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France looking forward to bolster cooperation between French and Qatari organizations in the sports industry, Qatar

Rejula ARUN - 22-nov.-2017 06:13:18
• French Qatar Sports Days Conference, organized by Business France from November 20th to 22nd, Intercontinental Hotel, Doha • 9 leading companies to showcase their latest innovations QATAR, Doha - November 2017 ; Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, organizes its second edition of the “French Qatar Sport Days” from November 20 to 22 in Doha, Qatar. Qatar has been awarded to host the upcoming Football World Cup 2022. France acquired a strong record by hosting several international sporting events over the last decades and will organize the Rugby World Cup 2023 and the Olympic Games 2024. In this context, French companies involved in the field of sports are keen to put their latest innovations at the disposal of Qatar. The conference is operated by Mediatree, French company specialized in ICT contents and media set up, established in Qatar for more than 10 years, under the sponsorship of Mr. Saad Al Dabbagh, CEO of Hafeet group. It will cover various topics such as smart stadiums and digital transformation. Orange Business Services will speak about ICT network, Gorgy Timing will introduce its digital signage, Payintech will present its e-payment services, whereas Vitec will showcase its broadcast solutions. The conference is also gathering health and safety management professionals such as ISMA, the official medical manager of Euro 2016 and FIFA World Cup 1998 which were held in France.                                                                                                                   How to improve the users experience in sporting venues ? The following sports professionals will share their feedbacks on this panel : AREP, the urban planning company which designed the Torch Hotel in Aspire Zone as well as MOBISPORT CONCEPT, manufacturer of Thermobanc, the new concept of team shelter. As France and Qatar have a common passion for equestrian sports, FERLIM startup has been selected to showcase its customized and innovative horseshoes. During the event, a cluster of 30 French companies based in Doha, French Team 4 Sport, will highlight some projects their members are currently successfully working on. Christelle Peyran, Head of Business France Qatar, stated: “France is an innovative nation, including in sports, Le Tremplin, our first business incubator focusing on the sports sector, opened in 2016 in Paris (Jean Bouin stadium). We have many other examples about the development of new technologies driven by sport infrastructures and venues, such as the official stadium of Nice football team, Allianz Riviera Stadium, is powered by 7,000 square meters of solar panels.” Note to Editors: About Business France Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location. Business France launched in 2015 its first international campaign called: “CREATIVE FRANCE”, in order to promote France’s economic attractiveness, strengthen perceptions towards France image and create positive conditions for French economic development. For more information: Christelle PEYRAN Head of Business France Qatar christelle.peyran@businessfrance.fr +974 4402 1757  
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Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program. Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between UBIFRANCE and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners. For further information, please visit:  www.businessfrance.fr Consulting:  Law and regulation Market benchmarking Projects and requests for proposals Contacts : Market prospection Exhibitions and B to B meetings Technologic partnerships Communication : Press and public relations Professional advertisements Commerc

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