Become a member!

With more than 600 members, AHK Southern Africa has an extensive network of companies and organizations that actively participate in German-South African economic life. Become a member and benefit from our professional support and a strong B2B network.

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Use our events and network meetings to get to know decision-makers from business and politics and to keep up to date with trends, business opportunities, industry and export activities.

Members also receive discounts on our services.

Become a member now!

Any company can become a member, regardless of its industry. Also cultural institutions, IHKs, international chambers of commerce and associations belong to our members.


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7 good reasons to become a member

Close network

Members of the AHK Southern Africa have the opportunity to participate in exclusive events.

Members also have the opportunity to support the AHK Southern Africa as a partner and to be visually present on the AHK's media and advertising channels as well as events.


Additional business opportunities

At our events you will come into contact with important decision-makers from business and politics in Germany and South Africa. This offers you numerous opportunities to do business with potential customers and partners.

Access to the international network

The SAGCC is part of the international network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK) with 140 offices in 92 countries. Even if you want to become active with your company in other countries or need services, you can contact us or let us put you in touch with suitable local partners.

Information advantage

As a member you will regularly receive our newsletter, which provides you with first-hand information on the latest developments and trends in German-South African economic relations.

Professional service at favourable conditions

You will receive attractive discounts on our professional range of services, which is handled by our subsidiary DEinternational. Through this service company, we offer commercial services to our members. In this way, we ensure controllable and calculable risks for market entry and business development.


Members also have the opportunity to get involved in general meetings and working groups and to represent their interests there.


From members for members - Members4Members - this is the motto of the exclusive offers for members of the AHK Southern Africa. Member enterprises grant each other advantages and offer their products and services to more favorable conditions. This benefits both sides: On the one hand, providers can win and retain new customers. On the other hand, each member company can make use of the exclusive offers - be it business or private.

Information Sessions / Business2Business Connect

Information Sessions

Members can host in collaboration with the AHK Southern Africa information sessions. 

Past topics have included BBBEE, Cybersecurity, Employment Equity, and more.

Company Visits - Business2Business Connect

Members* have the opportunity to host in-person visits for other businesses, providing a platform for company presentations, roundtable discussions, and networking events. 

if you are a member you can submit your proposal here:

Information Session / Business2Business Connect

*in Johnnesburg

Membership fee

The annual membership fee is determined by the General Assembly. Effective from January 2024:

Category Fee
Group 1: Companies with up to 10 employees R 2.553,-- incl. VAT
Group 2: Companies with up to 100 employees R 4.600,-- incl. VAT
Group 3: Companies with up to 600 employees R 9.575,-- incl. VAT
Group 4: Companies with up to 3000 employees R 16.848,-- incl. VAT
Group 5: Companies with more than 3000 employees R 36.133,-- incl. VAT
Branch Member 20% of the basic fee paid by the parent company per branch, with the exception of group 5.
Members in Germany: € 440 flat rate (no registration or pro rata membership fee)

All fees include 15% VAT.

Pro-rata Membership Fee in the Year of Entry:

  • Registration from 01 April: 75% of respective annual membership fee plus R 250,-- registration fee.
  • Registration from 01 July: 50% of respective annual membership fee plus R 250,-- registration fee.
  • Registration from 01 October: Free membership until December, but the full fee plus R 250.- registration fee should be paid for the following year upon joining.