This Group is one of the most vibrant in the Chamber with very focused, purposeful and visionary leadership; who are armed with clear cut goals on how to deliver value to member organizations. This Group has membership cutting across the value chain and subgroups within the industry and sector such as Livestock, Crops, Agro-processing, Capacity Building & Cooperative, Marketing, and Agro-Media. They have relationships with International & Multi-lateral organizations that are in partnership with the Group with a view to adding value to them technically and otherwise. This Group is at the cutting edge of the Federal Government‘s vision to diversify the national economy. New members are welcome on board, for more information please contact Funke on +2348026863184 or email: [email protected]
The Automobile & Allied Products Sectoral Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry comprises of reputable companies in the Automobile & Allied Products Sector of the economy. The Group is a vibrant voice that deliberates and pass resolutions on matters affecting this very crucial Sector of the Nigeria economy. The Group meets bimonthly on the 3rd Thursday of the month, for further enquiries please contact the Group’s Secretary on +2348027845861 or email: [email protected].
The Group draws its membership from the key players in the engineering and construction sector. These include Engineers, Architects, Civil Constructors, Town planners, Builders, Surveyors etc. The growth in the construction industry has impacted positively on the group in recent years.
The Group consists of Operators from three different industries within the Nigerian economy that are somewhat related. The aims of the Group are business networking, advocacy towards creating an enabling business environment and impacting positively on Educational sector for its growth and development. The Group seeks to also protect the interest of its members.
The Export Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry is one Group that has done a lot to empower her members and non-members alike to be succeed in the export business. The Group organises comprehensive export trainings every quarter to offer step-by-step guides on the export of products in world trade and expose participants to the ‘Bolts and Nuts’ of exporting. They also empower members on how to develop strategies for success in the global economy. They responded to the European Union (EU) ban on Nigeria agro products by organising a national agro-commodity stakeholder’s forum; where stakeholders were invited to a roundtable to discuss the challenges of the Nigerian Exporter in meeting international standards. The Group currently boasts of about 120 members and intending members are welcomed. Its regular meeting holds every 2nd Tuesday on a bi-monthly basis. For further enquiries please contact the Group’s Secretary/Relationship Officer on +2348027845861 or email [email protected].
The Financial Services Group of the Chamber consist of a wide range of business organisations operating in the financial sector of the Nigerian economy such as Banks, Insurers, Credit Card Companies, Stock & Insurance Broking Firms amongst others. The Group which has over 150 members is very vibrant and dynamic, being the sector that is the driver of the Nigerian economy it parades the “Who is Who” of the Nigerian Financial services sector as member. The Group is currently chaired by Mr. Francis Ikenga, Chief Strategy Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited. The FSG holds its regular meetings on the second Thursdays of every month to deliberate on issues affecting the sector, members and seek for solutions. For further enquiries about the Group, contact the Group’s Secretary/Relationship Officer Jadesola on +2348027845861 or email: [email protected].
The Group is a very strong Sectoral Group given the presence of major ports in the city along with an international airport; which makes it the major business routes for goods and services coming in and going out of the country. About 70%-90% of international business logistics meant for Nigeria is routed through Lagos which still remains the economic and financial capital of the country. The implication of this therefore is that majority of the key players in this sector are members of this Sectoral Group. Membership cuts across Freight Forwarders, Shipping and Haulage/logistics companies and other players within the Maritime industry. Members of this Group meet regularly to discuss issues of common interest. For more information, on the Group contact Eze on 0813 104 8999 or [email protected].
Hotel, Tourism and Entertainment sector is one of the key growth sectors of the Nigerian economy. The group provides a platform for members to engage relevant authorities for the purpose of creation of an enabling environment for the sector. Major players in the sector are members of this group.
