The National President of Nigeria Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu will lead a delegation from various chambers of commerce and industry in Nigeria to the 11th World Chambers Congress (11 WCC) in Rio De Janeiro-Brazil from 12-14 June 2019.
The 11th Congress will open up Nigeria’s organised private sector to trade promotion and investment opportunities, facilitate and strengthen relations from diverse attending companies, countries and regions and a platform to exchange real-world ideas and best practices on chamber and business activities.
The 11th Congress will also witness the World Chambers Competition; the only award programme of its kind to recognise pioneering projects undertaken by chambers from around the world. Nigeria and other 15 chambers of commerce out of 74 submissions will move to the final round of the World Chambers Competition. Representing 11 countries, the selected chambers will each have the opportunity to present their innovative initiatives to the global network of chambers attending the 11th WCC.
Nigeria is the only African chamber shortlisted to the final round for the “Best Education and Training Project” category through Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). Aliyu thanked ACCI for representing Africa and making Nigeria proud. ” We are proud of ACCI achievements and will be happy to share our experience, learn and exchange ideas on investing in education and training as antidote to economic development and job creation through small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in RIO”
The 11th World Chambers Congress is the largest international gathering of the globe’s most prominent leaders and brightest minds in transforming the future of chambers of commerce and their business members.