Opportunities and Challenges in the Construction Sector. Best Practices in the Middle East, by Strukton. Sunday 3 MAY 19.00 hours @ Doha Golf Club

struktonOn the occasion of Project Qatar 2015 Exhibition to take place during 4-7 May in Doha, we kindly invite you to our next DBCQ event focused on the construction sector. The construction sector is one of the Top 3 sectors of interest for the DBCQ members, according to the survey conducted last January during the DBCQ New Year’s dinner at the residence of the ambassador.

With US$350 billion of projects currently in the planning or construction phase, Qatar offers unrivaled opportunities in construction, property and infrastructure. Alongside the infrastructure and construction markets, around US$60 billion to US$70 billion are expected to be spent on hotel, leisure, tourism, sports, recreational and infrastructure projects.

Our special guest is Strukton Construction & Trading, the latest DBCQ corporate member and part of the Holland Pavilion at Project Qatar – Booth C211.

Strukton is an international full service provider for infrastructure and accommodation solutions operating in three markets: rail systems, civil infrastructure and buildings/housing. With a broad international experience, Strukton has developed an unique concept that proves to be very successful in doing business in the Middle East.

Guest Speakers:

Chris Raijmakers, Director Business Development Strukton International and General Manager Strukton Construction & Trading WLL Qatar

Ronald van Oeveren, Director Business Development Strukton Rail

After the presentation and discussion we invite you to a networking cocktail reception.

Date: Sunday 3rd of May 2015
Venue: Doha Golf Club

 Agenda:

19.00 – 19.15 hours: Registration
19.15 – 19.20 hours: Introduction by the Chairman DBCQ
19.20 – 20:00 hours: Presentation Strukton and Focus on Middle East
20.00 – 20.15 hours: Q&A Session
20.15 – 21.30 hours: Networking reception

RSVP on/before Wednesday 29th of April by replying to dbcqatar@gmail.com.

Free of charge for DBCQ members and QAR 100 for non-members.

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Save the Date! Join our next DBCQ event on May 3rd

struktonOpportunities and Challenges in the Construction Sector
Best Practices in the Middle East, by Strukton

 

On the occasion of Project Qatar 2015 Exhibition to take place during 4-7 May in Doha, we kindly invite you to our next DBCQ event focused on the construction sector. The construction sector is one of the Top 3 sectors of interest for the DBCQ members, according to the survey conducted last January during the DBCQ New Year’s dinner at the residence of the ambassador.

With US$350 billion of projects currently in the planning or construction phase, Qatar offers unrivaled opportunities in construction, property and infrastructure. Alongside the infrastructure and construction markets, around US$60 billion to US$70 billion are expected to be spent on hotel, leisure, tourism, sports, recreational and infrastructure projects.

Our special guest is Strukton Construction & Trading, the latest DBCQ corporate member and part of the Holland Pavilion at Project Qatar – Booth C211.

Strukton is an international full service provider for infrastructure and accommodation solutions operating in three markets: rail systems, civil infrastructure and buildings/housing. With a broad international experience, Strukton has developed an unique concept that proves to be very successful in doing business in the Middle East.

  • Date: 3rd May 2015
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm
  • Location: Details will be sent to you closer to the date
  • Agenda: Will follow soon

Hope to see you there!

DBCQ

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Networking event (borrel) April

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The executive board has decided to not organise a networking event this upcoming third Wednesday of the month (15th of April), due to the large amount of events and other celebrations in April. But don’t worry, our networking event will be back on the 20st of  May.

Kind regards,

DBCQ Executive Board

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Special Invitation for Rijks Universiteit Groningen Alumni: Meet the RUG in DOHA

DohaIt is our pleasure to invite alumni in Doha to a special evening with the RUG President Prof.dr. Sibrand Poppema. A delegation of the University is traveling to Qatar and would love to meet alumni during an alumni-reception on April 13th. Join and meet your fellow Groningse Qataris.

View the full invitation to sign-up.

We look forward to welcoming you there as the RUG President and other RUG staff bring news from Groningen!

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Invitation to monthly network gathering – WED 18th of March 19.00 @ Admirals Club, Ritz Carlton

Admirals ClubThe time has come again for our third Wednesday of the month gathering. This month’s event will be organized together with IPS – Powerfull People and will be held at the Admirals Club (Ritz Carlton hotel).

