The National Economic Consultative Forum (NECF) in partnership with the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Company (ZITF) invites you to participate at the 2021 IBC to be held on 21 July 2021 at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre, Bulawayo.

The 2021 edition of the IBC will be held under the theme, "Embracing the New Normal for Business & Industry: Realities & Opportunities". The Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Hon. Dr. C. G. N. D. Chiwenga has been invited to officially open the conference.

This year`s edition of IBC is coming at a time when the country is grappling with the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic induced challenges in the business sector which pose a huge threat to production and productivity and commerce. In that regard, the theme was reached on the realization that there is need to embrace the new normal that has been brought about by Covid-19. There is need to bring back the economy on a sustainable recovery path to regain our momentum in moving towards the achievement of Vision 2030.

It is in view of the foregoing that the NECF cordially invites your organization to participate at the conference. Participation fee for the conference is USD$ 200 per delegate. However, kindly note that due to Covid-19 World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on social distancing the numbers of participants at the conference are limited, therefore early payment will secure your participation. For further information regarding participation at the 2021 IBC, kindly contact the following: -


1.      Mrs. J. Machirori; 0773422778, Landline: +263 242 701092/4

2.      Mr. J. Dzama; 0777874026, Landline: +263 242 701092/4


Herewith links to the invitation letter, programme and concept note for your reference:

Invitation letter


Concept note