The Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla: the Perfect Partner for Business in Colombia
October 15, 2020
Chambers of Commerce are a type of organization that was first established following the need for merchants to associate and defend their interests. They would work together to further their business objectives and activities.
This is exactly what the Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla (CCB) does.
The Chamber has modern headquarters and service points in Barranquilla, Soledad and Sabanalarga. From each of these points, the Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla provides its services using cutting-edge technology. It has a whole team of well-trained and experienced staff members to help its members.
The Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla: 100 years of visionary entrepreneurs
The Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce and the business people that make it up have been the engine of regional progress, a pool of knowledge for other civic and business institutions that are the pride and joy of the people of Atlantis. The activity and energy the Chamber is experiencing today is the result, in part, of a century of hard work.
The Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla is now into its second century helping businesses thrive throughout the Caribbean.
A strong ally for progress
True to its motto and for one hundred years, the Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce has been the best ally of the businesspeople of the City, the Department and the Caribbean region.
Always acting with passion, dreaming big, anticipating and preparing better conditions for entrepreneurs, managing the most relevant business and infrastructure projects, fostering institutional development, or implementing programs for the cultural, civic and social development of the city, the Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla has become an emblem of the positive and progressive history of Barranquilla and the Atlantic.
From the dawn of the 21st century, new winds of transformation began to renew the historic atmosphere of the capital of the Atlantic.
Thanks to countless developments and innovations in all areas of social, cultural, technological and economic life around the world, as well as significant remodelling of local institutional agendas, and above all to the emergence of a new type of civic, business and political leadership, the city experiences a sense of pride and trust that permeates all of society and the productive sectors.
At the base of this luminous present, and of the ambitious future, is the uninterrupted, applied, structure and hard work of the Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce.
More than a union, the Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla has been, through a century of services and accomplishments, the most important agency for the development of the Atlantic and the Caribbean Region.
The Board of Directors for the Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla is made up of 12 experienced business people. They all have their respective alternates, making for a total of 24 members. Of these, 16 are chosen by the businesspeople on an annual basis, and the remaining 8 are appointed by the National Government.
Here is a list of the current leaders and alternates for the individual business posts.
Statement of purpose
The Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce, in its role as a body for the development of business, offers highly efficient processes and top-notch physical and technological infrastructure to provide services with added value.
The Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla to commits to its stakeholders with:
- The continuous improvement of its processes, to ensure the efficiency and excellence of its services.
- Attention and support with highly competent collaborators who are committed to providing the best possible service.
- The provision of technological, innovative and friendly channels that facilitate interaction between the employer and the CCB.
- The satisfaction of members and other stakeholders with the services provided by the CCB.
The Chamber’s strategy
The Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce leads the management of key actors to promote prosperity and competitiveness through the activation of information, capital and knowledge in order to generate a positive impact on the region.
In 2022, the Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce will generate revenues of 50 billion pesos through its registry services and business services and will strengthen its role as a regional development agency.
The Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla offers three types of services:
- Information: they provide entrepreneurs with the information they need to improve decision-making and strategy for their business.
- Consulting and Advice: They provide support and advice tailored to the individual needs of companies.
- Training: they offer personalized training spaces that allow businesses to strengthen the capacities of their teams.
The Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla has different business points. You can find all of them here.
How to become a member
In order to join the Camara de Comercio de Barranquilla, you can contact them directly and they will get in touch promptly.
If you are already a member of the Chamber, you have free and complete access to CONNECTS, our online business matchmaking platform.
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