The organisation operates within the Autonomous Community of Extremadura, with a population of about 1,100,000 inhabitants. Currently it represents – according to the report on “SMEs statistics” from the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism in February 2016- almost 40,000 enterprises and over the 99,9% out of them are SMEs. Furthermore, in the last years, CDB has been one of the leading Spanish Chambers in ERFD application. The Chamber counts with expertise in European funding instruments for SMEs (INVEST HORIZON) and has specialized facilities for the operation of innovative industrial schemes by firms, this is, “NAVE4”. In addition, it has to be noticed the close connections to European and National Chamberal Systems and networks.
Founded in 1886, the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Badajoz (Cámara Badajoz) is a Public Law Corporation established as a collaborative body of public governments. The Chamber’s mission is to represent, promote and defend the general interests of the economic structure in its region.