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ANOTHER WIN FOR QATAR The World Confederation of Businesses (WORLDCOB) has chosen Doha, Qatar, as the venue for The Bizz Amea Awards, to be held at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski Hotel—The Pearl—from November 24 to 27. THE AWARDS GATHER AND recognise leading businesses from different regions that contribute to the daily growth of their local communities as well as the world economy. The Bizz was established by Worldcob in 2005 to offer to the global business community a range of benefits that further their development. The awards recognize standouts in their respective regions, with the overarching aim being networking and learning among association members through various activities. Qatar was selected from over 14 destinations, winning out over Kazakhstan and Singapore for the rights to host The Bizz Amea Awards 2020. With the celebration of The Bizz Awards in Qatar, it is estimated that the city will receive executives representing around 100 companies from more than 50 countries. HE Akbar Al Baker, Secretary General of QNTC and GCEO of Qatar Airways, said: “We are very pleased to host The Biz Amea Awards in Qatar, adding to the growing portfolio of global business events that are choosing Qatar as their venue. “Hosting over 500 global business events – including conferences, congresses, and symposia, Qatar combines cutting edge services with traditional hospitality, ensuring attendees at these events have an unparalleled experience,” he added. Worldcob is an international organization founded in 2004 in the city of Houston, Texas, whose primary mission is to dedicated to promoting business development worldwide by using specialised 16

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tools initiatives such as The Bizz Awards, Worldcob - CSR, a certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Worldcob Trust Seal (WTS) - which provides a seal of business confidence. Jesus Moran, Founder and President of Worldcob, said: “Celebrating The Bizz Amea 2020 in Doha excites us deeply. The support of Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) elevates this experience for our members, allowing them to experience cultural entertainment and city tours. “The Bizz Amea Awards will host activities encouraging business integration, networking, and tourism, all in an exciting new destination,” he said The Bizz Awards have previously been held in Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Rome, Hawaii, Monte Carlo, San Francisco, Amsterdam, and Las Vegas among others; offering members the opportunity to live the BIZZ experience in a different location each year. In the past, Qatari companies Doha Bank, West Bay Petroleum, and Qatar Airways have been recognised for business excellence at these awards. ✤

GO: WORLDCOB INVITES ALL COMPANIES THAT ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE BIZZ AMEA TO SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION AT WWW.THEBIZZAWARDS.COM.

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