Big name speakers to be at 1st GCC Logistics Conference
The organisers of the first GCC Logistics Conference have announced an impressive line-up of speakers for the event.
The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Zayed R. Alzayani, and his colleague Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, shall each give a speech at the conference "Costs and Challenges”.
The conference will take place in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, from March 30th to March 31st, 2016. It aims at strengthening the rapidly growing transport and logistics market in the Kingdom and is being organised by the German consultancy TransCare GmbH.
In addition to the two ministers, numerous national and international top level executives of well-known manufacturers, retailers and logistics service providers such as DHL, Aramex and BASF shall discuss the development of the logistics markets in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The list of speakers includes Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji, CEO, Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company and Thomas Wimmer, chairman of the executive board, BVL International, The Global Supply Chain Network.
During the two day conference, all GCC states (Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman) will be in the focus of the six discussion panels.
The event is endorsed by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB). Currently, TransCare is also responsible for the market development of the logistics sector on behalf of the Government of Bahrain.