About the Congress

"The only global meeting place for chambers"

About the Congress

About the Congress

The World Chambers Congress (WCC) is organized by the ICC World Chambers Federation. Held every two years in a different region of the world, the Congress is the only international forum for chamber leaders and professionals to share best-practices, exchange insights, develop networks, address the latest business issues affecting their communities, and learn about new areas of innovation from chambers around the world.

Reasons to attend the World Chambers Congress

The Congress provides an unparalleled opportunity to connect and strengthen relations with a diverse and international group of individuals representing more than 110 countries. With both formal and informal occasions to develop networks, this is the ideal setting to establish institutional ties and promote trade and investment opportunities from attending companies, countries and regions.

Knowledge: In an ever-changing business climate, the Congress, with its visionary and esteemed speakers , addresses and examines today's most significant global issues. Benefit from indispensable knowledge and interesting perspectives on a broad number of important topics filled including informative discussions with our extensive three-day programme.

Know-how: The Congress is a valuable and dynamic forum that facilitates the exchange of real-world ideas and best practices on both chamber and business activities. Through its World Chambers Competition , the Congress recognizes the most innovative projects from across the chamber community. It serves as an informative benchmark for others to learn and encourages positive change and development.

The World Chambers Congress


10th World Chambers Congress
Sydney, Australia
19-21 September, 2017

The ICC WCF 10th World Chambers Congress in 2017 will be co-organized with the Sydney Business Chamber. Get ready for and extraordinary journey to Australia, where chambers of commerce and the business community will be invited to share best practices, exchange insights and address the latest issues being faced by their organizations and local communities.

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10th World Chambers Congress in Sydney

10th World Chambers Congress in Sydney

9th World Chambers Congress highlights

9th World Chambers Congress highlights

UN Secretary General's message to Congress delegates

9th WCC message from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

9WCC opening ceremony and plenary 1

9th WCC Plenary 1

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