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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.

STRATEGIC NETWORKING AND ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Access high-quality, diverse networking events throughout the year, including engagement opportunities with other business councils across the UAE.

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS AND EXPERTISE

Meet with industry leaders and decision makers to discuss relevant issues, topics and policies impacting the business community.

LINKS TO KEY GOVERNMENT BODIES

Leverage our close relationship with SA Government Representatives, the Department of Trade & Industry, and the UAE Government to open new doors for your business.

TRADE AND BUSINESS FORMS

Connect with relevant trade and business forums through the SA Department of Trade & Industry and other UAE government entities.

MARKETING AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Increase the visibility of your business through a variety of marketing, partnership and sponsorship opportunities.

BUSINESS AND SOCIAL EVENTS

Get connected through our monthly networking events, annual golf day and other social events.

PROACTIVE MEMBERSHIP MANAGEMENT

Make the most of your membership through our online directory, facilitated introductions, event attendee lists, and monthly newsletter.

MEMBER BENEFITS AND DISCOUNTS

Access a fantastic range of membership benefits, offers and discounts.

Membership Categories

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

Free

SMMEs

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

AED 1250

Corporates

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

AED 3500

Member Offers

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.

T&C’s apply.