With an Optional Stop in Saudi Arabia
Explore the Markets in Qatar and Saudi Arabia
The United States Department of Commerce with support from the American Institute of Architects, is organizing an executive-led Architecture Services Trade Mission to Qatar, with an optional mission stop in Saudi Arabia.
Where Business is Personal
In the Middle East, business is done on the basis of personal contacts and meetings. U.S. companies need to travel to the region to develop strong working relationships with locally based architects, developers, and local officials.
Why Qatar and Saudi Arabia?
Design Opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s 2030 Vision plan is to transform itself from a carbon-based economy and is combined with the award of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar is spending over $250 billion on physical infrastructure and other developments over the next five years.
Design Opportunities in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia offers one of the biggest opportunity in the region for firms in the architecture and engineering services sector. There are $960 billion worth of projects planned or under way in Saudi Arabia. Of these, more than $700 billion are megaprojects, or large master planned developments of more than $1 billion.
Apply Now, Space is Limited
Date: November 16-19, 2014
Venue: Doha, Qatar; optional stop in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Application Deadline: September 15, 2014
Qatar fee: $2900 for small or medium-sized firms, $3,000 for large firms & trade associations. Additional representative is $750.
Saudi Arabia optional stop fee: $2000 for small or medium-sized firms, $2600 for large firms & trade associations. Additional representative is $350.
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