Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a leading onshore financial and business centre in the region, received the prestigious Silver Telly Award 2020 in recognition of ‘The Business Trip’ series, which is produced in partnership with Bloomberg Media Studios.
The three-part digital series explores the State of Qatar as one of the world’s booming business markets and ideal investment destination, through interviews with prominent officials and experts from the Qatari business community. The interviews revolved around the thriving and promising business sectors in Qatar, such as finance, technology, sports, and digital. The list of interviewees includes Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida, CEO, QFC Authority; Ibrahim Hassan, Executive Director of Investment, Qatar Development Bank (QDB); Thani Al-Malki, Senior Director Active, Ooredoo; Ali Al-Mutawaa, Chief of Enterprise and Business Development, Aspire Zone Foundation; Wim De Waele, former CEO, B-Hive; Kim Wyatt, Director and Co-Founder, Dawar; Nebil Ben Essa, CEO, Q-Pay; Clark Williams, Director of Marketing, Msheireb Properties; Koen Bosma, Business Director, Qatar Sport Tech; and Lana Khalaf, Country Manager, Microsoft.
Held under the theme of ‘Telly Award Winners Tell Great Stories’, this year’s 41st awards edition pursues its commitment to honour local, regional and international work excellence from all screens; ranging from documentaries, branded content, and television shows to digital series, from across the world. Founded in 1979, the annual Telly Awards provide a platform for all organisations, media producers, editors, directors and animators to showcase their master pieces that tell great stories. Every year, more than 12,000 entries from 5 continents are reviewed and assessed by the Telly Awards Judging Council, which entails a group of over 200+ working industry experts.
We are honoured to be recognised among the world’s renowned organisations, which succeed in creating a profound impact in the society and represent an inspirational model for others to follow through telling the fascinating stories of their nations.
Sarah Al-Dorani, Chief Marketing Officer, QFC Authority
Al-Dorani added: “We are proudly pursuing our commitment to support and strengthen Qatar’s leading position on the world map as a key investment hub. Through our diversified endeavors and ongoing collaboration with prominent international partners, we continue to be the ambassadors to Qatar’s thriving economy and the strategic promoter of the nation’s lucrative investment opportunities.”