The Women’s Desk held its 7th highly regarded Women in Enterprise Conference & Awards passionately known as WECA on the 20.TH of September 2019 as Cresta Lodge. As expected, the conference and awards dinner attracted 380 delegates. There was representation from the relevant government ministry, commercial banks, traders, manufacturers, business-people, service providers and professionals from different business sectors.
The conference deliberated on exciting topics such as Applying Principles for Competitive Women Owned Business Excellence through Corporate Governance, Regional Trade & Overcoming Institutionalized Gender Barriers in Pursuit of Women Owned Business (AfCTA) Adventure and Embracing Digitalisation to lessen the Family–Business Burden on women. The Awards Gala Dinner was all glitz & glam and saw 12 Award Categories up for presentation to the outstanding Women Entrepreneurs. A special thank you to Swedish Embassy, Nedbank Zimbabwe, ZB Bank, NRichards Group, Lafarge Zimbabwe, Dairibord, GAA Marketing, Surdax Investments, Nelspot, Zuva Printers, speakers, panelists and all delegates for making WECA 2019 a success
The Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) in partnership with Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Business Council (CBC) is taking strides in trying to promote intra-trade for Small Market Enterprises (SMEs) within the COMESA region.
The two organisations are also supporting and promoting competitive and interconnected industries to actively participate as well as stimulating efficient and sustainable local supply chains systems.
ZNCC President visit to Russia (14 to 17 January 2019)
ZNCC President Mr Tamuka Macheka was among the delegation to Russia that was led by His Excellency President E. D Mnangagwa. During the Russia Zimbabwe Business Forum, Mr Macheka did a presentation on the overall Business Environment in Zimbabwe and also extended an invitation to the Russian business to invest in Zimbabwe.