Allay: 29 partners will take IGCF to new heights of success
September 25, 2022 / 3:18 PM
Sharjah24: This year, International Government Communications Forum (IGCF 2022) has brought together the largest number of partners, sponsors and supporters in its 11-year history, Tariq Saeed Allay, Director General of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), proudly asserted on Sunday during an inspection visit to the conference venue to review final preparations.
The region’s leading thought leadership forum on government communication will stage its 11th annual edition later this week on September 28 - 29 in Expo Centre Sharjah, with 29 partners, who will envision the future of the sector, train and upskill young talents during training sessions as well as provide media coverage of the two-day event.
“Through these partnerships, we look forward to making IGCF a bigger success than previous editions to achieve the developmental goals of Sharjah”, Allay noted thanking IGCF 2022 partners, adding, “The forum’s continued success over the past years would not have been possible without their support. Our partners have played a major role in achieving the goals and ambitions of the international forum.”
The Director General concluded his visit lauding the readiness of teams and preparations underway. He called on the public to attend the activities designed to highlight government communications’ best practices and the workshops aimed at deliberating and formulating practical solutions to community challenges.
IGCF 2022 partners The upcoming edition of IGCF themed ‘Challenges and Solutions’ is supported by Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Sharjah Broadcasting Authority; Sharjah Media City (Shams); Nama Women Advancement Establishment; The Big Heart Foundation; Department of Statistics and Community Development, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority; Expo Centre Sharjah; Sharjah Asset Management; Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa); House of Wisdom; Rubu' Qarn Foundation; 01 GOV; UAE University; Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS); Arab Youth Center; Sky News Arabia and its academy; Dubai Media Incorporated; New Media Academy; Emirates News Agency (WAM); Sharjah Press Club; Dar Al Khaleej; Abu Dhabi Media; Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) - Arab League; UNHCR; Emirates Airlines and ENEX.