The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Zala County was founded on 9th January 1995. Among its main activities, the chamber provides a general representation of interests, including the promotion of economic interests of the membership. In order to achieve its objectives, the chamber cooperates and if necessary enters into an agreement with local governments, state and social organizations. The chamber’s program includes the economic renewal of the economic interest organization, the protection of the economic interests of the Hungarian entrepreneurs and becoming a service-centred organization.
At an international level, the aim of the chamber is to help to the Hungarian entrepreneurs to enforce the foreign markets, to develop the EU cooperation opportunities - especially in neighbouring countries - in order to improve their competitiveness. Its most important additional activities are: professional meetings, training courses, conferences, taking part on exhibitions and fairs, company information services, document authentication, master courses and examination, dealing with student contracts, composing the Chamber News, consultations, investment opportunities, operation of the Hungarian-Slovenian Committee, Arbitration Board, operation of the chamber portal (www.zmkik.hu), üzlet@hálón internet business database, the Chamber Newsletter.