The Industrial Group of the Chamber consist of companies in the manufacturing sector of the Nigerian economy, these include major global brands, indigenous manufacturing conglomerates and budding small & medium scale companies operating in that sector. Since Lagos and its environ forms the manufacturing hub of the country, a good proportion of companies operating in the sector are members of the Chamber. This is a very vibrant and dynamic Group, whose hallmark is advocacy towards creating an enabling environment for the growth and profitability of local manufacturing. The group meets on a bi-monthly basis, for further enquiries on the Group, please call or email the Secretary/Relationship Manager of the Group; Gbemisola on 0802.835.8125 or [email protected]
This Group is a broad based Group of players in the Information, Communications and Telecommunications sector; the industry is very large so membership includes but not limited to Telecoms Operators, Computer hardware and software companies, Telecoms infrastructure companies, Online Retailers, I.T Consultants & service providers to mention a few. Some of the member companies are 21st Century Technology Ltd, MTN Nigeria, Vodacom, Technology Distribution (TD), Siemens, Datapro, Zinox Technologies Ltd, Main one Cable Ltd, Electronic Payplus, NIRA, Secure ID, Omatek Ventures Ltd and IHS to mention just a few. This Group currently has a membership strength of about 147 and is still growing. They meet on a bi-monthly basis to discuss issues affecting the sector, they also organise programmes and activities that could be of benefits to members and the general public. New members are welcome. For more information on Group activities and membership please contact Funke on +2348026863184 or email: [email protected].
The Insurance Group is one of the newly created Groups in the Chamber, carved out of the Financial Services Group. The membership of this Group includes but not limited to Underwriters, Brokers and Loss Adjusters. The Group seeks to increase the level of insurance penetration in the country and in the process add value to her members while also protecting their interest through constructive engagement with relevant industry stakeholders.
According to experts, Nigeria has a massive deposit of gas, a lot of which is being flared off. Domestic and industrial gas usage is also on the increase, so also is investment and interest in the sector. The LPG Group represent an aggregation of players in the downstream & upstream sector of the Oil & Gas industry that has interest in Liquefied Petroleum Gas. The Group is actively involved in promoting the use of cooking gas especially in Lagos state where it distributed 20,000 cylinders to residents through a partnership with the State Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources. The advocacy, sensitization and awareness programmes of the Group has had massive impact on the fortunes of the sector positively as the activities of the Group has played a significant role in increasing the market size to 300,000 MT from 60,000 MT in the last seven years. New members are welcome on board, for more information please contact Funke on +2348026863184 or email: [email protected].
The LCCI recognizes the crucial role of the Medical, Pharmaceutical & Allied Services in the development of human capital. The group offers a virile platform for engaging relevant stakeholders in the country on issues affecting operators in the sector.
The Federal Government has embarked on a plan to diversify the Nigerian economy and one of the strategic areas of focus is the Mining and Solid Minerals sector. The Chamber recognizes the need for synergy between Government agencies and private operators to unlock the value and opportunities in Mining and Solid Minerals. Consequently, the Chamber has created a new Group to cater for the interest of operators in this sector with a view to giving operators a viable platform for engaging Government on the growth and development of the sector
The OPTS is a sub group within the LCCI which is the umbrella association of businesses who have come together in order to promote their common interests. The group membership includes both local and foreign-owned companies registered in Nigeria who hold an Oil Prospecting License or an Oil Mining License. OPTS has two categories of membership – Associate Membership and Producing Membership. For both categories, membership is voluntary. The main objective of the group is to strengthen the long-term health of the offshore and onshore oil and gas industry in Nigeria by working closely with companies across the entire sector, governments and other stakeholders to address critical industry issues. For enquiries call 08035640520 or email: [email protected]
The Petroleum Downstream Group is a highly diversified Group whose activities are focused on addressing critical issues affecting investments and operators in the downstream sector of the oil industry in particular and Nigerian economy in general. The membership of the Group cuts across the Major and Independent marketers as well as Oil servicing companies in the downstream sector. Some members of this Group are notable industry players like Oando, Forte Oil and Eternal Oil Plc, others are MRS, Masters Energy, ASCON & Eleme Petrochemical to mention just a few. For further enquiries please contact Dele on 0802.257.2720, 0803.333.5174 or email: [email protected]
Professional Practice Group (PPG) is arguably one of the most dynamic group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, largely because of the composition of its membership. Its membership is not restricted to a particular sector of the economy rather it spreads across diverse professional firms of Accountants, Lawyers, Pharmacists, Doctors, Engineers, Surveyors, Architects, Brokers (Insurance & Stock) and other Professionals in the corporate world. Some members of this group are PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), Akintola Williams Deloitte & Aelex Legal Practitioners and Arbitrators, others include SAIO, Banwo & Ighodalo to mention just a few. The Group has over 170 Members and is still counting. For further enquiries about the Group, please contact the Group’s Secretary / Relationship Manager on +234 802 716 2135 or email: [email protected]
The Real Estate Group was created to provide Operators in that sector a credible platform for further growth and development. It is a platform that provides Operators the opportunity to discuss industry challenges and also proffer solutions.
