Australia to Host ICC WCF 10th World Chambers Congress

Following a competitive bidding and selection process, Sydney Business Chamber and New South Wales Business Chamber will host the International Chamber of Commerce World Chambers Federation (WCF) 10th World Chambers Congress, which will be returning to the Asia-Pacific region in 2017. WCF is a specialized division of ICC encompassing chambers of commerce from every region of the world.

Under the theme “Sydney: Where Business Connects,” the Australian chambers’ bid presented not only a vibrant city but also a global hub for business opportunities and a new convention centre that will host the future Congress. From exciting outdoor programs to intriguing session proposals, the Australian team successfully highlighted the chambers’ strengths and determination to bring the Congress forward.

“Our commitment to the International Chamber of Commerce’s World Chambers Federation’s mission has been unwavering. Australian chambers have attended every Congress since its inception,” said Stephen Cartwright, CEO of Sydney and New South Wales Business Chambers. “We are extremely excited to open our doors to our colleagues around the world for an unforgettable experience.”

The upcoming 9th World Chambers Congress will be held in Torino, Italy in June 2015. For more information visit the World Chambers Congress website.

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