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  • Grow Membership Revenue.
  • Increase Project Revenue.
  • Attract Investment Funding.
  • Improve Communication to media, stakeholders and staff.
  • Strengthen Collaboration with media and stakeholders.
  • To work with government and other partners to advance black people in
    South Africa.
  • Increase scope and value of Government partnerships, Corporate
    partnerships and International partnerships.
  • Grow Skills and Competencies.
  • Build Capacity and Capability.
  • Enhance internal Processes and Systems.
  • Strengthen Governance within the organisation.
  • IMBUMBA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (IBA) aims to create and sustain a supportive and enabling business environment countrywide and to unite all small & medium to large local businesses, professional, business organisations so they can express in one voice
  • The long-term growth and success of black business is inextricably intertwined with the creation of employment for the people of South Africa, the alleviation of poverty and the improvement in the living conditions and standards of all South Africans.
  • IBA is thus a key player in the dynamics of the business community in South Africa and has set itself an expansionary and visionary path that is aimed at embracing all elements of the business community no matter how small or diverse the interests of the broader South Africa community are.


Know more about the IBA Leadership.

The IMBUMBA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION leadership comprises of a President and etc.
This is a team of competent and experienced business people and professionals that have expertise in different sectors of the economy.

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 activity.

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 Plan. 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 jobs. 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 growth. Work in partnership and collaborating with stakeholders. Embrace the market economy and responsible corporate citizenship.

Principle Driven
Democratic and Inclusive

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