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Trade Mission to Doha, Qatar

Last month, the American Institute of Architects, the US Department of Commerce, and the International Trade Administration announced an incredible opportunity to participate in the Architecture Services Trade Mission to Doha, Qatar, on November 17-19, 2014. The mission will help introduce you to the rapidly expanding architecture market in Qatar, whcih is spending over $250 billion on a diverse array of physical infrastructure projects in the next five years as part of its 2030 Vision to transform from a carbon-based economy.

The mission will focus on opportunities for US exporters in master planning (city or regional planning, and port redevelopment); hospitals and healthcare architecture; hospitality; airports and other transportation facilities; mixed-use projects; sports and entertainment; and educational facilities. The itinerary includes market briefings; one-on-one business appointments with potential clients, agents, distributors, industry experts, and local consultants or potential joint-venture partners; meetings with government officials; networking events; and more.

The participation fee for small and medium sized firms is $2,900 and $3,000 for large sized firms. There is also an option for a pre-mission stop in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which is moving towards more sustainable development. The cost for this option is an additional $2,000 for small and medium sized firms and $2,600 for large firms.

Applications are due by September 15. Information and applications can be found at:


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