The Small and Medium Enterprises Group (SMEG) has a large membership strength of over 500. The sizes of the businesses operating within this group ranges between Micro, Small and Medium scale Enterprises. The group provides cutting edge opportunities to its members in its efforts to empower them through access to loans to grow their business. Bankers, Business Development Organisation’s (BDO’s) and other Professionals come on the platform to educate members on important subject crucial to their success on such topics as how and where to access funds, how to write bankable business plans and other relevant trainings needed to succeed as an SME. Members of this Group also enjoy mentorship programmes for young entrepreneurs with very experienced Business leaders of reputable global brands amongst others. The Group also provides needed networking platforms for their members and the MSME ecosystem locally and globally to open up relevant business opportunities and connections. Typical membership profile of this group cuts across companies in different sectors of the economy. For further enquiries about the Group, please contact the Group’s Secretary/Relationship Officer on 0813 104 8999 or email [email protected]
Several key players in the Oilfield Services contracting community have recently established the Petroleum Contractors Trade Section (PCTS) under the Lagos Chamber of Commerce. The goal of the trade section is to provide a transparent avenue for oilfield services contractors to discuss and channel common views to their clients, the Nigerian Government and the public. Presently PCTS membership consists of Acergy, Baker Hughes, Halliburton, Julius Berger and Schlumberger. The initial group was purposely kept small to ensure a smooth formation of the trade section, which occurred in July of 2008. Since the official formation of the organization in July 2008, the section has made input to the new Tax Code and the Nigerian Content Bill. This effort is to ensure that the implementation of these Bills into Law results in a system that is workable for the Oilfield Services Contracting Industry. For enquiries call 08035640520 or email: [email protected]
The LCCI Group power sector group is a platform for bringing together stakeholders in the Power industry to discuss and evolve strategies for the growth of the sector in the overall interest of the nation. Membership of the PSG cuts across the entire value chain of the industry; the GENCOS, DISCOS and Alternative Energy companies amongst others. The private sector led Power industry in Nigeria is at its infancy and promises to be the bedrock of Nigeria’s industrial development; this Group aims to be at the cutting edge of this development through public policy advocacy and other activities. The Group through its programmes has been able to gain government ‘s attention, recognition and intervention where necessary. The Group is also passionate about protecting the interest of its members. We call on all stakeholders in the power industry yet to come on board to join the PSG for full participation and benefits. For further inquiries about the Group, please contact the Group’s Relationship Manager on 234-017746617 or 08037223554. The Sector through this avenue wish to invite relevant organizations to become a member.
The Chamber is committed to gender mainstreaming and affirmative action for women. The women group consists of women entrepreneurs drawn from different sectors of the Nigeria economy. The group is driving the optimization of opportunities for women in business. It is creating networks with domestic and international institution with interest in women issues. Interested Organization can download the letter of invitation and the LCCI Membership Form. For more information, contact Membership Department The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry Commerce House (First Floor) 1, Idowu Taylor, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: 01-2771556 | Email: [email protected]