Tribune News Network
Advertising and event management company Mediaplus has launched the 16th edition of the Qatar Business Card Directory (QBCD).
Billed as the most popular business directory in the country, QBCD is said to have benefitted thousands of business enterprises over the years. It has a print and an online edition along with a smartphone application.
Mediaplus Chairman Ali Abdulla Al Kaabi described the publication as an asset to any retail business organisation. This year’s edition is a special gift to the entrepreneurs who are visiting Qatar for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, he added.
Becon Group COO Nishas Muhammed Ali received the first copy of the directory from Kaabi.Acon Holding Group Chairman Shukkur Kinalur chaired the event. Doha Beauty Centre MD Sheela Pholippose, Sixco Group MD Ashraf Abdul Azeez, Avens Travel and Tours MD Naser Karukappadath and Sky Beauty Centre MD P Suresh Babu spoke on the occasion.
The launch was held at the Radio Malayalam 98.6 FM premises, where an array of community leaders and businessmen including IBPC President Jafar Sadik, Kerala Business Forum President CA Shanavas Bava, Kerala Entrepreneurs Club President Shereef Cherakkal, National Director of BNI Qatar P Muhammed Shabeeb, Member of Loka Kerala Sabha Abdul Rauf Kondotty, ICBF General Secretary Sabith Saheer, Al Suwayed Group Director Faisal Razak and Radio Malayalam Marketing Manager Noufal Abdurahiman.
BNI Qatar’s P Muhammed Shabeeb handed over a copy of QBCD to Kerala Entrepreneurs Club’s Shereef Cherakkal.
QBCD Chief Editor and Mediaplus CEO Amanulla Vadakkangara said the directory facilitates interactions with the business community for mutually-rewarding enterprises.
“Started publication in 2007, we were very particular to add new attractions every year and now we have made it a unique product published consecutively for the last 16 years with added attractions. The whole version of the directory is available online and the business cards are available in mobile application for free download,” he said.