Sign Up to Become a Free Member of WiMBIZ

Thank you to everyone who has completed their registration to become a member of WiMBIZ. We have noticed some application irregularities and want to reiterate that membership is strictly for businesswomen, women entrepreneurs and professionals in the mining sector. We regret we are not in a position to assist men.

Women Professionals include but are not limited to:

  • Legal Practitioners
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Specialist
  • Gender Diversity and Inclusion Specialists
  • Socio-Economic Development Specialist
  • ESG Specialists
  • Research Specialist
  • OHS Specialists
  • Exploration and Drilling Specialists

Here is a reminder of who WiMBIZ is:

WiMBIZ South Africa is a non-profit organisation established to create a platform for businesswomen, women entrepreneurs and professionals to speak in one voice and access opportunities in the mining sector in a coordinated manner.

After completing the registration form below, you will be redirected to a WiMBIZ Database Information Request form. (This step is critical to completing your membership application.)

The database will be used as a business directory shared with our partnering companies to enable them to identify companies that they can consider for various procurement opportunities.

We require basic information to establish whether companies meet the criteria of our partner companies; if not, what mechanisms could be implemented to assist non-compliant companies. Companies will be included in the database free of charge.

Please note:

  • This is “Women in Mining Business”, so the organisation’s ownership must be a woman or women.
  • WiMBIZ will create a database of its members and may, from time to time, be requested to share its members’ personal information with third parties for the purpose of exploring business and funding opportunities for its members within its stated mission and objectives. If you do not allow us to share your information, we regret that you will not form part of our database and will not be alerted to possible opportunities for your company.

Membership Benefits

Inclusion in the Database

  1. Our database will be a business directory shared with our partnering companies to identify WiMBIZ Member Companies they can consider for different procurement opportunities.
  2. WiMBIZ requires basic information to vet each company applying for membership to ensure they meet the criteria of our partner companies.
  3. We will include WiMBIZ Member Companies in the database free of charge.

Quarterly Events

Events will consist of different themes ranging from networking to masterclasses, information sharing platforms, and mentoring events.

  1. Business Readiness Workshop
  2. Starting Up
  3. Compliance
  4. Business Development
  5. Finance and Funding


Mentorship Programme: Business Executives and Captain of Industries


Networking between peers in the mining sector for collaboration and companies in the mining value chain for partnerships.

Annual Event

“Recognition of Women Trailblazers in the Mining Sector”

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