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MENAFN Press - 17/02/2014
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Raed Chehaib
(MENAFN Press) Qatar Petroleum (QP) will be the official energy partner and sponsor of the Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum, which is under the patronage of H.E. Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry in Qatar and is organized by Qatar University (QU) in collaboration with Interactive Business Network (IBN)



H.E. Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, who is also the Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum, will deliver the keynote address to open forum, which takes place on 24th and 25th February 2014 at Qatar University



The two-day event will be a platform for experts from business and academia from across the GCC and internationally to discuss future plans and strategies for supporting entrepreneurship, which is expected to grow by 40 per cent in the coming year and to create 2,000 new jobs in Qatar



The Forum will be the first of its kind in the region and has as its theme "fostering the new generation of entrepreneurs in Qatar and the Gulf". It will bring together young, prospective business owners with established business leaders to encourage and support the spirit of entrepreneurship in Qatar and the Gulf through practical advice. Keynote speeches and panel discussions will cover topics including the role of education in encouraging a spirit of entrepreneurship among young people, how government policy can support entrepreneurs, the makings of an entrepreneur and the role of public agencies, banks and angel investors in providing financing for business start-ups



Raed Chehaib, Chief Executive of IBN, said: "We are very grateful to HE Dr Al Sada for his support for this forum as patron, and to Qatar Petroleum for being our Energy Partner. Thanks must also go to Qatar University for organizing this important event



"This forum will attract the region's experts from academia and business who will discuss key topics around the issue of promoting entrepreneurship in Qatar and the wider Gulf. They will examine how state and private sectors can collaborate to create suitable financial, educational and societial support networks for start-ups, emerging SMEs and entrepreneurs. Meanwhile, etablished business leaders will share their experiences in making a success of their organizations. We thank all our partners for their ongoing support and we look forward to welcoming everyone at the Forum.



QU Dean of the College of Business and Economics Dr Nitham Al Hindi said: "We are honored to have HE Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada “ an alumnus of Qatar University “ as the patron of this event and for Qatar Petroleum to be energy partner and sponsor of the Forum.



"The Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum provides an excellent opportunity for young entrepreneurs to learn first-hand from business experts and to enhance their skills and harness their talents to establish successful SMEs.



"Qatar University encourages students to put their business ideas into practice. We have a newly-established, dedicated center for entrepreneurship, and we offer an undergraduate minor program in the subject, as well as giving the field a significant focus in our MBA program. The College of Business and Economics, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, organises an annual business plan competition for all Qatar University students and has an excellent track-record of student accomplishments in national and international business competitions, such as Al Fikra.


About Interactive Business Network (IBN)
Interactive Business Network (IBN) was established in 2010 with the vision of becoming a leader in the event management industry and to play a major role in promoting investment opportunities and business activities. IBN builds channels of communication and interaction that support and promote business and investment activity. It has extensive market knowledge and experience and a wide network of excellent relationships at the highest levels of government and among business leaders and decision makers in Qatar and the region. In addition to event management IBN also designs marketing solutions, provides a range of corporate and business communications services and helps promote regional investment and business opportunities.www.interactivebusinessnetwork.info; www.interactiveb.com About Qatar University (QU):Qatar University (QU) is the first national university in Qatar. Established in 1973, it serves more than 15,000 students and offers more than 60 specializations. The organization is committed to providing high-quality education to Qatari and international students in areas of national priority. Its academic programs are aligned with established international standards and best practices. This was achieved through accreditation of many of its colleges, programs and courses by leading international accrediting bodies such as ABET and AACSB.www.qu.edu.qa

 


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