Dutch pavilion at ASPIRE4SPORT 2013 brings international infrastructure expertise to Qatar

November 7, 2013 7:33 am

The Dutch pavilion at the upcoming ASPIRE4SPORT 2013 Conference and Expo will bring Dutch sports infrastructure expertise to Qatar.

Dutch Sports Infrastructure is a cluster of companies, working together to create a platform for international exchange of innovations and ideas around the largest sports events like Football World Cups and Olympic Games.

The world renowned Dutch Sports Infrastructure group will join the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Qatar to showcase the latest breakthroughs and solutions in the sports arena, during the ASPIRE4SPORT 2013 Conference and Expo. Participating Dutch companies include: Amsterdam Arena Advisory, Ballast Nedam, Royal Haskoning DHV, Nedap Security Management, Philips, Aalberts Industries, BAM Sports and Zwarts and Jansma Architects.

Commenting on the Dutch participation in ASPIRE4SPORT 2013 Hamad Saif Buhindi, Executive Director of ASPIRE4SPORT said: “Bringing such international names and organizations to ASPIRE4SPORT only reflects the role Qatar is playing as a regional hub when it comes to the sports business industry. We realize the importance of the expertise and the breakthroughs that will be shared through Dutch representation at our world-class event.”

Jurgen Bartelink, Deputy Head of Mission and Economic Counselor at the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands said: “The bilateral relations between Qatar and The Netherlands have been growing on the economic and sports levels. We understand the position of ASPIRE4SPORT as a premiere occasion that brings together international decision makers in the field of the sports business industry.”

“Dutch companies have been compliant with world-class standards when it comes to design, construction, safety, and security procedures. Our companies operating in Qatar have shown the ability to work millions of injury-free hours on various mega projects, which only shows a quality we would never compromise. As Qatar is looking to host a number of safe and secure sporting events in the years to come, we believe our offering will be of utmost interest to the State of Qatar.” added Bartelink.

The cluster of Dutch companies, specialized in aspects of stadium design, construction, lighting, security and other features related to the sports business industry will engage local Qatari businesses and offer prominent Dutch expertise to support the future of the Qatari sports industry.

In its fourth year of sustained growth, ASPIRE4SPORT is the leading regional platform for businesses, sports entities, athletes and decision makers to discover the latest sports products, services, and technologies while discussing hot-button industry trends and topics.