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Winners of the World Chambers Competition were announced during the concluding gala dinner of the 10th World Chambers Congress on 21 September in Sydney.
The 10th World Chambers Congress concluded in Sydney today. The last day featured plenary sessions on leadership, the world of tomorrow and the 4th industrial revolution as well as an entertainment-filled gala dinner and the announcement of the 2017 World Chambers Competition winners.
More than 1,000 business leaders and Chamber of Commerce members from in excess of 100 countries will descend on Sydney next week for the 10th World Chambers Congress, to be staged at the International Convention Centre from 19-21 September.
Chamber innovation will take centre stage this September, as 18 chambers of commerce from 13 countries move on to the final round of the 2017 World Chambers Competition.
With a 4 May deadline rapidly approaching, there are only a few days left to participate in the prestigious World Chambers Competition. The unique award programme is designed to acknowledge and reward chambers of commerce for their innovative efforts to strengthen their respective communities.
Winners of the 2015 World Chambers Competition were announced during a gala dinner concluding the 9th World Chambers Congress which took place in Torino last month.
Chambers of commerce from all over the world can now submit their innovative and best practice projects to the 2015 World Chambers Competition, the only global awards programme to recognize groundbreaking initiatives undertaken by the international chamber community.
The 2013 World Chambers Competition concluded today with the announcement of five winning projects.
The ICC World Chambers Federation has announced the 25 finalists set to compete in the 2013 World Chambers Competition, the only international event of its scale that recognizes innovative projects undertaken by chambers of commerce and industry from around the world.