Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.

Nelson Mandela

Alexandra Township has had a Chamber of Commerce established since 1969, which represents local business people and aspiring entrepreneurs. It is now known as the Greater Alexandra Chamber of Commerce and Industries (GALXCOC). It is one of the longest existing Chambers of Commerce representing black people in South Africa, and over the years it has gone through various periods of successes and failures as each leadership emerges.


What We Aim To Achieve

Global Links

To foster government-to-business relationships between GALXCOC and foreign business organisations.

Effective Voice

To advocate on behalf of our members to various government levels in respect of participation and legislation.

Pushing Development

To facilitate the broad participation of Greater Alexandra’s business community in various infrastructure projects taking place in and around Alexandra

Forming Synergy

To encourage and strengthen collaboration amongst business persons in and around Alexandra.

Community Activism

To be involved in, and encourage community activities which contribute to the climate of business development.

Promoting Alexandra

To create a broad understanding of, and to promote the advantages and value of Greater Alexandra in the country’s economic transformation agenda.

Providing Solutions

To provide creative business leadership and effective coordination of all interested parties in solving community problems.

Coordinating Business

To coordinate efforts of commerce, industry and professionals, in maintaining and strengthening a healthy business climate in Greater Alexandra.

Our Partners

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