Doha, 06 Sept. 2021
NeXTfairs for Exhibitions & Conferences announced that Qatar Food Safety Conference 2021 will be held next 5th October as part of a series of virtual events this year via DigiCon platform.
More than 20 experts from food safety sector around the world will be discussing over 30 various topics related to food safety industry policies and regulations, latest trends, developments and best practices in the industry.
Around 500 participants and key players in the food industry will be attending day long on-line conference.
One day Virtual Conference aspires to serve as an important platform for key regulators, food industry leaders, food safety professionals, food distributors, academia, consumers and professionals to discuss and deliberate ground-breaking issues and concerns over food safety and quality. The conference will tackle various food safety challenges and the latest issues facing the food industry during and post-COVID 19. It will also focus on topics related to local, regional and international regulations and global standards which aim to strengthen food safety standard implementation in the country.
Rawad Sleem, Co-founder & General Manager of NeXTfairs for Exhibitions and Conferences, said that Qatar Food Safety Conference’s registration is free of charge on DigiCon platform. Registered attendees will enjoy free access to the virtual platform and can also access the conference’s sessions and exhibitors, while also receiving a CPD certificate.
Sleem highlighted that Qatar HR Conference 2021 was also organized by NeXTfairs via DIGICON platform had achieved great success. He said that their objective is providing high-quality training opportunities to all citizens according to their ambitions and capabilities, and increasing employment opportunities for Qatari women and supporting them professionally.
He said that, ‘Qatar’s F&B sector has 2,950 operational outlets with estimated cumulative revenue of about QR 7.00 bn. He said that Food & Beverage industry has faced one of the biggest challenges during COVID-19 and has changed the world. However, we have stood up to the challenge and it did not stop us from continuing the business and leading the recovery of the industry.
He said that according to one recent report by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), The F&B industry in Qatar is gaining momentum based on the current benchmarks of population and the development of the 2022 World Cup’s facilities, which will represent important outlets promoting the growth of the industry.
He said that he expects total revenue of food sector by 2026 to grow to QR 14.2 b at a CAGR of 7.4% compared to 2016.