The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds monthly forums for Durban businesses. Photo: Facebook
DURBAN - The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds forums for businesses in various sectors.

The forums are presented by industry experts and innovators which makes the content highly relevant and topical.

Attendance to the forums is free and is open to all businesses. However, business people do have to reserve their seats to be able to participate.

Below is a list of forums and the relevant dates:

Durban Port Committee:

To provide a forum for all stakeholders in the port to meet on a monthly basis to share activity reports.

May June July August September October November
Date 17 May 2018 21 June 2018 19 July
2018
16 August 2018
20 September 2018 18 October 2018 22 November 2018
Economic Affairs Forum:
To build a deeper understanding of issues of economic planning in the province and eThekwini Municipality which affect our members.

May June July August September October November
Date 27 June 2018 29 August 2018 17 October 2018

Environmental Forum:
To provide information and facilitate learning on environmental legislation which affects our members.

May June July August September October November
Date 2 June 2018 23 August 2018 25 October 2018

HR Forum:

To enable the Forum to formulate position papers, comments and recommended policies in respect of human resources, labour affairs and social policy matters.

May June July August September October November
Date 10 May 2018 14 June 2018 12 July 2018 16 August 2018 13 September 2018 11 October 2018 8 November 2018

Infrastructure Forum:

To develop and maintain an understanding of significant development projects and initiatives in the greater Durban area, and their associated timelines and implications for business.

May June July August September October November
Date 15 May 2018
24 July 2018
25 September 2018
20 November 2018

Safety and Justice Forum:

To develop a deeper understanding of issues of safety and justice as they impact on our members, in order to take a policy position and build the necessary liaison structure

May June July August September October November
Date 22 June 2018 24 August 2018 19 October 2018

SMME Forum:

To foster a closer working relationship with SMME stakeholders at a local, regional and national level.

May June July August September October November
Date 21 June 2018 23 August 2018 18 October 2018 22 November 2018

Tourism Forum:

To promote tourism as a key economic driver of the province and eThekwini Municipality.

May June July August September October November
Date 19 June 2018 21 August 2018 23 October 2018

Trade and Investment Forum:

To promote Durban as an effective trading hub

May June July August September October November
Date 30 May 2018 18 July 2018 26 September 2018

Women in Business Forum:
To proactively remain abreast of the socio-economic needs of women.

May June July August September October November
Date 6 June 2018 8 August 2018 10 October 2018

Health Professionals Forum:
Promoting business opportunities via networking, education and communication.

May June July August September October November
Date 28 June 2018 16 August 2018 18 October 2018

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Manufacturing Forum:

The forum has the objective of calling together all local manufacturers within the membership.

May June July August September October November
Date 11 June 2018 13 August 2018 15 October 2018



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