• SCCI Launches Sterilization and Disinfection Process at Headquarters
  • SCCI Achieves Remarkable Results in New Memberships and Certificates of Origin During Q1 2020
  • SCCI Launches Certified Online Course on COVID-19 for Sharjah Business Community
  • SCCI Provides Online Attestation Services for All Transactions
  • SCCI Holds its video Conference Meeting to Discuss Private Sector
  • SCCI Implements Precautionary Measures for Safety of Employees and Customers
  • Sharjah Chamber offers free smart mobile office service for customers
  • SCCI Calls on Business Community to Take Part in the Strategic “Etihad Rail” Project
  • SCCI Organizes Workshop on Innovative Business Models
  • SCCI Holds Youth Circle on Enhancing Role of Emirati Youth in Real Estate Investment at ACRES 2020
  • SCCI Organizes the Business Councils Tour 2020
  • SCCI Launches a Project for Developing Infrastructure of the 10th Industrial Zone
  • Sharjah Chamber Celebrates Golden Jubilee with Outstanding Staff Members, Expo Center and Tahkeem
  • Sharjah Chamber Hosts Georgia – UAE Business Forum
  • The 5th cycle of the Economic Sustainability Forum 2020
  • SCCI, SEWA Hold a Meeting with Sectoral Business Groups in Sharjah
  • SEDC Concludes Remarkable Participation in Gulfood 2020
  • SCCI Discusses Avenues of Economic and Investment Cooperation with a High-Level Argentinian Delegation
  • Sheikh Khaled Al Qasimi Honors Winners of Sharjah Excellence Award 2019
  • SCCI, JETRO Dubai Hold the Sharjah–Japan Business Forum to Explore Investment Opportunities in Both Sides
  • Sharjah Chamber … a key driver in enhancing the competitiveness of Sharjah’s business community
  • Sheikh Khaled Al Qasimi Inaugurates “Come On Kerala 2020”
  • SCCI Holds Consultative Meeting on Means of Developing the Contracting Sector in Sharjah
  • SCCI keen on developing institutional performance with innovative mechanisms
  • SCCI concludes the VAT Agent diploma with 14 graduates
  • SCCI hosts third periodic meet of the ICC-UAE Board of Directors
  • Sharjah Chamber highlights the latest developments of exporting food products to Saudi Arabia
  • SCCI Looks Forward to Reinforcing Role of Souq Al-Haraj in Bolstering Sharjah’s Economy
  • Sharjah Chamber introduces latest version of Incoterms 2020
  • Sharjah Chamber concludes fifth trade mission to East Africa
  • SCCI Concludes Participation in the 18th Conference of Arab Businessmen & Investors in Manama
  • Sharjah Chamber organizes workshop on the franchise industry and importance of penetrating this vital sector
  • SCCI to feature 18 companies at The Big 5 show
  • Sharjah Chamber Receives the First Batch of TIJARAH 101 Center Trainees
  • Sharjah Chamber unveils details of “Noor of Sharjah” to illuminate dark neighbourhoods
  • H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi Attends the Opening of the 6th edition of the GCC HR & Labor Market Conference
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Expo partner with EVOTEQ to implement digital transformation for their services
  • Sharjah Chamber holds UAE-Moroccan Forum to discuss economic cooperation
  • Sharjah Exports Development Center participation in Anuga
  • Sharjah Chamber encourages business community to participate in Expo 2020
  • Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi inaugurates the 47th Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show
  • Sharjah Chamber Concludes Its Official Mission To Russia
  • a permanent exhibition showcases locally manufactured products by the industrial sector
  • Sharjah Exports Development Center Achieves Record Results In First Half Of 2019
  • SCCI and Sharjah police to launch joint initiatives to meet business sector aspirations in the emirate of Sharjah
  • Al Dhaid Dates Festival 2019 kicks off at a New Al Dhaid Expo Center
  • A Session Themed “Reading a Book” for Sharjah Chamber’s Staff Members
  • European Foundation for Quality Management CEO Recognizes Efforts Made by the Sharjah Excellence Award in Spreading A Culture of Quality
  • Sharjah Chamber Signs MoU with Smart Solutions Management & Consultancy Services Company to Enhance Mutual Cooperation
  • Sharjah Chamber Unveils Notable Growth in Memberships Up 14% in First Half of 2019
  • Sharjah Chamber discusses investment and trade cooperation with Sri Lanka
  • Sharjah Chamber Launches “Sharjah Summer Promotions 2019”
  • Sharjah Chamber hosts Sharjah-France Economic Forum cooperation with French Business Council, to highlight existing economic opportunities
  • Sharjah Chamber Organizes a Forum on “Best Practices for Sharjah Excellence Award
  • Sharjah Chamber emphasises key role of sectoral business groups
  • Sharjah Chamber Concludes its Participation in the World Chamber Congress in Brazil
  • ABDALLAH SULTAN AL OWAIS INAUGURATES RAMADAN NIGHTS 2019 AT EXPO CENTER SHARIAH
  • Mohamed Amin appointed as Director-General of SCCI
  • The Chamber seeks enhancing relations with South Africa
  • Sharjah Chamber boosting economic cooperation with Belarus
  • Emirati-Australian Business Forum discusses the development of joint commercial and investment cooperation
  • The chamber participates in the 12th session of the Arab Russian Business Council
  • Opportunities for cooperation between Egypt and Sharjah examined
  • The Board of Trustees of Sharjah Excellence Award adopts fundamental amendments
  • Review of the contribution of the industrial sector to the economic development in the emirate
  • Chamber honors its employees in global day of happiness
  • Educational seminar on the future of business and services in the age of artificial intelligence
  • Encouraging employees to walk
  • Awareness workshop on the requirements of the Gulf Brand logo
  • Positive indicators on Sharjah economic growth
  • Sharjah chamber: our strategic future plans support the private sector
  • Sharjah chamber organizes the “First Get Together” for its young employees
  • Abdullah Sultan Al Owais reviews the chamber’s work strategy to “The Business Year” magazine
  • Sharjah chamber reviews the contribution of women
  • Sharjah Chamber launches new initiative on fostering dialogue with economic sector’s representatives
  • THE SHARJAH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY TAKES PART IN THE 21ST ARAB-GERMAN BUSINESS FORUM
