Qatar National Convention Centre appoints Ken Jamieson as General Manager

Ken Jamieson QNCC General ManagerDoha, QATAR, 10 May, 2015: Ken Jamieson was appointed as the General Manager of Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), one of the most sophisticated convention and exhibition centres in the world, operated by AMLAK.

AMLAK, an established Qatari holding group, is committed to Qatar’s National Vision and manages a strategic portfolio of assets, across sectors such as hospitality and leisure, real estate, event venues and services. AMLAK’s value propositions are of a world class standard and it is on the consideration list of several global clients and agencies in both a government and private capacity.

Speaking on his recent appointment, Ken Jamieson said, “I am excited to take on this new challenge with QNCC and build on the solid foundations laid down since its inception. My aim is to reestablish QNCC as a venue that is beyond a convention centre, but an international learning exchange environment, where the customer experience is at the core of everything we do. It is through creativity and innovation, integrity and teamwork that we will continue to deliver excellence, while retaining our unique Qatari hospitality.”

“I believe there are many further opportunities for the growth and development of the country’s flagship venue, and I look forward to enhancing the prominence of the convention centre in the region and promoting its already considerable reputation through the delivery of outstanding services,” he continued.

Following a year working with AMLAK’s venue management team, Ken brings a wealth of knowledge, derived from his 24 years of regional event experience, working with Informa Plc, IIR Middle East, Dubai World Trade Centre and the ITP Publishing Group. A creative, proactive and engaging business leader, Ken has proven expertise in creating, developing and delivering major exhibitions, conferences, awards, live and sporting events in the Middle East.

“Ken brings fresh, market relevant experience to his new role. Above all he is a strong leader with forward thinking strategies and a commercial drive that will only grow and enhance the reputation of the QNCC. We are fully confident that in his capacity as General Manager, Ken will take the reins and lead QNCC to becoming the best convention and exhibition centre in the region,” said, Chief Executive Officer Abdul Aziz al-Emadi of Amlak.

Since its opening, QNCC has played host to some of the most prominent events from across the world and is instrumental in bringing the 2030 Qatar National Vision to life.