The highly anticipated 9th edition of the Made in Qatar Exhibition 2023 is gearing up to showcase the prowess of over 450 Qatari industrial companies. Under the esteemed patronage of the Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, this grand event will grace the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center from November 29 to December 2. Qatar Chamber (QC) officially unveiled this exciting news during a press conference that took place yesterday.
The exhibition, a collaborative effort between Qatar Chamber and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), stands as a unique platform aimed at providing visitors with valuable insights into the diverse range of products and services offered within the expansive industrial sector.
Participants attending the exhibition will enjoy the golden opportunity to engage with industry experts and potential investors. They will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the successful companies operating within the state. This immersive experience will shed light on their remarkable capacity for expansion, heightened competitiveness, and groundbreaking innovation.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani, QC Chairman, extended heartfelt gratitude to Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani for the unwavering support that has been extended to the exhibition since its inception in 2009. He highlighted how this continuous patronage serves as a driving force for the Qatari private sector, particularly the burgeoning Qatari industry that underpins the growth of an advanced economy.
Sheikh Khalifa emphasized that Qatar, in recent years, has achieved numerous significant milestones and accomplishments through the establishment of world-class infrastructure and the enactment of progressive legislation. These strides align seamlessly with the objectives set forth in the Qatar National Vision 2030.
The forthcoming edition of the expo anticipates the participation of over 450 Qatari industrial companies across six pivotal sectors: furniture, food, petrochemicals, services, SMEs, and various other industries.
Highlighting the exhibition’s significance, Abdulrahman Al Ansari, QC board member and Chairperson of the Exhibition’s Technical Committee, underscored the exceptional nature of this year’s edition. He noted that Qatar’s advanced infrastructure sets the stage for active private sector contributions to the growth of domestic production. He further pledged the Chamber’s commitment to collaborating with relevant stakeholders to surmount obstacles in the path of the industrial sector’s progress.
Al Ansari shared insights into the exhibition’s logistics, stating that it will span an expansive area of 30,000 square meters. He projected the involvement of around 450 exhibitors, inviting all private sector entities to partake in this momentous event.
Saleh bin Majed Al Khulaifi, Assistant Undersecretary for Commerce Affairs at MoCI, responded to inquiries about the state’s incentives to bolster industrial production and export. Al Khulaifi expressed gratitude to Qatar Chamber for orchestrating the expo, lauding its pivotal role in championing local products.
He assured that the Ministry is deeply committed to supporting exporters and elevating Qatari exports. He emphasized the joint efforts of both entities to cultivate a conducive business environment and encourage companies to embark on value-added projects that contribute significantly to the national economy.
Al Khulaifi further underscored the importance of enhancing the private sector’s competitiveness, enabling it to craft products with economic advantages capable of dominating both domestic and international markets.
The conference convened QC board members Mohamed bin Ahmed Al Obaidli and Abdulrahman Abduljaleel Abdulghani, alongside Dr. Hamad Salem Mejegheer, the Executive Director of Advisory and Incubation at Qatar Development Bank (QDB).
As anticipation builds for the Made in Qatar exhibition 2023, with more than 450 Qatari companies preparing to showcase their prowess, this event promises to be a dazzling celebration of innovation, excellence, and the vibrant Qatari industrial landscape.