QITCOM 2014

Unveiling new horizons - QITCOM 2014

The third edition of QITCOM will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre on 26 - 28 May, 2014.

QITCOM 2014 will feature a conference, exhibition, awards, and signature offerings aimed at mirroring the aspirations and growth potential of Qatar's ICT sector.
QITCOM 2014 is aimed at assisting not just an industry, but also a nation eager to adopt technologies and solutions that will catapult it towards greater heights.

In 2014, QITCOM will once again connect forward-thinking businesses, innovators and industry leaders to consumers, entrepreneurs, students, and enthusiasts through information and communications technology.

ICT and Qatar

In the past twenty years, Qatar has progressed rapidly to become a global example of social and economic development predicated on a knowledge-based economy. From mega infrastructure projects to social development indices, today Qatar boasts incredible opportunities for businesses looking to take advantage of a fast growing and demanding landscape. In particular:

  • Qatar was the world’s fastest growing economy during 2008-12
  • Real GDP growth is forecasted at 6.5% in 2013 and 6.8% in 2014
  • Qatar plans to invest over USD140 billion over the next five years in transport infrastructure to transform Qatar
  • ICT contribution towards the national GDP increased 33% between 2008 and 2012


ICT is not just reshaping business practices in Qatar but also the lives of the country’s citizens. As a growing nation, Qatar boasts impressive ICT statistics:

  • Ranked 23rd globally in the World Economic Forum’s Network Readiness Index
  • Highest ranking Arab nation in the International Telecommunications Union’s 2012 ICT Development Index
  • Ranked 9th globally on the E-participation index and 27th globally on the Online Service Index within the United Nations’ 2012 E-Government Survey
  • Overall internet penetration increased from 38% to 69.3% between 2008 and 2012.
  • 97% of youth aged 15-24 have access to computers, 98% have internet access, and 100% enjoy mobile access


The role of ICT in any developing nation’s path towards modernity has been clear my global success stories. Qatar is well on its way towards the goals, and QITCOM is designed to help make Qatar’s vision a reality.

Join us

QITCOM 2014 will be held at May 26-28, 2014 at Qatar National Convention Centre.

Register your interest in participating at QITCOM here

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Managed by

QITCOM is managed by fischerAppelt, qatar.

Founded as a PR agency in 1986, fischerAppelt became one of Germany’s leading communication groups with agencies in the fields of PR, advertising, design, digital, moving images, live marketing and strategic communications. fischerAppelt, qatar is the agency’s dedicated Middle East branch. Having worked on numerous high-profile projects in both government and private sector in Qatar and the region, fischerAppelt, qatar combines international expertise with extensive local and regional experience.
Credentials include (among others) Qatar National Day, Asian Football Cup, Vodafone Qatar and Volkswagen Middle East.

Learn more about fischerAppelt here.


Contact: (Sales)

M: +974 33116922
F: +974 44690330
E: sales@qitcom.qa

In collaboration with



QITCOM was first envisioned and is still supported by Qatar's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology.

The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) is focused on building a vibrant, advanced IT sector that will propel a thriving, diversified economy and benefit all the people of Qatar.
As a change agent for human, social, economic, and environmental progress, the Ministry strives to drive innovation well into the future.

Specifically, it is charged with a wide-ranging mandate that includes overseeing and developing the communications sector, e-government programs and postal services; fostering a regulatory environment that is conducive to competition and investment; promoting digital inclusion for all people of Qatar; and developing the next generation of infrastructure and then securing and enhancing the efficiency of that infrastructure.

Learn more here.

Why sponsor

QITCOM offers numerous opportunities for organizations and companies hoping to reshape the nation's ICT sector. Tailor-made packages provide sponsors the ability to design sponsorships best suited to their needs.
Whether you are looking to enhance your B2B exposure or to engage youth, QITCOM is your best partner in achieving your goals.

By becoming a sponsor, you will:
  • Increase your brand visibility
  • Highlight your latest products, offerings and achievements.
  • Network with decision makers from the IT and telecom sector
  • Sign deals ans MOUs with representatives from the private and public sectors.
  • Position your brand as the enabler and facilitator of innovative technologies.
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