The Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition has come to be “an enriching platform” for humans passionate of Arabian style for 14 variations, Mashal Shahbik from the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) has stated.
Heya is one of the QNTC-initiated events geared toward offering possibilities for aspiring and young designers and marketers in Qatar to exhibit their creativity.
“As a growing platform for commercial enterprise women and fashionistas from Qatar and the world, this show is a first-rate example of the way business occasions can provide curated experiences that remember entrepreneurship, Arabian lifestyle, and tourism,” Shahbik advised Gulf Times.
In its fifteenth edition (opened on April 26 and runs till April 30), Heya is offering 250 local, local and global manufacturers at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.
The occasion is also showcasing haute couture modest fashion from 11 exclusive international locations, which includes Qatar, Kuwait, England, Oman, India, Turkey, Sri-Lanka, Morocco, Lebanon, Belgium, and China.
Shahbik said this round, which showcases more than 20 style shows, five boards, and 10 workshops, builds at the successes of beyond occasions as QNTC continues to raise the bar for the exhibition.
“And this yr, we maintain to do that with the aid of growing the wide variety of Qatari, Kuwaiti and Omani brands collaborating to provide a greater diversity of regional manufacturers to explore, improving the centers to be had, cubicles on offer, jewelry and add-ons on show,” she stated.
Shahbik brought that Heya 15 is also hosting forums and workshops on style, layout, and beauty to similarly engage designers and site visitors – proved to be extraordinarily famous due to the participation of internationally acclaimed designers.
She said Heya serves as a degree for entrepreneurs to learn, community and broaden their brands thru understanding sharing, informative classes, and workshops with the assist of its partners which includes Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC), Bedaya Centre, and Tajmeel.
QNTC is constantly collaborating with Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUQ) to broaden the capabilities and abilities of young and aspiring Qatari designers.
“VCUQ has played a full-size role in assisting Qatari designers via its international-magnificence programmes. We can witness an uptake in the fashion industry and greater Qatari designers and entrepreneurs are showing up on the scene,” Shahbik said.
In every new edition of the festivals organized by QNTC, she stated they are continually eager to provide structures for neighborhood entrepreneurs and domestic-grown expertise to fulfill, study from and have interaction with their industry friends from around the sector.
“Qatar International Food Festival is an outstanding instance of this. Over the years, it has not handiest inspired entrepreneurs to introduce progressive restaurants and dishes but additionally paved the way for occasion organizers to introduce specialized food fairs with extraordinary subject matters,” Shahbik stated. “This made Qatar’s gastronomic canvas greater colorful 12 months after year.”
“We also make certain to include start-u.S.And domestic companies at Shop Qatar, allowing entrepreneurs to exhibit their products in Qatar’s maximum visited department stores for the duration of u . S .’s annual shopping festival,” she introduced.