Become A Member

The SBA's vision is to be the national organisation of choice for business and entrepreneurial development; while seeking to provide effective representation and exemplary development services to and on behalf of micro, small and medium enterprises nationally.

Small Business Association membership is an excellent investment in your business. The SBA represents the interests of MSMEs through advocacy, educational & networking opportunities and strategic alliances in order to promote efficiency, productivity and profitability.

For a full list of the benefits our members enjoy read below:

SME SMART Marketing Campaign

A national marketing campaign, designed to promote members’ goods and services to local consumers.

TECH SMART Website Project

Providing free websites and encouraging members to use the latest technology to expand their markets and drive sales.

Members' Discount Programme

A number of industry partners offer discounts to our members for goods and services including: vehicle accessories, printing services, label design, packaging materials, courier services, advertising, telecommunications, chemicals and paint & trowel plaster products.

FREE Entrepreneurial Training Programmes

The SBA hosts several managerial and computer-based courses throughout the year in a wide range of subject areas to meet the needs of small businesses. Courses include Customer Service Techniques, Basic Accounting and Quick Books (basic and intermediate).

Free Workshops, Seminars and Presentations

The SBA frequently facilitates a number of FREE seminars, workshops or presentations on various topics e.g. in finance, marketing. Members are notified of these seminars via email.

Other Benefits Include:
  • Facilities for Meetings
  • Networking/ Information Sharing
  • Increased Customer Base
  • Advice on Viability of Project
  • Technical Assistance and Advisory Services
  • Ability to Partner with SBA on commercially feasible projects
  • Marketing Opportunities at Exhibitions and Showcases
  • Having the SBA as an effective lobby
  • Member to Member Buying Network-this encourages members to support each other, trade with one another and purchase from each other.

 SBA Membership Application Form

You can download and complete the Membership Application Form at the bottom of this page or complete the online form below to get your application for membership in the SBA started.

Business Information
Business Representative's Information
Business Classification
Type of Membership
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Category Of Membership

Categories of Membership
Medium - under 50 employees; and or under $5 million in annual sales
Small - under 25 employees; and or under $2 million in annual sales
Micro - under 10 employees; and or under $500,000.00 in annual sales

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Download this file (Membership Application (2021)_.pdf)Membership Application Form 257 kB
Download this file (SBA Member Benefits Brochure.pdf)Membership Brochure 952 kB