Join Enugu Metro Business Club (EMBC) for three awesome benefits. Meet new customers, Find partners. Promote your business online at no cost. Beyond making new friends, members develop solid support networks, grow their skills, and develop their businesses holistically. Here are ten solid reasons to join Enugu Business Club today.
1. Opportunity to improve sales
In a depressed economy, it is more difficult to find new customers and get repeat businesses from old ones. EMBC exposes members to over 2,000 business owners who automatically become potential customers.
2. Gain from our business trainings
EMBC typically holds business meetings every Thursday morning at a designated member hotel or other venues. At these meetings, members are updated on issues that affect doing business in the City. Such issues include changes in the law, how to deal with government regulatory and tax agencies, new business strategies, and technologies that make work easier. There are also events and trainings hosted by Enugu Metro to provide continuing business education and training. They focus on developments in the business world. Members attend the events and workshops free or at heavily discounted rates.
3. Join a Mentoring Programme
Depending on their level of business success, some members become mentors while others are mentees. The Club Mentorship Programme is an intentional effort to deepen business knowledge among members. Mentees learn from those that are successful while mentors share their expertise or experiences with those who are coming up in business. The value of these business mentoring relationships cannot be quantified.
4. Discover Networking Opportunities
Although it is a virtual Club, EMBC nevertheless organizes numerous events throughout the year. These include business meetings, unique events, the annual general meeting, and the end-of-year gala night. Some of the events connect members with state, local government, and City leaders. Others are used to expanding their business networks. Within the Club, friendships can transform into dedicated support networks that help members survive tough times.
5. Access to business resources
Members are granted access to hard-to-find local business resources. Enugu Metro develops some of the resources while others are sourced, customized and presented to serve the peculiar needs of members in the local business environment. These include newsletters, magazines, and other publications that offer helpful information about how to start, build, expand, and sustain a business. We shall also hold virtual business meetings when we are sure that most members are able to participate. Enugu Metro also provides exclusive info to members on important upcoming events, meetings, conferences, and business opportunities. These are not publicized to non-members.
6. Learn new ways of doing business
Businesspeople often get so busy doing the same things to earn money. Often, they are not aware that their industry is changing in the way many things are done. Business processes keep improving every time and so do ways of managing businesses. EMBC brings members closer to industry players with different skill sets. It also intentionally exposes members to outside experts that bring new ideas and outlooks to improve members’ personal growth and business development.
7. Develop your business all round
Enugu Business Club provides many business development opportunities. These can be in the form of workshops, online classes, or member-only materials. They also come in form of support or facilitation of access to business financial and infrastructure support from public and private agencies.
8. Find more customers online
Every member of EBC has their businesses listed in Enugu Metro City Directory, which already features over 2,000 businesses in the Coal City alone. Listing a business in Enugu City directory is like killing two birds with a stone. The listing is automatically picked up by Google, Bing, Yahoo and other big search engines, available to millions of people searching online everyday for things to buy. We give special SEO attention to members listings to enable their business rank higher on popular search engines. Listing a business in Enugu Metro therefore increases members’ online visibility, enhances their brands, and enables organic online growth.
9. Increased neighborhood visibility
Apart from the online presence, attendance at Club physical meetings and events improves local visibility of members’ businesses. Access to other members and reduction in the cost of reaching other members are facilitated by technology. When a member becomes a familiar face to others, they easily do more business with these members. It is a fact that a potential client likes to do business with familiar faces.
10. Have fun, you earned it!
Enugu businesspeople spend a lot of time developing and worrying about their businesses. This is as it should be. However, excessive attention and worrying can take a toll on our physical and psychological health. Members observe timeouts designed to reduce stress of doing business while learning interesting new things about friendships, relationships, and oddities that make us appreciate our blessings. During Timeouts, members are happy to connect with like-minded businesspeople who share same interests. Over time, each member will be interacting with people they feel at home with because they share similar business experiences.
Enugu Business Club is a community partnership that seeks to establish cooperation among members to make life easy. It also pursues other non-business goals that impact on business such as access to healthcare, community security, and cooperatives. These are pursued as Club programmes to improve the family health, safeguard the community and access funding from public and private agencies.
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