Personal business consultations - Free
During these sessions local and international entrepreneurs and investors or other interested parties, can obtain general information on doing business in Aruba and how to start a business. Click here for an appointment.
Course Independent Entrepreneur SMEs
The Chamber organizes a course for starting entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs who started their business recently. This course will be repeated every year. The course consists of 10 modules:
1. The entrepreneur and the market
2. Marketing concepts and the marketing mix
3. Strategic marketing and clients
4. Internet marketing, e-business, CRM & sales
5. Online marketing mix and internet sales
6. E-mail marketing & social media
7. Financial planning and financial administration
8. Tax administration and legislation
9. Business Plan, pricing, quotations and contracts
10. Official start, quality and service.
Duration of the course: 20 weeks including an exam plus 2 coaching sessions.
Price of the course is: Afl. 395.
Chamber News & Views - Free
The Chamber’s newsletter is containing all sorts of interesting news, interviews, articles and events. Since 2012 the magazine is available in a new dynamic, digital format. To view the newsletter (website), click here.
Multi Media Library - Free
A wide range of information is at your disposal in the lobby of the Chamber free of charge. This information includes magazines, journals, newsletters, books, researches and catalogues.
Guidelines and Regulations of the Business Licensing Ordinance - Free
Planning to start a new business or to expand? Read the Chamber’s guidelines and regulation on the issuing of the Business Licensing Ordinance. As the official advisor of the Minister of Economic Affairs, the Chamber is consulted in the business establishment license procedure. Click here to review the Chamber's guidelines.
Changes in company data - Free
The Chamber regularly brings parties together based on the information provided in the Trade Registry. Especially companies abroad approach the Chamber looking to find potential business partners. Consequently you can miss out on interesting opportunities when your data is not correct or complete. Opportunities may include meeting foreign company representatives, invitations to lectures, workshops, expo’s, trade missions etc. which may lead to new business opportunities. According to article 13 of the Trade Registry Ordinance (NL), it is mandatory to keep your company data up to date at the Chamber. Business can make unlimited modifications and adaptations for free. These can be filed daily, from Monday thru Friday, from 13:00-15:00.
Downloadable Trade and Foundations Registry forms
All registrations and modifications need to be filled on the corresponding forms for the Chamber to be able to process the information. The Registry forms are all available online including guidelines on how to fill out the forms correctly. They need to be completed correctly, need to be duly signed by the authorized person(s) and accompanied by the relevant documentation.
Informative lectures - Free or minimal charge
The Aruba Chamber provides lectures designed especially for entrepreneurs on various relevant topics or on specific issue that affects entrepreneurs in one way or another.
Room rentals - Price vary depending on room and hours
Room rates* 1 hr 2 hrs 4 hrs (½ day) 8 hrs (1 day)
Auditorium (max. 65 p.) 135.00 245.00 400.00 550.00
Meeting room (max. 14 p.) 45.00 85.00 135.00 200.00
*Room rates in Afl.