Friday, October 1, 2021
Qatar Chamber Board Member and Chairperson of the Qatari Businesswomen Forum Ibtihaj Al-Ahmadani opened on Friday (October 1) the sixth edition of Merwad Exhibition with the participation of more than 135 Qatari businesswomen and many designers from GCC states, Lebanon, Turkey, and India.
Sponsored by Qatar Chamber and supported by the Qatar Businesswomen Forum, the expo runs to Wednesday (October 6) at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).
Director of Vouge Event Company Tamader Al Marri attended the opening ceremony in the presence of a galaxy of leading businesswomen and entrepreneurs.
The six-day expo displays 150 booths presenting latest innovations in the field of fashion for fall-winter 2021, in addition to a variety of women’s supplies and accessories.
Al-Ahmadani toured the expo’s pavilions and got acquainted with the displayed items and designs which are being introduced by Qatari designers, along with some designers from the countries participating in the exhibition.
On this occasion, Al-Ahmadani said that the expo reflected the innovations of Qatari designers in the field of fashion and women’s supplies and highlighted the development of this feild, noting that the expo’s previous editions had presented a large variety of high-end Arab fashion and luxurious abayas, adding in this edition new innovations that indicate the development of this sector.
She underscored the Chamber’s concern to support exhibitions that are held by Qatari businesswomen to help them promote their products, pointing to the Qatari Businesswomen Forum’s role in supporting businesswoman and stimulating them to maximize their contribution in the economic activity.
She also praised the innovations of Qatari designers, assuring that the large Arab and foreign participation in the expo reflects the increasing development of the exhibition.
Speaking on the occasion, director of Vouge Event Company Tamader Al Marri said that the number of participating companies in this year edition affirms the expo’s development year after year, pointing out that it includes 150 booths, and it witnesses participation of Lebanese designers for the first time, alongside with designers from GCC states, Turkey, and India.
She paid tribute to the Qatar Chamber for sponsoring the expo and the Qatari Businesswomen Forum for providing the support, noting that this support emphasized the key role played by the Forum in supporting the Qatari woman and enhancing the role of businesswomen and entrepreneurs in the national economy.