Project Qatar set for growth in 2013

Organisers predict growth in visitors, exhibitors and space for 2013

Last year's project Qatar event
Last year's project Qatar event

IFP Qatar has said that it expects the number of visitors, international exhibitors and exhibition space all to increase for the 2013 show, which will be the tenth year of the event which runs daily at the Doha Convention Center from 4pm-10pm.

The company said that the exhibitions has become an important way for SMEs in the construction industry to build their busines.

It also highlighted a number of milestones achieved last year, when the exhibition had 35,995 visitors, 22 national pavilions, an extra 10,000m2 of exhibition space compared to 2011 and 550 more international exhibitors.

George Ayache, general manager of IFP Qatar, said: “Project Qatar has become an institution in Qatar’s and the GCC’s construction, building materials, equipment, and environmental technology sectors.

"For ten years now, buyers, suppliers and decision-makers have met at Project Qatar to network, share knowledge, negotiate, and forge deals."

He pointed out that the at last year's exhibition, Dubai Exports struck 17 deals with Qatari and international companies worth over $60m.

Details for the Project Qatar 2013 event, including sponsors, will be officially announced at a special event later this month. However, the event will feature conferences for the facilities management, architecturual and engineering sectors.

 

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