Welcome to the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
National Trade Fair
GCCI organise Trade fairs every two years and sectoral fairs quarterly. This provides business exposure to the small & medium enterprise which help promote Gambian products and provide a platform for joint-ventures.
Receives daily business enquiries from overseas about possible joint ventures, distributorship, agency and other forms of commercial partnership with Gambian businesses. Gambian companies are also listed in the South African business directory.
Assistance to members through co-hosting trade missions within the Sub-Region and aboard.
Special Seminars & Trainings
Informative seminars help occasionally (in collaboration with other institutions) to address special economic issues of interest to the private sector in general and members in particular.
To be the True representative of the business community providing service excellence to its members and contributing to sustainable development.
Member with labour relations problem represent members at tripartite negotiations with trade unions, preparation of personnel policy for members, current information on labour issues produce booklet on Employment laws and other laws affecting business operations in the Gambia.
Communications & Media Relations
Keeping members informed through the GCCI News Release, (electronic newsletter),The business Gambia (GCCI business magazine),business talk on radio, business news on television, business column in local newspapers, brochures, press releases, annual dinners, business forums, workshops a seminars.
Research For The Private Sector
Through the Enterprise Foundation GUCCI will conduct research on economics policy, Serve as an incubation centre for SMEs, source of funding. Also provide assistance in the setting up of Trade and Professional Associations.
As an Employers Organisation, GCCI offers professional assistance, amongst other matters, the following: • Labour Law • Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures • Company disciplinary Code • Dispute resolutions and processes • Negotiations • Conditions of Employment • Retrenchment • Mediation and Arbitration • Dealing with Trade Unions • Dealing with strikes • Training staff in Labour Law & Labour Relations and Team Building • Registering of Members to the Bargaining Councils.Read More
Advocacy for the private sector
GCCI is recognized by Government as representing the interest of the Private Sector, which is considered as the “engine of growth” GCCI’s participation in the development process is portrayed through its inclusion in Trade Mission and Presidential Visits abroad, national Board and Committees, where policy directions are decided. Other advocacy tools utilized are the economic summit, pre-budget consultations and other meetings with government as and when the need arises.