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WHAT WE OFFER

Services for Members in Kenya

In conjunction with the British High Commission, Department of International Trade and British Chambers of Commerce

For all members:

abt_img03.jpgNetworking:

  • Monthly networking events (venues and timings varied to meet different preferences). 
  • Monthly informal drinks
  • Meeting incoming trade missions
  • Events with other local and regional organisations
  • Quarterly security briefing 

Information:

  • Updates from the Chamber, British High Commission and affiliated organisations
  • Access to security briefings organised by the Chamber and the British High Commission
  • Briefings on topical issues at monthly events (digests available online afterwards when appropriate)
  • Past briefing on advocacy
  • Access for individual member to training organised by BCCK
  • Access to general research and marketing information
  • Access to information released by British Chambers in UK and other members

Advocacy:

  • General advocacy for collective issues.  Committees will be established where appropriate to pool key concerns
  • Advocacy may be conjunction with other Chambers or Kenyan bodies, depending upon the issues being raised and an assessment of what will be the most effective approach for each issue

Marketing:

  • The Chamber will market Kenya to the British Chambers in UK and support trade missions coming to Kenya
  • Invitations to meet incoming trade missions
  • Regular round up to rebroadcast members’ events, press releases and other activities
  • BCCK website – linked to British Chambers in UK and other organisations
  • BCCK representation at annual ‘Explore Export’ and other DIT events in UK and abroad

Discounts:

  • Discounts and offers from members and other organisations for Chamber members.

In addition, for Sterling Members:

  • Private group receptions with High Ministerial Government VIP visits
  • Quarterly roundtable Business Breakfast meeting with the High Commissioner, to facilitate and lobby issues pertinent to the respective business sector
  • Full page profile in Member Directory, included embedded video and reports
  • One Free e-shot every quarter for company services / products / offers
  • One 10 min slot per annum to speak at British Chamber Networking Breakfast
  • Opportunity to use High Commissioners Residence / Air House for corporate events (subject to availability and associated fees), including British Chamber guest generation 

In addition, for Corporate Members:

abt_img06.jpgNetworking:

  • All senior management able to attend BCCK events.  Any cost will be on a pro rata basis.
  • Invitations to additional events organised by DIT and BHC
  • Priority invitations on ministerial visits

Information:

  • The Company can nominate who in the organisation receives BCCK email communication and updates
  • Any member of the organisation can attend briefings and training being organised by BCCK (numbers may have to be capped for individual events depending on the size of the venue etc).  Any cost will be on a pro rata basis.
  • Access to reports and market research papers commissioned by BCCK

Advocacy:

  • Able to appoint company members to BCCK advocacy committees
  • Support, usually across a sector, to resolve issues

Marketing:

  • Marketing on the Chamber monthly online member to member offers
  • Support in marketing for the company, using BCCK and DIT contacts and reach into Government of Kenya, parastatals and the international diplomatic corps; as well as targeted introductions and invitations to BCCK members
  • Listing in online directory of members on BCCK website (access to the directory is free and is expected to be used by members and companies in UK looking to do business in Kenya)
  • Sponsorship opportunities at events
  • Ability to advertise on BCCK website (separate fees apply)

 

Services for Businesses Outside Kenya

market_insights.jpgMarket Insight 

  • Access to directory of services provided by BCCK members
  • Market or sector overview
  • Specific information on work permits, company registration, Kenyan tax etc.

Getting Started      

  • Access to office space, meeting rooms
  • Matchmaking services - introductions to agents, suppliers and distributors and potential customers, mostly BCCK members
  • Professional business services – introductions to trusted lawyers, accountants, tax advisors and other support services
  • Support from DIT Overseas programme management service

 Building market share  

  • Advice on the best routes to market
  • Support for launches and marketing new products and services
  • Access satellite offices in larger markets

 

Discliaimers:

Note that non-members and guests will be charged a higher fee; those who confirm attendance and then do not turn up without giving adequate warning may be charged for the event.

 British High Commission security briefings may be restricted to UK passport holders only

·         Discounts and offers from members and other organisations for Chamber members. 


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