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SICCI invited to attend World Chambers Congress

THE Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) will participate at an international meeting of chamber organisations at the World Chambers Congress (WCC) 2017 this September.

SICCI was officially invited to participate at the WCC’s 10th edition that will be held from 19 – 21 September 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

The WCC 2017 is jointly organised by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), World Chambers Federation (WCF) and Sydney Business Chamber, a division of the NSW Business Chamber.

Chair Jay Bartlett, Vice Chair Katalaini Ziru and CEO Dennis Meone will attend on SICCI’s behalf.

“We’re pleased and very honoured to be called on to join other chamber organisations from across the world at this World Chambers Congress,” said Mr Bartlett.

“It’s a privileged opportunity and one that we as a Chamber will use to connect and build useful networks, learn and strengthen our partnership with other chambers of commerce.

“In addition, the Congress will be attended by many chambers of commerce in the region and globally, and it is a perfect opportunity for us to gain exposure internationally.”

About the WCC

The World Chambers Congress is the premier event of its kind bringing together chamber, business and government figures alike.

“Now in its 10th edition, this flagship event is much more than just a chamber’s gathering,” WCC states.

“In convening the globe’s most prominent leaders and brightest minds, we aim to transform the future of business.”


The Congress provides an unparalleled opportunity to connect and strengthen relations with a diverse and international group of individuals representing more than 100 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.


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.


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 recognises 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.