportunities Craft engagement strategy to maximize your membership Assistance with links to key industry and government bodies in the UAE and GCC representing the views and interests of members to government departments and other organizations in the UAE
Large Local Companies & Multinational Companies
As a SABCO member, you get free access to money saving discounts for some of the region's best brands and services — from superb staycations to spa treatments and so much more.
When signing up as a SME or corporate member, you will also get the opportunity to load your products on the application and reach other members with your offering.