IBQ to sponsor MEED Qatar Projects meet
TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORK
DOHA IBQ WILL serve as the platinum sponsor of the MEED Qatar Projects Conference 2012.
The event will be held at Grand Hyatt Doha from February 5 under the patronage of Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum HE Mohammed Saleh al Sada.
Over 600 government and business representatives will discuss Qatar’s mega-projects’ like the Qatar Railway Project, Doha New Port and Doha New Airport at the event.
The programme will also include an in-depth analysis and data on Qatar’s project market and up-todate information on the business and investment environment.
Managing Director of IBQ George Nasra said, “We are happy to be part of the MEED Qatar Projects 2012 conference as we firmly believe that it is one of the key platforms for business dialogue which helps pave the way for interesting and significant cross-industry opportunities.
Qatar is slated for a huge projects’ pipeline and will be a priority on the business agenda for many organisations.” “This is the fourth year we participate in the conference and we look forward to the enlightening discussions which will take place during the different panel sessions. We also see this conference as an excellent networking opportunity giving participants the opportunity to meet key Qatari stakeholders, government officials, developers, clients and investors,” he added.
Chairman of MEED Edmund O’Sullivan said, “Qatar Projects 2012 will provide exclusive insight into the country’s longterm blueprint for economic success as part of the Qatar National Vision 2030, with anticipated investment of up to US$100 billion. This has the potential to catapult the country to the top of the list as the world’s largest projects markets on a per capita basis.” As part of the conference activities, IBQ will host an exclusive networking dinner, which will include the announcement of the winner of MEED’s inaugural ‘Qatar Projects Leadership Award’. The ceremony will showcase some of Qatar’s most innovative projects and how these projects are advancing economic diversification.
In 2011, MEED Qatar Projects saw the presence of over 450 international and regional paticipants and over 40 expert speakers, stakeholders and decisionmakers of Qatar’s energy and non-energy sectors.