Bay chamber, ECDC partnership reaches historic 10-year milestone
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and Eastern Cape Development Corporation’s Enterprise Development Programme has reached a historic milestone. It marks 10 years of empowering micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Eastern Cape since its inception in 2014. The programme underscores commitment to supporting entrepreneurship to drive... Read more
Bay chamber’s entrepreneurship desk celebrates second anniversary
This week marks the second anniversary of the Chamber’s Entrepreneurship Desk, which has grown exponentially since its launch in April 2022. To date, 250 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are registered with the Desk and receive tailored support to sustain their businesses for further growth and job creation. The... Read more
Ramaphosa’s debate to help unlock Bay’s potential as Africa’s auto hub
The President’s Debate panel discussion, which will take place at the Annual General Meeting of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber on 6 June 2024, promises to be a significant and insightful event, focusing on the potential of Nelson Mandela Bay as the automotive hub on the African continent.... Read more
Bay chamber collaboration to unlock opportunities for township businesses
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber is hosting the first Kasi Bizconnect event on 16 May 2024 in collaboration with other stakeholders to unlock developmental opportunities for township-based businesses in the Metro.  The event is designed for formal and informal small businesses operating in various townships across Nelson Mandela... Read more
Bay chamber,  MTN partner to empower and support MSMEs
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has entered into a partnership with mobile telecommunications provider MTN to sponsor the Entrepreneurship Desk, alongside Standard Bank and Borbet SA. The Entrepreneurship Desk acts as a single contact where small business growth and sustainability interventions are housed. These include pro bono one-on-one... Read more
Bay chamber, Standard Bank extend partnership for landmark entrepreneurship desk
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and Standard Bank have extended their partnership for the Chamber’s landmark Entrepreneurship Desk. Standard Bank sponsored the Desk when it was first launched in 2022 and supported its initiatives to ensure its sustainability. “We are extremely delighted that our anchor partner Standard Bank... Read more
Cannabis cultivator Medigrow locates to Coega 
Cannabis cultivator Medigrow is located in the Coega Special Economic Zone in Gqeberha. Established in 2017, Medigrow has established 14 medicinal cannabis farms across the country. Medigrow’s newest facility, located in Zone 3 of the Coega SEZ, positions the Eastern Cape as the Cannabis industrial hub of South Africa. ... Read more
President’s debate to explore actions to unlock Bay’s potential as Africa’s auto hub
The Presidents’ Debate panel discussion, which will take place at the Annual General Meeting of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber on 06 June 2024, promises to be a significant and insightful event. It will focus on Nelson Mandela Bay’s potential as the automotive hub on the African continent.... Read more
Newton Park’s new cluster driven by impacting ease of doing business
Today marks another milestone as businesses in Newton Park have come together as a collective to form a cluster to address service delivery and safety and security challenges impacting the ease of doing business in the area. This is the 11th cluster to be established under the Nelson Mandela... Read more
Madibaz’s continuity proves decisive in Varsity Shield
Continuity is proving to be the rocket fuel that has propelled the Madibaz to their unbeaten run in the FNB Varsity Shield this season. This is the view of captain Leon van der Merwe, who was voted the Player that Rocks after Mandela University stormed to their fifth consecutive... Read more
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