Qatar Chamber Board Member and Qatari Businesswomen Forum Chairperson Ibtihaj Al-Ahmadani officially opened the 6th edition of the Merwad Exhibition on Friday, 1 October. Over 135 Qatari businesswomen and designers from GCC states, Lebanon, Turkey, and India are participating in the exhibition. 

Sponsored by Qatar Chamber and supported by the Qatar Businesswomen Forum, the expo runs until Wednesday, 6 October at the Qatar National Convention Centre. Vogue Event Company Director Tamader Al-Marri attended the opening ceremony, together with other leading businesswomen and entrepreneurs in Qatar.

The six-day expo has 150 booths with the latest innovations in the field of fashion for Fall-Winter 2021. The expo also features a variety of women’s accessories and supplies.

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Al-Ahmadani toured the expo pavilions and got acquainted with the participating designers from Qatar and from other participating countries.

According to Al-Ahmadani, the expo showcased the innovations of Qatari fashion designers and highlighted the development in the field. The expo’s previous editions also presented a variety of high-end Arab fashion and luxurious abayas.

The board member also underscored Qatar Chamber’s concern to support exhibitions that are initiated by Qatari businesswomen to help them promote their products. She also pointed to the role of the Qatari Businesswomen Forum in supporting women in business and helping them to maximise their contribution to the country’s economic activity.

She also praised the innovations of Qatari designers and noted that the large Arab and foreign participation in the expo reflects the increasing popularity of the exhibition.

Vogue Event Company Director Tamader Al Marri, meanwhile, said that the number of participating companies in this year edition affirms the expo’s development year on year. This year’s Merwad Expo features 150 booths and the participation of Lebanese designers for the first time.

For more information about the event, check out our calendar listing, 6th Merwad Exhibition.  

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