Benefits of Membership

The Nigerian Chamber of Commerce-USA (NICOCUSA) is committed to bridging the gap that exists between business communities in the United States and in Nigeria. Established in 2002, the Nigeria Chamber of Commerce – USA (NICOCUSA) was fashioned to promote business and information exchange between the United States and Nigeria. Whether it’s lobbying the Federal Governments, fighting unfavorable trade policies and restriction, or offering special membership benefits and discounts.

 

Why join the NICOCUSA?

  • Linking members with companies, industries and businesses in United States and Nigeria
  • Enhance Bi-lateral trading between Nigeria and United States
  • Unlimited Access to Current Economic and Political News in Nigeria and United States
  • Unlimited Access to Educational Information and Resources
  • Business Directory listing on the NICOCUSA website
  • Complimentary or Discounted Admission to Exclusive NICOCUSA Networking Events and Conference
  • Critical Legislative Information and Updates Related to Doing Business in Nigeria
  • Business Promotion Within our Membership Database as well as the Public
  • Promote the ease of goods and commodity importation from both countries
  • Complimentary or Discounted Promotion of products and services of registered members
  • Assistance with capital sourcing for businesses and companies
  • Offer economically viable opportunities for promoting your business in both countries
  • Connect you with business and community leaders in United States and Nigeria

The NICOCUSA possesses members that demonstrates their cravings for business growth and we surely believe that intending members can also partake of this wave to allow their business ascend heights they never imagined it to be. Allowing fellow members interchange business services for easy flow of purpose and a connected reach for valuable liaising. The NICOCUSA membership base spans various business niche like, Agriculture, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Education, Health, Sports, Advertising, Marketing, Beauty Health Care, Furniture, Costumes, Commerce and all other Trade Exchanges. Hence, our services include but not limited to the following:

Memberships

To achieve these goals and give members value for money, NICOCUSA hosts Chamber Mixers, Trade Expos, Symposiums, Information Briefings. NICOCUSA also provides Networking Opportunities, Product Placement, Promotion, Marketing, Privatization Guidance, Business Consulting, Visa Expedition, Concierge Support, Movie Premiers, Music Festivals, Translator Services and more, and other exceptional services that will propel your business into the largest market in Africa and the Americas.

Allow NICOCUSA place your business or businesses among an elite circle of powerful corporations, influential organizations, and professionals. So, what are you waiting for? Join the NICOCUSA Now! This is and will always be an opportunity you cannot afford to ignore!

However, the NICOCUSA as a business organization, has a 6 (Six) stage membership organization plan utilizing membership investments for operation of its welcome centers, business advocacy, business growth & recruitment, and promotion of the Nigeria business community. These membership categories are:

Professional Member Benefits

As a busy professional in the 21st century your time and money are invaluable. That’s why we at NICOCUSA are committed to creating products and services that connect you to the right people and resources quickly and efficiently. Our signature Mixers in Nigeria and the United States provide one of a kind networking opportunity that span an array of business sectors. As a member you will receive an official NICOCUSA plaque and certificate, plus over a dozen time saving benefits:

  • Complimentary or discounted admission to NICOCUSA signature Events and Mixers
  • Complimentary or Discounted Access to NICOCUSA Signature Products and Services
  • Complimentary Listing on the Official NICOCUSA Website at www.nicocusa.com and Membership Database
  • Complimentary Access to NICOCUSA Investment Services
  • Complimentary Access to Up-to-Date Legal Resources
  • Complimentary Remittance Facilitation
  • Complimentary Event Planning Services
  • Complimentary Visa Facilitation Service (Invitation Letters, Endorsements)
  • Complimentary Travel Planning (Visas, Air/Ground Transportation, Hotel, and Meals)
  • Complimentary Assistance with Large Scale Procurements (Shares and Bonds, Personal and/or Commercial Real Estate, Vehicles, Tools, Machinery)
  • Access to NICOCUSA Concierge Captain’s Club (Golf, Tennis, Spas, Personal Shoppers, and Exclusive Guided Tours)

Membership Fee: $300

Small Business Membership Benefits

As a Small Business Owner, you know that it takes hard work and the right connections to get your brand noticed! We at NICOCUSA take pride in helping Small Businesses maximize their resources. Our helpful Products and Services will help take the guess work out of expanding your brand into new frontiers. As a member your company will receive an Official NICOCUSA certificate and plaque as well as over a dozen brand strengthening benefits:

  • Complimentary or Discounted Admission to NICOCUSA Signature Events and Mixers
  • Complimentary or Discounted Access to NICOCUSA Signature Products and Services
  • Complimentary Listing on the Official NICOCUSA Website at www.nicocusa.com
  • Complimentary Business Promotion within our Membership Database as well as to the Public
  • Complimentary Event Planning Services (Government, Corporate, Seminars, Workshops, and Symposiums)

Membership Fee: $1-25 Employees: $500

                                25-50 Employees: $1000

Corporate Membership Benefits

As a successful corporation you’ve already gained a steady foothold on your territory, however now is the time to diversify your brand into new markets and increase your company’s overall revenue. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) as well as other bilateral trade arrangements, encourage trade between the United States and Nigeria making the exportation of your products simple and within reach. We at NICOCUSA are here to help your company take this leap forward. Our signature products and services such as Business Authentication and Verification help take the guess work out of venturing into new territories. As a member your company will receive an Official NICOCUSA certificate and plaque, as well as unlimited access to over a dozen invaluable products and service.

