Becoming an EDC member makes you a part of a growing network of small and medium business owners who through the EDC vast resource of Business Development experts, Training Programs and Networking are able to address problems associated with starting-up, growing and expanding. EDC provides their members with special services.
How to become a Member
- Complete the membership form
- Pay the annual membership fee of N25,000
To register, click here
EDC services are available to members and non members, however members benefits include:
Provide you with training to help ensure the sustainability of your organization with twenty percent (20%) discount on all EDC training, seminars, workshops and conferences. This is applicable to you and all those in your organization.
EDC Yellow page
EDC members will have their names listed on EDC yellow pages printed in Bottom line magazine with 1year subscription at 50% discount, their companies will also be enlisted on EDC column yearly at a minimal cost of Ten Thousand Naira Only (N10, 000.00).
Free EDC network meeting on a first come first serve basis. This can be breakfast, lunch or dinner meetings. To qualify, members must pre-book once the notice is sent. Members can also come with guests at N5,000 per person.
Access to EDC Resources Centre
You and your staff can borrow without charge from EDC library, various entrepreneurial, leadership and business books that can help you grow your business. Members get free copy of the quarterly Enterprise digest.
Members get to speak with professionals about problems and challenges facing their businesses on a one on one basis at the EDC centre on a periodic basis. Once the notice is sent out, members are expected to pre-book. Because this is one of our popular services, bookings are made on a first come first served basis.
Nigeria SME Toolkit
Members have access to the Toolkit through the EDC website giving access to a vast resource of information and business directory. In addition, EDC members have access to premium services on the toolkit.
Access to EDC pool of SME focused consultants that are able to quickly diagnose and provide solutions to various business problems at subsidized rates. This include but not limited to Business Plans development, Investment Readiness, etc.
Members enjoy quarterly visits from EDC visiting team as a follow up on their businesses. This creates a forum for a mini business clinic for them where issues affecting their enterprise are raised and addressed.
These retreats help provide holistic customer driven strategies for organizational growth. This service is discounted for EDC members.
Access to market Place
Every member will be listed EDC directory which will be within the “members only” section of EDC website. And only members will have access to FULL information on this members only section. In addition, every member will be invited to various market place products as they become available.
Members have access to “members only’ information and database.
Members also enjoy a percentage discount on the following companies:
§ Qatar Airline
§ Virgin Atlantic
§ South African Airlines
§ Cleanace Drycleaners
§ Home and You Interiors
§ Health Plus Pharmacist
§ Protea Hotel Port Harcourt
§ Kenya Airways
§ Twice as Nice
........... and more!