The Chamber is:

  an independent, non-political, subscription-based association dedicated to promoting a business-friendly environment;

  an impartial, credible non-profit association, which enables it to negotiate contracts and secure funding for projects that benefit its community;

  comprised of members from every sector of the economy, ranging from small entrepreneurs to large corporates;

  involved in a number of initiatives to promote regional development, enterprise and skills development, training and business advisory services



Welcome to Barberton South Africa - the Genesis of Life.

Read more about the Barberton Chamber of Business...
Read more about the BATOBIC development programme...

   See the latest on our GEOTRAIL project - to be launched soon!
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Join now

All businesses operating in the greater Barberton district are invited to join the Chamber.

Membership is R200 per annum and commences on 1 January. Existing members will also receive their renewal invoices in January. Read more ...

Chamber celebrated it's 125th birthday in 2012

On 2 February 2012 the Chamber celebrated its 125th birthday.

Persons who may be in possession of any historical Chamber documents or memorabilia are kindly requested to make contact.

On the left is the plaque erected during the 100 year aniversary in 1987.

Investment opportunities

Our transaction advisors are currently working on the following investment opportunities. Further opportunities may become available.

Medium size game lodge or boutique hotel: An investor and operator is sought to develop a 48 bed game lodge or boutique hotel up to 100 beds, on land owned by a community. The land forms part of the 18 000 ha Mountainlands Nature Reserve. Long term concession will be considered. Read more... 

Resort development: Concession opportunity to convert a very scenic mining village, situated adjacent to a big four nature reserve, into a themed resort. Bulk infrastructure already exists, including about 80 homes. Possibility to link to a traversing concession inside the adjacent 49 000 ha Songimvelo Game Reserve. Read more...



Various tenders for the provision of services to the Batobic Programme are advertised from time to time. This varies from professional services to construction contracts. All tenders are published in various local media, depending on their size and scope.


Programme Manager. Read more ...

More information regarding current investment opportunities or tenders can be obtained from the Batobic Programme office.