  • The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry praises its new re-organization law
  • Sharjah Chamber closes the 29th edition of the Sharjah Ramadan Festival
  • The Sharjah Ramadan Festival 2018 witnesses a great turnout as it enters its 3rd week
  • Sharjah Chamber discusses the concerns and enquiries of the Used Car Trade Sector with Sharjah Police
  • Abdallah Sultan Al Owais inaugurates Ramadan Nights 2018 at Expo Centre Sharjah
  • The Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry explores means of strengthening economic relations between the UAE and Moldova
  • First-ever Jordan consumer fair opens at Expo Centre Sharjah
  • Exploring setting up economic partnerships between Sharjah and Kyrgyzstan
  • The SCCI calls for activating the role of business councils in the Country
  • New Sharjah Chamber Board of Directors Holds Its First Meeting
  • Sharjah Chamber Encourages Investment in Livestock
  • Sharjah Chamber: A Strategic Partner for the “ Livestock Investment Forum” in Mauritania
  • Sharjah Chamber Signs Protection Agreement with Etisalat
  • Sharjah Chamber concludes its participation in the World Chambers Congress in Sydney
  • Sharjah Chamber to Host “Human Resources and the Labour Market”
  • Sharjah Chamber Inaugurates Temporary Expansion for Expo Centre with Cutting-Edge Technology
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry seeks to enhance investment and commercial relations with Armenia
  • Sharjah Chamber Organizes Awareness Workshop on ‘Added Value”
  • Khaled bin Butti: The Hands of “Zayed of Goodness” Have Reached All Corners of the Globe, For Humankind’s Happiness and Dignity
  • Al Oweis: “The Year of Zayed” Is An Historic Year that Recreates the Everlasting Heritage and High Values He Instilled
  • Sharjah Chamber Conducts a Workshop in Collaboration with Islamic Chamber
  • Sharjah Chamber Launches “Summer Offers” Today
  • Sharjah Chamber Welcomes Over 3,000 New Companies in H1 2017
  • Sharjah Chamber Participates in Training Course for Arab Chambers’ Leaderships in Vienna
  • Sharjah Chamber Releases 2017 Business Directory
  • Sharjah Chamber Invites Major Local Companies in Bahrain to Participate in Economic Excellence Award
  • Mohammad bin Zayed Presents Generous Gift to Al Dhaid Date Festival
  • Sharjah Chamber Invites Major Local Companies to Participate in Economic Excellence Award
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Organizes Official Visit to Costa Rica to Enhance Mutual Investments
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry Promotes Top 10 GCC Business Award
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Encourages Private Sector to Utilize Al Dhaid Dates Festival
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry reaches record 66,000 registered members by end of Q1 2017
  • Majid Al Qasimi inaugurates "Ramadan Nights’ Exhibition" at Expo Centre Sharjah
  • Sharjah Ramadan Draws Bring Happiness to Daily Winners
  • Higher Colleges of Technology and Sharjah Chamber Cooperate to Support Students’ Enterprises
  • Sharjah Chamber Invites Private Sector to the 2nd Edition of the Sharjah Economic Excellence Award (ShjSEEN)
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Invites Retail Companies to Take Part in 2017 Ramadan Festival
  • Sharjah Chamber Honors its Outstanding Employees
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry a Strategic Partner for International Government Communication Forum
  • Khaled bin Butti Honors Winners of Sharjah Chamber’s Award for Innovators in its First Edition
  • Sharjah University Holds Second Edition of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum
  • Acres Middle East Set to Launch March 21st Under Patronage of Sharjah’s Crown Prince
  • Sharjah Chamber Organizes Second Edition of the Leadership and Entrepreneurship Forum
  • Sharjah Chamber: Best Government Entity Contributor to Volunteer Work
  • Sharjah Chamber organises a tour to members of the diplomatic corps in the UAE
  • Sharjah Chamber Acknowledges the Approval of Implementing Its Strategy for the Next Five Years
  • Sharjah Chamber Acknowledges the Approval of Implementing Its Strategy for the Next Five Years
  • Sharjah Chamber Approves the Organization of the Third Edition of ACREs Middle East REAL ESTATE EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE This March
  • Federation of GCC Chambers Discusses Private Sector Challenges
  • Sharjah Crown Prince Meets Chairman of shj.Seen Board of Trustees
  • Sharjah Chamber, “ShjSEEN” Honour Winners of Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award 2016
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry discusses economic cooperation with Turkmenistan
  • Sharjah Chamber launches the “Diplomatic Business Breakfast” initiative to boost its international relationships
  • Sharjah Spring Promotions Kick Off Today (Thursday)
  • Sharjah Chamber Set to Launch Sharjah Spring Promotions 2017
  • Sharjah Chamber Initiates Strategy to Support Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Sharjah Chamber: We’re committed to promote Sharjah’s economic position
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce reviews investment opportunities with counterparts in Cuba, Mexico
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a major international conference on aviation, defence and space industries
  • Sharjah Crown Prince Inaugurates “Business on Wheels” Services for Sharjah Chamber
  • Flag Day
  • Sharjah Exports Development Center hosts Industrial Cooperation and Supply Chain Conference next month
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry buys Jawaher Al Qasimi's Coat for 100,000 Pounds Sterling
  • Sharjah Chamber workshop raises awareness of commercial fraud and counterfeiting
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry launches its new website
  • Sharjah Chamber, Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority sign “MOU” on Cooperation & Development
  • Al-Owais calls on business communities to explore investment opportunities in Portugal
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry wraps up preparations for GITEX 2016
  • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry completes merging and unifying databases with Expo Centre

