The Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi is the single largest trade organization in the world. It was formed in 1980 to safeguard the interests of traders, businessmen and industrialists. From a modest beginning, KVVES has grown to be the world’s largest organization of its kind, with over 10 lakh members. Spread over the 14 districts of Kerala, KVVES has over 4000 units and over 1400 Vyapar Bhavans.It has its state office at Thiruvananthapuram.The registered office is at Trichur and its head office is at Kozhikode.
KVVES has played a crucial role in successfully solving the various problems faced by the business community. The problem of the head load workers, the sales tax problem, the problem related to the adulteration of food items, Package Commodities Act problem etc.
KVVES has been playing a vital role in social, cultural and educational fields. With many achievements to its credit, KVVES has established itself as an important instrument in the progress of the trading community as well as society at large.
To inculcate a sense of solidarity and cooperation among the businessmen and industrialists and to use it to develop industry, business and allied areas.
To facilitate scientific and technological advancement of businessmen and industrialists by setting up libraries, collecting books etc.