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DMCC Supports CICILS 2012
- Largest global pulse event expected to attract more than 1000 delegates from 50 countries
- Four-day conference will share global knowledge on pulses – a global US$ 100 billion industry
Dubai, UAE; 21 April, 2012: The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the region’s only dedicated commodities hub, is pleased to announce that it is supporting the International Pulses Trade and Industry Confederation 2012 (CICILS 2012). This annual event, which will be held from 21–24 April at Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, brings together global businesses and leaders in the pulse industry.
The conference is expected to attract 1000 delegates representing 600 companies from over 50 countries. Attendance will be drawn from large agri-businesses, exporters, importers, traders, brokers, government agencies, trade promotion bodies and others involved in the pulse trade.
The Convention will officially start on Saturday 21 April and the programme’s opening keynote speeches will be delivered by Ahmed bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC and Bian Zhenhu, President of the China Chamber of Commerce on Sunday 22 April.
Panel discussions will provide insight, opinions and knowledge across specialist areas including: regional supply focus; emerging frontiers for pulses, risk management and dispute resolution. Speakers include Tim McGreevy, US Dry Pea and Lentil Council (USA); Roberto Marchetti, World Food Programme (Italy); Anurag Tulsan, Esarco (India); and Hakan Bahceci, Hakan Agro (UAE).
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman DMCC, said:
“CICILS-IPTIC has now been based at DMCC for over three years and we are very proud that the Association decided to bring its annual event to the UAE. CICILS is the largest and most well-known pulse event in the world and hosting the event in Dubai is testament to the UAE’s important position in the global pulses industry.
We look forward to showcase Dubai as a soft commodity hub to this international audience, demonstrate specific DMCC value-add services such as DMCC Tradeflow, our online inventory registry of ownership, to the industry and attract new members to our rapidly growing list of companies.”
Hakan Bahceci, President, CICILS IPTIC, said:
“The CICILS IPTIC Global Pulses Convention is a platform for every stakeholder of the food & pulses industry to meet, network, exchange ideas, conduct business and chart the strategy for the future. It represents each and every component of the supply chain related to the US $100 billion pulse industry. Dubai plays a significant role within this and we thank our sponsors and supporters for enabling us to host this crucial event in the UAE.
CICILS was established in 1963 and has been headquartered in the JLT Free Zone, Dubai, since 2009. It is a non-for profit industry that promotes the free trade of pulses. It is a global body comprising of over 10 national associations and 550 corporate, NGOs and government organisations, engaged in pulses trade from over 50 countries and represents each and every component of supply chain related to the pulse industry.