MCQ has solidified its long-standing partnership with one of the world's most recognizable media brands, Bloomberg Media Group, through a new contract, signed on the sidelines of the 'Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg’ on 23 May 2023. The agreement, signed by Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Thani, CEO of Media City Qatar, and Mr. M. Scott Havens, CEO of Bloomberg Media, secures several future editions of the Forum until 2027, making it a vital annual meeting point for global leaders.
Since 2020, MCQ and Bloomberg Media Group have partnered on delivering the Qatar Economic Forum, which has grown into a flagship business event. Its third edition concluded recently in Doha, bringing together more than 3,000 in-person attendees. Over the years, the Forum has attracted a roster of high-profile speakers, including His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani; Elon Musk, Founder of Tesla; Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies; Ben van Beurden, CEO of Shell; and Dr. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA); among many others.
The 2023 edition was attended by some of the best and brightest speakers in business, government, academia, economics, and more, including more than 200 government officials, nine Heads of State, and 44 Ministers and diplomates. It garnered immense interest with over 5,000 in-person and virtual registrations.
The Forum promotes forward-looking economic cooperation at all levels of leadership, encouraging joint efforts to arrive at sustainable solutions for the future. As the global agenda evolves, the partnership between MCQ and Bloomberg Media Group will continue to drive the conversation forward and shape the future of the global economy.