Council of Saudi Chambers, ICCIA prepare for Forum for Businesswomen in Islamic Countries
The event takes place May 25 and happens concurrently with the 15th trade fair of member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment.
The forum will tackle topics such as the institutional role in building investment opportunities through the private sectors in Islamic countries and enhancing the role of women in Islamic countries. There will be B2B sessions as well as speakers representing ICCIA, Federation of GCC (FGCCC), OIC, General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture for Arab Countries (GUCCIAAC), Islamic Development Bank, and the Committee on Economy and Energy at the Shura Council.
The ICCIA started organizing the first forum in 2005 to help provide opportunities for businesswomen to interact and discuss challenges they face in the business world. The forums take place in a different country each year, in cooperation with the Islamic Development Bank, national chambers of commerce and various women's business organizations.