THE CHAMBER IN BRIEF

CHAMBER DEFINITION 

MBCCI is a non-stock, non-profit trade association of businessmen and professionals that serve as the active catalyst in the promotion and development of economic enterprises and in the creation of a favorable business and climate in Bacolod and Negros Occidental. 
 

YEAR ORGANIZED 

September 7, 1986 by twelve (12) multi-sectoral leaders, the Chamber initially assisted in the preparation of moves for the business community to survive the economic slump brought about by the sugar crisis. 
 

MISSION 

To actively serve as the voice of the business community as a means of ensuring responsible representation of entrepreneurs on all official functions of the government and it instrumentalities; uphold the standards of legitimate business; and, help bring about economic progress in Metro Bacolod and the whole province of Negros Occidental, leading to a better quality of life. 
 

OUR VISION 

An improved quality of life for the Negrenses.

Objectives

PROMOTE BUSINESS 

The Chamber identifies new trade and investment opportunities and establishes business contacts between members and possible investors. 
 

PROTECT BUSINESS 

The Chamber conducts regular dialogues with the government, the Department of Trade and Industry and other relevant statutory boards and submits collective views on government policy changes and adjustments. It protects the business community from undue pressure, encroachment and unfair trade practices. 
 

TRAIN BUSINESS 

The Chamber helps the business community acquire knowledge on basic and latest advances and trends in all aspects of business through the conduct of trainings, seminars, fora, clinics and provision of technical assistance.. 
 

LINK BUSINESS 

The Chamber assists the business community tap suppliers and finds market for local produce. 
 

INFORM BUSINESS 

The Chamber's resource library offers a good selection of local and foreign journals, specialized business and industrial directories. It is a source of information sought by members and visitors needing business contacts and advisory assistance.

  AFFILIATE MEMBERS
(As of December, 1997)  

Association of Negros Producers (ANP) 98 members
Bacolod & Negros Occidental Bakers Association (BACNOBA) 84 members
Chamber of Real Estate Builders Association - Neg. Occ. 95 members
Federation of Sugar Traders, Inc. (FSTI) 31 members
Negros Occidental Pawnbrokers Association (NOPA) 26 members
Sugar Development (Negros) Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SUDEMUPCO)
Negros Consolidated Farmers Association (Negros COFA) 500 members
Federation of Negros Metal Working Association, Inc. (FENEMA) 83 members

 

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