This category is open to only business associations, professional associations and service based associations.
The criteria for Ordinary membership include:
a) Must be a Business Association incorporated in Tanzania.
b) Membership strength ( e.g. financial base, number of members , reputation e.t.c
c) Period of operation not less than three (3) months or upon discretion of TPSF.
d) Must be meeting minimum governance standards and providing its Board endorsement to join TPSF.
e) Must have physical location and postal address
Sub categories of Ordinary Members are:-
Category A: National Coverage Associations – This includes an Association that has a national coverage and whose sector interests mandate is covering the whole country and its membership is open national wide.
Category B: Medium Sized Associations – This applies to an Association that has national mandate and operates in more than one region of Tanzania and its membership is open national wide
Category C: Regional Coverage Associations- This includes an Association that has a Regional coverage and whose sector interests are covering the whole Region and its membership is open to regional businesses.
Category D: Small and Emergent Associations- This applies to an Association that operates at district & sub district levels.