Following a two-year respite due to the Covid-19 pandemic, ‘Back 2 Business Qatar’ is expected to gather some 300 participants on September 28 at the Pulman Doha in West Bay.
The pre-FIFA World Cup international business networking event will also see the collaboration of chambers of commerce and business councils from Italy, the US, Spain, Germany, and France, as well as the Qatari-British Business Forum, said organiser Palma Libotte.
Supported by the Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) and Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA), Libotte said the event will offer “a powerful networking platform” for CEOs, managers, business owners, and ambassadors from different countries who have confirmed their attendance.
According to Libotte, ‘Back 2 Business Qatar’ has been running for the past 15 years. “There is great excitement amongst the international community for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and we feel so privileged to be part of this journey that will lead Qatar into a new era.
“There are also many interesting business opportunities in the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), tourism, services, and cultural projects that are most interesting to explore,” she said.
Libotte said the executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce Qatar (AmCham Qatar), Brooke Holland, has offered to raffle two tickets for the US men’s soccer match during the event. QTours will give away tours of Doha and the desert, while the German Business Council Qatar (GBCQ) and QBWA will also offer prizes during the event, she said.
“Many local companies are supporting this year’s event, as well as the country’s younger and older generation of entrepreneurs. We all share the same goal: to continue working and supporting the development of this wonderful country that has given us and will continue to offer so many opportunities,” said Libotte, who added that guests are required to register on social media.
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