Dubai: As the 11th World Chambers Congress (WCC) wrapped up in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Dubai was handed over the baton as the next host city of the event, which is set to take place in 2021.

A delegation led by Hamad Bu Amim, president and chief executive officer of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at the latest edition of the WCC said the next one in Dubai will focus on innovative technologies to enhance business and trade.

“The 12th World Chambers Congress in Dubai will take a closer look at how chambers of commerce are embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution, adapting to advanced technologies and adjusting their value proposition to their members,” Bu Amim said.

The 11th edition of the event discussed the role of chambers of commerce in addressing climate change and achieving the Sustainable Developments Goals, as well as future skills for the global workforce, digital disruption, and smart cities.