Third Party Event

26 May 2014

Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce its media partnership with QITCOM 2014 which will be held on 26 – 28 May, in Qatar. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

QITCOM returns on 26th May 2014 at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship and showing how global ICT developments can help drive Qatar’s economic diversification towards a knowledge-based economy, in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030.

The three-day event is organised by FischerAppelt Qatar in collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR). QITCOM 2014 will be a platform for all aspects of ICT development and innovation in Qatar, the region and internationally. It will feature a conference, exhibition and regional awards program showcasing the growth and aspirations of Qatar’s ICT sector and how these technological developments can play a key role in Qatar. It will attract progressive businesses, innovators and industry leaders as well as ICT professionals, consumers, entrepreneurs, students and enthusiasts.

The third edition of QITCOM, which runs from 26th to 28th May, is expected to attract 11,000 delegates and visitors and will feature 45 speakers and panelists, 200 exhibitors representing 15 countries and 30 international and local partners.

The conference will raise key issues for the ICT sector in Qatar and the region. Panel discussions and keynote addresses will cover topics including global ICT developments, emerging technologies and opportunities for the regional market. The QITCOM exhibition allows the world’s leading companies to showcase their latest products and technologies to an industry undergoing rapid growth, while learning first-hand about new projects.

In addition to the conference and exhibition, the QITCOM Awards will recognize and reward excellence in ICT development, adoption and implementation across the GCC and celebrate the many regional success stories.

QITCOM 2014 will feature a number of new initiatives including a Corporate Treasure Hunt – an interactive three-day team event using a custom-made online interface, where team members can solve puzzles related to the industry and to the event, and a mobile interview team which will collect real-time feedback from event delegates and participants and post their views on social media and on the web.

More details on QITCOM 2014 can be found at