Posted on June 05, 2011

A Qatari business delegation headed by H.E Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Chairman of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Qatar, will attend the 7th World Chambers Congress that will take place from 8th to 10th June 2011 in Mexico City.

The delegation includes some high-ranking officials and businessmen, including Mr Ahmed Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Qatar Tourism Authority and Sheikh Al Hussein Bin Ali Bin Ahmed Al-Thani , CEO of  q.media.

Organized by the ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) every two years in different regions of the world, the World Chambers Congress represents a unique opportunity for chambers around the world to gather under one roof, to discuss local and international business-related issues and to share best practices.

“QCCI’s participation in the 7th World Chambers Congress  is an empowering step for the Chamber and for Qatar, especially after successfully winning the bid to host the 8th World Chambers Congress in Doha in 2013,” said H.E Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al-Thani.

“It is a great deal for our country’s development to host and to be part of such prestigious conferences. As representatives of Qatar, we will bring to the table important issues to help boost local trade and businesses,” he added.

The 7th World Chambers Congress  will open doors for delegates and its members from over 125 countries, while providing opportunities to interact and network with companies in leading sectors. It will strengthen ties within this region by exploring new strategies and opportunities in a dynamic environment.

The three-day congress will include plenary sessions along with eight training workshops, where experts will give practical advice to enable chambers to improve their services for their own business communities. Also speed networking sessions will be organized based on the different regions in attendance, in order to help attendees meet with other business contacts and exchange information with them. A business program, which is especially designed to enhance trade and investment opportunities world-wide will be among the many other highlights of this year’s Congress,. Highlights also include the World Chambers Competition, the only global awards program to recognize the most innovative projects undertaken by chambers of commerce from all over the world.

“The World Chambers Congress will not only be an opportunity to highlight Qatar, its businesses and trade plans, it will also provide members from the business community with an exceptional chance to meet with other members from different countries, expand their networks and find new business opportunities,” said Remy Rowhani, Director General of Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI) and CEO of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Qatar.

“It will be a great experience, where we will benefit from the intensive training and networking sessions provided during the Congress. Also this experience will help us to prepare Qatar to host the 8th WCC in 2013, which promises to be a one-of-a kind event,” Rowhani added.

Qatar will host the World Chambers Congress in 2013, after successfully winning the bid in November 2010. The 8th World Chambers Congress will aim to strengthen ties within Africa and the Middle East region and resolve trade and business issues in region, while opening the doors for new opportunities.

-For more information on QCCI please visit this website: http://www.qatarchamber.com/

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