The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry is gearing up to take part in the upcoming biggest world event Expo 2020 due to kick off on Friday, 01 October 2021 in Dubai under the motto Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.
On the occasion, His Excellency Abdulla Mohamed Almazrui, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber, said that the Chamber has completed all the necessary preparation to participate in Expo 2020 considering it, the Chamber, a key part in this prestigious Emirati-international event held for the first time in MENA and South Asia region. He added that Expo 2020 will promote the UAE, leave huge positive impact, and benefit the country and all Middle Eastern countries as well.
“The participation of the Abu Dhabi Chamber in this world event comes to realize its objectives and strategies in introducing the business environment in Abu Dhabi to the world considering it a direct global platform for promoting business opportunities,” he added. “Expo 2020 will give the opportunity for businesses in Abu Dhabi and the members of the Chamber to form new cooperation relations with their counterparts around the world.”
He pointed out that the Abu Dhabi Chamber will play the role of the connection between Abu Dhabi businesses and their counterparts who are participating in the event. “This will help weave new networks of business relations and will give the opportunity to sharing ideas and innovations,” he explained.
For his part, His Excellency Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Director General of Abu Dhabi Chamber, said that Expo 2020 will be exceptional this edition. “It will bring the brightest minds from around the world together under one roof, who will draw a roadmap for sustainable development and towards a prosperous future for all,” he remarked.
Al Mheiri pointed out that, throughout the six-months duration of Expo 2020, and through its representative office in the Federation of UAE Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Abu Dhabi Chamber will conduct economic events regularly and will follow up economic events of all the participating countries to get a hold of all the proposed investment opportunities and introduce them to its members. “The Abu Dhabi Chamber will seek out potential international partners to increase its trade channels with all world countries,” he said.
The Director General noted that the Chamber’s office in Expo 2020 will organize B2B meetings by connecting the members of the Chamber with their counterparts who are taking part in the exhibition through the Business Connect program. “The Chamber will also hold meetings with stand managers of participating countries to get their plans for visiting delegation and to facilitate the process of connecting them with the members of the Chamber,” he added, noting that a specialized e-registration link will be provided to all the Chamber’s members to connect them with businesses from the participating countries. Several agreements and memorandums of understanding will be signed with new economic partners from around the world.
Al Mheiri called on the business community in Abu Dhabi and the UAE as a whole, especially entrepreneurs, owners of SMEs, and young investors with promising ideas to seize this international opportunity by sharing information and experiences and viewing future trends in different investments in sustainable knowledge economy. “The Abu Dhabi Chamber will do its best and will give all that it has got to have a positive participation for all its members,” he concluded.