About Us

Gujranwala Business Centre (GBC)

Who We Are

Grow Your Business With Us!

Established in 2010 as a PSDP project jointly by Ministry of Industries & Production/SMEDA and Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Gujranwala Business Centre (GBC) is a public sector company registered under section 42 of the Companies Act 2017. It works under the administrative control of the Ministry of Industries & Production - Government of Pakistan, to promote and develop the industrial sector of Gujranwala at the national and international levels. We are a dynamic and influential organisation dedicated to fostering economic growth, empowering businesses, and shaping the local business landscape. As a trusted advocate and resource hub, we collaborate with diverse stakeholders to create a vibrant business community, offering a wide range of services, programs, and networking opportunities to support the success and prosperity of the business community of Gujranwala.

GBC also offers a shared display facility to the business community of Gujranwala to showcase its products to the world. We organise industry-specific exhibitions and trade shows in Gujranwala to bring together manufacturers, suppliers, buyers, and investors. These events provide an excellent opportunity to showcase the city's industrial prowess, facilitate networking, and attract investment. Diplomats, international trade bodies, joint chambers of commerce and international trade delegations are regularly invited by GBC to engage with Gujranwala’s business community for B2B connectivity, enhancing international trade and economic cooperation. Similarly, GBC also facilitates the formation of trade delegations from Gujranwala to explore new markets and avail the opportunities for result-oriented growth, partnership, and strategic alliance with global partners from different countries. We offer strategic business solutions and information for improving trade, economic cooperation, strengthening the trade base, and improving exports for the business community of Gujranwala.

In collaboration with SMEDA and other professional bodies, GBC arranges seminars and workshops tailored to meet the needs of our industry. Our carefully curated programs are designed to empower professionals with the knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary to thrive in today's rapidly evolving business landscape. Our seminars and workshops are delivered by industry experts with extensive knowledge and practical experience in their respective fields. They combine engaging presentations, interactive activities, case studies, and group discussions to ensure a dynamic and impactful learning experience for the development of Gujranwala’s industrial base.

Mission & Vision

GBC’s mission is to help Gujranwala’s entrepreneurs and companies to reach international markets by developing globally competitive products. We pursue our mission through dialogue, analysis, training, B2B connectivity and solutions-based ideas, empowering the next generation to build a better economic world. We ensure our research and outputs are widely accessible, so our business community can develop its voice in global markets. Collaboration is a core competence of our team. It inspires our relationships with associates, partners, supporters, and members and helps us develop global networks to find positive, durable solutions. We are examining new forms of international cooperation, engaging diverse global actors, and exploring different tools and technologies to deliver our mission in today’s world.

Mission & Vision
Global Business Alliance (GBA)

Why Join GBC?

There are new developments, new opportunities, and new markets constantly emerging in the world. How do you expand your business, enter new markets and stay one step ahead of your competitors? The best way to do business and exchange information is through face-to-face meetings and business networking. GBC offers its members & partners exclusive opportunities to connect with business partners around the globe through active participation in high-level business activities such as Trade Delegations, Business Forums, Trade Fairs, B2B Networking Events etc. Our goal is to help our members achieve transformational growth and achieve their full potential whilst encouraging the members to be scrupulous, fair & uphold the highest standards of business ethics and principles.

Our Leaders

Guided by an unwavering commitment to excellence, our leadership cultivates a culture of collaboration, empowering individuals to thrive and organizations to flourish. Their ability to navigate complexities with agility transforms challenges into opportunities, positioning us at the forefront of progress.

Dr. Gohar Ejaz

Dr. Gohar Ejaz Federal Minister
Ministry of Industries & Production

Mr. Momin Agha

Mr. Momin Agha Additional Secretary (Incharge)
Ministry of Industries & Production

Mr. Ahmad Ikram Lone

Mr. Ahmad Ikram Lone Chairman-BoD
Gujranwala Business Centre

Mr. Sajjad Azhar

Mr. Sajjad Azhar CEO
Gujranwala Business Centre

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