Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership

Why Corporate Membership?

TPSF corporate membership brings together corporate companies of different sectors and provides a perfect opportunity for constructive dialogue. Members under corporate category seek to discuss and champion, among other things, issues to do with business environment, investments including (public private partnership), policy reforms, regional integration and regulatory framework requisite for business growth.

In various ways corporate members will champion the development of private sector as an engine of economic growth and poverty reduction in Tanzania.

This might involve facilitation of an effective business dialogue with government organs, policy makers and other key stakeholders; it may also involve personalized facilitation so that corporate members can access local and international opportunities

and myriad of other exclusive benefits only accessible to the corporate category of members.

Corporate Membership Benefits

Becoming part of a larger body professionally working together to influence policy making processes that stimulate and spur growth of private businesses in Tanzania

Opportunity to participate in the Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC). The TNBC meetings are chaired by H.E the President and the TPSF chairperson is his co-chairperson. Note that it is TPSF that nominates all the 20 private sector members in the TNBC.

Opportunity to be part of National dialogue activities that may involve networking with H.E the President, Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Ambassadors and Representatives of International Organizations like The UN, World Bank, FAO, DFID, DANIDA and SIDA, through TPSF advocacy platforms.

Participation and contribution to the Policy Research and Development activities for the development of business sector in Tanzania.

Opportunity to make contributions and also participate in the policy formulation process on issues affecting the Business environment in Tanzania and in the EAC and SADC.

Special Invitations to high level business and public events including Presidential dinners, roundtable dinners, high level business forums etc

Opportunity to network with private sector leaders, stakeholders and senior government officials through various business forums organized or coordinated by TPSF.

Access to information as regards to important business and investment opportunities in Tanzania, EAC and the SADC Region.

Facilitate Public Private Partnership Ventures with Private sector organizations and potential investors.

End of the year Gala Dinner

This will be the premier business event of the year; it will receive regional & international publicity and will feature a yearly Publication of who’s who in the Private Sector – "The Profiler". This publication will be distributed in all Tanzania Embassies, including in-bound & out-bound high level trade missions and forums thus facilitating more business opportunities.

Business opportunities as they relate to one’s sector through the TPSF electronic monthly newsletters and Business magazine.

Your organization will also be accorded with the opportunity to advertize and/or access large business information present in the dynamic and interactive Tanzania Private Sector Web portal and Private Sector Business Directory a one stop centre for information sharing and networking for the whole Tanzania Private Sector.

Access to business information on private sector development initiatives and various

Access to newly enacted laws, policies and regulatory frameworks in Tanzania, as well as integration and Cooperation protocols in the EAC, SADC and other regional blocks.

Have discounted rates on advertising opportunities and exhibitions during TPSF fee charging activities during local and International events.

Access to exhibit banners on the TPSF events

Discount on the focus magazine advertising rates

Free branding rights and display on brochures in TPSF organized events

Access to information on local and International business related matters

Improved competitiveness through access to services, such as technical assistance and capacity building through various donor program that may exist at the time and which are relevant to one’s institution.

Access to our Regular Business and Trade Training programs for members

Access by staff of Corporate Companies to participate in our entrepreneurship program

To participate in membership capacity building programs conducted by TPSF

Members will have a direct representation to the TPSF board of directors through selection of a representative from corporate category.

Tailor made services to corporate members. Special attention will be given to individual corporate members in solving their specific business investment problem.

Access at a discounted rate on fee services activities offered by TPSF

Each corporate member shall have the opportunity to advocacy his/her policy and other issues that are not crosscutting.

Access to a dedicated Corporate Member Account Manager for priority & personalized service.

Corporate Membership Criteria

This is open to only private corporate bodies engaged in legally accepted private sector activities. In considering an institution’s application for corporate membership in TPSF, the Membership Committee and the Board of Directors will consider the following criteria for corporate membership include:

a) Incorporation

Be incorporated and doing lawful business in Tanzania.

b) Domicile, geographical and sectoral spread of business interest

Be a legally registered company or subsidiary or group member or local franchisee of a reputable foreign multinational.

c) Corporate Social Responsibility

Demonstrated Corporate Social Responsibility activities is desirable

Sub Categories of Corporate Members

Category A: Companies with minimum annual turnover of between US$ 2.0 and US$ 3.0 Million

Category B: Companies with between US$ 3.0 to US$ 5.0Million annual turnovers

Category C: Companies with more than annual turnover of US$ 5.0 Million

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