Posted on October 22, 2016

Bringing its expertise and two decades of experience in Pest Management, Food Safety and Biosecurity to the country’s leading exhibition for the Hotels, Restaurants, and Cafes (HORECA) sector, Boecker® Public Safety successfully participated in Hospitality Qatar 2016 as the Official Hygiene Sponsor and the Hygiene Jury of the exhibition’s ‘Salon Culinaire’ for the second year in a row.

This year, Boecker® has attracted a lots of visitors to its booth with a variety of exclusive offers, contests and prizes. The huge turnout gave visitors the opportunity to learn more about Boecker’s leading role in raising Public Health awareness and Safety standards in the Hospitality sector, as well as to introduce them to the Company’s brand-new services including SafeChildCareTM Programme for nurseries and children centers, and its latest InfectionControlPlanTM programme , which is designed to protect the families, homes, factories, companies  and the environment, etc. from all kinds of germs and bacteria. 

During the event, Boecker’s professional Food Safety Consultants also held a free induction to HACCP Training session to food business operators; a systematic preventive approach to food safety from biological, chemical, and physical hazards in food processing areas. The training equipped attendees with the basic knowledge they need to start applying HACCP principles to their operations, and the participants received a certification of attendance upon concluding the session.

Commenting on the occasion, Mrs. Carla Ghaleb, Boecker’s Country Manager, said: “Through our participation in Hospitality Qatar 2016, Boecker® has successfully shed a spotlight on the importance of following best food safety practices in the context of maintaining public health standards in the hospitality and tourism industries, through a range of fruitful workshops and introductory training sessions. The exhibition was also an effective platform to interact and share insights with the multitude of visitors and interested stakeholders, who flocked our booth to learn about Boecker’s newest services and innovations, such as the SafeChildCareTM and the InfectionControlPlanTM programmes, which help organizations, institutions as well as families and parents establish a safe environment throughout their venues, facilities and homes.”

She added: “As always, it has been a pleasure to serve as the exhibition’s Official Hygiene Sponsor for the second consecutive year, and the Hygiene Jury of ‘Salon Culinaire’, where we witnessed the extraordinary skills and talents of world-class chefs competing in diverse and exciting categories in front of a live audience. Our participation has definitely been constructive and rewarding, and provided us with some valuable insights on how we can better cater to the needs of the growing Hospitability and Tourism sectors in Qatar and beyond, today and well into the future.”

Through its dedicated booth and expert jury panel, Boecker’s participation in the 2016 edition of Hospitality Qatar enriched the highly-anticipated annual exhibition with a range of interactive games, animated competitions, and sought-after educational opportunities for visitors as well as the participating exhibitors, hoteliers, chefs, procurement professionals, and marketing directors. The three-days event also featured a series of specialized workshops for HORECA suppliers and stakeholders in the sector from all around the world, which were conducted by Boecker®, augmenting the value that exhibitors and visitors experienced at the exhibition.

Hospitality Qatar aims to play an effective role in achieving the Qatar National Vision as well as the Qatar National Tourism Sector Strategy for the year 2030, by promoting a sustainable and thriving hospitality sector in the country. The event was held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce.