Don’t miss the 13th World Chambers Congress!
On-site registration is available from 21 June.
Note to ICC, CCIG and Eurochambres members:
- ICC members are eligible for a reduced registration fee via a special code. In order to receive this code, please contact us here.
- CCIG members are eligible for a reduced registration fee via a special code. In order to receive this code, please contact us here.
Eurochambres members are eligible for a reduced registration fee via a special code. In order to receive this code, please contact us here.
(Discount codes are not cumulative)
Media are eligible for free accreditation with full access to Congress sessions and events. Travel and accommodation are not included, and proof of media accreditation will be required. Please contact Dawn Chardonnal to receive a media registration code.
Registration for the 13th World Chambers Congress is open. This edition of the Congress will be in-person only. The registration price will include the Welcome reception, the three-day pass, giving you access to the full programme, including plenary and parallel sessions, as well as the Gala dinner.
For registration-related inquiries and support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call our technical support help-desk at +41 22 33 99 592.
|Delegates tickets – 3 days||Early bird||Standard|
|ICC/CCIG/Eurochambres member discounted rate||CLOSED||CHF 900|
|LDC* delegate||CLOSED||CHF 680|
Least Developed Countries. UN official LDC list.
*Please refer to this conversion table kindly noting that all payments will be made in CHF.
*Please note that this conference is not open to minors under the age of 18.
Special group registration fees:
- Delegate : 1 free registration for every 10 paying registrations
- LDC delegate: 1 free registration for every 5 paying registrations
13WCC and the host organisation in Geneva, the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services, are offering special accommodation for delegates from Least Developed Countries, Low Income Countries, Lower Middle Income Countries and Territories, and Upper Middle Income Countries and Territories.
If you are a representative of a Chambers of Commerce or of a business association (ie. employee or board member) and come from a LDC country or LMIC country, the International Geneva Welcome Centre may provide support to facilitate and reduce the cost of your hotel accommodation. Please note that group requests will not be accepted.
Allocation on a first come first serve basis. Deadline for submissions 19 May 2023
– Coffee & lunch breaks
– Congress materials
– Welcome reception (mandatory sign up)
– Gala dinner (mandatory sign up)
ICC WCF World Chambers Congress aims at encouraging and strengthening relations among chambers from around the world, and promoting the share of best international trade practices. In a climate of open exchange across borders, ICC WCF is committed to providing a professional, safe and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical appearance, national origin, and belief. ICC WCF is a non–political organisation and any political demonstration is strictly prohibited during the Congress.
The present Code of Conduct outlines expectations for all participants in the 13th World Chambers Congress.
This Code of Conduct is applicable to all participants of the World Chambers Congress. This includes delegates, partners, speakers, attendees, volunteers, sponsors, exhibitors, competitors, staff and anyone else present at the Congress.
Participants should conduct themselves at all times in a manner that comports with both the letter and spirit of this Code of Conduct during the Congress, throughout plenary sessions, workshops, competitions, exhibition area, receptions, cocktails, talks, hallways conversations and any related event.
This includes statements made in social media postings, on–line publications, text messages, and all other forms of electronic communication related to the World Chambers Congress.
2. Expected behavior
All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional, respectful and responsible manner at all times, and observe the following expected standards of behavior:
- Treat everyone with respect and consideration;
- Communicate openly and thoughtfully with others, be considerate of the multitude of views and opinions;
- Be respectful in discussing and debating ideas;
- Follow the rules and policies of the venue;
- Respect the property of the Congress venue
- Respect the social events venues and any other facilities used;
- Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants. Alert hotel/venue security if you notice a dangerous situation or someone in distress.
3. Prohibited conducts
ICC WCF is committed to creating an environment where everyone can participate without
harassment, discrimination, or violence of any kind.
Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to:
- Threatening, intimidating, humiliating, demeaning speech or hostile acts directed at a
particular group or an individual because of, for example, their sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity or religion;
- Any action, discrimination or language meant as comments, jokes, slurs related to gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, age, appearance or religion that coerce others, foment broad hostility, or undermine professional equity;
- Deliberate intimidation, stalking or following;
- Harassing photography or recording;
- Persistent and unwelcome solicitation of emotional or physical intimacy;
- Sustained or disrespectful disruption of plenary sessions, workshops, competitions, talks or any other related events;
- Physical assault, real or implied threat of physical harm;
- Sexual harassment including, but not limited to:
– any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, as unwelcome sexual flirtations, advances or propositions,
– uninvited and unwelcome touching of an individual’s body,
– sexually degrading words used to describe an individual;
- Alcohol is not allowed in any of our plenary, competition, and workshop sessions. Excessive alcohol consumption should be avoided.
Any participant disobeying this Code of Conduct will be notified and is expected to stop any offending behavior immediately. Anyone requested to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately.
ICC WCF reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including refusing admittance to, or removing any person from, the ICC World Chambers Congress or any ICC hosted event (including future ICC events) at any time in its sole discretion.
5. Complaint process
In the event of non–compliance with the terms of this Code of Conduct, then the person who is the target of possible prohibited conduct or any third party who has direct knowledge of the possible prohibited conduct (‘witness’) should promptly report to the staff and contact Elisabetta Pilati, Project Manager (Elisabetta.PILATI@iccwbo.org)
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Chair of the World Chambers Competition
Honorary Chair, ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF), United Arab Emirates.
Hamad Buamim was President and CEO of Dubai Chamber of Commerce from April 2006 until September 2022 . He serves as the Chair of Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC). Educated in the United States, Mr Buamim graduated with Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He holds an MBA with Honors in Finance from the University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC).
Mr Buamim is also Chair of National General Insurance (PJSC), member of the board of directors of Dubai World, and Dubai Islamic Bank (PJSC).
He has served on the boards of various organisations including the UAE Central Bank, Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), EmiratesNBD Bank (PJSC), Emirates Financial Services, ENBD Capital, Kerzner International, Atlantis the Palm Hotel, City Center Las Vegas (Aria Resort), Union Properties (PJSC) and Network International.