For over 25 years iPS has been an international recruitment and crewing agency which combines experience and in-depth knowledge to successfully serve the Maritime, Offshore, Oil & Gas and Tunnelling industries. Our expertise and company values always secure the optimal solution for clients and candidates. As we have established the entity in Qatar under partnership of the Al Baida Group for over year now, we only recently have opened up our office in the Al Fardan Tower, West Bay. To celebrate this occasion, iPS would like to sponsor the monthly gathering of the Dutch Business Council so please come and enjoy some drinks and snacks with us this Wednesday. www.ipspowerfulpeople.com

A special area has been reserved for the DBCQ members and friends from 19:00 onwards.

We look forward to seeing you all coming Wednesday!!

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Mark your calender!

Mark-a-dateWe are already looking forward to our next event, after our very successful new years dinner! Hereby a quick overview of the events in Februari, so you don’t have to miss anything!!

The next upcoming event will be our monthly networking gathering. This will, as always, take place on the third Wednesday of the month. So this month it will be the 18th of Februari. More information about the location will follow soon.

After that our AGM is scheduled. This will be held at the residence of our ambassador on the 24th of February. More information will follow by email, with times and the agenda.

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New Years Borrel Wednesday 7th of January 19.00 hours @ Belgian Cafe

Golden 2015 Happy New Year Greeting Card With Sparking Spot LighHappy new year to all and each of you and all the best for 2015.

To start the year well, you are kindly invited to attend a new years networking event at Wednesday 7th of January.

We reserved an area in the Belgian Cafe, in the InterContinental hotel, where we would like to welcome you from 19.00 onwards so we can make a toast to your health.

 

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Invitation to the DBCQ monthly network gathering – TUE 16th of December 19.30 @ Trader Vic’s, Hilton Hotel – Doha

Doha1As we are quickly approaching the end of 2014, we would like to thank you for being with us another year! Your support and interest have kept us going and we hope you have enjoyed our formal and informal events.

To celebrate our last gathering in 2014, we have chosen the trendy atmosphere of Trader Vic’s @Hilton Hotel. We will enjoy happy hour prices and delicious snacks throughout our visit and, from 21:00hours onwards, Trader Vic’s vibrant live Cuban band.

We welcome you there on Tuesday, the 16th of December from 19:30hours onwards – a small change in our usual third Wednesday of the month gatherings, due to the preparations for Qatar National Day.

Look forward to seeing you all @Trader Vic’s!

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Sustainability – Trends and Cases, Worldwide and in Qatar. Wednesday 26 NOV 19.00 hours @ Hilton Hotel

SustainabilityQatar, as part of its environmental commitment and sustainable development, has embarked on a challenging growth path through environmentally-friendly initiatives. Central in this pursuit are initiatives such as developing renewable sources of energy – solar power, launching programmes for sustainable water and energy utilization, increasing sustainability standards for infrastructure development. All these are in line with Qatar National Vision 2030, aiming for transforming Qatar into an advanced country by 2030, capable of sustaining its own development and providing for a high standard of living for generations to come.

With roots in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and South Africa, Royal HaskoningDHV (RHDHV) is a leading international consultancy and engineering firm, providing services and innovative solutions in environment and sustainability. Having a permanent presence in Qatar, RHDHV is at the forefront of these developments and is involved in various sustainability-driven programmes in Qatar.

In this context, we welcome you to our upcoming business event that will focus on sustainability.

“Sustainability: Trends and Cases, Worldwide and in Qatar”
Guest Speakers:

Jan Brouwer, Managing Director, Royal HaskoningDHV – Qatar
Hermen Jan van Ree, Senior Consultant Sustainability, Royal HaskoningDHV

After the presentation and discussion we invite you to a networking cocktail reception.

Date: Wednesday 26th of November 2014
Venue: Hilton Hotel

Agenda:

19.00 – 19.25 hours: Registration
19.25 – 19.30 hours: Introduction by the chairman DBCQ
19.30 – 19:45 hours: Presentation RHDHV and Projects in Qatar
19:45 – 20:15 hours: Sustainability – Trends and Cases, Worldwide and in Qatar20.15 – 20.30 hours: Q&A session
20.30 – 21.30 hours: Networking reception

RSVP on/before Monday by replying to dbcqatar@gmail.com.

Free of charge for DBCQ members and QAR 150 for non-members.

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Invitation to monthly network gathering – WED 19TH NOV 19.00 @ Admirals Club, Ritz Carlton Hotel

Admirals ClubThe Dutch Business Council Qatar has the pleasure to invite you to our monthly networking gathering (Borrel) on Wednesday the 19th of November at 19.00 hours.

We have chosen the relaxed atmosphere of the Admirals Club @ The Ritz Carlton Hotel for our 3rd Wednesday of the month event. During this event we can network and enjoy the beautiful views over the Arabian Gulf.

 We are looking forward to seeing you coming Wednesday from 19.00 onwards.

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