Sectoral Groups

Sectoral Groups

Sectoral Groups

AGRICULTURE

This Group is one of the most vibrant in the Chamber with very focused, purposeful and visionary leadership; who are armed with clear cut goals on how to deliver value to member organisations. This Group has membership cutting across the value chain and sub -groups within the industry and sector such as Livestock, Crops, Agro-processing, Capacity Building & Cooperative, Marketing and Agro-Media. They have relationships with International & Multi-lateral organisations that are in partnership with the Group with view to adding value to them technically and other-wise. This Group is at the cutting edge of the Federal Government‘s vision to diversify the national economy. New members are welcome on board, for more information please contact Funke on +2348026863184 or email: funke@lagoschamber.com

AUTOMOBILE & ALLIED PRODUCTS GROUP

The Automobile & Allied Products Sectoral Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry comprises of reputable companies in the Automobile & Allied Products Sector of the economy. The Group is a vibrant voice that deliberates and pass resolutions on matters affecting this very crucial Sector of the Nigeria economy. The Group meets bimonthly on the 3rd Thursday of the month, for further enquiries please contact the Group’s Secretary on +2347036870235 or email: bukolapopoola@lagoschamber.com.

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING GROUP

The Group draws its membership from the key players in the engineering and construction sector. These include Engineers, Architects, Civil Constructors, Town planners, Builders, Surveyors etc. The growth in the construction industry has impacted positively on the group in recent years.

EDUCATION, PRINTING & PUBLISHING GROUP

The Group consists of Operators from three different industries within the Nigerian economy that are somewhat related. The aims of the Group are business networking, advocacy towards creating an enabling business environment and impacting positively on Educational sector for its growth and development. The Group seeks to also protect the interest of its members.

EXPORT GROUP

The Export Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry is one Group that has done a lot to empower her members and non-members alike to be succeed in the export business. The Group organises comprehensive export trainings every quarter to offer step-by-step guides on the export of products in world trade and expose participants to the ‘Bolts and Nuts’ of exporting. They also empower members on how to develop strategies for success in the global economy. They responded to the European Union (EU) ban on Nigeria agro products by organising a national agro-commodity stakeholder’s forum; where stakeholders were invited to a roundtable to discuss the challenges of the Nigerian Exporter in meeting international standards. The Group currently boasts of about 120 members and intending members are welcomed. Its regular meeting holds every 2nd Tuesday on a bi-monthly basis. For further enquiries please contact the Group’s Secretary/Relationship Officer on +2347036870235 or email: bukolapopoola@lagoschamber.com.

FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP

The Financial Services Group of the Chamber consist of a wide range of business organisations operating in the financial sector of the Nigerian economy such as Banks, Insurers, Credit Card Companies, Stock & Insurance Broking Firms amongst others. The Group which has over 150 members is very vibrant and dynamic, being the sector that is the driver of the Nigerian economy it parades the “Who is Who” of the Nigerian Financial services sector as member. The Group is currently chaired by Mr. Francis Ikenga, Chief Strategy Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited. The FSG holds its regular meetings on the second Thursdays of every month to deliberate on issues affecting the sector, members and seek for solutions. For further enquiries about the Group, contact the Group’s Secretary/Relationship Officer on +2347036870235 or email: bukolapopoola@lagoschamber.com.

FREIGHT FORWARDERS GROUP

The Group is a very strong Sectoral Group given the presence of major ports in the city along with an international airport; which makes it the major business routes for goods and services coming in and going out of the country. About 70%-90% of international business logistics meant for Nigeria is routed through Lagos which still remains the economic and financial capital of the country. The implication of this therefore is that majority of the key players in this sector are members of this Sectoral Group. Membership cuts across Freight Forwarders, Shipping and Haulage/logistics companies and other players within the Maritime industry. Members of this Group meet regularly to discuss issues of common interest. For more information, on the Group contact Eze on 0813 104 8999 or eze.okoroafor@lagoschamber.com.

HOTEL, TOURISM & ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

Hotel, Tourism and Entertainment sector is one of the key growth sectors of the Nigerian economy. The group provides a platform for members to engage relevant authorities for the purpose of creation of an enabling environment for the sector. Major players in the sector are members of this group

INDUSTRIAL GROUP

The Industrial Group of the Chamber consists of key players in the manufacturing sector of the Nigerian economy. These include major global brands, indigenous manufacturing conglomerates and budding small and medium scale companies operating in that sector. Since Lagos and its environs form the manufacturing hub of the country, a good proportion of companies operating in the sector are members of the Chamber. This is a very vibrant and dynamic Group which focuses on the key drivers of industrial growth.

INFORMATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS GROUP

This is a broad based group of players in the Information, Communications and Telecommunications sector. Membership includes but not limited to Telecoms Operators, Computer hardware and software companies, Telecoms infrastructure companies, Online retailers, I.T Consultants and service providers to mention a few. This Group currently has a membership strength of about 147 and is still growing.

INSURANCE GROUP

The Insurance Group is one of the newly created Groups in the Chamber, carved out of the Financial Services Group. The membership of this Group includes but not limited to Underwriters, Brokers and Loss Adjusters. The Group seeks to increase the level of insurance penetration in the country and in the process add value to her members while also protecting their interest through constructive engagement with relevant industry stakeholders.
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