Launch of WCS with sport and business growth as central pillars – News

The inaugural edition of the World Corporate Summit is an exclusive invitation-only event held with the mission to enable collaborative dialogue to enable a new era of global economic growth in a post-pandemic world.



Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment – Supplied

Published: Tue, Jul 12, 2022, 6:47 PM

The first edition of the World Corporate Summit (WCS) has been announced, with sports and the growth of multi-sector companies as the main theme.

The summit, supported by Dubai‘s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET), will take place from November 21 to December 16, 2022 and will bring together key decision-makers from multinational corporations, large UAE-based companies, as well as government institutions. , to exchange ideas and explore collaborative partnerships and business growth opportunities.

The invitation-only event will include a series of forums and closed-door meetings with leaders from the city’s business and innovation ecosystem; offering visiting founders a unique insight into current and future prospects as Dubai continues to build on its status as a global destination for trade and commerce. The itinerary will also offer participants visits to key business and innovation districts, in addition to opportunities to interact with the city’s finance and investment community.

Speaking on the launch of the summit, the experts highlighted Dubai’s extensive efforts to support business tourism and economic growth in the region following the success of Expo2020 Dubai.

“The VIP World Cup Dubai program will bring together decision-makers from the world’s top 5,000 companies, leading investment funds, football sponsors, football clubs and leagues to deliberate on pressing universal and industry issues and build partnerships. that will shape the future of the global economy,” said WCS President Bernard Caiazzo.

“Hosting mega-events such as Expo 2020 Dubai and the 2022 World Cup in the region not only provides a unique opportunity to stimulate investment, but also allows us to host business leaders to exchange ideas that can bring positive change to the global economy. I believe the World Corporate Summit will be an excellent platform to elevate Dubai’s position as a business and luxury destination, as well as to build partnerships, close deals and discuss plans for the future of business.” said Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism.

Coinciding with the 2022 World Cup, the inaugural edition of the World Corporate Summit is an exclusive invitation-only event held with the mission to enable collaborative dialogue to enable a new era of global economic growth in a post-pandemic world.

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