Posted on April 29, 2015

The 8thInternational Wedding Exhibition and Fashion Show, IWED Qatar 2015, has finally opened its doors to happy couples and people from the wedding industry at Doha Exhibition Center on this April 29th. Celebrity Qatari socialite and founder of DNA Records, Ms. Dana Al Fardan, as well as representatives from Qatar Expo, the event’s organizer, sponsors and exhibitors have participated in IWED’s official inauguration with media, VIP figures, celebrities and media also in attendance.

IWED 2015 has garnered top names and labels in the wedding planning, hospitality, fashion and related industries with more than 110 exhibitors and many valuable sponsors and partners, all of which will make the event a unique showcase of the best that's available in wedding products and services in Qatar. Daily fashion shows from well-known designers are on schedule including Rachad Itani Couture, Waham Abaya, Athari Al Kuwait, Velvet Abaya, Samar Abou Raad, Sposabella, Laura Abaya, La Bourjoisie, Dana Riad the Label and Dentella Design, to name a few.

Different entertainment performances also add up to the joyful ambience of weddings and are held every day at IWED, by participating sponsors and exhibitors. In addition to various Arabic dance group performances accompanied by live singers from the Fuzion Band, will be Zaffat Show from Ya Hala Events, and folkloric dance performances by Luca & Lucia and Al Jamal from DNA Records. Frames Salon, as official hair stylist sponsor, and Isadora as exclusive make up sponsor will also be making live hair and makeup demonstrations to expose visitors to new trends in wedding hair and makeup styles.

Mr. Hadi Al Zain Ali, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Expo commented on the great fanfare accompanying IWED’s opening saying: “It pleases us to see that both love and business are still blooming in the wedding industry after the opening of IWED Qatar 2015 received a full house of visitors on its opening day. One’s wedding day is undoubtedly the most special day in life and a celebration where every detail has the utmost significance. This is what makes such an event so important and successful as wedding ideas, hopes and dreams can be brought to life by the experts.”

The exhibition and fashion show event is expected to attract over 13,000 local and international visitors this year which will bring forth new exhibits showcasing the changing styles of an international wedding conception with exhibitors originating from Qatar, Italy, India, UAE, Bahrain, Lebanon, Kuwait, KSA and United Kingdom. It is worth mentioning that IWED 2015 is now open to the public and will be running until May 2nd  at the Doha Exhibition Center from 12:00noon to 10:00pm with ladies-only visiting times set between noon and 3:00pm all throughout the four days of the exhibition.