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Made in Qatar previous editions

Made in Qatar 2009:

  • Inaugurated and held under the patronage the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani
  • Duration: From 11th  – 14th  January, 2009
  • Venue: Doha Exhibition & Convention Center
  • Area: 15000 sqm.
  • Edition : First
  • Number of Exhibitors: 300 local companies and factories
  • The chamber had granted spaces free of charge for all exhibitors and it incurred all expenses.
  • Allocating various booths for family productive families
  • The exhibition had drew upon multi-stakeholders participation including ministers, businessmen, GCC officials and visitors
  • Over 5000 visitors
  • Various presentations by the Ministry of Energy and Industry, Qatar Development Bank and GOIC were delivered on the sidelines of the expo.
  • Seminars and discussions on challenges and obstacles facing industry sector and roles played by the sector in  the economic development in GCC countries.
  • “Future of GCC Industry” seminar was held
  • Forming a joint committee between  the Ministry of Energy and Industry and Qatar Chamber with the aim to encouraging the investment in industrial sector and removing all obstacles facing industry
  • Screening a film on the development of industry in Qatar titled “Story of Industry in Qatar”
  • Several commercial transactions among exhibitors were announced

Made in Qatar 2011

  • Inaugurated and held under the patronage the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani
  • Duration: From 4th  – 7th  January, 2011
  • Venue: Doha Exhibition & Convention Center
  • Area: 12000 sqm.
  • Edition : Second
  • Number of Exhibitors: 200 local companies and factories
  • The expo was attended by a number of ministers, ambassadors, officials from various ministries and businessmen
  • It saw a large participation from family productive families
  • A seminar on the state of industry in Qatar
  • A seminar was held among producers and importers
  • A consultant seminar was delivered between QDB and businessmen

Made in Qatar 2013

  • Inaugurated and held under the patronage the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani
  • Duration: From 16th  – 18th  January, 2013
  • Venue: Doha Exhibition & Convention Center
  • Area: 15000 sqm.
  • Edition : Third
  • Number of Exhibitors: 200 local companies and factories
  • The expo was held under the theme “ Mechanisms to support SMEs”
  • The exhibition saw great participation from private sector competent bodies.
  • The opening ceremony was also attended by a galaxy ministers, ambassadors and officials from various ministries.
  • The three-day exhibition has been organized by Qatar Chamber in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Industry.
  • A number of lectures and seminars were delivered on the sidelines of the expo.
  • A seminar on the mechanisms of supporting small and medium industries (SMIs) was held.
  • A seminar on roles of QDB and Qatar Incubator center was delivered.
  • The leading industrial firms participating in the exhibition are Qatar Gas, Qatar Chemical Company, Qatalum, Qatar Development Bank, Doha Cables, Qatar Chemicals, Qatar Foam, Qatar Petrochemical Company, Qatar Steel, National Paper Industries Company, Salam International, and Qbake.

Made in Qatar 2015:

  • Held under the patronage the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani.
  • Inaugurated  by the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani.
  • Date: 19th – 23rd  May 2015.
  • Venue: Doha Exhibition and Convention Center
  • Area: 15000 sqm
  • Edition:  Fourth
  • Number of Exhibitors: 225 national companies and factories
  • Sectors: furniture, food products, petrochemicals, SMEs and miscellaneous industries
  • Number of visitors: 7000
  • It included, for the first time, a bazaar where visitors could buy jewelry, perfumes and oils, assorted clothing, souvenir items, handicrafts, and a number of homemade products
  • More than 200 family productive families displayed their products in the bazaar
  • A symposium entitled “Industry is locomotive of development” held on the sidelines of the expo in the attendance of HE Minister of Energy and Industry Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada and HE Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage Dr. Hamad bin Abdul-Aziz Al Kuwari
  • Four arbitration symposiums were held by the Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration in cooperation with Qatar University and Qatari Lawyers Association
  • Due to the great turnout, the exhibition was extended for one extra day
  • Ministers, businessmen, GCC and Arab officials visited the expo
  • Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Chairperson of Qatar Museums, toured pavilions at the exhibition and was briefed about participating Qatari companies and their products.