ICCI to hold woman entrepreneurs exhibit

200 women are expected to participate

APP March 09, 2022


The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) will hold a two-day ‘Woman Entrepreneurs Exhibition’ on March 11-12 at its Export Display Centre to support the handmade works of local female entrepreneurs.

These brands will also be given the opportunity to connect with banks, which will provide the relevant information to stall vendors.

Separately, the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has joined hands with 'Atomcamp' for promotion and empowerment of home-based female entrepreneurs through its second ‘Wecamp Festival,’ to be held at F-9 Park on March 12-13.

The open air festivity will kick off at noon and conclude at 8 pm. on both days. Other partners who are participating in this cause are UK Aid, Adam Smith International, the ICT Police, Bank of Punjab(BOP), Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI), and Mid City Housing.

Wecamp Manager Naheed Ali said, "During the first Wecamp festival last year, 100 women entrepreneurs participated. This time we are expecting around 200". “It is to support local crafts and the women in business", she added.

The gala will feature works of homespun brands, offering a wide variety of products, including delicacies of multicultural and international cuisines, clothing, jewelery, stationery, bedding, skincare items and more.

3Published in The Express Tribune, March 9th, 2022.


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