Membership is open to any business operating in Tshwane and is divided into the following categories:1.Individual Membership: Informal and micro enterprises, home-based sole traders, service providers supporting local businesses.2.Full Membership: Formally registered small enterprises and co-operatives. 3.Affiliated Business Forums, Chambers and organisations supporting SMMEs, Co-operatives, Informal businesses operating in the townships and rural areas. They will receive 5 – 10% referral fees from service providers and suppliers. 4.Associate Membership: Government Institutions, SETAs and private companies providing financial and non financial support services to TCBF members.Membership BenefitsThere are countless good reasons to join TCBF. Business Network: TCBF offers you a huge network, which will result in business linkages opportunities. Through our networking opportunities, TCBF can save you time and money by introducing you to potential partners, customers and suppliers. The networking events are in the form of business information sessions, breakfast, luncheons, dinners, exhibitions and business conferences.Business Relationships: TCBF facilitates business relationships with Government Development Agencies, SETAs and the private sector. With its widespread and numerous contacts, these relationships will be extended between local businesses and big businesses within the Tshwane regions and across the Gauteng Province.
•Membership is open to Individuals, Start-ups, Informal Traders, Home-based Business owners, Social Entrepreneurs, University Students Seeking Work Experience •Annual Membership Fee R500.00 and Students No Charge•Member Certificate
•Referral fees•There is no joining fee•Referral fees for consultancy work•We will pay 5 - 10% on any sold Service or Product
•Suitable for businesses that are providing services or supplying products to TCBF members•Annual Membership Fee R1000.00 – R15 000.00 Depending on the size of the business•Associate Certificates
•This is a joint collaboration with suitable partners and is ideal for those actively involved in supporting, promoting and training TCBF members.
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