Create an atmosphere where members of IBA businesses and other small
local businesses can strive for excellence in their businesses including taking the
lead in the creating new business opportunities nationally that will lead to socioeconomic benefits for the local communities.
A transformed economy that is led by black owned, small, medium and large
business that are seen as drivers of economic growth and job creation.
Act as a voice for and represent the views of the members across the country
irrespective of nationality, culture, gender, age, religion, or political affiliation.
Promote the interests of businesses in all local municipal areas.
The IBA advances the interests of black business in the economy by:
Foster, promote and facilitate an environment in which local business can
interact and work together in collaboration for mutual benefit.
To promote ethical, legal, socially conscious, and environmentally friendly
business practices amongst our members.
Encourage networking and information sharing amongst our members, in
order to nurture business relationships.
Attract investment, new business, and to support business development
and entrepreneurial activity.
Provide meetings and events that will provide professional development
and networking opportunities for members and others.
To engage and collaborate with main contractors and local government in
matters which affect the development of SME’s.
To engage and collaborate with business organisations elsewhere as well as
other local civic organisations to enhance local conditions for economic
Behave with honesty, integrity and transparency.
Have a shared commitment to social and economic development in South
Africa and to the broad aspirations embodied in the 2030 Sustainable
Development Goals, African Agenda 2063 and the National Development
Use the business voice to promote SA domestically and internationally.
Have a shared view that black and women economic empowerment is
necessary to transform and make the economy grow and create sustainable
Embrace diversity and equal opportunity.
Promote good governance and ethical standards.
Promote the building of capacity, skill and lifelong learning.
Have a willingness to change, adapt and constantly seek better options for
Work in partnership and collaborating with stakeholders.
Embrace the market economy and responsible corporate citizenship.
Democratic and Inclusive