Enugu Coalition Of Business and Professional Association

Profile Of Coalition

Profile Of Coalition

The Enugu Coalition of Business & Professional Association (ECOBPA) which comprises of over 32 different Business & Professional Bodies, is a non-governmental organization that started in 2009 after a 2-day Capacity Training Program for member associations which was organized with the support of the Centre for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) Washington D.C.
Actually, what started as Enugu Business Forum initiated in 2008, by the Enugu Chamber of Commerce was transformed to what is today known as ECOBPA. 

ECOBPA is therefore a Coalition of 32 different Business and Professional Associations in Enugu that partners with and compliments the effort of government towards creating enabling environment for business to thrive and in expanding the economic base of the state. ECCIMA has since inception been providing the Secretariat for ECOBPA.

The President of the Chamber is the Chairman while the DG of ECCIMA serves as the Secretary of the Coalition.

The Coalition meets once every month at Secretariat of Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (ECCIMA) to discuss issues that border on the business environment and the welfare of its member associations.

The Coalition came into being to partner and compliment the effort of government towards creating enabling environment for business to thrive and in expanding the economic base of the state.

This the Coalition performs through various Advocacy Programs and coming up with appropriate policy briefs and recommendations for government to look into and implement.