Membership

USSIA membership is voluntary and is composed of Small-Scale Industries that are operating. The members are classified in the following sectors:- Handcrafts, Food and beverage processing/Agro-processing Leather Crafts, Woodworks and carpentry, Building materials and construction, Chemicals and pharmaceuticals, Metal fabrication, Electrical and electronics, Ceramics and pottery, Textiles and garments, Mechanical and technical works, Printing and graphics, Information and Communications technology Others

Membership Categories

CategoryMembershipAnnual Subscription
Bronze20,000/=100,000/=
Silver20,000/=200,000/=
Gold20,000/=500,000/=
Associate Member20,000/=500,000/=
Corporate Member20,000/=1,000,000/=
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Membership Benefits

There are many benefits to being a member of the USSIA, including Influence USSIA members gain influence at the national level through USSIA’s advocacy. Skills upgrading – and Training As a member you will benefit from numerous training opportunities. Business – development services As a USSIA member, you will be able to take advantage of an array of services designed specifically for SMEs.

  • Listing on the USSIA MSMIs business directory
  • Regular industry e-news letters to keep you up-to date on policy, technology and markets
  • Attendance at USSIA organized Networking Events, activities and other events indicated as Open for Registered Members.
  • Information sessions.
  • First one-month free subscription on USSIA online shop.
  • One week appearance of on USSIA E-platforms E.g., USSIA Website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
  • Membership kit
  • Member to member exchange visits
  • Member Enterprise visits
  • Consultation session with USSIA staff on MSMI issues

SILVER CATEGORY

  • All the benefits in the Bronze Category plus the following below: –
  • Legibility to membership and access to USSIA members’ Sacco services.
  • Timely dissemination on possible funding opportunities to Micro, Small and Medium Industries.
  • B2B meetings with both local and foreign investors
  • Investment readiness Program
  • One month appearance of on USSIA E-platforms E.g., USSIA Website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
  • Association recommendation letter
  • First two-month free subscription on USSIA online shop
  • First time 30 minutes appointment with business advisory consultants such as Tax consultants, lawyers, insurance, industrial chemists, Accounting, HR consultants, Marketing consultants etc.
  • 10% discount on USSIA organized special events (exhibitions, tradeshows, business forums)
  • 10% discount on paid for USSIA organized services (Trainings, Workshops, Seminars)
  • Foreign expert support
  • Project/grants opportunity support

GOLD CATEGORY

  • All the benefits in the Bronze and Silver Categories plus the following below: –
  • Recommendation to represent USSIA in both private and public boards/sector steering committees
  • Three-month appearance on USSIA Website
  • First three-month free subscription on USSIA online shop
  • 30 minutes appointment with business advisory consultants such as Tax consultants, lawyers, insurance, industrial chemists, Accounting, HR consultants, Marketing consultants etc.
  • 15% discount on USSIA organized special events (exhibitions, tradeshows, business forums)
  • 15% discount on paid for USSIA organized services (Trainings, Workshops, Seminars)
  • Foreign expert support
  • Opportunity to serve on the National Executive Committee/USSIA Board.
  • Co-Branding at USSIA organized events.
 
  • Your banner adverts featured in our various newsletters and USSIA website
  • Consideration of Associate Members to participate in USSIA activities
  • Project proposal partnerships with USSIA
  • Display your pull-up banners, brochures and other marketing materials at our offices and at free events.
  • Inclusion in Business linkage programs
  • Subsidized rates on Paid for Trainings & Workshop & Seminars for Association Members
  • Curtsy & Timely visits.
  • Strengthening of organizational capacities of the association.
  • Other benefits that the Association may, from time to time, become able to avail.

CORPORATE MEMBERS

  • Company brands featured in USSIA newsletters, websites and other association display materials.
  • Priority consideration to Sponsor USSIA organized Events
  • Priority consideration to supply subsidized services and products to USSIA members