IBCC News - September 2017


תיאור: https://content.viplus.com/ibcc/Content/anita(7).png Dear Members and Friends,

Looking back at highlights of the last Several months, we were   honored to get the award for excellence, by the COBCOE organizationand are encouraged even more to keep on the good work in enhancing relations between our ountries as a bridge to relations at large. Our financial sector tech and cyber focus has beenfruitful and we are proud to continue partnership with sector leaders and organizations increating dialogue, opportunities and results. The Brexit environment stillra ises questions but it is clear to us that the relations with the UK and themutual interest between businesses in both countries, is growing stronger.We are happy to inform you all of our renewed andreinforced cooperation agreement with our Sister Chamber the BICC in the Greater Manchester Area inorder to offer our members on both sides a comprehensive platform for prospected business between Israel and the North of England.

you are invited to join the IBCC at these important  times and to take part in our special events, discussions, delegations,netw orking and activities.  On behalf of the IBCC Board and Team we wish you all  Shana Tovah, Happy Holidays,Growth and Joy!


and please remember :


 Anita Leviant, Adv.
IBCC President

First time an Israeli Chamber of Commerce is awarded an Award of Excellence by a European organization! "strong leadership and dedicated management team "delivering values to members" "Bridge Builders"

The Councils of British Chambers in Europe, (COBCOE) awarded the Israel Britain Chamber of Commerce, with an Award for Excellence 2017.  It was stated that the IBCC" excelled and demonstrated a real innovative approach”. IBCC was praised for the close cooperation with the Embassies, trade organizations and companies and for activities in the Fintech and Cyberthech areas, alongside Real Estate, financial sectors, SMEs workshops and roundtables, delegations and more "the  Israel chamber uniquely demonstrated the
value of UK to the member country".




City Week 2017 - The International Financial Services Forum attracted global community of the financial world. IBCC was again a partner this year enabling members to participate with no cost and facilitated registration.




The IBCC was hosting a seminar,  on Insurance and cybersecurity . With leading speakers of  the industry from Israel and the UK, in partnership  with the 7th international Cyber Week 2017 with 200 participants. Key note speaker, Israeli Commissioner of the Capital Markets, Insurance  and Savings Mrs. Dorit Salinger said the insurance companies are challenged with what has become the major threat on businesses .Panel members discussed the  ways to address the risk, the availability of defense software and the growing  need of relevant insurance.




First ever CFI delegation of Conservatives Members of the Parliament spokespersons and shadow ministers of Wales visited Israel and the West Bank. IBCC President Anita Leviant, hosted the delegation for Dinner with the participation of several IBCC Members from leading business companies in order to explore the potential mutual investment and trade. Russell George AM Spokesperson for Economy and Infrastructure, said, the group gained a much greater understanding of the Israel's challenges but also of the potential of trade and business relations. As a result of the trip, ideas regarding tourism between Israel and Wales and  Cyber and Fintech areas will be further explored.




Big congrats to Barbary Restaurant in Covent Garden London for being awarded as "Best  Restaurant in London".  Jaggerman Eyal: Head Chef and Co-Owner  with Assaf Granit said: It is a great honor to be named London's best  restaurant by Time Out.  The Barbary is a restaurant that celebrates  modern Israeli food, focusing on A-La-Esh (grilling) and telling the story of  the melting pot of culture and heritage of the Jewish people in Israel. We are  very happy and proud! "



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