Salam Studio & Stores has celebrated 50 years of business partnership with Canon in Qatar, with a high profile event held to commemorate the occasion under the theme of ‘Power to Partner’ at The Gate. Attendees included guests of honour the Japanese Ambassador HE Kenjiro Monji and his spouse, together with business partners, delegates and members of the media.

’50 years of business in Qatar is a milestone in Canon’s history,’ said Anurag Agrawal, Managing Director, Canon Middle East. ‘Over the last 50 years, Salam Studio & Stores has been instrumental in pioneering the Canon brand among local consumers and has yielded significant results in terms of our market share and reach. Our business in Qatar has grown from strength to strength since our partnership with Salam Studio & Stores as our exclusive distributor in Qatar. Together we are confident we can continue to provide our customers with innovative solutions and support which will consolidate and grow our market presence in Qatar.’

‘Through our partnership with Canon, we have had excellent sales growth since our inception and we are very optimistic about this trend to continue. This has been a result of the collaborative approach provided by Canon Middle East and our hardworking channel partners within the country’s robust consumer electronics sector. We will continue to build on our success by introducing innovative new products and providing unrivalled customer satisfaction when it comes to value added support and service,’ said Issa Abu Issa, Chairman & CEO, Salam International.

Salam Stores is one of the Middle East Region’s oldest and best-known brands. Salam Studio & Stores is the exclusive distributor of Canon photography products in Qatar, with products including cameras, photography equipment, and videography equipment.