Chamber of Commerce and Industry Antwerp
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Antwerp defends the interests of over 3,000 businesses in the region. With 23.5% of the added value in Flanders, Antwerp is the most important economic growth pole of Flanders.
We act as an independent mouthpiece for our members and provide businesses with strength and support through advocacy, networking and a vast range of services.
As an independent, politically neutral organization, we offer our members events, activities, training programmes and guidance to match their needs. This is our way of contributing to the further development of the entire region.
about cci antwerp
The chamber-Alliance in Flanders
The Antwerp Chamber of Commerce and Industry is part of the Voka Flemish Network of Businesses which encompasses over 18,000 businesses, accounts for 70% of the added value in Flanders and represents 65% of private employment, making it the largest Flemish employers’ organization. Voka is an alliance between 6 Chambers of Commerce* and Voka vzw (NPO), and its mission is to create a business friendly environment and to stimulate economic activity. This alliance also allows us to best defend our local interests on the Flemish level.
*(Limburg, Mechelen Kempen, Oost Vlaanderen, West Vlaanderen, Vlaams Brabant, Antwerpen Waasland)
Moreover, as a local Chamber of Commerce we also form part of a unique international network of more than 14,000 Chambers of Commerce, through which we are able to open doors for our members who have international ambitions, and to support and guide them in their international contacts.
The executive committee
Jo De Backer
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT
Filip De Clercq
Gilbert De Clercq
Wouter De Ploey
Vice-rector Valorisation and Development