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 +2348057323059 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. For more details contact Ayo on +234 802 524 4664 or email: [email protected].
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.Contact e-mail [email protected] phone number 08023946709
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 +2348057323059 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].
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 Eniola Ojo on 08180910238 or [email protected].
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.
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. Ayodele Akanmu, the Group’s Secretary/Relationship Manager can be reached on +234 802 524 4664 or emailed on [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.
The LCCI 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 e-mail [email protected] or 07039158773. The Sector through this avenue wish to invite relevant organizations to become a member.
The Printing, Publishing and Allied group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry comprises key players and operators in the paper, pulp, printing, and publishing sector of the Nigerian economy. The objectives of the Group are business networking and advocacy towards creating an enabling business environment that impacts positively on the printing and publishing sector. Some of the members of the group include FAE Limited, CSS Bookshop, Printserve Limited and AFKAR printing and publishing company.
For further enquires about the group please contact Eniola Ojo by phone 08180910238 and by email [email protected].
The Maritime Sector in Nigeria is global recognized with over 8,000 kilometres of navigable inland and coastal channel, as well as its freshwater lakes, including all accompanying chains of value in the sector. The Chamber has launched the maritime group, to advocate the promotion of ease of doing business in line with global best practice, and the protection of members’ interests. The LCCI is poised on supporting innovation, creation of competitive and enabling infrastructure including adaptation of technology in the daily operations of industry stakeholders; while advising the government on legislation and policies that will enhance trade facilitation promote and expand the sector, enough to attract foreign direct investment as well as growing the economy.
For information on joining the LCCI Maritime Group, contact Eze Kingsley Okoroafor on +2348131048999 or email; [email protected]
The E-commerce sector has proven to be a vibrant source of economic growth in developed countries like America, Europe, Asia etc, and is experiencing rapid growth in Nigeria. The emergence of e-commerce has greatly changed the traditional method consumer purchases. In Nigeria, e-commerce is growing faster, most Nigerians are embracing e-commerce as their preferred platform for purchasing of goods and services. Due to its rapid growth, e-commerce has started contributing to economic growth with immense opportunities for job creation. The Chamber has launched the E-commerce group to foster Advocacy and networking amongst the members.
For further information on joining the E-Commerce Group contact Adebimpe on +2348134871585 or email [email protected]
In the past decade, the Creative Industry has evolved in terms of its recognition as a major driver of socio-economic and cultural development across nations. The major drivers responsible for the extraordinary growth in the creative industries worldwide are technology and economics. Creatives cut across various sectors, which plays a major in growing our economy. The group seeks to enable and support professionals in this sector to experience growth within the industry and develop policies towards protect intellectual property rights on ideas and concepts.
For further information on joining the Creative and Entertainment Group contact Adebimpe on +2348134871585 or email [email protected]