Posted on October 01, 2018

Political and business leaders, government officials, and entrepreneurs from across the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia will gather in Qatar for the first International Products Exhibition and Conference (IPEC) from 8 to 10 October 2018.

Hosted at the Doha Exhibition and Conference Center under the patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar, IPEC 2018 will offer a unique opportunity to celebrate Qatar’s strong ties with distinguished international partners. HE Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed Al Thani, Director of the Government Communications Office, said: ‘’The inaugural IPEC 2018 conference in Doha will showcase diverse and exciting business prospects in Qatar. Investors will benefit from direct access to projects in Qatar and meetings with key decision-makers from the government and the private sector.”

Spanning three days, IPEC 2018 will explore the global economic challenges of our time, while examining obstacles and opportunities facing the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia. The conference will focus on: managing sustainable economic growth, economic cooperation between nations, the growth and innovation of global travel, and financing partnerships to increase prosperity.  It will also explore the possibility of visa-free travel for all, as well as ways to foster innovation across the region through start-ups and SMEs.

The event will welcome participants from Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, and Tajikistan.