  • Complimentary or Discounted Admission to NICOCUSA Signature Events and Mixers
  • Complimentary or Discounted Access to NICOCUSA Signature Products and Services
  • Complimentary Listing on the Official NICOCUSA Website at www.nicocusa.com
  • Complimentary Business Promotion within our Membership Database as well as to the Public
  • Complimentary Access to NICOCUSA Business Planning and Investment Services
  • Complimentary Business Start-Up Assistance (Trademarks, Copyright, Incorporations)
  • Complimentary Access to Up-to-Date Legal Resources
  • Complimentary Remittance Facilitation
  • Complimentary Event Planning Services (Government, Corporate, Seminars, Symposiums)
  • Complimentary Visa Facilitation Service (Invitation Letters, Endorsements)
  • Complimentary Travel Planning (Visas, Air/Ground Transportation, Hotel, and Meals)
  • Complimentary Assistance with Large Scale Procurements (Shares and Bonds, Personal and/or Commercial Real Estate, Vehicles, Tools, Machinery)
  • Complimentary Access to NICOCUSA Concierge Services and the NICOCUSA Captain’s Club.

Membership Fee: $2,500

Chamber Membership Benefits

Fellow Chambers are welcomed to join us as we champion the cause of revolutionizing bilateral business relations between the United States and Nigeria. We at NICOCUSA pride ourselves in global excellence through commerce and are committed to Nigeria’s economic development. NICOCUSA fully supports the United Nation’s Vision 2020. As a Chamber member you will receive an official NICOCUSA certificate and plaque as well as access to a variety of invaluable resources.

  • Complimentary or Discounted Admission to NICOCUSA Signature Events and Mixers.
  • Complimentary or Discounted Access to NICOCUSA Signature Products and Services
  • Complimentary Listing on the Official NICOCUSA website at www.nicocusa.com
  • Complimentary Business Promotion within our Membership Database as well as to the Public
  • Complimentary Event Planning Services (Government, Corporate, Seminars, Workshops, and Symposiums)

Membership Fee: $300

Non-Profit Charity Organization Benefits

  • Complimentary Assistance in Procuring Grants and Sponsorships (Corporate and Government)
  • Complimentary or Discounted Admission to NICOCUSA Signature Events and Mixers
  • Complimentary or Discounted Access to NICOCUSA Signature Products and Services
  • Complimentary Listing on the Official NICOCUSA website at www.nicocusa.com
  • Complimentary Promotion within our Membership Database as well as to the Public
  • Complimentary Event Planning Assistance (Government, Corporate, Private)
  • Limited Access to Reports Commissioned by NICOCUSA as well as other Agencies
  • Complimentary Event Planning Services (Galas, Fundraisers, Workshops, Seminars, and Symposiums)

Membership Fee: $300

Students Membership Benefits

We at NICOCUSA are committed to connecting foreign exchange students with the tools and resources necessary to ensure your successful admission into the academic institution that best suits your goals. Our one of kind products and services such as our signature Student Resources Program and Scholarships, will help you and your parents take the guess work out of studying abroad. Partner with NICOCUSA now and let us shape your future. As a member you will receive an official NICOCUSA membership certificate and the following benefits…

  • Complimentary Assistance Selecting Various Academic Institutions in the United States
  • Official Letter of Recommendation from the Nigerian Chamber of Commerce-USA to America Embassy in Nigeria
  • Complimentary Assistance with Your Admissions Package
  • Complimentary Student Visa Assistance (B-1, I-20)
  • Complimentary All-Inclusive Travel and Accommodation Management Service
  • Complimentary Assistance with Entrance Exams (TOEFL, SAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT)
  • Advise US Embassy on Member Status
  • Complimentary Assistance with Tuition Payment Arrangements
  • Complimentary Access to Scholarship Listings and Resources
  • Complimentary Protection and Advocacy while Studying Abroad
  • Complimentary or Discounted Admission to NICOCUSA Signature Events and Mixers
  • Complimentary or Discounted Access to NICOCUSA Signature Products and Services

Membership Fee: $2,500

Religious Membership Benefits

This membership category is for church owners and Church leaders – Pastors, Reverends, General overseers, District or Cell leaders, Head of Departments or any other Christians who are desirous of travelling to the United states of America to attend pastoral conferences or other spiritually impactful conferences or establishing a relationship with fellow religious leader in America.

BENEFITS

  1. The Chamber will link you up with Christian organization in America who are willing to send you Christian materials – free Bibles, Tracts and other materials
  2. As a Religious Member, you will have the benefit of being connected to charitable American organizations who are willing to send you clothes, shoes and other items you may need for your church village Evangelism and welfare
  3. This category, the chamber will help you to contact churches in America who may be willing to
  4. assist you in your mission work
  5. The Chamber will also help you to source for American Preachers who could help you in your Crusade and Evangelism.
  6. Your membership also enables you to secure Letter of Invitation to attend pastoral or other impactful conferences in America
  7. The chamber in addition help to prepare you for visa interview to ensure your success

Religious Membership Fee: $300