NeXTfairs for Exhibitions & Conferences announced that Qatar Food Safety Conference 2021 will be held on 5th October 2021 as part of a series of virtual events this year via DigiCon platform.
The 1-day virtual conference aspires to serve as an important platform for key regulators, food industry leaders, food safety professionals, food distributors, academia, consumers and professionals to discuss and deliberate ground-breaking issues and concerns over food safety and quality.
The conference will tackle various food safety challenges and the latest issues facing the food industry during and post-COVID 19. It will also focus on topics related to local, regional and international regulations and global standards which aim to strengthen food safety standard implementation in the country.
Rawad Sleem, Co-founder & General Manager of NeXTfairs for Exhibitions and Conferences, said:
“DigiCon is an innovative platform that enables participants to meet and discuss themes of common interests. Moreover, it provides the latest virtual communication technologies with interactive windows that mimic the face-to-face traditional exhibitions with customized features like exchanging agreements between participating companies, having private meetings and live broadcasts, creating user-friendly clients’ lists, in addition to easy access to digital content from anywhere.”
He added that Qatar Food Safety Conference’s registration is free of charge on DigiCon platform. Registered attendees will enjoy free access to the virtual platform and can also access the conference's sessions and exhibitors, while also receiving a CPD certificate.
Sleem indicated that Qatar Food Safety Conference 2021 will bring together more than 20 experts in the food safety sector around the world to discuss the latest trends, developments and best practices in the industry. Additionally, more than 500 participants and key players in the food industry will be brought together in the conference to discuss over 30 topics related to food safety policies and regulations.
In addition to providing high-quality training opportunities for all citizens, each according to their ambitions and capabilities, and increasing employment opportunities for Qatari women and supporting them professionally. Sleem added:
“The current global pandemic has changed the world, but we have stood up to the challenge and it did not stop us from continuing the business and leading the recovery of the industry. The Food & Beverage industry has faced one of the biggest challenges during COVID-19 and we want to be the instrument in inspiring the industry in stepping up and ensuring that the food safety industry is getting all the support by initiating connection and collaboration.
Total revenues generated by the sector is expected to grow to about QAR 14.2 bn by 2026, at a CAGR of 7.4% compared to 2016. The F&B industry in Qatar is gaining momentum based on the current benchmarks of population and the development of the 2022 World Cup’s facilities, which will represent important outlets promoting the growth of the industry.”
Source and cover image credit: NeXTfairs
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