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Incentive scheme

Qatar Tourism provides support and guidance to help organisers deliver their events at the highest standards. A range of incentives are available, making the destination more competitive.

Special advantages for event planners

Qatar is keen to ensure that international event organisers, planners and associations feel at home when conducting business in Qatar, with a host of services tailored to organisers’ needs.

We treat each business event on a case by case basis to customise the level and type of support.  This is based on requirements, the potential economic impact on tourism and legacy impacts.

Qatar has long focused on attracting events that match its existing growth sectors to create more enriching MICE experiences for business visitors, offering a series of incentives and inducements to ease their path. 

Qatar Key Priority Sectors/ Industry Verticals:

  • Aviation
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare
  • Museums, Culture and Heritage
  • Science and Technology
  • Sports
  • Sustainability & Climate Change
  • Urban development
Incentive scheme

Business events support scheme

Qatar Tourism has a business events support scheme through which we offer visa facilitation, host site inspections as required, cultural packages, a QMICE programme and financial support.

Incentive scheme

Support from Qatar Tourism

Our services include:

  • Providing guidance and support to help PCOs and event organisers deliver their events in Qatar at the highest standards
  • Connecting event organisers with government and private entities that can contribute to the success of the event
  • Establishing connections with Qatar Financial Centre to allow international associations and businesses to establish local chapters or businesses
  • Financial & in-kind support; assessed and given based on case needs and requirements

To apply for the business events financial support, please reach out to our team on

Incentive scheme

Hosted Buyer Program

Home to world-class exhibition venues, Qatar is an exceptional place to host your exhibition. Qatar Tourism team can support to boost your exhibition through the Hosted Buyer program. To apply for the hosted buyer scheme program , please reach out to our team on