The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry unveiled a new initiative titled “The Chamber’s Talk,” which is a program proposed by the Chamber to support its members and affiliates, and the business community in the Abu Dhabi Emirate in particular, and the UAE in general, through interactive discussion sessions remotely, with the participation of speakers One of the largest global expertise houses.
The Chamber stated in a statement yesterday that the program that it will launch today aims to spread awareness and provide advice on the best ways to deal with the effects of the emerging Corona virus in a number of economic aspects, which contributes significantly to overcoming the negative repercussions of the crisis , And work to take advantage of the opportunities that resulted from it.
The Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber, Mohamed Hilal Al Muhairi, said that the new initiative was launched after a tireless effort, and continuous coordination with representatives of major global expertise houses in the economic and business sectors worldwide, such as companies: Deloitte and PwC. And «Ernst & Young», «KPMG», «Gartner» and «Salloum & Co.».
Al-Muhairi added that the “Modern Chamber” program is unprecedented and unique in terms of its launch as a comprehensive interactive platform, covering all important issues that concern the private sector, and contribute to helping it to safe navigation, in light of the difficult conditions that the entire world is experiencing as a result of the spread of the Corona epidemic. And its negative repercussions on the global economy, and the losses it incurred, the private sector everywhere.
He explained that the program will raise many important topics to be talked about, in a way that helps the business community in reducing the effects of the current economic repercussions, and it was agreed with experts and consultants from the major companies involved. Al-Muhairi stated that the program will provide a valuable opportunity for the Chamber, to see the concerns and questions of the business community in many aspects, the most important of which is collecting and analyzing the record of the questions raised, taking into account the need to answer later on the questions that were not touched during the session due to time constraints, and share them with the audience after Sessions, and secondly through a short online questionnaire to attend at the end of the session.
The first sessions
The first virtual sessions of the program "The Chamber's Talk" will start today with a session entitled "Strategic thinking beyond (Corona) - pivoting and adapting to the new normal, and how the work environment will change and how you plan accordingly." The session will be held via the webex platform, in which the means of participation will be generalized to all the targeted sectors in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, namely: (retail trade, education, financial services, manufacturing, oil and gas, construction, trade and services, health care, hospitality, food and drink), through channels The Chamber's contact and social media.