QITCOM 2014-Qatar’s premier ICT hub will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre from 26 to 28 May 2014.
QITCOM’s Third edition seeks to attract some of the best committees, companies and exhibitors on the local, regional and global level by providing opportunities for display, and care for the activities of this unique event, which focuses on enhancing the experience of the exhibition’s pioneers, as well as discussing and displaying the latest improvements of the ICT sector in the world.
On this occasion, Mr. Feda Al Barghouti - Acting Market Development Manager for ICT Industry Development at the Ministry - said at the press conference yesterday: “The objective of QITCOM is to promote the growth of information and communication technology in Qatar. The many elements of QITCOM will no doubt positively impact on all sectors of the economy from large Enterprises to even small and medium enterprises.
Mr. Feda added: “Today information and communication technology is an integral part of our daily lives. In Order to remain in the forefront, and always remain at the level of the global competition, we have to continue to learn and adopt the best and latest technology that will facilitate our lives and our businesses."
Mr. David Schopper, General manger of fischerAppelt, qatar mentioned that: “ICT is an essential ingredient in many aspects of Qatar’s vision of becoming a knowledge-based economy and in the sustainable growth and development of all economic sectors.”
Mr. Schopper added that: “fischerAppelt, qatar has come on board to manage QITCOM because we firmly believe in the importance of its mission and purpose and because we believe in the future of Qatar and its vision for the coming decades. It goes without saying that we are honoured and proud to have been selected by the Ministry to manage and develop QITCOM in the coming 3 years.”
The Ministry of Information & Communications Technology has named fischerAppelt Qatar as the manager of all aspects of QITCOM 2014. One of the world’s leading communication groups, fischerAppelt Qatar has worked on a series of high-profile and large scale events, including Qatar National Day, Qatar International Food Festival, and the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.
On the other hand, Rinal Chaaban, QITCOM’s Project Lead said that: “QITCOM 2014 will focus on the leading global technologies and the latest improvements in the ICT sector, however, in a local context.”
Rinal Chaaban added:” The main idea is to make these technologies closer and more convenient to the local market. In addition, we strive to make QITCOM a more attractive and interesting event for all participants and visitors, through enhancing their experience by attending this event, and ensuring value for their attendance. This will be achieved through a range of distinctive activities and events such as the Innovation Theatre, Invention Zone, Case Competition, techZone, Guided Tours, as well as Mobile Team Interview.”
QITCOM’s celebrated focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and Arabic digital content will once again form the foundation of the exhibition and conference – most notably within the Innovation Theatre, techZone, and Innovation Zone. The QITCOM Awards, another industry favorite will once again recognize distinction in ICT development, adoption, and implementation across the region. Further details on all signature events will be released shortly.
It is worth mentioning that the first two editions of QITCOM achieved remarkable success with the extensive presence of exhibitors, speakers, and attendees, in addition to participation from regional and international countries. More than 165 exhibitors from 15 countries have participated in the previous edition of QITCOM, along with 125 speakers, 45 sponsor and partner, and more than 10,000 visitors.
For more details on the events and activities of the conference please visit our website: www.qitcom.qa
QITCOM is Qatar's premier ICT hub - attended by industry leaders, ICT professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs, as well as enthusiasts. Comprised of a cutting-edge conference, a must-attend exhibition, and a regionally-focused awards program, QITCOM is a vehicle dedicated to growing Qatar's ICT sector.
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