The power of women.

We work to strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of our members & promote economic development within the entrepreneurial community

SADC-WIB Membership

Membership Benefits

SADC-WIB boosts its members’ entrepreneurial capacity by providing indispensable resources and referrals that expand their reach and promote their success.
SADC-WIB’s user-generated articles library propels members ahead of the curve and ensures they are well-positioned to thrive in their respective marketplaces. Our members have access to a growing and diversified archive of timely information that is immediately usable and crafted by knowledge experts.
SADC-WIB’s Membership Directory connects members to meaningful conversations about entrepreneurship, leadership, important public policy issues, as well as chapter happenings and tips on achieving work life balance. It employs a customized approach to relationship management, including blogs and message boards.

By utilizing SADC-WIB’s tips and tools, members are able to fully enjoy a wide range of membership benefits, along with benefits from SADC-WIB’s corporate alliances and partnerships with other leading national AND international organizations. For every entrepreneur at every stage of business development, this tailored advice and the special services we offer are an invaluable guide.

Business Resources
Using cutting edge technology, SADC-WIB Virtual Platform helps facilitation communicate, virtual networking, best practice sharing, and education for Women Business owners, partners and supporters with measurable and significant impact.
Membership categories
Premier Member (Voting member)

$ 599

annual membership fee

Voting empowers our members to directly impact the current and future movement of the organization with policies and processes. In order to serve on the local or National Board you must be a voting member.
What you benefit
  • Opportunity to submit content for publication in the SADC-WIB for Women Business Leaders publications
  • Early Bird Discount to SADC-WIB events
  • Eligible to participate in SADC-WIB Video Clips
Introductory Member – (Voting)

$ 90

annual membership fee

Member receives all communications and publications, is eligible for limited discounts and benefits, and is listed in the online member directory. Chapter membership is automatic for those whose businesses are located in a chapter area.
Supporting Member (Non-voting)

$ 90

annual membership fee

An Individual or Non-Profit Organization who subscribes to the objectives of SADC-WIB and wishes to lend support to SADC-WIB through membership. The individual does not need to be a women business owner in this category. Please refer to the key membership benefit information below.
Retired Member – (Non Voting)

$ 15

annual membership fee

Member receives all communications and publications, is eligible for all discounts and benefits, and is listed in the online member directory.
Chapter membership is automatic for those whose businesses are located in a chapter area.
Student Member (Non-Voting)

$ 15

annual membership fee

Member receives all communications and publications, is eligible for limited discounts and benefits, and is listed in the online member directory.
Membership Dues
SADC-WIB membership is open to sole proprietors, partners and corporate owners with day-to-day management responsibility. Membership is recorded in the name of the individual, not the organization. Membership dues are nonrefundable.
Why become a member of SADC WIB
SADC-WIB’s goal is to strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of our members & promote
economic development within the entrepreneurial community.
By joining SADC-WIB, member’s will enjoy the following benefits:
SADC WIB eCOBbA Portal Access:
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Groups and user management:

Profiling: A profile overview on members that will help the larger SADC WIB network access each other efficiently.
Location based management: members can find their local chapters and interact with local members or any specified location of interest in which they can plug into.
Sector based: SADC WIB focuses on the following sectors:

  • Water Infrastructure,
  • Energy and Renewable Energy,
  • Mining,
  • Manufacturing and Processing,
  • Transport and Logistics,
  • Agriculture,
  • Information and Communications Technology, others.

As a member of SADC-WIB, you can now be registered as per the sector you belong to and enjoy the various opportunities that will be presented.

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Marketplace:

An online marketplace that gives SADC-WIB members merchants access to sector – defined consumer markets. The marketplace allows members to showcase
their products and services to other members across SADC WIB as well as to the world. Members can collaborate with each other or with SADC-WIB to add value to their supply chains.

Loyalty Perks and Promotions: Allows members to purchase utility products and exciting services that will enhance their lifestyles.

Access to Finance:
Members will be able to take part in sustainable savings and investment opportunities; access finance from SADC WIB and partners to help build their businesses as well as other funding opportunities.
SADC WIB TWAA Portal Access:
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TWAA provides a platform where SADC WIB members will be able to network and connect with other women globally on a similar trajectory on the platform.
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The members will have full access to the Marketplace (T-store) where they can share their products and services and in turn access a new and wider market.
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The members will be able to access mentors from the platform in their line of interest and work, who will be invaluable to their journey.
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The SADC WIB members will have the lifetime opportunity to pass on their legacy and support other women through mentoring them and even creating mentorship programs.
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TWAA will also provide a platform where the members will be able to share their stories and create content on the platform to in turn inspire and share knowledge with other women globally.
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The members will be able to efficiently mobilize one another whilst creating value through the access of digital tools on the platform i.e. running events, accessing speakers and more in light of propelling them to growth..
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SADC WIB members will also be able to run webinars and events regarding their interests or the organizations and have women from across the globe on the platform joining the events and connecting with the members.
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The members will also have access to a digital library where they can run book clubs amongst themselves thus strengthening membership value.
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The members will also be able to create forum discussions and engage with women globally on topics of their interests.
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As the counsellors portal on TWAA grows and flourishes, the members will be able to access free counselling services on the platform.
The above mentioned will therefore contribute towards the Vision and Mission:
– Strengthening the wealth creating capacity of our members and promoting economic development within the entrepreneurial community
– Creating innovative and effective change in the business culture
– Building strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations
– Transforming public policy and influencing opinion makers
Our Partners

+27 12 433 6349

info@sadc-wib.com

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