Local Company Becomes International PR Agency for Qatar International Boat Show 2015

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Qatar International Boat Show

At a recent press conference for the third annual Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) it was announced 8:56 LTD, a local marketing agency, will be the official International PR agency and Videographers for this year’s event.

Originally from Echo Bay, Alexander Wood, CEO and founder of 8:56 LTD, has been in Qatar since September 2015 and has recently confirmed the new partnership. In collaboration with QIBS’s conceptualizer Snow Comms, 8:56 LTD will be helping expand the boat show’s international presence by releasing physical and digital collaterals which will consist of promotional videos, press releases, videography and photography during the lead up to, during and after the event.

This recent announcement is the first partnership of its kind for a Sault Ste Marie business.
The Qatar International Boat show will be held on November 10th to the 14th at Mourjan Marinas in Lusail City, Doha and will be showcasing over 120 brands and 85 boats.

Originally initiated by Snow Comms CEO and founder, Faysal Mikati, QIBS was created to celebrate Qatar’s rich, nautical history as well as increase interest in its maritime industry. The boat show has established itself as being a prominent business venture for Qatar’s maritime industry with last year’s event garnering over 80 million Qatari riyals in sales and prospective orders.

For more information on the Qatar International Boat Show or to follow the event, visit their
website: www.qibs2015.com.