Qatar Chamber Director-General Saleh bin Hamad Al Sharqi said that the second edition of the “SMEs Excellence List Award is being held this year in the frame of the strategic partnership between Qatar Chamber and QDB.
He praised the success achieved in the first edition of the competition which witnessed honoring 50 outstanding enterprises from the local private sector out of more than 800 SMEs registered in the chamber.
Sharqi noted that the SMEs ranking programme is built in accordance with a set of precise and specific criteria including financial and professional standards.
This definitely served as a platform for distinctive enterprises to have an access to numerous world markets, he pointed out, affirming that the main objective of the award is to stimulate SMEs to develop its performance and to continue focusing on innovation in all aspects of their work, so they may compete locally, regionally, and globally.
QC’s director general underscored the chamber’s keenness on improving the performance of SMEs to enable them to compete internationally. “We help SMEs promote their products in exhibitions and conferences held abroad and in meetings with foreign trade delegations hosted by the chamber,” he added.
The SME Excellence List ranking program serves as an important incubator for SMEs, which allows them to showcase their products and services and contribute to the success of their businesses. The Program also honors small and medium-sized businesses that are categorized and ranked by their performance and abilities to develop and grow, and provides the SMEs all kinds of support needed.