The "Partners for Progress" forum underscores the importance of partnerships in driving progress and innovation in a time of rapid change and disruption. As the industry faces new challenges and opportunities, it is clear that no one organisation can tackle them alone. The forum emphasises the need for collaborations that bring together diverse expertise, resources and viewpoints to create impactful innovations that benefit the industry, society and the world at large. By uniting forces, organisations can stay agile and responsive to changing market needs, while also promoting a culture of innovation and continuous learning. The forum will explore the many benefits of partnership.