President’s Message

Olive kigongo, president UNCCI
Olive Kigongo, president UNCCI



The Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a vibrant organization focused on enhancing business opportunity. We are dedicated to ensuring our members take advantage of business opportunities locally, regionally and internationally. The Chamber is over 80 years old as a nationwide umbrella organization for the private sector.

The Chamber is here to help you prosper! We invite you to explore what the UNCCI has to offer you and your business. With a paid up membership of 5000 and a potential exceeding 100,000, the Chamber is able to influence the decisions that affect business at local, national levels of government, regional and international levels. The governance structure include10 regional offices and over 80 district branch network all over Uganda. Internationally, we are affiliated and belong to a number of regional and multilateral institutions that support business such as: the East African Business Council (EABC), the International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry(ICC), to mention but a few.

We also work in close partnership with many other national chambers of commerce and industry, to promote the mutual business interests of our members. In addition to the Chamber’s role as an advocate for business, especially the over 3 million Small Business Enterprises (SMEs) in Uganda, the Chamber continues to bring Business to Business (B2B) networking opportunities and other benefits to our members in trade, as well as those in manufacturing and industry.

Your Chamber exists to promote entrepreneurship and job creation in Uganda and ensure that Uganda is a great place to do business. Join our network and discover why the Chamber has been a cornerstone of the business community since 1933.

I thank you.

Olive Z. Kigongo