Frequently Asked Questions
1What is the Chamber of Commerce?
The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) is a membership based trade support institution (TSI) working to protect commercial and industrial interests of Kenyan business community. KNCCI advocates for the creation of a favorable commercial, trade and investment environment that supports enterprise expansion. The membership of KNCCI constitutes small, micro enterprises (MSEs), medium and large enterprises. We have National Office and County Chamber’s offices in all the 47 Counties.
2What are the benefits of joining KNCCI?
• Gain credibility in your business • Increase visibility in the community • Create networking opportunities • Gain a voice in government • Make business contacts • Receive Chamber newsletters • Acquire customer referrals • Participate in Chamber events and programs • Offer a platform for promotion and publicity
3What geographic area do you represent?
KNCCI has a countrywide outreach of 47 County Chapters and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the council of governors. The MoU seeks to promote greater trade and investment at the County level. The Chamber also works in close collaboration with the government, stakeholders and business development organizations internationally. KNCCI is also an affiliate member of the International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICC), the G77 Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI), the World Chamber Federation (WCF), the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Agriculture (EACCIA) and the East African Business Council (EABC).
4How do I become a member of the Chamber?
Joining the Kenya Chamber of Commerce and Industry is easy. Simply complete our online membership application or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Signing up is easy and the benefits of being a Chamber member are priceless!
5What are the Membership Categories
There are three different membership levels available for businesses. Dues are based on the size of your organization and the membership level you select. Visit http://kenyachamber.ke/tiers/ for details
6How can I find a list of upcoming Chamber events?
View the Chamber’s online events calendar. The Chamber offers more than 40 programs each year, including networking, public policy and educational events. Once you find something you like, just register for the event online. http://kenyachamber.ke/ecwd_calendar/calendar/
7How can my company get exposure through the Chamber?
There are many ways the Chamber can help spread your message. Here are just a few ideas. Sponsor events or programs Attend networking sessions Advertise in our TheChamber e-newsletter or on our website Exhibit at our BizExpo Tag us in your Facebook or Twitter posts Publish your good news in TheChamber Can’t find your answer above? Contact the KNCCI at +254 020 392 700 or email@example.com