Press Release

QNB the Official Sponsor of Qatar International Boat Show 5th Edition and Maserati as the Official Car of the Show

Al Mannai Plus Events, the organising company of Qatar International Boat Show 5th Edition, announced today that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with Qatar National Bank (QNB), under which the bank will be the official sponsor of the 5th edition of the exhibition. scheduled from March 13 – 17, 2018 at the Pearl-Qatar Island, the first tourist destination in the State of Qatar. The event is taking place Under the auspices of H.E. the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

During the press conference, Mr. Khalid Issa Al Mannai, Chairman, Al Mannai Plus Events, the organizing company of Qatar International Boat Show, said, “I would like to thank Qatar National Bank (QNB) towards their support for the largest event of its kind in the Middle East. Since its inception, the event has been able to garner an amazing response from the fraternity and has brought Qatar among one of the leading destinations for organizing such grand exhibitions. With such partnerships, we are sure to further the economic growth momentum of Qatar.”
“I would also like to thank Al Fardan Sports Motors – the official dealer of Maserati in Qatar for their exclusive partnership with Qatar International Boat Show and the official Car of the show. I would like to extend my gratitude to the Ritz Carlton Hotel Doha for being the official hotel for the show,” he added.


Mr. Fadi Al Yousfi, Director, Qatar International Boat Show 5th edition, commented, “We have been able to set a record in attracting leading manufacturers and exhibitors from across the globe who are specialized in the manufacturing and promotion of boats and luxury yachts. More than 70 exhibitors have been registered so far and going by the growing popularity the number is set to increase in the next three days.”
“We are anticipating an unprecedented turnout in this year’s edition of QIBS especially as it is located in an amazing and accessible area of the Pearl Island – Qatar. In order to offer a unique experience to our participating companies, we will be hosting various interesting activities such as marine tours, prizes, water activities, marine races and relevant seminars, etc., “he added.


Some of the renowned brands that have confirmed their participating in the 5th Edition of QIBS include Gais Marine, High Trailer & Cabin, Seas and Deserts Group, Alghais Marine Equipment, Blood Speargun, Al Kashat, Balhambar, Halul Boats, Performance marine, Al Dar Marine, Azimouthio, Qatar Fish, Aresteas Yachting, Potona Marine, Milaha, International Spear fishing Academy, Professional Upholstery, Blue Whale Marine, Dolphin Marine, Venice Yachts, Qvision, Maserati, Ghasham Marine Services, Ronautica, The Marine Place, Qatar Techno & Blue Marine, MTU, Silver – Q Fish, Jalbout Marine, Royal Yacht, Saraya Gulf, Specialized group trading, QNB, Qatar Marine Sports & Sailing Club, Al Lingawi, Al-Badi Trading and Contracting, Al Hamla Marine Equipment, etc.