Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition will he held Under the patronage of His Highness, the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition is an International event, that will showcase innovative and distruptive technologies while creating a knowldge sharing platform for Technology providers, policy-makers, industry experts, and thought-leaders. This years event will feature many International speakers, 300 technology exhibitors, 100 startups and many other eco system enablers. The theme for 2019 will be Safe Smart Cities. Organised by The Ministry of Transport and Communications, Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition will be held from 29th October to 1st November 2019
As part of the Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition (QITCOM 2019), Entrepreneurship Zone offers an exciting opportunity for potential global and local investors to connect with 100 aspiring startups in developing the most innovative and technologically advanced pitches. The platform nurtures startups through mentorship and training sessions as they begin to create effective and efficient digital solutions that target challenges faced by Qatar. Entrepreneurship Zone enables startups to connect with clients and receive data relevant to the execution of their pitches into successful businesses.
Startup Hub is an inspiring opportunity for mature and successful entrepreneurs to present their creative ideas at the largest ICT event, Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition (QITCOM 2019). This year’s vision is to have a selection of 100 international and local startups who will receive exclusive access to potential investors and large enterprises such as QDB, QSTP, QBEC and Doha Tech Angels. Participants will comprise of a perfect mix of innovators, startups, future unicorns and entrepreneurs, who will have free access to showcase their innovations at a QITCOM 2019 booth. Shortlisted participants will be eligible for speaking opportunities and awards
The 2ndedition of Code Camp is a grand opening for distinguished enterprises to partner with competent/emerging startups in a global Hackathon competition as they begin to develop smart solutions to real life challenges in Qatar. Teams of computer programmers, software developers and graphic designers will collaborate to unravel/solve case-based solutions in real time. Before the main event, participants will be trained by reputable experts who will assist startups in developing suitable solutions and implement diagnostic skills through role-playing and discussions as they approach Hackathon.
Innovation Theater is the final platform where qualified entrepreneurs will get a chance to exchange knowledge with reputable investors to further support the development of their business. Participants at this stage will take part in discussions, workshops and investment rounds while also being introduced to multiple speakers as part of building a solid elevator pitch. Innovation Theatre is a rare opportunity for entrepreneurs to execute their theoretical startup ideas into practical proposals for expert panelists and audience members. At the end of the program, the most voted innovative and technologically advanced pitch will receive an exclusive award along with a promising business opportunity.
Make the Deal is a startup-investor matchmaking event that connects participating high-impact technology startups with local, regional and international investors. It’s a grand networking occasion full of possibilities for startups as they engage in a pre and post-event, one on one customized mentorship by experts. While startups prepare to showcase their highly technological pitches at QITCOM 2019 with the support of specialized training, they are assessed for potential funding. Make the deal is an exclusive platform for incoming startups and startups already incubated to seal the opportunity to become progressive entrepreneurs with potential future financial growth.
Idea Camp is a six-week program from Digital Incubation Center that targets talented entrepreneurs, developers and designers capable of utilizing emerging technologies to create efficient and effective solutions, products and services. The event offers a series of workshops, training and mentorships directed at incubating the best pitches that will be judged by a panel of experts and audience members. At the end of the program, the most innovative business models, software solutions or prototypes will be selected to take part in enhancing Qatar’s digital vision.
Qatar Digital Business Awards recognizes pioneering Qatari companies that are leading the way in digital transformation and innovation. The awards program will recognize technology companies across multiple areas for their excellence in innovation and business performance
TumuhaTEC initiative aims at promoting ICT as a dynamic, exciting career choice to young people in Qatar. Our name TumuhaTEC translates to “your ambition” in Arabic, and with this in mind, we strive to connect students to the world of ICT. We raise their awareness, help them to enhance their ICT skills and provide information on the many career opportunities and pathways available in the sector – aiding them towards their dream digital job.