The 12th. World Chambers Congress

The World Chambers Congress brings together chamber and business heads, as well as representatives from international organisations and governments alike to spur change through dialogue and cooperation to create a more meaningful and prosperous future for all.

The 12th World Chambers Congress (12WCC) was hosted in Dubai in November 2021, under the theme « Generation Next: Chambers 4.0 »

The 12WCC was a world-class event bringing together some of the best minds in chamber, government and business to explore how chambers are leveraging advanced technologies to achieve their goals. Designed to inspire action and fuel collaboration, the three-day programme aimed to develop a sense of shared values within and across business communities, in addition to raising a sense of unity among the global chamber network.

« Generation Next: Chambers 4.0 »
Technology is already revolutionising the global trading system and reshaping the way we do business. As new technologies emerge, so do new challenges and opportunities. The responsibility falls on chambers of commerce to navigate trade in a world of disruption and innovate in order to remain relevant to their members.

Placing a key focus on innovation, the Congress examineed how chambers of commerce around the world need to rethink their priorities and create new solutions that address existing challenges, remove trade barriers and drive global prosperity.

In addition, the Congress featureed a wide variety of business-related activities for delegates attending the event, including:

Business Matching Meetings
Investment and Trade Opportunities in Dubai
Site Visits to Free Trade Zones in UAE
Expo 2020 Dubai Tour
Exhibition Area

The Norwegian Chambers was represented by Sissel Skogly, Commercial Director at Oslo Chamber of Commerce.