Offering more networking
opportunities than ever before to delegates from over 120 countries, the not-to-be missed
will feature an informative range of plenary
and workshop sessions, an enhanced B2B programme and more than 10,000 square
metres of exhibition space.
Held every two years,
the Congress has a proven track record to share, learn and build networks
opportunities for chamber and their business leaders. A quality range of
internationally-renowned experts and business leaders will bring delegates
up-to-date on the latest business issues.
One Congress plenary
session, “A world in crisis”, will consider how business can adapt to meet the challenges
of crises affecting the world today. The session will be led by Joost
Hiltermann, Chief Operations Officer for the International Crisis Group, along
with Alexander Likhotal, President of Green Cross International, Datuk Seri
Mohamed Iqbal Rawther, Chairman of the UN ESCAP Business Advisory Council, and
Alan Leibman, CEO, Kerzner International.
Leading experts in non-profit operations will contribute to the
Congress’ education component. Greg Melia, Chief Membership and Volunteer
Relations Officer at the Center for Association Leadership, will lead a session
on membership and Vernetta Walker, Vice-President at BoardSource, will lead a
session on how organizations can prepare and plan for leadership succession.
The 2013 World Chambers Competition finals are also set to showcase the
innovative projects that chambers are implementing worldwide in their efforts
to remain relevant and dependable for small- and medium-sized enterprises
Atiq Juma Nasib, Senior
Director, Commercial Services Sector, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
said: “The Dubai Chamber sees this Congress as a unique platform to reach out
to representatives of global chambers. The event fits perfectly within our
strategy of connecting to leaders in the world of trade and commerce.”
Participants are invited to take
part in the ICC World Trade Agenda Summit on 22 April, also being held at the
Qatar National Convention Center. The Summit will
provide a unique opportunity for business leaders and key policymakers to exchange
with participants on defining business priorities for effective 21st century
trade and investment policy.
Online registration for the ICC World Chambers Federation Congress
and the ICC World Trade Agenda Summit will remain open until 17 April.
Thereafter, registration closes and opens again on-site in Doha on 22 April. The Congress is currently providing special rates for least
developed countries and African continent delegates. Delegates can also take advantage
of a special delegation offer, which provides a complimentary registration for
every 10 full-paying delegates.
Don’t miss out the opportunity to
network with chamber and business leaders from over 120 countries and register
for the 8th World Chambers Congress
Be involved and help set business
priorities for effective trade and investment policy. Register for the ICC World Trade Agenda Summit