The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) was established in April, 1960 and serves as the umbrella organization for all the various affiliate members within the country. Membership of the Association is voluntary and it encompasses City, State and Bilateral Chambers, Business/Professional Bodies as well as corporate members. It champions the course of business through its advocacy role and influence public policies. The activities of the Association is in line with contemporary ideas of promotion of free enterprise through the Chambers of Commerce movement as is the case in neo-liberal economy across the world.
The NACCIMA Business Women Group (NAWORG) was created in December, 2005 as one of the Trade Groups of NACCIMA with the mandate to coordinate the activities of women within the Chamber Movement across West Africa and World at large.