ABOUT US

Enugu Coalition of Business and Professional Associations (ECOBPA) started in July 2008 as Enugu Business Forum (EBF), a loose association of professional and business associations.
It was an initiative of the leadership of the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), and based on the need to have a common platform for business and professional associations to articulate and pursue common business issues and agenda to improve the business environment in Enugu State.

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ABOUT ECOBPA

Enugu Coalition of Business and Professional Associations (ECOBPA) started in July 2008 as Enugu Business Forum (EBF), a loose association of professional and business associations. It was an initiative of the leadership of the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), and based on the need to have a common platform for business and professional associations to articulate and pursue common business issues and agenda to improve the business environment in Enugu State.

 

It later metamorphosed into ECOBPA in 2009 with the intervention and support of the Centre for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) Washington D.C. ECOBPA emerged as a vibrant platform after two workshops on Capacity building facilitated by CIPE, for originally selected 22 business associations and conducted in May and July 2009.

To be the unified voice of business, professionals and other
membership organizations in Enugu State that support the
interest of the private
sector.

To create in our state an environment where every entrepreneur has an opportunity for success; through credible representation of the views of members of the Coalition to the State Government of Enugu and other stakeholders in an advocacy capacity.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COALITION

 

  • To be a dependable and efficient partner and adviser to the Enugu State Government in all socio-economic matters
  • To be an important source of information on the activities of the private sector in Enugu State.
  • To build a strong and representative voice for the private sector within Enugu State.
  • To provide services such as trainings, seminars, workshops and conferences to empower and develop the capacity of members
  • To carry out research and to produce Business and Economic Policy Documents for submission to, and discussion with the Government of Enugu State.
  • To analyse and evaluate all Economic and Policy regulatory documents of Enugu State.