Qatar Chamber (QC) in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Doha organized today a workshop on the challenges of establishing a business and how to overcome with creativity and innovation.
Member of Qatar Chamber Ibtihaj Al Ahmadani said that the even was part of the chamber’s effort in enhancing the role of the private sector in the Qatari economy. She added that QC was committed to empowering businessmen and businesswomen and helping them overcoming all challenges facing their private businesses.She added that starting a new business requires a comprehensive feasibility study. She also noted that establishing a business faces many challenges, which requires knowledge of ways that can help overcome those challenges.
For her part, HE U.S. Ambassador in the State of Qatar Dana Shell Smith said that relations between QC and its American counterpart aim to establish joint projects that develop both sides. Smith added that the new American administration is not only committed to enhancing political ties with Qatar, but economic cooperation as well. She expressed her delight at participating at the workshop, stressing that strong women can achieve great success when they work together.
Businessman Terry Jones meanwhile gave a talk that provided an overview on his businesses, especially the ones in the travel sector. He also discussed a number of small businesses that businesswomen around the world have established. He also discussed some of the challenges facing starting a business up and how to overcome them.
Businesswomen from QC and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce attended the workshop with the goal of identifying ways to overcome challenges facing setting up a business.