Qatar will host a line up of enjoyable events in 2023
23 Feb 2023News
Qatar will feature an outstanding line-up in hospitality, technology, construction, travel, the health sector, and sports for everyone to enjoy. Last year the country hosted the FIFA World Cup, one of the most thrilling events in sports which witnessed over 1.4 million fans. Tourism in Qatar is defined by the architecture the country has developed particularly in the last two decades. The efficient tourism sector has led to a huge influx of tourists from across the globe.
The ongoing 19th Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) from February 20 to 25 is a unique exhibition of exclusive jewellery and exquisite craftsmanship and features luxury watches, necklaces, rings, earrings, diamonds, gold, and silverware. The 10th edition of the International Agricultural Exhibition (AgriteQ) will be held from March 15 to 19 and will highlight the innovation in agricultural techniques and pinpoint the road map to achieve food security.
Build Your House Exhibition (BYH), The Big 5 Construct, Index Design, and Qatar Travel Mart are among some of the events listed for the coming months, according to the NeXTfairs website. The BYH 2023 will run from May 15 to 18 at Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) which serves as a crucial link between companies in the residential building industry and Qatari citizens who wish to build or modernise their homes.
Returning this year for its 19th edition, Project Qatar, the International Construction Technology and Building Materials Exhibition will take place from May 29 to June 1.
An amazing roster of events and festivals has been announced for this winter by Qatar Tourism (QT) and Qatar Airways. The ‘Feel Winter in Qatar’ campaign includes family-friendly activities, athletic events, concerts, and a treat for food, shopping, and jewellery enthusiasts. The Expo 2023 Doha will be a first-of-its-kind horticultural exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa.
The expo will open on October 2, 2023 until March 28, 2024. Looking to spotlight the country’s future ambitions in the construction and design space, INDEX Design Qatar and The Big 5 Construct Qatar are set to take place at DECC. The Big 5 Qatar will provide the best possible platform for companies looking to grow their business in a market invested in the long-term Qatar Vision 2030. Index is a unique show which attracts thousands of serious buyers, providing an unravelled opportunity and creative thinkers to network, discover and do business.
Also lined up this year is the Qatar Travel Mart (QTM 2023) which will run from November 20-22 at DECC. It is first of its kind exhibition in the country that aims to support and strengthen the competitiveness of tourism industry.
The AFC Asian Cup 2023 will take place in Qatar and the F1 - Qatar Grand Prix will be held at the Losail International Circuit from October 6 to 8. Qatar is also the destination to host the AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024 by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Competitions Committee.
Qatar aims to welcome more than six million visitors a year by 2030. The country aims to become the fastest-growing destination in the Middle East, increase domestic spending in tourist destinations, and increase the contribution of the travel and tourism sector to Qatar’s gross domestic product from 7% to 12% while doubling job opportunities in the tourism sector.