Versammlung Eines Ehrbaren Kaufmanns zu Hamburg e.V.
The "Versammlung Eines Ehrbaren Kaufmanns zu Hamburg e. V." (the assembly of the honourable merchant of Hamburg) is an association of about 1.100 merchants in Hamburg that feel obliged to act according to the virtues of the honourable merchant, trade honourable themselves and maintain the conditions for honourable trade in their company. In doing so the members commit to the guiding principles of the honourable merchant, encourage the exchange among each other and with other institutions like the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, the anti corruption association PRO HONORE e. V., the Hamburg School of Business Administration and Hamburg's Business Juniors.
Centralvereinigung Deutscher Wirtschaftsverbände für Handelsvermittlung und Vertrieb
The "Centralvereinigung Deutsche Wirtschaftsverbände für Handelsvermittlung und Vertrieb (CDH) e. V." (central federation of German trade associations for trade brokerage and distribution) is the leading national federation for German commercial agents and distributors that work independently on a b2b level in all industries. The CDH represents the interests of these companies in the political area and offers its members extensive advice, information and service for the business practice in sales and marketing. Being a leading national federation the CDH represents more that 48.000 commercial agents of all industries.
Gesamtverband Deutscher Holzhandel
The “Gesamtverband Deutscher Holzhandel (GD Holz)“ (German Timber Merchants Association) represents 900 members of the German timber trade which support the concerns of the whole industry by their membership and strengthen the appearance of the timber trade which is represented in the GD Holz.
The members of GD Holz operate in the timber wholesale, timber retail trade as well as the timber export and the raw timber trade. Moreover brokers and agents, import planing mills and the working group timber experts are representeted.
GD Holz maintains an efficient and successful network on a national as well as an international basis. Thus among others GD Holz is a member of DHWR – Deutscher Holzwirtschaftsrat (German Timber Economy Council), founder member of the FSC working group Germany, member of the German forest certification council of the PEFC as well as of numerous federal advisory councils for the use of timber.
On an international level GD Holz is a member of the ETTF (European Timber Trade Federation) and the FEBO (Fédération Européenne du Négoce de Bois).