CCIC – “Founded in 1899, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Cáceres (Camara Oficial de Comercio e Industria de Cáceres) is a Public Law Body, whose main aim is to defend the general commercial and industrial interests of the province of Caceres (Extremadura, Spain).
The Chamber is run by a group of 29 entrepreneurs who are elected every four years by all the entrepreneurs from the Province of Caceres. They represent the Assembly, which defines all the general objectives to be reached. The Assembly is composed of workers commissions whose aim is to closely analyse the problems of the economic sectors and to define the objectives in detail.
The Chamber collaborates actively with more than 30.000 Caceres-based companies, covering various needs through implementing services as All-in-One Offices for Business, Innovation advice, Business Incubators, VET and Higher Training, Promoting of Exports, and International Trade Missions. Its main objective is developing initiatives to extend the culture of quality and innovation so that SMEs in Extremadura Region can tap the opportunities afforded by globalisation.
The Chamber serves these businesses through a network of three branches, two business incubators (temporary shelter structure designed to company start-ups) and two One-Stop Offices for Business (and processing for companies with national tax authorities and social security) covering the region, providing value to implement economic development programmes.