Qatar British Business Forum (QBBF), announced the winners of its third annual awards, organised to recognise business excellence and members of Qatar community who have made outstanding contributions in the British community.

The awards ceremony was held at W Hotel Doha and organised in association with Deloitte & Touche in Qatar, a global professional services firm. Her Royal Highness Sophie, Countess of Wessex attended the ceremony along with the British Ambassador to Qatar HE Ajay Sharma.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, the British Ambassador said that the awards are reminders of the fantastic work so many in the British and Qatari business communities are doing to further the ties between the two countries. He said that he was proud to see so many ‘worthy winners’.

The awards are part of an ongoing series of events and activities designed to promote business opportunities in Qatar and to strengthen commercial ties between the two nations. These initiatives focus on enhancing trade relations between Qatar and the United Kingdom. QBBF’s mission is to support local economic diversification as part of Qatar National Vision 2030.

QBBF Chairman and CEO of the Rumaillah Group, Emad Turkman said that the introduction of the QBBF awards is set to acknowledge and reward the contributions of active community members, and their ongoing efforts to strengthen bilateral business and trade between the UK and Qatar.

For the third consecutive year, the awards continue to draw an overwhelming number of outstanding submissions, making it even a more challenging task for our judging panel to select the award winners.’

The winners of the 3rd Annual QBBF Awards were carefully evaluated and selected by an esteemed list of judging panel.

Third Annual QBBF Award Winners

Protiviti Member Firm Qatar LLC
Business Man of the Year

The International Physiotherapy Centre / The International Medical Centre
Business Woman of the Year

Organisation of the Year

SME of the Year

Work in the Community

Pioneer, The Regatta Sailing Academy
Special Achievement

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