Business Councils

Business Councils in Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Throughout the year, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry central goal has been to serve its members from companies, institutions, businessmen and businesswomen by offering a wide spectrum of services that achieve the chamber’s strategic objectives.

In the field of international relations, the Chamber offers a variety of services designed to facilitate the internationalization of local companies who aspire to be on the international market by supporting them to develop their trade relations.

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognize the importance role the business councils play in the economic aspect, which translated in dedicated a team in the International Relations Department in the Chamber that focused on business councils and common committees to ensure the facilitating the best services to them, this was strengthened by the issuance of the law for establishing business councils and the regulations which brings mutual benefit and sustainable economic development.

Business Council:

The business councils (BC) formulate by a group of individuals who own businesses and represent professional companies and institutions that hold a same nationality and represent the business sectors in the United Arab Emirates.

Business councils are a voluntary association with legal personality, financial and administrative independence, not aiming to achieve profit or personal benefit, nor is it a governmental or political association, and it works on the basis of collective action to serve and promote economic and trade cooperation between the two sides.

Business Councils Goals:

The business councils will work through the primary regulation set by Sharjah Chamber to achieve the following goals:

  • Working to enhance the mutual cooperation and increase trade and investment volume between Sharjah and the country of the Business council.
  • Inform the business community about the available opportunities on both sides and build sustainable cooperation to serve the both sides interests.
  • Serving members on the both sides.
  • Assist in achieving the Chamber's goals and cooperate in all fields that serve both sides.
  • Develop relations between businessmen and businesswomen in the two countries.

Requirements to establish Business Council:

First the business council’s founding committee presents to the Chamber a request to form a business council

With a list of no less than twenty (20) founding businessmen and businesswomen represent professional companies and institutions working in the country who are duly authorized to conduct commercial business accompanied by the following documents:.

  1. Copy of a valid trade license for each investor.
  2. Copy of Sharjah Chamber membership certificate for each investor
  3. Passport copy for each investor with residency page
  4. Emirates ID copy for each investor 
  5. The request forum should contain the proposed name of the business council.
  6. No-objection letter by the official authority from the investors country
  7. Copy of the proposed business council’s primary regulation. 
  8. Detailed work plan for the council, the expected benefits from formulating the council and their contribution to emirate of Sharjah, provided that the business council represents the country not a province or state.

Business Council Renewal Requirements

  1. List of the business council founding companies and the members with their full contact information.
  2. Copy of valid commercial licenses of the founding business council member and a copy of Sharjah Chamber membership.
  3. Copy of the last business council general assembly meeting minutes.
  4. Activities assessment of the business council from last year of expired term.
  5. Copy of the business council financial report from last year as ended.
  6. Copies of the business council representatives member passports with a valid residence permit in the UAE.
  7. Copies of the business council representatives member Emirates ID.

Permit & Renewal fees:

The business council shall bear all fees for issuing and renewing the annual permit.

 

Advantages:

  • Priority to participate in delegations, conferences, seminars and any event organized by the chamber inside or outside the country.
  • Promote the business councils events and activities to Sharjah Chamber members and strategic partners.
  • Publish the business councils data and activities in Sharjah Chamber magazine ( Al Tijarah ) which is distributed to government departments, diplomatic missions and strategic partners inside and outside the country.
  • Embed the business councils website in Sharjah Chamber website
  • Members will be invited to attend meetings that take place with diplomatic mission representatives of counterpart countries and senior government officials.

For more information we are available to assist

Tel: +97165938570

Email: hiba@sharjah.gov.ae