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Oman to honour businesswomen.

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Oman is set to host the first-ever Oman Business Women Awards, in conjunction with the Women in Business conference 2008.

This is the first time that 'women in business' will be recognised and appreciated in this way, and honouring this occasion will be Women's Committee in the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union President Bahia Hariri and Chamber of Commerce & Industry Chairman Khalil Abdullah Mohammed Al Khonji, the organiser said in a statement.

The Oman Business Women Awards and the Women in Business Conference 2008, to be held at the InterContinental Muscat on March 15, will be patronised by Sayyida Alia bint Thuwaini Al Said, and joining the list of sponsors for this years event are Bank Sohar and Emirates Medical Centre.

Eventscom recently announced the program for this year's conference with Huda Janahi, Dawn Gibbins, Diane Girard, Concetta Lanciaux, Iraqui Houssaini Bouthayna, Huda Al Habsi, Cathy O'Dowd, Liz Jackson, Alya Al-Rawahi, Asya Al-Lamki, Laila Karami, Shamsa Al Seefi, Naeema Al Gasseer, Sangeeta Pendurkar and Sally Burns, speaking out to the next generation of female achievers in Oman.

"Nominations for the Business Women Awards are now closed, and we are getting really excited about the event. The two day conference promises to be a spectacular opportunity for our participants to network and probe the minds of some of the world's top women achievers (in business), with the awards ceremony one of the highlights on the agenda. We are still accepting conference registrations but advise all willing participants to register early in order not to miss out," said Eventscom (Oman) managing director Salma Al Hashmi. a" TradeArabia News Service

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Date:Mar 10, 2008
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