ASSOCIATION OF GHANA INDUSTRIES (AGI)
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) formed in 1958 is a business association of over 1200 members, made up of small, medium and large scale manufacturing and services industries in agro-processing, agri-business, pharmaceuticals, electronics and electrical, telecommunications, information technology, utilities, service industries, transport, construction etc.
The Association performs the following functions including:
Tel: 0302 779023 / 779024
Fax: 030 2773143
GHANA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (GCCI)
The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) formerly Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) was established on 8th November 1961. The Chamber is dedicated to helping entrepreneurial growth of companies and seeks to promote the interest of companies and organizations engaged in investment, trade, commerce, agriculture, industry and manufacturing in Ghana.
Its functions include the following:
GHANA EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION (GEA)
The Ghana Employers' Association (GEA) is a national Employers' Organization formed in 1959 whose membership comprises enterprises operating in all sectors of the economy.
The functions of GEA include the following:
THE CHAMBER OF MINES
The Chamber of Mines is the main minerals industry association in Ghana. The Chamber represents the collective interests of companies involved in mineral exploration, production and processing in Ghana.
Key functions of the Chamber include the following:
FEDERATION OF ASSOCIATIONS OF GHANAIAN EXPORTERS (FAGE)
The Federation of Associations of Ghanaian Exporters (FAGE) is an umbrella organization of exporters and product associations, established in 1992. With over 2,500 members, FAGE represents Ghanaian businesses in the agricultural and manufacturing industries, including exporters of food crops, seafood, agricultural products, forest products, handicrafts, textiles, and industrial materials.
GHANA ASSOCIATION OF BANKERS
The Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB) was formed in 1980 as a national organization of Banks in Ghana.
The Functions of GAB include the following:
THE GHANA CHAMBER OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication is an industry association and a private initiative by the mobile network operators in Ghana. We are an advocacy institution established to help direct telecommunications policy, legislation and regulation, and pursue research towards the development of telecommunications. The Chamber of Telecommunications was registered in 2010 and inaugurated in 2011. We operate on the principle of “Co-opetition” --- i.e. co-operation on matters of common interest in an environment of fair competition. Our industry has created over 1.6 million jobs, and 10% of all government revenues come from our business.
Our vision: To become the voice of the most respectable industry in Ghana.
GHANA INSURERS ASSOCIATION (GIA)
Ghana Insurers Association (GIA) is a trade Association registered under the Companies Code, 1963 Act 179, on May 27th 1988. Membership is open to all insurance and reinsurance companies registered and licensed to transact insurance business in Ghana.
The Association seeks to protect, promote and advance the common interest of insurers, reinsurers and the insuring public and to do all such things as may be necessary, proper or advisable for the general advancement of insurance business in Ghana.
The Association undertakes the following functions:
GHANA LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS OPERATORS ASSOCIATION (GLiPGOA)
Ghana Liquefied Petroleum Gas Operators Association (GLiPGOA) is an Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Operators to promote the safe and efficient use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas in Ghana.
The Functions of the Association are to:
Membership to the association is by being a duly registered Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketing Company and Licensed by the National Petroleum Authority.
PROFILE OF ASSOCIATION OF OIL MARKETING COMPANIES (AOMCs)
The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) is a non-profit organization established in May, 2003 with the mission and vision to promote the interest of its members; Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (LPGMs) and also to be well positioned to be consulted for all decisions related to the Petroleum downstream industry.
GHANA INSURANCE BROKERS ASSOCIATION (GIBA)
Ghana Insurance Brokers Association (GIBA) is the Ghanaian national trade association for licensed Insurance Brokers in Ghana. GIBA is the national voice of Insurance Brokers and an advocate for insurance consumers. Our website provides information for consumers, insurance and risk professionals throughout the industry and GIBA members.
ASSOCIATION OF BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING CONTRACTORS OF GHANA
THE GHANA GRAINS COUNCIL (GGC)
The Ghana Grains Council (GGC) is a private sector-led initiative formed with funding from USAID’s ATP and ADVANCE projects.
THE ASSOCIATION OF SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES (ASSI)
The Association of Small Scale Industries (ASSI) was established on the initiative of the National Board for Small Scale Industries and some individual small –scale entrepreneurs. The initiative was taken in 1986 and ASSI was established.
THE CHAMBER OF BULK OIL DISTRIBUTORS
The CBOD is the representative body of Bulk Oil Distribution Companies.
THE GHANA INDEPENDENT BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION
The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) is an association of authorised and operational non-state owned, private broadcasting organisations formed to promote members’ common interest established in 1996. It is the apex body for all privately-owned, authorised and on-air (operational) radio and television organisations in Ghana. Its major responsibilities are to meet the training needs of members, carry out advocacy and ensure the orderly development of independent broadcasting while defending the private broadcaster against vested interests such as political interference. GIBA additionally enhances the utilisation of available resources to make a positive contribution to the Ghanaian society. The Association plays a pivotal role in information dissemination through programming and content. The affairs of the Association is managed by an Executive Council with representation from all sectors of the broadcast industry elected by a General Assembly.
THE GHANA CHAMBER OF YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS
The Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (GCYE) Formerly Ghana’s Young Entrepreneurs (GYE) is a network of young Ghanaian business owners with interest covering every sector of the private enterprise. As an advocacy group, the GCYE was formed with the primary objective to unite, engage, and promote initiatives and innovation of young entrepreneurs to facilitate support in their pursuit of economic prosperity.
The GCYE aims to drive trade, advocate for reforms, provide business support services with needed information on funding source to facilitate access to credit and improve the business eco-system for the enhancement of entrepreneurship culture among young people in Ghana.
The GCYE is duly registered with the Registrar Generals Department as a Non-Governmental Organization and the National Youth Authority (NYA) with a membership of 7500 across the nation. The GCYE is an associate member of Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs-West African (CAYE-WA) and Private Enterprise Federation (PEF).
The absence of cut-to-fit and defined legislative instrument coupled with lack of accurate knowledge and finance limits the growth of many young entrepreneurs. With our already established captains of the industry, we provide business mentorship, coaching and motivational series to our members via conferences, workshops, breakfast meetings etc.
We also use varied business funding methods such as crowdfunding, grants, Banks credits and Angel Investors to mobilize funds for our members.
GCYE is committed to social entrepreneurship and positioned to create an enabling space for young people who are passionate about addressing wide range of social and environmental challenges.
At GYCE we believe in the power of purposeful collective responsibility for laying a formidable and robust foundation for the future in entrepreneurship and national development.
CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF PRIVATE SECOND CYCLE SCHOOLS
The Conference of Heads of Private Second Cycle Schools in Ghana (CHOPSS) is made up of over two hundred and eighty accredited Heads and Proprietors of Private Second-Cycle Schools.
CHOPSS mission primarily is to assist private second-cycle schools to maintain very high academic standards and also champion issues of concern to private high schools in Ghana.
Over the years, successive government policies have seriously threatened the existence of Private Second-Cycle Schools and thus see the need to align themselves with a bigger body to champion their course.
PEF had always advocated for the use of local businesses as case studies for the training of our future leaders and believes that having the training institutions as part of the Federation will heighten the need to start developing these local case studies and serve as a catalyst that will start the development of this initiative.