The new, exclusive edition of the 2011 Doha Trade Fair will open to the public on Saturday, June 4 at 10am. The opening ceremony will be held at the Doha Exhibitions Center, attended by delegates from Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Media Services LLC (q.media), high-profile officials from the countries represented, and the event’s sponsors.
With its new theme, “Shop the World,” the Doha Trade Fair will offer a premium shopping experience for all visitors. More than 550 renowned exhibitors from 31 different countries will be showcasing and selling the latest exclusive and traditional products from around the globe.
Participating countries include Bangladesh, Canada, China, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, KSA, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, the United States, Yemen and Zimbabwe.
Families and children will enjoy the exciting entertainment in the specially built ‘Fun Zone’ which will feature activities from inflatable rides to fun games to daily parades.
A main highlight of the 2011 Doha Trade Fair is the attempt to beat the current world record, for the largest board game, MONOPOLY. Q.media events will attempt to set the new world record after completing a fun-filled, life-size game of MONOPOLY that will kick off with a roll of the dice from 4pm onwards in the ‘Fun Zone’.
After the attempt at breaking the world record, the board game will be open to active Facebook fans to try their expertise at becoming the ultimate property landlord. A thrilling series of MONOPOLY games will be held from June 5 through June 13. Teams of two will compete against each other on the exclusive MONOPOLY board to gain as many MONOPOLY points as possible. The team with the most points at the end of the competition will win the grand prize: a brand new car.
The ten-day event, organized by Qatar Tourism Authority in collaboration with q.media events, is held under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Chairman of Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI).
Sponsors of the event include; Premier Sponsor - QIB Bank, Diamond Sponsors - VW and SBA automotive, Gold Sponsors - Airlink and Ansar Group, Silver Sponsor - Diplomatic Club and Support Sponsor - Seqlia.
The 2011 Doha Trade Fair will run from June 4 to June 13. Opening times are from 10.00am until 10.00pm daily and on Friday from 2.00pm until 10.00pm. Entry is free.